Today 16/07/2019, if you visit the Google Search homepage, you can fully recognize the image of Cau Pagoda with colorful lanterns floating under the small creek, the symbol of An An Hoi belongs, gorgeous, charming under the full moon in the Lantern Festival.
That's right, Hoi An ancient town was Google Doodles The first time honored on the Google Vietnamese homepage after being honored as "the most glamorous city in the world 2019" as voted by readers of the world famous travel magazine Travel + Leisure in July 2019. This is also the first time in Doodle's history that a specific place of Vietnam was chosen to honor.
Hoi An image on Google Vietnamese homepage describes a special time with the full moon night festival in Hoi An on every 14th day of the lunar month. Roads along Hoai River in the old town will prohibit traffic, quiet, quiet sound and electric lights give way for lanterns to be lit from 6pm. Local people burn incense on the ancestor altar praying for good luck, and tourists can drop flowers to pray for peace, immerse themselves in the fanciful space on Hoai River, enjoy traditional art activities. at places attracting many tourists. Arriving in Hoi An on the occasion of this full moon festival, visitors will be immersed in the nostalgic space as many centuries ago.
This move of Google Doodles is a great honor and through which netizens also have the opportunity to quickly and more access to Hoi An ancient town, Mr. Nguyen Hai – deputy director of the Travel Promotion Center. Quang Nam provincial calendar expressed.
Hoi An is located downstream of Thu Bon River, in the coastal plain of Quang Nam Province, Vietnam, about 30km south of Da Nang City. Hoi An Ancient Town is a typical example of a traditional port in Southeast Asia, preserved intact and thoughtful. The majority of houses and buildings such as pagoda temples here are traditional architecture dating from the 17th to the 19th century, distributed along narrow streets.
Hoi An is also the land of many imprints of mixed and Eastern and Western cultural intercourse with halls, temples and shrines bearing traces of Chinese or Japanese people located beside traditional town houses. of Vietnamese people and houses with French architectural style. Each type has its own function, specific characteristics and nuances.
From two values including the combination of cultures through the ages in an international port and the perfectly managed management almost intact until today, the UNESCO organization has recognized the city. Hoi An is a world cultural heritage on December 4, 1999.
Hoi An Ancient Town is known to be a very familiar place and always on the list of "must-come" of tourists in Vietnam and tourists around the world. The various "sparkling" check-in points in Hoi An always attract tourists, especially ancient monuments such as Cau Pagoda with unique architecture built in the 17th century and one of symbols of Hoi An Ancient Town.
Other ancient relics in Hoi An must also be mentioned as Quan Thang ancient house, Sa Huynh museum as well as associations of Fujian, Guangdong, Chaozhou or Ba Le ancient wells, …
Not only is a tangible cultural heritage with ancient town relics but Hoi An also owns an intangible cultural heritage that characterizes the folk culture of Central Vietnam, such as the art of Bai Chua and drop. flowers posted an anvil on the Hoai River or rich cuisine with regional specialties.
In the rankings Top 15 Cities in the World – Top 15 most wonderful cities in the world voted by readers of Travel and Leisure magazine, Hoi An ancient town received 90.39 points on a scale of 100 – thereby becoming the best destination in the world.
*Google Doodles are special icons temporarily substituted for the Google logo on google.com homepage (or Google Vietnamese – google.com), in order to celebrate major holidays, events, achievements and characters There are important contributions in many areas for the community in the country or for humanity.
On the Google homepage in Vietnam since 2003, there have been many works of Doodles in the way that Google honors the typical culture in Vietnam as well as celebrating the traditional holidays of Vietnamese Teachers' Day, Mid-Autumn Festival, Lunar New Year, National Independence Day, late musician Trinh Cong Son, …