Hoi An ancient town was honored as one of the 20 best “night life” in the world. Because when the night falls, this place look very different compared with the day time. The dense network of buildings and homes make for a fascinating display of color, textures, and contrasts. The best way to view the different perspectives of the city is to simply wander old town. Here is top 5 brilliant things to do in Hoi An at night that we highly recommend you try.
1.Wander on the street is the first things to do in Hoi An at night
The first one in top things to do in Hoi An at night is wandering Cau Pagoda. This bridge was built in the 17th century and became the symbol of Hoi An. At night, it is beautifully lit up. You will find many couples taking wedding photos, the children selling the flower lights there and observe life on this side of the world.
On the other side of Hoai River, there is Nguyen Phuc Chu street. This neighborhood mainly focuses on restaurants and pubs. You can come here to enjoy the food, drink some beer or find a souvenir for your friends.
Besides, Bach Dang street is full of sparkling lights from the row of ancient houses. This corner of the city makes Hoi An like Venice of Vietnam. This is also the lowest area in the ancient town so the water can be rising up the road every night.
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2.Enjoy the night food
Night food must be appreared in the list of things to do in Hoi An at night. The street vendors are simply presented with a set of small tables and chairs next to Hoai River. These features will make you feel like returning to the old town of Hoi An. They usually sell specialties such as Cao Lau, chicken rice, noodles …, The price is quite affordable, you can eat while enjoying Hoai River.
3.Join Vietnamese folk games
Next, near the An Hoi Bridge, there is a large courtyard. That’s why the local people always have some interesting folk games every night. You can join the game by buying a card and the rest is to listen to the folk who sing folk songs. The song will end with the name of a card, if you are holding this card, you will win and receive a gift.
4.Go to the night market
The market is selling a lot of products made of wood, stone, metal … extremely diverse. Night market is especially suitable for girls to come here to buy a pair of earrings, necklaces, bracelets … The jewelry sold in the night market is very delicate because it serves both foreign guests and Vietnamese guests.
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5.Drop the flower lights
Moreover, after 6pm, the old town begins to light up, as well as the glittering candles. Take a walk near the Hoai River in the evening, you will see pictures of some children selling flower lights or some people trying to drop the lights who wish some lucky things for their family.
In a word, Hoi An at night is considered as a light city. The atmosphere is cool and gentle. Everywhere is full of sparkling lights. You can easily choose a stopover for yourself in Hoi An when the night falls. We believe that this list will help you to have more choices for top things to do in Hoi An at night.0