Hoi An Ancient Town is a popular tourist destination thanks to its ancient, peaceful location, which preserves the status quo of an ancient architectural complex of many buildings.
In the work of Oost-Indische Compagnie en Quinam (Dutch East India Company), the Dutch businessman WJM Buch said: "The reason why so many merchants from China come to Quang Nam is that they can Find here a trading center with countries and neighborhoods. Peppers are transported here from Palembang, Pahang and other areas; camomiles from Borneo, wines, ivory, … raw porcelain and other goods. With what remains, they can buy more pepper, ivory, spice powder, cardamom of Quang Nam etc. So their boat to China is usually full. "