|A view of Hoi An city. (Photo: VNA)
Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam was placed13th with total scores of nearly 87.
The small city is a heaven for photography and cuisine lovers. In 1999, it was recognised by the UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage site.
Hoi An has been honoured by Travel Leisure many times in its list of world top cities in 2019, 10 best cities in Asia in 2018, and 50 best cities to visit in 2019.
This year, Udaipur city of India leads the list, which also includes Tokyo of Japan and Seoul of South Korea.
The 2021 World's Best Awards survey was open for voting between January and May, as destinations around the world were gradually lifting COVID-19 restrictions.
The cities’ rating is based on travellers’ assessment on sights and landmarks, culture, cuisine, friendliness, shopping, and overall value.