Tan Ky Old Quarter
Situated in the Old Quarter of Hoi An Ancient Town, at 101 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Tan Ky Old Quarter is an ideal illustration of a 18th businessman’s residence in this main commercial port town. The house was named Tan Ky which means “Progress Shop” by the second generation to express the owner’s desire for a flourishing commerce. Travel to Hoian through Indochina travel Vietnam
Tan Ky old house
The master of the house has reserved its inside design and ancient furniture, as well as many remains of the prosperous commerce and cultural commutes among the Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese cultures during the late 17 century. To meet the great Vietnamese historical and cultural significance you must visit this Old House of Tan Ky during your visit to the small town Hoi An. Top tips to buy souvenirs in Vietnam
Ba Trai Dao Islet (Three Peaches Islet)
Not far from Cát Bà Island, in the manor of Halong City, Quảng Ninh Province located the Ba Trái Đào Islet (Three Peaches Islet) which is 22 kilometers far from the Southeast of Bãi Cháy Tourist Wharf. It takes you about an hour from Bãi Cháy Tourist Wharf to reach this islet by speedboat.
Ba Trai Dao Islet
From long distance, the islet that is a team of three small mountains looks like three peaches. 23 meters is the average height of three mountains of Ba Trai Dao Islet. Besides, Ba Trai Dao Beach whose shape like a bow embracing the isletis also believed to be one of the most famous gorgeous beaches on Halong bay. Because the tide rises and drowns the beach tourists only can swim at the beach in about 2 – 3 hours per day.
Hoi An’s Japanese covered bridge
Situated to the west end of Tran Phu Street in Hoi An and easily reached from the town centre, Hoi An’s Japanese covered bridge which dates back to the 18th century is a beautiful historical piece of Japanese architecture and one of Vietnam’s most iconic attractions. Claimed to have been created by the Japanese the Hoi An’s Japanese covered bridge exists in Hoi An as a way to reach the Chinese quarter across the water. The bridge itself doubles as a temple, with shrines to various gods included inside.
Nguyen Phuc Chu Lord who carved three Chinese symbols above the door in ceremony opened the bridge in 1719. Featuring the statues of two dogs and two monkeys presenting the Chinese years when many Japanese Emperors were born along with the fact that the building of the bridge began in the year of the dog and was completed in the year of the monkey is the unique point of this bridge’s structure.
Hoa Lo Prison
Situated at the beginning of Hoa Lo Street, between Ly Thuong Kiet Street and Hai Ba Trung Street, Hanoi, Vietnam, the Hoa Lo Prison which was built by the French administration in 189, later called by American prisoners with the name the “Hanoi Hilton”, is a political prison used by the French colonists in Vietnam for political prisoners and then by North Vietnam for war prisoners during the Vietnam War.