Hội An[32 photos]

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Hội An (021)
Hội An (021)
15° 52′ 38″ N, 108° 19′ 33″ E

Hội An, formerly known as Fai-Fo or Faifoo, is a city in Vietnam’s Quảng Nam Province and noted since 1999 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Old Town Hội An, the city’s historic district, is recognized as an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century, its buildings and street plan reflecting a unique blend of influences, indigenous and foreign. Prominent in the city’s old town, is its covered “Japanese Bridge” dating to the 16th-17th century.

See also

Hạ Long Bay

Hanoi

Ho Chi Minh City

Huế

Mekong (Vietnam)

Other sites in Vietnam

Vietnam

Hạ Long Bay (1)
Hạ Long Bay (1)

Vietnam (Cộng hoà Xã hội Chủ nghĩa Việt Nam) is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia and is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the north-west, Cambodia to the south-west, and the South China Sea to the east. [Read more]