Nhân Dân Online - The ancient city of Hoi An in Quang Nam province (central Vietnam) topped the list of the 15 best cities in Asia in a recent vote by readers of the American travel magazine Travel & Leisure.
Hoi An took first place with a score of 9052 out of a total of 100 which is due to its eclectic architecture, energetic nightlife, canals, culture, heritage and food.
It is followed by Chiang Mai (Thailand), Kyoto (Japan), Udaipur (India), Luang Prabang (Laos), Ubud (Indonesia), Bangkok (Thailand), Jaipur (India), Tokyo (Japan), Siem Reap (Cambodia ), Singapore, Kolkata (India), Seoul (Republic of Korea), Taipei (China) and Hong Kong (China).
Hoi An is a well-known travel destination in Vietnam. The city was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999.