Hoi An, a UNESCO world heritage site, is a coastal jewel in central Vietnam, 100 kms north of Quang Ngai & only 25 kms south of Danang. One of the oldest cities in South-East Asia, it has a rich multi-cultured history.
This ancient trading port, at the estuary of the Thu Bon river, was the former harbor town of the Champa people. During the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries, Hoi An (known as Faifo to the Europeans) was a major international port for the exchange of commodities between the West and the East. In fact, there used to