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Hoi An is known for being the place where time stands still and a relic of Vietnam's medieval history. Cantonese Assembly Hall is not Vietnamese, as the name might suggest- it's built by the Ming Dynasty when they were ruling Vietnam but it definitely has...More
The back yard could be comfortable and quiet in contrast to the busy streets. There is also a nice dragon statue there. But the rest of the place is not very interesting, as with the rest of what I've seen of the museum in Hoi...More
Interesting place to visit to understand a little bit more of the first settlers of this ancient town. Much better if you have a guide who can elaborate of the many deities that are worshipped by the Cantonese clan.
Another assembly meeting hall, slightly smaller but similar to Fukian assembly hall which is further down the same street. There are murals on the wall, a small boat for offerings and of course stone dragons in a pond. This site is included in the 120,000...More
Two hundred years ago Hoi An was a thriving port, trading with China, Japan, and other Asian states. As a consequence a sizeable Chinese community developed in Hoi An, and they built community halls.
This Cantonese Assembly Hall is probably the finest left and is...More
We visited here as part of our tour of the country and Hoi An in particular. This is a very interesting building in the old town. Lots of history and interesting things to purchase such as circular incense sticks that look like lanterns. The interior...More
This Cantonese assembly hall was within a very short distance of the Japanese bridge and is a very good example of the communal halls with temples. It is in excellent condition and the paintings and statues etc depict so much of the historical story.