Quang Nam is located in the narrow strip of central Vietnam, 820 km south of Hanoi capital, 60 km south of Danang city and 900 km north of Ho Chi Minh City along National Highway 1A. . The North borders are Thua Thien - Hue province and Da Nang city, the South borders Quang Ngai and Kon Tum provinces, the West borders Sekong province (Lao People's Democratic Republic), the East borders the East Sea.
Quang Nam is a land of spiritual masterpieces, the meeting place and the intersection of many cultures. Coming to Quang Nam to find the ancient values of the Champa culture, visitors will have the opportunity to live in a peaceful space, sparkling with lanterns on the ancient town of Hoi An, discovering the mysteries of the history at holy My Son terrain, enjoy the peaceful beauty of the Thu Bon river, the waves on the romantic long beach in Cua Dai beach, Cu Lao Cham island...
1. Hoian Old Town
Hoi An is a city in Quang Nam province with many old quarters built from the 16th century and still exist almost intact to this day. In ancient Western documents, Hoi An was called Faifo. Hoi An Ancient Town has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1999. This is a place that attracts a lot of Da Nang - Hoi An tourists.
Scenic spots in the ancient town
1.1 Chua Cau
Cau Pagoda is an invaluable asset and was officially chosen to be the symbol of Hoi An. Located in Nguyen Thi Minh Khai and Tran Phu streets, Cau Pagoda (also known as Japanese Bridge) is an architectural work built by Japanese merchants in Hoi An in the middle of the 16th century. Due to the influence of natural disasters, Chua Cau has been restored many times and gradually lost Japanese architectural elements, instead of Vietnamese-Chinese style architecture.
1.2 Quan Thang Ancient House (No. 77. Tran Phu - Hoi An Old Town)
As one of the ancient houses is considered to be the most beautiful in Hoi An today. The house dates back more than 150 years, bringing architectural Chinese style. Over the years, the house is still preserved in its original state of architectural design and interior decoration, helping us to imagine a part of the lifestyles of the generations of business owners who belong to the business class in Hoi An port before. It is known that the entire architecture and very vivid wood sculpture of this house are made by carpenters of Kim Bong carpentry village. This is a main attraction in Hoi An's journey to explore the world cultural heritage.
1.3 Tan Ky Ancient House (No. 10. Nguyen Thai Hoc - Hoi An Old Town)
Built nearly 200 years ago, Tan Ky house has a tubular architecture - typical of Hoi An town house, with interiors divided into many sections, each with its own function. The front of the house is the place to open the shop, the back is connected with the river wharf to be the place to import and export goods. The interior decoration materials of the house are mainly precious woods and are sculpted, sculpted very intricately with images of dragon fruit, fruits, bowls, silk bands ... showing the abundance of the generations. multiply.
On February 17, 1990, Tan Ky Dynasty was granted a national historical-cultural relics certificate.
1.4 Phung Hung ancient house (No. 4. Nguyen Thi Minh Khai - Hoi An Old Town)
With a lifespan of more than 100 years, the Phung Hung ancient house has a unique structure with a high wooden attic and wide corridors surrounding it, showing the development of architecture and the exchange between Asian architectural styles in Hoi An in previous centuries. The house contains a lot of information about the lifestyle of the merchants class in the ancient port of Hoi An. Although it is also made of precious materials, the Phung Hung house is not sculpted, sophisticatedly sculpted but intentionally kept rough.
The Phung Hung house was granted a national historical-cultural vestige in June 1993.
1.5 Chaozhou Assembly Hall
Chaozhou Assembly Hall (also known as Ong Bon Pagoda) is one of the destinations in Hoi An that is always mentioned in the list of destinations in Hoi An. This place is considered one of the oldest buildings in this city. Possessing unique architecture, Quan Trieu Chau Club impresses visitors with very delicate carvings and sharp motifs on solid wooden structures. Besides, the art of embossing with porcelain and porcelain motifs is also applied to build this project to add beauty and create art for the work.
1.6 Fujian Assembly Hall
Fujian Assembly Hall is a place to visit tourism in Hoi An and was started construction in 1679. Through repeated restoration, with the contributions of the overseas Chinese, today, the Assembly Hall of Fujian is increasingly become more spacious and more gorgeous, contributing to the beauty of the architecture of Hoi An ancient town. Come here, you will admire the close-up of the intricate carved structures in a unique Chinese art architecture space.
