Hoi an Old Quarter, Vietnam - Relic Architecture

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HANOI UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT AND TOURISM HERITAGE TOURISM

HOI AN OLD QUARTER RELIC ARCHITECTURE

TUTOR: MRS. KHONG YEN GIANG
GROUP 9 – TUTORIAL 2 – TR08
NGO THI HUYEN 0806090018
LE THI HANH LY 0806090028
CHU THI HONG NHUNG 0806090036

DATE OF SUBMISSION: DECEMBER 1, 2011
WORD COUNT : 2,023 WORDS

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
ABSTRACT ...................................................................................................................................... 3 DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS........................................................................................................ 5 I. II. General Information ...................................................................................................... 5 Specific Description........................................................................................................ 6 1. Japanese Bridge ............................................................................................................. 7 2. Phuc Kien Assembly Hall .............................................................................................. 9 3. Tran Family Chapel ....................................................................................................... 11 4. French-style Ancient Houses......................................................................................... 14 III. Significant Values .......................................................................................................... 15 1. Architectural values ....................................................................................................... 15 2. Cultural values ............................................................................................................... 16 3. Tourism values ............................................................................................................... 16 IV. Current state of Management ........................................................................................ 16 1. Preservation management.............................................................................................. 16 2. Tourism activity management........................................................................................ 19 3. Recommendations .......................................................................................................... 21 REFERENCES ................................................................................................................................ 22

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ABSTRACT
Along with the Capital City of Hanoi, Hoi An Old Quarter, Quang Nam – a World Cultural Heritage since 1999 – has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Asian Destination 2011 by Hong Kong Smart Travel Asia. That is an illustration of the city’s increasing reputation, which results from its magnificent values, including architectural and cultural values. Thus, this report, based on both primary and secondary data, presents the architecture-related significance of Hoi An Old Quarter via providing specific descriptions and significance assessment of some important relics; then analyzes the current state of management in the field of preservation and tourism activities to make some recommendations for further development of the destination.

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DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS
I. GENERAL INFORMATION

Located in Quang Nam province, 30 km south of Da Nang, Hoi An1's label the “Ancient City of Vietnam” is an apt description for this wonderfully charming destination of Central Vietnam. Mentioning about history, Hoi An ancient town was early established since 15th century, when the...

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