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Da Nang, Hoi An receive “2013 Asian Townscape Award” Travel news

Da Nang, Hoi An receive “2013 Asian Townscape Award”

Central Da Nang city and Hoi An town (Quang Nam province) have recently been chosen for the 2013 Asian Townscape Award by UN-Habitat Regional Office in Asia. The award honors cities, region which are considered outstanding in landscape architecture. The theme of the 2013 Asian Townscape Award this year is “Townscape: a Source of People’s [...] Read more >>
Antique kimonos to go on display in Hoi An Travel news

Antique kimonos to go on display in Hoi An

A collection of antique kimonos will be on display at Kisetsu, a shop on Nguyen Thai Hoc Street in the ancient city of Hoi An, through March 25. Yoko Ishikawa, the shop owner, contributed five of her own 100 antique kimonos to the exhibition. “I will also display yukata (cotton kimono), kimono jackets, wallets, handbags, [...] Read more >>
New art gallery in Hoi An Travel news

New art gallery in Hoi An

A jewel in cultural life in Hoi An gallery opened at 129 Phan Chau Trinh Street in Hoi An City with fantastic exhibitions from movie director Jean-Luc Mello, film director Siu Pham and artist Khanh Ngoc. Visitors have a chance to admire artworks of the show ‘Tao hinh va tao bong’ of Mello and Pham [...] Read more >>
Hoi An ancient town gets most favorite city award Travel news

Hoi An ancient town gets most favorite city award

The ancient town defeated 970 tourist cities worldwide with a whopping 97.18% satisfaction rating, according to the U.K’s leading travel magazine which saw 3,000 of its readers vote in this year’s awards. After the ceremony, there were many cultural and artistic activities such as a traditional music show, poem citing and folk games. Hoi An [...] Read more >>
New resort offers rural flavour in Hoi An Travel news

New resort offers rural flavour in Hoi An

The four-star resort is an idyllic spot from where visitors can enjoy a taste of the countryside. Pham Vu Dung, manager of Rose Travel Service company, said the newly-opened resort offered guests an exciting tour program-me during their stay in the village. “Hoi An is a well-known tourism destination but we have tried to create a very [...] Read more >>
Hoian ancient town lantern festival to welcome New Year 2013 Travel news

Hoian ancient town lantern festival to welcome New Year 2013

Hoi An ancient town to greet the Lunar New Year Festival on February 9- 16. The festival’s organising committee annoucned that around 50 lantern centres in the city will take part in the annual cultural event. The best lanterns with traditional designs will light up for Lunar New Year’s eve on February 9. The 500m long road [...] Read more >>
walking in the footsteps of history Hoi An Travel news

walking in the footsteps of history Hoi An

The Hoi An ancient town has been trading with the outside world since almost the 15th century.  Once one of the busiest ports in all of South East Asia, the docksides of this relatively small central Vietnamese town were once awash with the sound of Chinese, Japanese, American, European and Indonesian traders, all bringing their [...] Read more >>
Free entry for tourists to Hoi An ancient town Travel news

Free entry for tourists to Hoi An ancient town

The central Vietnam province of Quang Nam has just announced that on December 4 this year tourists will not have to pay a fee to enter the ancient town of Hoi An on occasion of the town being recognized as a World Heritage Site in 1999 on this day.  Vo Phung, director of the Center of [...] Read more >>
Cham heritage holds potential for tourism in Quang Nam Travel news

Cham heritage holds potential for tourism in Quang Nam

The Quang Nam province has great potential in history, tradition, culture and environment, as well as two UNESCO-recognised world heritage sites and the world biosphere reserve of the Cham Islands, to promote sustainable tourism, said Lucy Russell, the editorial manager of QUO, a travel brand and communications agency, at a two-day workshop here on Thursday.  [...] Read more >>
The Hoi An ancient town is in danger Travel news

The Hoi An ancient town is in danger

The report of the Management Board of Hoi An’s Relics, the ancient town has 56 ancient monuments that are seriously degraded and at risk of collapse at any time. To preserve and promote the value of these old houses, the Hoi An People’s Committee decided to give the owners of the 56 ancient houses three-year soft [...] Read more >>
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