Hoi An shining among list 57 the world's best travel photos.
The American news site selected 57 vacation shots from around the world. The Hoi An shot, credited to John S Lander, captures tourists in boats cruising among the lanterns along the Hoai River, set to a backdrop of ancient houses.
According to CNN’s Travel, Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam: A trading port between the 15th and 19th centuries, Hoi An boasts an eclectic mix of historical eastern and western buildings. The well-preserved old town is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
In addition, Hoi An also ranked on 7th place in top 15 the best cities in the world by Travel & Leisure magazine from U.S. Meanwhile, according to Thrillist - the US’s travel website, Hoi An city officially ranked third on the list of among the top 12 of the most beautiful, cheap beach cities in the world.
Among the other travel moments published by CNN on Saturday were an aerial shot of umbrellas at a beach in Busan. Busan (South Korea): An aerial shot of Haeundae Beach on a busy July day in 2017. Forty minutes from downtown Busan, it's one of South Korea's most popular beaches.
Lisbon: The historic Castelo neighborhood, dominated by the Moorish castle of São Jorge, offers traditional architecture and dramatic hilltop views. Fireworks exploding over a basin in Venice, skyscrapers in New York and a temple in Greece. Zaozhuang, Shandong, China: Every summer, Zaozhuang City's wetland parks, especially Honghe Wetland Park -- the biggest natural wetland in northern China -- put on a grand lotus blossom display.