This is a busy tourist destination but we have found ways of organising a private more relaxing visit. Over 2000 years old and a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is one of the most visited places in Vietnam.
The architecture is a mix of wooden Chinese, French colonial, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and Japanese represented by the iconic covered bridge with its pagoda.
Cycling in and around Hoi An is a wonderful experience as is eating; Hoi An is known for its diverse and excellent food. As an example, try Cau Lao; this Hoi An brown rice noodle speciality has been eaten here since the 17th century and is much-loved by the local population.