Nearly VND60 billion to preserve Hoi An City

The People’s Committee of Quang Nam Province has approved a project on preserving relics and architectures of Hoi An ancient city, worth nearly VND60 billion.
 
Under projects, 12 mostly damaged relics will be restored, including ancient houses no. 7, 67, 150, 75 and 168 on Tran Phu street; no. 113 on Nguyen Thai Hoc street; no.44/12 and 51/2 on Phan Chau Trinh street; no. 39 on Tieu La street; 26 and 30 on Bach Dang street and 14 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai street.
 
Hoi An ancient town of central province of Quang Nam was a major trading center of Southeast Asia in the 16th century. It was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999 and is one of the most popular tourist destinations for local and international visitors.
 

By Nguyen Khoi – Translated by Kim Khanh

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