Best Photo Spots Guide in Hoi An, Hue and Da Nang

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A jumpshot at the G0lden Bridge in Ba Na Hills, Da Nang

Hoi An, Hue and Da Nang are three coastal cities that are located in the central parts of Vietnam and facing the great South China Seas. Unlike Hanoi and Ho Chi Ming which are bustling with traffic and city dwellers. Hoi An, Da Nang and Hue are much less crowded and well preserved UNESCO sites that are open to visitors and wonderful photo spots for hopeful Instagrammers.

The Huawei P30 Pro with Quad Camera System was our wonderful companion for this trip. All the pictures and videos you see in this article are taken with Huawei P30 Pro. With a powerful smartphone in our hands, travelling light and taking great pictures is no longer a dream.

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To experience a trip to Vietnam with us, you can check out the vlog we did with Huawei P30 Pro. In the video you will also find some photo tips and tricks which you can apply for your next vacation.

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Hoi An Ancient Town (UNESCO Site)

If you see UNESCO site and you think it’s going to be boring… then you are so wrong. Hoi An Ancient Town is known for its cafes, restaurants and tailoring too. You can easily spend the whole day café hopping, taking pictures and tailor made all the outfits you need. It’s bustling with domestic tourists, so we recommend you to head there early before 9am to beat the crowd.

When it comes to night time, the Ancient Town will light up with Silk Lanterns. This is another not-to-be-missed site.

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Silk lanterns on the streets of Hoi An
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A rustic cafe in Hoi An – The Hill Station
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Another shot inside Hill Station Cafe
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Posing with a random bicycle parked along the streets of Hoi An
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Japanese Covered Bridge in Hoi An – best to visit at 8am where it’s not crowded
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Dinner and photos at Red Snapper Restaurant
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Night time at the Ancient Town
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Mandatory shot at a silk lantern store. Please buy something before taking a picture.


Ba Na Hills in Da Nang

This is a theme park located in Da Nang on top of a hill. It has a picturesque view overlooking the city of Da Nang. It went viral last year for having the two Giant Hands holding the bridge. It is a theme park with a lot of Europe inspired architecture, which we called “mini Europe” in Vietnam.

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Running shot in Ba Na Hills
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Come jump with me… at the Golden Bridge – this shot was taken at 730am, hence not crowded
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A portrait shot by the Golden Bridge
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Play chess with me?
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Top down view of the mountain range from this spot
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Walk with me… though these pillars
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Is this Europe or Vietnam?
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Universal Studios? It’s like a Little Europe in Sun World
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BE WARNED… lots of cable rides need to be taken, in order to get around the theme park


Hoi An Impression Theme Park

If you think that Hoi An Ancient Town is too crowded for your photo taking, you can visit Hoi An Impression theme park. You can take all the time you need to get that perfect shot.

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This is a theme park that open its door from 5pm only
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Best time to catch the golden hour during sunset
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Not crowded. So take your time to get the best shots
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There’s a Japanese covered bridge here too


The main reason we recommend this place is not really for photo taking. But to enjoy the epic production of Hoi An Memories Show which is too spectacular to be missed. Although videos are not allowed, you are allowed to take photos … but only restricted to mobile phones. Fortunate for us, we all had our Huawei P30 Pro which comes with up to 50x digital zoom to get the best shot.

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A spectacular performance in Áo dài (Vietnamese traditional costume)
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That’s our view from the VIP seats. It’s far but it also has a great view of the show
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Can you believe this was a zoom shot from a smartphone camera?
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You should not miss this when you visit Hoi An
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It’s a romantic musical that tells the history of Hoi An
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We are impressed with the 500 crew production


On The Way To Hue

There are a few photo spots that you can detour along your way to Hue the Imperial City. One will be the ruins at Han Van Pass (Hai Van Gate) and the other will be Lang Co Beach which you can stop over for some cheap seafood.

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Hai Van Pass is a great detour for some photo taking
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It’s a cool rundown fort
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Just check the steadiness before you stand on anything
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Why not take some shots by the beach while waiting for lunch?
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Come run with me on this pristine beach
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The sea is nice cooling compared to the hot summer weather


Hue The Imperial City

This is a UNESCO site and just like Hoi An Ancient Town, it is crowded with domestic tourists. The Imperial City or Citadel is sometimes being referred to as the Forbidden City of Vietnam. Here you will be able to walk back into time and get immersed in the ancient architectures to learn a bit of the city’ history.

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A wefie with Hue Imperial City at 730am
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Come just before 8am to avoid the crowd
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Loving the shadows cast in the morning hours
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Is that the Empress?
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It was a gorgeous day when we were there in May
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The good weather makes you wanna dance…
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… and pretending to be Emperor and Empress
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The Emperor needs a new robe
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Photo spot in every corner of the citadel
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Even when we were resting… under the tree


Thuy Tien lake Abandoned Water Park

This abandoned theme park is about 30 mins away from the main city in Hue. It is not operation, so you better bring your own food and drinks, as the main roads are about 10 to 15 minutes hike away.

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The legendary Dragon Tower
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The dragon’s side profile looking good too
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We wondered how it looked like before it was abandoned
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From the dragon’s mouth
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Mandatory COOL SHOT with the Dragon


It was a fun and picturesque trip in Vietnam for us. With the superior camera on the Huawei P30 Pro, it made our photoshoot swift and on point. That’s crucial as there will always be tourists walking into your shots. So to capture it quickly at the best moment is very important.

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Memories all captured with Huawei P30 Pro

This piece was produced in partnership with Huawei.

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