Wandering Hoi An ancient town on rainy days – Venice of The East

Wandering Hoi An ancient town on rainy days – Venice of The East

Wandering Hoi An ancient town on rainy days – Venice of The East

I love Hoi An ancient town from the ancient beauty as well as its peaceful and romantic scenery. It’s the only ancient town in Vietnam where still remain the ancient buildings with the moss-covered roof tiles and the unique culture.

Hoi An ancient town is very close to the city where I live. Whenever got tired from the work, I often visit Hoi An. Walking on the small roads, see the hawkers, breathing the peaceful atmosphere. That’s the characteristic features of Hoi An that I loved a lot.

Rainy days on Hoi An ancient town

Rainy season in Hoi An starts in August to December. On rainy days, Hoi An is so quiet. The humidity and inconvenience when it rainy not troubling those who love Hoi An. When the raindrops falling down on street, I still see some people keep wandering on the wet roads. Seems the rain could not stop the footsteps of who likes wandering and explore the old streets.

Wandering Hoi An ancient town on rainy days – Venice of The EastVisiting Hoi An on rainy days, you will see this ancient town has the slow-paced lives and peaceful space. Perhaps that’s the unique and characteristics features only in Hoi An. One girl said me that when visiting Hoi An, she feels like as turned back to the past, everything slows down, and she’s slowed down too.

When the rain comes, the scenery here getting beautiful as a painting. The vibrant yellow of Hoi An getting darker with the quiet scenery. I see those cute umbrellas and colorful raincoats appeared everywhere. Maybe people all think that wandering at Hoi An under the rain is an interesting experience as well as make the life is brighter with the beautiful colors.

Wandering Hoi An ancient town on rainy days – Venice of The East

Some people like sits in places where they able to see the whole Hoi An. It’s the upper floor of the ancient houses. They sitting there, sipping a hot tea or coffee, watching the light rain and daily activities of locals at small roads below. It’s an unforgettable experience when visiting Hoi An on the rainy days.

Apart from enjoying the antique and peaceful air at this ancient town, you can be strolling around the roads and explore the things only appears in Hoi An on rainy days.

Wandering Hoi An ancient town on rainy days – Venice of The East

After every rain, Hoi An seems greener with the moss-covered roof tiles. I realized that Hoi An always beautiful in any time, whether in quiet or bustle moment, rain or shine.

On the little rain nights, especially in the fifteenth day of the lunar month, Hoi An covered full of color with lanterns everywhere. At that time, the Hoai river becoming more brilliant by hundreds of colorful lanterns drifting on the water. What’s a sparkling and fanciful scene!

Wandering Hoi An ancient town on rainy days – Venice of The East

Hoi An: Venice of The East

One last thing makes me loved this ancient town in the rainy seasons. The rain makes river water rose up and overflowed the entire of town, people have to move by boat instead of going by foot or drive. You will have chances to sit on a boat and explore Hoi An ancient town. As sitting on the boat, you’ll feel like being strolling around Venice, but this a Venice of The East.

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Wandering Hoi An ancient town on rainy days – Venice of The East

Hoi An is only a small town, just take a short walk as to its end side. But to get the own emotions about Hoi An, you will have to need more time.

Wandering Hoi An ancient town on rainy days – Venice of The East

Have you arrived at Hoi An ancient town? What do you think of Hoi An? I’m very happy to see your opinion, please leave comments below. If you love wandering for sightseeing and find out the lives, there another place in Vietnam worth for you to visit. Let’s visit Ha Noi Old Quarter and explore the life of Hanoian!

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Hi, I am Ventori, own this blog. This blog is my travel stories I experienced throughout Vietnam. This also places to share useful tips and guides for you. Enjoy your visit!

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