Da Nang City has been the top destination in Vietnam for years. There are several interesting attractions to visit in this charming city. However, to have the most unforgettable memory in Da Nang, you should not miss following destinations:
Da Nang Beach
My Khe Beach has been listed as one of the top most beautiful beaches in the world by Forbes
Da Nang is extremely popular for picturesque beaches with soft white sand. There are three beaches you should know in your trip to Da Nang: My Khe, Non Nuoc and Bac My An. Of all the beaches, My Khe Beach has been listed as one of the top most beautiful beaches in the world by Forbes and is praised for its lack of traffic, fine sandbanks, waves suitable for fun activities like surfing and water-motorbike riding, as well as high-standard hotels and resorts. In addition, the weather is nice and the water is warm all year round so My Khe Beach is an ideal place for a holiday at any time.
Son Tra Peninsula
From Ban Co Peak, you can admire the spectacular panorama of Da Nang
Located 10 kilometres to the northeast of Da Nang City, Son Tra is considered as the green lung of the city. With a various system of natural forests including tropical rain forests at the top, semi-arid forests in the middle and coastal plants below, Son Tra Peninsula under conservation as a natural treasure of Vietnam. Riding motorbikes to Ban Co Peak, you will have the opportunity to admire the spectacular panorama of Da Nang, both sea and urban areas. If you are more interested in wildlife, you should bring binoculars to watch monkeys, langurs, and several rare birds.
Tourists can purchase a wide range of food, specialties, and souvenirs in Han Market
As the largest traditional market in Da Nang, Han Market attracts a large number of local people as well as tourists who come here everyday to purchase food, specialties, and souvenirs. The market has two main gates; one is on Tran Phu Street and the other is on Bach Dang Street. Selling a variety of goods including daily fresh food, clothes, footwear and even tours for travelers, Han Market is well-known for dried seafood like dried squid laced with tamarind sauce, fish sauce and Ly Son garlic which tourists usually buy for their families as gifts. The price of products here are inexpensive, however you can also try making a bargain to experience the shopping culture of Vietnam.
Ba Na Hills
Ba Na Hills is the most famous landscape in Da Nang
Located on the top of Ba Na Mountain, Ba Na Hills is the most famous landscape in Da Nang. It was explored and constructed by the French in the period of the Vietnam war, as the luxury resort for the French army and wealthy class. Nowadays, it has been developed into a high-standard tourist destination in Da Nang, with a modern cable car system and an exciting amusement park. To visit Ba Na Hills, you can book a daily tour. The price includes transportation to the mountain’s foot, a cable car ticket and a meal if required, or you can rent a vehicle to ride to the mountain and buy cable car ticket there. The cable fare is 650.000 VND for per tourist, including an entrance ticket for all games in the amusement park but not meals. Remember to bring a coat because it is a little bit colder when you hit to the top.
Linh Ung Pagoda
The Linh Ung Pagoda is seen as the largest and most charming of attractions
There are three Linh Ung pagodas in Da Nang. Linh Ung Non Nuoc is located on Ngu Hanh Son Mountain, Linh Ung Ba Na is on Ba Na Hill, and Linh Ung Bai But lies in the middle of the mountain in Son Tra Peninsula. Among the three pagodas, Linh Ung Ba Na is the largest and most charming of attractions. From the pagoda, you can have the panoramic view of Da Nang Beach. The Linh Ung Pagoda is known as not only an attractive sight to see but also a sacred destination for Buddhists because it has the highest Bodhisattva statue in Vietnam.
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