Hoi An - the most charming city of the world 2019
Annually, readers of Travel + Leisure travel magazines share, rate and vote destinations from over the world. This year, Hoi An - the central city of Viet Nam had the highest score in this election.
There is a lot of love for Hoi An written by the readers on Travel + Leisure as a friendly local who are willing to share their native culture or the best cuisine of Vietnamese. Many readers express their worry about Hoi An during time of tourist development… However, the city has recently experienced the resurgence of local art and culture, helping the city to win the tourists’ sympathy in the world. It’s great that the inner part of the city is restricted, motorbikes and cars aren’t allowed, so one can walk on the street to the shops and markets. Moreover, this city has a nice atmosphere, being right on Hoai river.
Following is the top 10 lists of cities voted by readers:
1 / Hoi An (Vietnam) - Score: 90.39
2 / Chiang Mai (Thailand) - Score: 89.56
3 / Ubud (Indonesia) - Score: 89.08
4 / Tokyo (Japan) - Score: 88.95
5 / Kyoto (Japan) - Score: 88.42
6 / Udaipur (India) - Score: 87.80
7 / Bangkok (Thailand) - Score: 86.52
8 / Osaka (Japan) - Score: 86.32
9 / Siem Reap (Cambodia) - Score: 86.21
10 / Jaipur (India) - Score: 86.17
Source: Travel + Leisure