HOIAN CITY TOUR
In 1999 the old town was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO as a well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port of the 15th to 19th centuries, with buildings that display a blend of local and foreign influences.
The ancient town of Hoian has preserved most of its original architecture, including houses, temples, pagodas, streets,ports, civil buildings, religious structures and other non-religious worshipping structures. This is the one factor that has attracted thousands of people year after year.
The every day lifestyle of its people with deep-rooted customs and cultural activities is one of the most interesting things in Hoian. Other attractive factors would include its poetic and picturesque landscapes such as Thuan Tinh islet, Cua Dai beach and its traditional handicrafts and famous local specialties.
Hoian was listed as a world cultural heritage site by UNESCO in December 1999. According to UNESCO, there are about 1,360 relics and landscapes in Hoian. These relics are classified into eleven categories, including 1,068 ancient houses, 19 pagodas, 43 temples, 23 communal houses, 38 family temples, 5 assembly halls, 11 old wells, one bridge, and 44 ancient tombs. In the old quarter part of the town alone, there are more than 1000 relic sites.
HOIAN CITY TOUR ITINERARY
9:00 Depart from your hotel in Hoian.
9:15 Arrive in Hoian. Visit the house of Phung Hung featuring a combination of Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese architecture. There are several exhibits in the house which reflects the lifestyle of merchants who lived in Hoian decades ago.
10:00 Discover Japanese Bridge which has been deemed by many as the symbol of Hoian.
10:30 Visit the Museum of Trade Ceramics which houses a rare collection of 430 artifacts from the 8th to the 18th century. Most of these artifacts originate from central Asia, India, China, Japan, Thailand and Viet Nam from the period when Hoian was one of busiest ports in the region.
11:00 Explore the beautiful assembly hall of Phuoc Kien which is also know as the Kim Son Pagoda. This was built in 1692 by Chinese Phuoc Kien merchants. It is interesting to note that there is a statue of The Holy Mother (A goddess who is thought to protect sailing merchants) which is worshipped in the main sanctuary.
11:30 Explore Hoian Historical Cultural Museum. It has 212 unique artifacts and documents which are made from porcelain,pottery, bronze, iron, paper and wood. These artifacts reflect the development stages from being a trading port to the Sa Huynh civilization (the second century AD) to the Cham civilization (from the 2nd to 15th century) to what it is today. If one is into history, this is a place not be missed.
12:00 Visiting the Central market will bring you into a whole world of interesting sights, smells and sounds. You would be able to see different and interesting food, vegetables, daily house hold items and many different kinds of souvenir items. This will give one a small peak into the daily lives of the locals.
12:30 Return to your Hotel in Hoian city/ Danang city.
HOIAN PRIVATE PACKAGE PRICE IN USD/ PERSON
|Group size||1 PAX||2 PAX||3-5pax||6-9pax|
|Pick up from your hotel in Hoian||72||39||32||27|
|Pick up from your hotel in Danang||82||45||36||24|
- Children age: 11year old up: charge 100%
- Children age: 5-10 year old: charge 50%
- Children age: 1-4 year old: FOC
HOIAN PRIVATE PACKAGE TOUR INCLUDED
- Private transfer and tour with English or French speaking guide
- All entrance fees
- Mineral water during the tour
- Service chagre, handling fee and government tax
- Any tours and transfers that not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Any meals, drink & beverages that not mentioned in the itinerary
- Any cancellaion within 48 hours prior to commencement of the service: 0% charge
- Any cancellaion within 24 hours prior to commencement of the service: 50% charge
- Any cancellaion within 12 hours prior to commencement of the service/No show: 100% charge
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