Hoi An named world’s best city by US magazine

Vietnam's Hoi An ancient town has been named the best city in the world after in a poll by readers of the US travel site www.travelandleisure.com.

Each year, the Travel and Leisure site conducts a poll on the world's best city based on a range of criteria including destinations, hotels, resorts, cuisine, people, culture, and more.

This year, the title of Best City went to the ancient town of Hoi An after earning 90.39 points, the highest among the top 15 best destinations in the world according to readers of the US travel site. Last year, Hoi An ranked eighth in the list.

According to Travel and Leisure, Hoi An is a charming city in the central region of Vietnam that has ancient roots, distinct architecture, a vibrant atmosphere, and arguably one of the best street food scenes on the planet.

Source: VOV5