Our second day in Hoi An was our first full day. After a large breakfast at the hotel – a very nice buffet with a large variety of food, both Western and Asian – we headed off to take a walk around the town, using a route I’d found in Lonely Planet.
map of Hoi An
You “donate” and get tickets that allow you to enter six different places. These can be bought at several locations are oung town. Ask at your hotel for the nearest one.
motor vehicles are allowed only at certain hours
want a chilli or two?
we started with this temple
The information board
nice terraced buildings – typical of Hoi An
there are plenty of shops selling traditional wares
time for coffee?
you need one of the tickets to enter the museum – this was the second ticket we used
inside – the building was more interesting than the exhibits for me
yet another temple – this time we entered
inside the temple
at the market
the glorious revolution – or something
where one evidently parks one’s motorbike
Ah, refreshment? No – they’ve run out.
Success. And a view of the river from here.
You can take a boat trip for an hour for $6 for two people, but we didn’t have time.
the Japanese Bridge
on the Japanese Bridge – no ticket needed to cross
the Japanese Bridge entrance
the street near the Japanese Bridge
lots of tourist shops here
Hoi An is pretty at night, too
Mango Mango. Nice for dinner – but more expensive than most. The cheapest main dish was VND340,000. The staff were friendly and service was good.