Depart Da Nang Port for a 1-hour drive to Hoi An for the start of this half-day shore excursion to one of Vietnam’s most lively destinations. En route, admire the typical countryside of central Vietnam.
Following your arrival in the city center, visit the Hoi An Museum of History and Culture lo learn more about Vietnamese history. Continue to the Assembly Hall of the Fujian Chinese Congregation, founded in 1697 by the Fujian Chinese merchants as a venue for community meetings. Admire the temple’s unique architecture, artistic decorations, and stunning statues.
Visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, built in 1593 by the Japanese community of Hoi An to link their neighborhood to the Chinese quarter across the river. Then, explore the old merchant houses of the historic center, including the near-perfect 18th-century Tan Ky House.
Head to a craft workshop to admire traditional handicrafts, such as carpentry, ceramics, mat weaving, embroidery, paper lanterns, and conical palm hats. End your tour at Hoi An Market with lunch in a typical Vietnamese restaurant.
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