1.7 Tran Family Chapel
Tran Family Chapel in Hoi An is one of the famous tourist destinations in Hoi An with the ancient features and architectural characteristics of the church. Located at 21 Le Loi Street, Hoi An City, Tran ethnic church is considered one of the oldest and oldest churches with hundreds of years of age.
2. Hoian Museum of History and Culture
The Hoian history Museum - Culture Hoi An is located on the street named after the hero of Hue Hue cloth, Hoi An city. The museum currently displays more than 434 artifacts and is arranged according to each different topic, showing many typical features of the development periods of the ancient town of Hoi An over the years.
3. Hoi An Market
Hoi An Market is one of the tourist resorts in Hoi An that attracts many tourists to visit and shop. You can find many specialties, handicrafts as well as enjoy a lot of extremely delicious food here. Coming to Hoi An market, you can also exchange and chat with locals and have more experiences about the daily life of the people here.
4. Thu Bon River
Thu Bon river is liked to the Ganges River in India because it is a silt source forming the delta. Strangely, despite cultural interchange, the very northern and southern banks of the Thu Bon River have their own cultural differences characterized by voices, routine activities, festivals and even relics from each area. In the southern bank, the Champa culture still figures in daily activities, customs and festivals for local residents.
5. Thanh Ha Pottery Village
Thanh Ha Pottery Village is one of the famous traditional craft villages in Hoi An. Here you can see the extremely fine art pottery works made from skillful and talented hands of Thanh Ha artisans. In addition, you can also make your own products to make memories or bring to relatives and friends.
6. Tra Que vegetable village
Only 4km from the ancient town of Hoi An, Tra Que Vegetable Village is a traditional vegetable-growing village that attracts many tourists to visit and experience. Coming here, you will be able to participate in the process of growing vegetables like a real farmer and gain more knowledge and understanding about the working life of the villagers.
7. An Bang Beach
Voted among the top 25 most beautiful beaches in Asia, An Bang beach is located in the tourist resorts in Hoi An that attracts so many visitors fascinated by the clear sea water and the long sandy beach under the golden sunshine. . Discovering An Bang beach, you will feel extremely refreshed and relaxed in a quiet and peaceful space like dispelling all the chaos of life.
8. Cua Dai Beach
Cua Dai is an attractive beach that attracts many tourists in Hoi An with turquoise blue water on white sandy beaches. You can not only immerse yourself in the cool water and refreshing space, but also enjoy the fresh seafood dishes at Cua Dai Beach. Restaurants, hotels and tourist centers around the sea are developing bustling to cater to the needs of tourists and vacationers.
9. My Son Sanctuary - Unesco World Heritage Centre
My Son Sanctuary is a cluster of abandoned and partially ruined Hindu temples in Vietnam, constructed between the 4th and the 14th century by the kings of Champa. The temples are dedicated to the worship of the god Shiva, known under various local names, the most important of which is Bhadreshvara
My Son Sanctuary is a pride of Quang Nam people. Recognized as a World Cultural Heritage, My Son Sanctuary owns more than 70 ancient temples and pagodas in Cham architecture. Of which, 20 temples still preserve their original untouched beauty. such as My Son tower, Bang An tower, Khuong My tower, ... You will have to admire the harmonious combination of patterns and extremely intricate carvings on baked brick walls, creating architectural masterpieces. extremely unique of an ancient Champa culture.
10. Cu Lao Cham
In Quang Nam, there is a "paradise" island named Cu Lao Cham with cool climate all year round, beautiful coral reefs and abundant seafood resources. Cu Lao Cham is also a biosphere reserve of the world. Cu Lao Cham tourism will surely attract tourists who love to explore the unspoiled natural beauty of the sea. Not only that, you will also be involved in many exciting outdoor activities such as kayaking, snorkeling, parachuting, ...
The most famous Quang Nam specialties
- Hanoi (The capital of Vietnam) (26.09.2019)
- Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon) - Pearl of the Far East (18.09.2019)
- Halong Bay (Quang Ninh) (18.09.2019)
- Hue (Thua Thien Hue) (18.09.2019)
- Sapa (Lao Cai) (26.09.2019)
- Can Tho (The capital of Mekong Delta) (26.09.2019)
- Dalat (Lam Dong) (26.09.2019)
- Ninh Binh Province - Halong Bay on land (26.09.2019)
- Phong Nha cave (Quang Binh) (26.09.2019)
- Mu Cang Chai (Yen Bai) (18.09.2019)