The magazine published the results of its annual survey of readers’ travel experiences of cities visited in terms of landscape, vision, culture, cuisine, friendliness, shopping and common values.

Hoi An ranked third on the list, after two cities in Mexico: San Miguel De Allende and Oaxaca.

Hoi An, which was recognised as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999, is famous for its old quarter with traditional architecture dating back to between the 17th and 19th century, as well as its unique cuisine.

The ancient city was also listed among the world’s best cities in 2019 by Travel and Leisure magazine.

There are many ancient architectural works and charming natural landscapes, ensuring an ecological environment which impresses visitors. In the photo: A corner of Hoi An ancient town along Hoai River.


Pagoda Bridge – the heart in Hoi An


Dozens of houses are several hundreds of years old.



Bookstores or souvenir shops charm visitors.



Lanterns are typical in Hoi An.


Romantic ancient city


Hoi An ancient city welcomes thousands of visitors per day.


BTA (Photos: CTO)