Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is one of the best places to visit in Hoi An. It is gaining its ever-increasing popularity to be the top tourist destination in Hoi An. If you are planning a trip to Vietnam, do not miss this amazing place to have an insight into the best of the ancient city.
Located in 46 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An, Quang Nam Province, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is one of the most emblematic architecture which bears different features compared with others. The site becomes the home to 5 main assembly halls encompassing Chaozhou (Trieu Chau), Hak, Fujian (Phuc Kien), Guangdong (Quang Dong) and Hainan (Hai Nam). Constructed in 1697 by a group of Chinese people migrating to Hoi An, Vietnam, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall was built with a view to appreciating the community life where people living together in peace, doing business and trade based on mutual relationship. Everyone is willing to help each other when any troubles occur.
Do not hesitate to immerse yourself in majestic beauty of distinct architectural style with the spiritual sacredness. Come to visit Hoi An, you will have a chance to take a glimpse of ancient civilization with the integration of Chinese and Japanese culture. If Japanese Covered Bridge is famous for Japanese architectural style, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is a typical example of Chinese art work. Spreading over a very large space, the Assembly Hall has made its name for unique architecture favored by beautiful piece of lacquered art work. Stepping into the hall, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall appeals to the visitors’ emotion for its magnificent architure created by talented and professional artisans.
The Assembly Hall is divided into separate areas including gate, courtyard, lake, backside, backyard, 2 corridors and ornamental plant. First thing that immediately comes into our eyes is the unique entrance gate as well as refreshingly green ornamental plants. One more highlight of the Assembly Hall is the collection of three amazing aquariums which are places in horizontal rows.
There is a major hall where a shrine and a number of dedicatedly carved dragons. Located behind the central altar lies he God of Prosperity accompanied with twelve midwives and three fairies. Moreover, you can also have an opportunity to gain a first-hand experience of exploring Phuc Kien Assembly Hall today has become a popular place for childless couples to come and pray.
Phuc Kien Assembly Hall is also perfect place for a great number of attractive cultural activities. Pay a visit to this wonderful place to indulge in the unique and exquisite architectures and religious activities.