Hội An lures travelers to Vietnam’s central coast with its idyllic shores and blue waters. But even with a stunning stretch of oceanfront, Hội An has an appeal that goes beyond its beaches. In fact, it’s the downtown area that keeps travelers returning to the humble alcove, located less than an hour south of bustling Da Nang.
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hội An’s historic Old Town is positioned along the South China Sea. The Thu Bồn River runs through it, providing a channel system that fisherman use to transport their fresh catches to the maze of markets. Each morning, as purveyors haul in fish and produce, Hội An’s Central Market fills with new delights. Here’s how to navigate the market like a pro.
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