Nightlife in Hue & Hoi An – Hue and Hoi An are two big cities in the Middle region of Vietnam. Only 126km apart from each other, so the culture of life in general and nightlife, in particular, have many similarities. Best Asia Tours will bring you the best things about the nightlife in Hue and Hoi An here.
Nightlife in HUẾ – ANCIENT CAPITAL OF VIETNAM
Known as an ancient capital of most feudal kings of Vietnam, the land and people of Hue retain many imprints of the old times, which are luxurious, aristocratic and imbued with national culture. Let’s see what to do in Hue at night.
The Citadel at night is extremely shimmering, fanciful with the lights illuminated everywhere. During the day, this area is really ideal for sightseeing and walking because its campus is spacious. At night, it is put on a magic beauty, making visitors feel like they are lost in ancient feudal times.
From 7 pm to 10 pm, coming here you can experience activities of the king like some ancient court rituals called Changing Ceremony, Great Music Performing, Minor or many King rituals such as: Military training, royal court games, etc.
Going back to Le Loi Street, the Western Town includes the area of Vo Thi Sau – Chu Van An – Pham Ngu Lao streets.
Especially at night, West Street Hue is the most beautiful and bustling. Completely different from other parts of the city, not taciturn, not as peaceful as inherent, the Western Town emerges with noise and bustle. A bustling street corner seems to evoke Hue city a new, more modern and vibrant beat with all kinds of entertainment and eating and drinking services.
Huếsinging (Ca Huế) on Hương River
Ca Hue on Hương River is considered a resting place after a long hard working day. This is also an intangible cultural beauty of this ancient capital. Sitting on the boat gently down the lyrical river and listening to the sweet, deep, adventurous folk songs with the clouds and the sky are experiences that will stay in your memory.
Nguyen Dinh Chieu Walking Street
The street is located right in the center of Hue city by the poetic Huong River and shimmering Trang Tien Bridge at night. This is an extremely ideal place for you to visit Hue at night such as walking, shopping, or enjoying countless specialties of Hue. On the street, there are often cultural exchanges like street painting, attracting a lot of tourists and young people to attend, creating an extremely fun and interesting space in Hue.
A cyclo tour around the city
Cyclo is tourists favorite vehicle when they are visiting Hue. Cyclo runs slowly through roads, along riverbanks, through busy streets and even tranquil gardens. Especially, when night comes, when every street lights up, sitting on a cyclo crossing each alley, the wind flows through your hair. All together create a poetic space for visitors.
Nightlife in Hoi An
Strolling on latern street
When it gets dark, Hoi An puts on a glowing shirt from the lights. Especially, the famous lantern street is always the most bustling place. The place brings you extremely shimmering and vivid photos thanks to the colorful lanterns.
Discovering the beauty of HOÀI river
One side of the river is Bach Dang street with rows of Hoi an ancient houses, which are lit with lots of yellow light and hanging red lanterns to decorate. All create a sense of tranquility and lightness. On the other side, it is Nguyen Phuc Chu street with a bit more bustling because there are many shops full of lights.
Dropping HOA ĐĂNG PAPER flower LIGHT on the river
On the 1st and 14th of the lunar month, the locals always drop hoa đăng paper flower lights on Hoai river. Especially at the full moon night, all streets will light out, just leave the light of lanterns.
Hoa đăng light is made of colorful handmade paper, crafted by extremely skillful craftsmen. A small candle is put in the middle. Each paper light costs about 10,000 vnd to 50,000 vnd. It is considered as a prayer of health, good fortune, and peace.
With about 100,000 vnd, you can rent a boat sail down slowly river to drop Hoa đăng light, observe Hoi An at night shimmering with lights and listen to historical stories from the sailor.
Hoi An night market
The Nguyen Hoang night market street is about 300m long, opening daily from 5 pm to 11 pm. You can enjoy shopping with nearly 50 stalls displaying handicraft items, souvenirs, products from craft villages such as Thanh Hà pottery, Hoi An silk village, etc. There are also stalls lining up selling beautiful lanterns.
Along Hoai river, there is also a night market that is Công Nữ Ngọc Hoa night market, located on 4 routes of Bạch Đằng, Trần Quý Cáp, Hoàng Văn Thụ, and Tiểu La. At the market, there are many street vendors on the river, selling specialty dishes, nothing more interesting than enjoying delicious food here while observing the river and people passing by.
FOLK GAMES IN PHO HOI
Kazit Park, Tran Phu Street is the place where the blindfolded game is held. The player holds the drumstick, eyes covered with a red scarf or a mask, measured his feet step by step. Then hit the drumstick to smash the clay pot. Just spend 5,000 VND / turn, visitors can feel how interesting this folk game is in the Old Quarter. Gifts are lovely little colorful lanterns. The game will begin from 7 pm to 9 pm every night.
Hopefully, the above suggestions will make your trip to the Middle region become much more interesting. Let’s feel them!