Starting on May 15, visitors to Hoi An ancient town in the central province of Quang Nam will be required to purchase entrance tickets to explore the Old Quarter and other destinations. The one-time entrance fee will be 80,000 VND (3.41 USD) for domestic visitors and 120,000 VND (5.12 USD) for foreigners.
Tourists come to buy tickets to visit the monuments in the ancient town of Hoi An.
“Therefore, on May 11, the locality will hold a press conference to announce widely the plan to strengthen the management of activities in the field of tour guide to Hoi An ancient town. Accordingly, starting on May 15, all domestic and international tourists visiting Hoi An ancient town must buy tickets at ticket counters. The operating time of ticket sales to visit the Old Quarter is from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily in the summer, until 9 p.m. in the winter,” said Mr. Son.
Example of an official Hoi An Old Town entrance ticket.
Leaders of Hoi An City explained the “tightening of ticket sales” to strengthen the arrangement of guides and guide forces to help tourists and residents travel and visit the best. From there, control and fight groups of tourists with the idea of ”transforming” Hoi An into a free attraction with unfair competition.