Hoi An Ancient Town welcomes international visitors

QUANG NAM – THIS morning, the first 50 international guests visited the old town, many people excitedly reopened their shops, cheering to welcome them back.

According to actual records, from about 7 a.m. before the delegation arrived in Hoi An ancient town, 30% of souvenir, fabric, leather goods, and coffee shops have reopened. Shop owner Phu Phuoc said reopening according to the city’s movement to warm the atmosphere to welcome customers. He was very happy to see the old town welcoming the delegations back, after months of closure, deserted because of Covid-19.

Around 8:30 a.m., a group of 50 international guests attended the program to welcome and give souvenirs at the Cau Chua area, then divided into 2 groups, each group of 25 guests to visit the old town.

Many people living in the old town came early and clapped their hands to welcome the guests. One person said that it has been a long time since I have seen the atmosphere in Hoi An so exciting, hoping that when it reopens, many tourists will come here.

Mr. and Mrs. Gundlach and Mrs. Luong Thi Nam and their young children arrived in Quang Nam on the morning of November 19. Nam shared that for the past 2 years, because of Covid-19, she could not travel according to her hobby. So right after Vietnam reopened to welcome international guests, the whole family registered to visit. “We’ve been to Hoi An before, and this is a destination that couldn’t be more wonderful with ancient monuments and the hospitality of the people,” she said. After 8 days in Hoi An, her family will register to visit her family in Hanoi. Photo: Dac Thanh

The group of 25 guests moved by cyclo at Chau Thuong Van and Bach Dang streets to see an art performance at house number 66 Bach Dang, then visit the Folklore Museum, Tan Ky ancient house, and Cau pagoda ruins. , Museum of Commercial Ceramics, Assembly Hall of Fujian.

Visitors do not forget to save pictures of Hoi An.

Before entering the hall, visitors must make a medical declaration and wear a mask throughout the tour.

Performing arts program at home performing traditional arts 66 Bach Dang brings performances of boi singing, folk dances, concerts of ethnic musical instruments.

The second group of guests walked to visit the Cau Pagoda ruins, visit Tan Ky ancient house, trade ceramics museum, Fujian Assembly hall, a folklore museum, and go to house number 66 Bach Dang to watch a show. . They ensure to follow the guided tour program, do not arbitrarily separate the group or go to places outside the program.

Visitors learn about the process of making lanterns, the symbol of Hoi An town.

These are tourists in the first two groups of 159 international visitors to Quang Nam and Vietnam in the pilot passport vaccine program, on the flight on November 17-18. They carry the nationality of Korea, USA, UK, France, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Australia… It is expected that on November 25, the province will welcome more flights near 200 guests from Korea.

Accordingly, visitors staying 8 days and 7 nights at Hoiana resort can register to visit the old town, My Son temple complex, play golf, casino. Besides welcoming international guests, from November 15, Hoi An has welcomed domestic tourists again, but not too many tourists. Follow vnexpress