The Japanese Covered Bridge, or Chua Cau.
Once the commercial centre of the Champa empire Hoi An has lost its major port status to Da Nang but retained its ancient buildings, making it the prettiest tourist town in Vietnam and successfully creator and marketer of ceramics, textiles and traditional Vietnamese artefacts. Hoi An's museums are less attractive or interesting.
A silk lantern maker.
Old world charm still permeates this ancient town as old world people make new-old world souvenirs for new world tourists.
One of many Hoi An tourist restaurants where the cuisine is reputedly on par with the best in Vietnam.
Phuc Kien Pagoda/Fujian Congregation Hall.
A typical little Hoi An hotel. Most tourists in Central Vietnam choose to overnight in Hoi An rather than unattractive Da Nang.
The Thu Bon River running through Hoi An.
Hoi An riverside.
Two beaches near Hoi An are An Bang, relatively undeveloped, popular with locals and with a good selection of restaurants, and Cua Dai which is more commercial and known to foreigners, offering jet skis, sailing, eco tours and so on.