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American readers vote Hoi An into world's 25 best cities list

Hoi An town in central Vietnam has secured 20th place in a new global listing of 25 best cities chosen by readers of U.S. magazine Travel + Leisure.

With an overall rating of 88.92 out of 100, Hoi An moved ahead of Peru’s Cuzco, South Africa’s Cape Town, U.S.’s Charleston, Thailand’s Bangkok, and Slovenia’s Ljubljana.

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Foreign tourists with a hotel guide in Hoi An, March 18, 2020.

Readers ranked the cities based on factors such as the quality of hotels and restaurants, cultural heritage, attractions, cuisine, and even Covid-19 protocols.

Oaxaca in Mexico was voted the best city with a score of 92.96.

San Miguel de Allende in Mexico came second followed by Ubud in Indonesia.

Situated around 30 minutes from tourist hub Da Nang, Hoi An used to be a busy international commercial port from the 16th to 19th centuries, attracting merchant ships from China and Japan.

The Japanese-style Pagoda Bridge and Chinese-influenced assembly halls are tourism symbols of the town.

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Source: VnExpress

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