Audio guide in Hoi An

Friday, november 23, 2018 15:14

(QNO) - The opening ceremony of Audio guide in Hoi An city was held by the Hoi An Centre for Cultural Heritage Management and Viet Phap Trading Promotion Company Limited on November 19. The audio guides are used at Japanese Bridge, Museum of Trade Ceramics, Museum of Sa Huynh Culture, and Hoi An Museum.

The opening ceremony of Audio guide in Hoi An
The opening ceremony of Audio guide in Hoi An

Audio guide is a new technological product made in France. It uses 6 languages: Vietnamese, English, French, Japanese, Korean and Chinese. When visiting the places above, visitors will be provided with an audio guide and a list of the relics and artifacts coded. When visitors want to know about any of them, they can enter the code and the machine will automatically do the voice-over.

A tourist enjoying the audio guide.
A tourist enjoying the audio guide.

The audio guide will help researchers, domestic and foreign tourists understand more about Hoi An, its values of culture, history, people, land, artifacts and related stories. At the same time, it helps better the quality of tourist guide services in Hoi An.

Visitors using audio guide to learn about the objects.
Visitors using audio guide to learn about the objects.

Besides, audio guide helps protect the places crowded with visitors in Hoi An from noise pollution. However, this technological product cannot replace people because visitors can’t ask it for more information about a relic.
 

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