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Attractions Details

📌 Address

153 Nguyễn Phan Vinh, Cẩm An, Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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"To fully experience Lantern Street in Da Nang, arrive in the evening when the lanterns are beautifully lit, creating a magical atmosphere. Don't forget to sample the local street food, especially the delicious banh xeo (Vietnamese savory pancake) from the food stalls along the street."

What is Lantern Street?

Lantern Street, also known as Hoi An Lantern Street, is a charming attraction located in Da Nang, Vietnam. It is situated in the historic town of Hoi An, which is famous for its well-preserved ancient architecture and cultural heritage.

History of Lantern Street

Lantern Street has a rich history that dates back centuries. Hoi An was a bustling trading port during the 15th to 19th centuries, attracting merchants from all over the world. The lanterns, which are an integral part of the town's cultural identity, were used to illuminate the streets and guide ships to the harbor.

Traditionally, lanterns were made of silk and adorned with intricate patterns. They were crafted by skilled artisans who passed down their techniques through generations. Today, Lantern Street preserves this ancient tradition and showcases the artistry of lantern making.

When planning your tours in Da Nang don't forget to visit Lantern Street.

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Why is Lantern Street Important?

Lantern Street is important for several reasons. Firstly, it serves as a symbol of Hoi An's rich cultural heritage. The lanterns are not only visually stunning but also represent the town's history and traditions.

Secondly, Lantern Street is a major tourist attraction in Da Nang. Visitors from all over the world come to witness the vibrant colors and enchanting ambiance. The street is particularly captivating at night when the lanterns illuminate the surroundings, creating a magical atmosphere.

Lastly, Lantern Street plays a significant role in the local economy. It provides employment opportunities for lantern makers, shop owners, and artisans, contributing to the livelihood of the community.

Things to do & see at Lantern Street

There are numerous attractions and activities to enjoy at Lantern Street. Some highlights include:

  • Lantern-Making Workshops: Visitors can participate in lantern-making workshops and learn the traditional techniques from skilled artisans.

  • Night Market: The street is lined with stalls selling a variety of souvenirs, clothing, and local delicacies. It's a great place to immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere and find unique treasures.

  • Boat Ride on Thu Bon River: Experience the charm of Hoi An by taking a boat ride along the Thu Bon River, where you can enjoy the view of Lantern Street from a different perspective.

  • Local Cuisine: Indulge in the delicious local cuisine at Lantern Street's restaurants and street food stalls. Try iconic dishes such as Cao Lau and White Rose Dumplings.

  • Lantern Festival: If you're lucky to visit during the full moon, you can witness the mesmerizing Lantern Festival, where the streets are adorned with even more lanterns, creating a breathtaking sight.

With its enchanting lanterns, vibrant atmosphere, and rich cultural heritage, Lantern Street is a must-visit attraction in Da Nang. 

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Whether you stroll through the street during the day or immerse yourself in the magical glow at night, this charming destination will surely leave a lasting impression on every visitor.

Frequently asked questions

What is Lantern street?

Lantern street is a popular tourist attraction located in Da Nang, Vietnam. It is a vibrant street filled with colorful lanterns, shops, and restaurants.

Where is Lantern street located?

Lantern street is located in Da Nang, a coastal city in central Vietnam.

What can I see and do at Lantern street?

At Lantern street, you can enjoy the beautiful lantern decorations, shop for souvenirs, try local street food, and experience the lively atmosphere of the street.

Is Lantern street open all year round?

Yes, Lantern street is open throughout the year. However, it tends to be more crowded during festivals and holidays.

Are there any nearby attractions to visit along with Lantern street?

Yes, there are several attractions near Lantern street, such as the Dragon Bridge, Han River Bridge, and the Marble Mountains. These can be easily explored while visiting Lantern street.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

153 Nguyễn Phan Vinh, Cẩm An, Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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