Hotels and getting around in HoiAn
HoiAn is a
fantastic place to stay. The old town is small and if you get a hotel in or
just outside there is no need for any kind of transport as everything is within
There are cheaper hotels and expensive beach resorts out of
the town, but then you will either need to hire a bicycle or motorbike - both
A car is useless in HoiAn as the streets of the old town are just
The old town is full of really interesting merchants' houses.
Many of which like that in the photograph above above are still lived in. Others have been turned into
shops and restaurants on the ground floor, and just a few are hotels.
photograph above shows the offerings put out during Tet (New Year) for the
dead. Although this is a good time to see a lot of local customs, it is not a
good time to go if you want clothes made as the tailors shut up
On the left is the entrance to
Chinese temple, there are quite a few of these of various sizes, and you can
visit some of them, though they are all still used by the locals, so do be