Find out about the historical city of Hoi An in this tour that explores the most significant places of interest and local craft sites
Delve deep into Hoi An's history to learn how a 16th century port transformed into the quaint old quarter that exists today. Visit a number of the city's famous landmarks, starting with the Chua Ong Pagoda, built in 1653 to honor the Chinese general Quan Cong. Afterwards, you'll be whisked along to the majestic Jinshang Temple in the Phuc Kien Assembly Hall to witness the spiritual ambience of this marvellous landmark. Tam Ky House is next on the agenda - an ancient ancestral house famed for it's memorable yellow exterior. Make sure you've got a camera to hand when you walk over the 17th century Japanese bridge - a powerful symbol of Japan's fine craftsmanship. If you're starting to get tired after all this walking, sit back and relax on the boat cruise down to a craft village. You'll be able to watch traditional artisans make ceramics right before your eyes, before heading down to the docks to soak up scenes of local life on the water.