Updated: Feb 29
Have you ever see a city of bridges and light? If your answer is "not yet", then, travel now with these must-visit destinations in Danang.
Danang is one of 3 developed big cities in Vietnam and located in Central Vietnam. Traveling to Danang, you might have a chance to explore its stunning buildings, imposing natural landscape, rolling mountains… Although it is one of the most modern cities in Vietnam, Danang does not forget its duty as an attractive tourist destination. Some travelers accidentally skip Danang and go straight to the North or the South of Vietnam; or some just choose it as a transit to Hoi An. What a miss! Here is the list of some attractions in Danang and the reason why you should not skip Danang!
Bà Nà Hill - The best option for the must-visit destinations in Danang
Coming here, you might be surprised at its fairytale-like beauty. It is actually a resort combining with playing, visiting, entertaining places for tourists. It is located on the Chua Mountain, around 25km from Danang. It was built some time before 1945 by French colonists when they wanted to choose a place for resting, relaxing and staying. However, this places has recently become one of the most attractive destinations for both local and foreign travelers, from 2014. Despite the changes of time and climate, it still remains its European architects, entertaining heaven for people.
Staying here, people can enjoy the ideal climate, which means you can feel the change of four seasons during the day. Moreover, as it is located on Mt. Chua, you have to use cable cars to get there, so that you can see the view of Danang from a very high point. Its cable car is supposed to be one of the highest and longest systems in the world.
This is not only the place you come for sightseeing, but it also a place for amusements. You might get tired of a long day visiting all the destinations just in Bà Nà Hill, but of course it will be your memorable journey. You should go around Bà Nà Hill to stop by and take photos of those places. French Village, which was modeled as France in the Middle Ages, is designed based on a diary of Pigneau De Behaine about his journey around France. Golden Bridge, which was public in 06/2018, has become the most attractive place for both locals and foreigners. More and more people, tourist magazines, and TV shows talk about this giant stone hand lifting a golden bridge in Danang.
Tickets to visit Bà Nà Hill are quite high, of course, because of its spectacular beauty; however, you can find some deals online. It costs 700.000 VND for an adult. The opening hour is from 7:30 AM to 9:30 PM.
Beaches in Danang
Lies on the coast of Vietnam, Danang also owns one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Although beaches here are not so breathtaking that people can admire, this is a relaxing paradise.
My Khe Beach
This beach was voted by Forbes as one of the most attractive and cleanest beaches around the world in 2005. Clean and blue waves crash onto the fine white sand. The view is dotted with colorful umbrellas and people. This might make photographers immediately take their cameras out of the bags. There, you can also try to play some sports like parasailing or jet-skiing and others which makes you more relaxed. There are also some accommodations close to the beach that you can spend your time to stay and relax. Of course, you should try the fresh and delicious seafood here while enjoying the view from the beach. The best time to visit this beach is summer, when the heat burns us out. Also, you can join a yoga class from 5:30 to 8:30 every morning there.
Pham Van Dong Beach
Come here in the evening or on the weekends for picnics or camping is not a bad idea. Here, you can sunbathe under the delight sunshine surrounded by green trees and enjoy its cool wave. The beach can serve from 3,500 to 4,000 tourists setting foot in daily for bathing. Mother Nature gives Danang this beach with blue sea, white sand, and green trees.
Non Nuoc Beach
People go to Non Nuoc Beach to enjoy soft white sand, unpolluted water and mild waves. This beach is the most suitable for those who want to escape the busy and crowded city thanks to its gentle beauty and quiet atmosphere. Also, people can enjoy eating fresh local seafood at some restaurants around there.
Marble Mountain (Ngu Hanh Son Mountains)
These mountains include 5 mountains named after earth’s elements: Kim (metal), Thuy (water), Moc (wood), Hoa (fire) and Tho (earth) and surrounded by caves, tunnels and Buddha temples. Marble Mountain is believed to be one of the must-visit destinations in Danang. Mother Nature gives Danang this favor thanks to its spectacular and imposing landscapes. There are tons of pagodas nestled in different parts waiting for you to explore. Its entrance is described as the hell on earth because of some creepy statues and engraving hidden inside the deep caves. The entrance fee is around 20.000 VND and the opening hour is 7:00 - 17:00.
Han River Bridge
This bridge is known as one of the symbols for developing the desire of Danang and the very first swing bridge designed and constructed by Vietnamese. At midnight on the weekend, traffic is stopped and the bridge will rotate 90 degrees around its axis opening a large gate for large ships go by, around 23:00 to 24:00.
This bridge was opened on March 29, 2013, the 38th anniversary of the liberation of Danang, connecting the international airport to My Khe Beach and Marble Mountains. The bridge is designed as a fire dragon swinging on the river. On the weekend, people can admire the dragon spits fire at 21:00 or on some special occasions. Therefore, people usually gather around here at this time to watch this unique performance.
Son Tra Peninsula
The best way to get there for adventurers is renting a motorbike and starting your trip on the newly built road and enjoying the religious sightseeing there, that is Quan Am. There are plenty of undiscovered beaches in this peninsula and some imposing sightseeing waiting for you. There, you can first start form Vong Canh Hill then take time to pass by Ngoc Mountain and admire the Hai Van Pass and enjoy the fresh air, cool atmosphere and relax. Then, take time to visit one of the highest Buddha statues there and pray. Moreover, this is supposed to be a home for some endangered animals which you can have a chance to meet.
However, Danang is more than that. It means there are other places waiting for you to explore.
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