1.2 Entertainment- Hoi An
Custom Made Clothes
Loads of people don’t leave Hoi An without having their own custom made clothes. The city is full of stores where you can get your dream clothes. Go inside and take a look in a book for samples or bring your own design with you. Choose the fabric you want, negotiate and get measured. After a few fittings, usually two days, your clothes are ready! Try to find a good tailor and look at Tripadvisor for reviews.
The night market is a very lively place to be. You will find the famous lanterns made of silk, lace and chiffon. There is also the possibility to learn to make your own lantern, which is more difficult than you think, but really enjoyable. Next to the lanterns you will find jewelry, silk, kimonos and more things that are typical of Hoi An. The lightning lanterns provide a very nice and warm atmosphere.
- Address: Nguyen Hoang, Hoi An
- Opening hours: 16:00 to 23:00
Central Market Food Hall
A perfect market if you want to try a lot of food in Hoi An. Get fresh fish, vegetables, local products and many other dishes. It starts in the morning with food stalls that stand side by side. They serve fresh products all day, so you can have breakfast, lunch or dinner. Do not only taste the food, but also the atmosphere on the street.
- Address: Nguyen Hue and Tran Phu on the Thu Bon River
- Opening hours: 06:30 till after dinner
Make your own lantern
Hoi An is known for its lanterns and you can buy them everywhere. There is also the possibility to make your own lantern. The locals will teach you and lead you to the perfect lantern. You can find a store yourself or take a workshop tour. It is also easy to carry the lanterns because they can be folded.