Hoian is famous for romantic and poetic landscapes which attracted a lot of tourists visiting each year. It is the reason why there are a lot of tourists wanting to spend honeymoon in the place. However, if you want to enjoy the wonderful landscapes and amazing atmosphere, you should visit Hoian in evening. The post will introduce you 6 “Must-try” experiences in Hoian’s Evening.
1 Stroll – Visit the old town on the lights
Almost tourists to Hoian are eagerly waiting for the time when the old town lights up. From 15:00 daily, all vehicles are not allowed to circulate on the main streets of the old town, so it is always the best time for you to feel the moment of transfer from the afternoon till night falls. Therefore, you can start your trip with admiring beautiful sunset from the horizon, all the scenery in Hoian quiet, incredible, but charming and fanciful in the shimmer of the colorful lanterns. Then walking around the streets, you will see the atmosphere is completely different from the daytime beauty through the human activities or the enthusiasm of the ordinary people, but it is still attractive in the shimmering glitter of colorful lanterns.
2 Take a boat ride on Hoai River and drop off sky lantern
In the morning, you drop the soul on the boat along the Hoai River watching the ancient beauty of the old town, the evening that brings you a quiet view. Getting into the small boats of the fishermen and listening to them playing the drum in the middle of the river also gives you a bit of interesting experience. If you have been sitting on small boats and have not tried dropping flower lights, then this is a pity. Furthermore, there is good luck to the old town on the first and 15th lunar month, the Hoian festival has released flowers. Lights glittering on the river surface like prayers in the hope of bringing good luck to you and your loved ones.
3 Listen to “Bai Choi”
Bai Choi is considered as the main traditional feature of Hoian people. Therefore, if you visit right near the An Hoi Bridge, there is a large courtyard, at 19:00 every evening; it is bustling with the game of “hut” – an interesting folk game. This is not only the spiritual food of the people of Hoian here, but it’s also the unique art from the time of our father to now. You can join the game by buying a card for 20,000 VND/ card.
4 Enjoy special cuisine
Another busy and bustling destination is the nightlife district. There is no need for decoration, just a few tables, and wooden chairs right by the Hoai River so you feel like you are back in the old town of Hoian. In the dining area, there are often sell specialties such as a high floor, chicken rice, Quang noodles, tea and so on with affordable prices, you can both eat and enjoy the Hoai River.
Another way, you can choose just having a delicious Hoian bread at two places including Phuong Sandwich Bars (Phan Chau Trinh Street) and Madam Khanh bread (Tran Cao Van Street), it’s not a bad way to enjoy the food. At a different angle, instead of just strolling on the streets you can find newness by sitting and drinking coffee and watching the old roof, sunset or old town in the light from above. The cozy space of the house with melodious music is enough for you to remember Hoian forever.
5 Hoian night market
Still on the street is the Hoian Night Market, located on Nguyen Hoang Street. The market area is nearly 50 booths selling a lot of beautiful products such as colorful lanterns, bracelets, cloth bags and spoiled for you to choose here to buy gifts.
6 Capture a memorable moment
Surely this is indispensable when traveling Hoian. The ancient roof tile with the main tone of the old town is warm gold so no matter which style you choose; the pictures are beautiful and soulful. All the walks around Hoian in the evening will preserve the unforgettable memories of each visit to the old town.
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