Hoi An is ranked the 4th in the list of 10 little-known romantic destinations with classically Oriental landscape and unique signature dishes, according to CNN.
Recently, the Vietnam’s famous sights are regularly appeared on most popular tourist magazines in the world. After Hanoi, Da Nang and Hoi An is the next name is in honor of a foreign press – CNN.
CNN has released the world’s top 10 little-known romantic destinations in 2015, and Hoi An is in the fourth. Specifically, the list includes Udaipur (India); Waiheke Island (New Zealand); Cafayate (Argentina); Hoi An (Vietnam); Quirimbas Islands (Mozambique); Middleburg, Virginia (United States); Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina); Peter Island (British Virgin Islands); Vernazza (Italy); Galle (Sri Lanka).
As a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999, Hoi An’s incredibly ancient beauty is shown in old quarter and traditional architecture dating back to a range of the 17th – 19th century.
In addition, visitors are charmed by the coastal eco-resorts and fantastic Cham Island (Cu Lao Cham), which are also a world natural biosphere reserve by UNESCO in 2003.
All the street corners in Hoi An are covered by painted mango-yellow lights, colored lanterns, a smoothly flowing river, and the ancient architecture. Visitors seem to be lost at a ancient world.
Regarding food, Hoi An is the Vietnam’s culinary capital, which owns featured and unique. The most special and strangest dish is Cao Lau, a textural puzzle of thick rice noodles resting in a light broth, topped with pork, lettuce, basil, mint, sprouts, peanuts, and a pile of croutons.
Interesting news is, you can find such a culinary punch at a low price in case you have a tight budget.
Here are some romantic pictures taken by couples in Hoi An: