The beautiful city of Hoi An in Vietnam is amazingly untouched by the war and modernization. Its narrow streets have remained exactly the way they were centuries ago. This is why this city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most toured cities in Vietnam. Getting around Hoi An is like traveling back in time.
Since it is an old city, the streets in the town center were not meant to accommodate cars or motorized vehicles. An adoring tourist could leisurely walk along and be able to see the entire city in a day. It is small and very pedestrian-friendly. Motorbikes are prohibited from entering the Old Town on the 14th and 15th days of a lunar month, because on these days, people gather in the streets for the traditional games, bai choi, trong quan and dap nieu. [Read more…]