The UNESCO-recognised Hoi An town is known for its colourful lanterns, which light up every night to bring a twinkle to the ancient town.

Hoi An is a small town on the lower reaches of the Thu Bon river in the central coastal province of Quang Nam.

The road is closed in the evening for people to walk

As the sun goes down, the city is light up with a multitude of colorful lanterns which illuminate the roads.

A foreign tourist shops at a lantern shop

A cafeteria decorated with colourful lanterns

Paper folding greeting cards on sale at a street shop

Boys selling paper lanterns, which are designed to be released on the Thu Bon river

Visitors to Hoi An can walk along the streets and admire the ancient architecture and old pagodas.


Source: NDO

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