Cantonese Assembly Hall – traditional Cantonese culture in Hoi’an, Vietnam
Last Update: 24th October 2020
Cantonese Assembly Hall showcases the typical Cantonese culture in Hoi An for more than 100 years. Originally built in 1885 by the merchants from Zhaoqing, Guangdong, it is also called Quang Trieu Assembly Hall. Many of the parts were originally made in China, and transported to Hoi An via ship from China.
Cantonese Assembly Hall Fast Facts
- Name: Cantonese Assembly Hall
- Location: 176 Tran Phu St., Hoi An
- Things to do there: Vietnamese History and Culture, Photography
- Who visits: Photographers, Culture and History Lovers
- Time required: 30 x minutes
What to expect at the Cantonese Assembly Hall
Cantonese Assembly Hall features a ceramic sculpture of nine dragons in the backyard garden. The carvings on the door and window are very exquisite. There is a statue of the Five Rams similar to that in Yuexiu Park, Guangzhou. In addition, you’ll see other statues reflecting Chinese and Cantonese culture, such as the statues of Guan Yu, horses, lions, phoenix, etc. Some of them are ceramic art crafts.
The four pillars with fine carvings of dragons at the entrance to Cantonese Assembly Hall are also impressive. You’ll find several frescoes and Chinese paintings related with Guan Yu. At the hall, you may feel that you were in Guangdong.
Best time to visit the Cantonese Assembly Hall
You could visit it any time during the opening hours.
You could visit it around the year.
How to get to the Cantonese Assembly Hall
You could take a direct bus or train to Hoi An from Da Nang. And then walk to the hall. Alternatively, just rent a vehicle to the town from Da Nang directly.
Additional Cantonese Assembly Hall Travel Advice
- Opening hours: 08:00 – 17:00
- The entrance to the Cantonese Assembly Hall is included in the ticket for the Hoi An Town.
- As at 24th October 2020, the entrance pricing to the Hoi An Town is 120,000 VND per person. For the latest pricing information, please contact us via email (email@example.com).
- Please don’t touch the statues.
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