Visitors will be offered free admission to Hoi An Ancient Town in Quang Nam Province and some other related tourism destinations from February 18 to 21, on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet).
The tourism destinations include the Chua Cau (Bridge Pagoda); Cam Pho Temple; Tuy Tien Duong Minh Huong (Minh Huong Communal House); Quan Cong Temple; Old House of Quan Thang, Duc An, Phung Hung, Tan Ky; some club houses and museums, along with the XQ embroidery workshop and tombs of Japanese businessmen Gusokukun, Tani Yajirobei and Banjaro.
Additionally, aiming to create favourable conditions for locals in preparation for the Tet holiday, the ‘Walking Street’ program will stop temporarily from February 8 to 21.
Hoi An Ancient Town was recognised as a World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO on December 4, 1999, and presented four awards in heritage management, protection and promotion.
In 2013, Hoi An was ranked first in the world’s top 10 favourite cities by Wanderlust, a leading British tourism magazine. It beat Cusco in Peru, Kyoto in Japan, Copenhagen in Denmark, Italy’s Venice, and even New York and San Francisco in the US.