Hoi An is a small town in the coastal central province of Quang Nam Province, Viet Nam. The ancient town, setting on the banks of the poetic Thu Bon River, is an attractive destination for many foreign tourists.

Hoi An was declared a UNESCO World Heritage in December, 1999. It was also listed as one of the most beautiful ancient towns in the Southeast Asia by CNN. The place was once a busy international trading port for traders coming from France, Japan and China.

The town has an ancient and peaceful beauty with the hundred-year-old pagodas, the unique architectural monuments and characteristics of culture, the hospitality of local people and the diverse and attractive cuisine./.