Beautiful Beaches in Da Nang
The sea is good for swimming all year round but especially in summer from May to August because of the mild waves, the water temperature and the beach guard team that works from 05:00 to 20:00 every day to ensure tourist safety. Other activities here are fishing, water-skiing, diving and yachting. Most beaches are easily accessible including the famous beach used by American soldiers as a RR base, My Khe Beach.
This is a long strand with excellent views of the nearby Marble Mountains. Nam O Beach which is 17 kilometers northwest of Danang offers environmental boat rides to places like Hoa Bac and Hoa Bang. My Khe Beach is very popular among natives and tourists alike and offers many outdoor activities as well as featuring many hotels and restaurants.
Da Nang Cathedral
Da Nang Cathedral was built by French priest Louis Vallet in 1923, with a pink-painted edifice that earns its reputation as one of the most unique catholic churches in Vietnam. Standing at 70 metres, it’s also known as Con Ga Church (Rooster Church) due to the imposing bell tower that’s topped with a rooster weathercock.
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- Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 05:00 - 17:30, Sunday 05:00 - 17:00
- Tel: 156 Tran Phu Street, Da Nang
Dragon Bridge in Da Nang
Dragon Bridge in Da Nang is the longest bridge in Vietnam, offering a dazzling display of lights, fire, and water that no first-time visitor to Da Nang should miss out on. Measuring at 666 metres in length, it is located in Da Nang City and constructed in the shape of a golden dragon.
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- Location: Da Nang City Centre, Da Nang
Fifth Military Division Museum of Da Nang
The Fifth Military Division Museum of Da Nang was built in 1977, offering visitors a glimpse of Vietnam’s tumultuous past with extensive displays of war relics, news articles, and photographs taken by soldiers of the Fifth Military Division. The museum also commemorates Vietnam’s most beloved leader with a replica of Ho Chi Minh's residence and a
- Opening Hours: Saturday - Sunday 07:30 - 11:00 & 13:30 - 16:00
- Location: 12km north of Da Nang, Son Tra Peninsula
- Address: 1 Duy Tan Street, Da Nang
- Tel: +84 511 624 014
- Price Range: VND 40,000
Hai Van Pass
Hai Van Pass or Sea Clouds Pass offers an impressive landscape of verdant mountains and clear blue skies, overlooking Da Nang City, Tien Sa Port, Son Tra Peninsula, and South China Sea. Crossing over a spur of Truong Son mountain range between Thua Thien-Hue Province and Da Nang City, it stands at 500m above sea level,
- Location: 30km north of Da Nang
Da Nang Museum
Da Nang Museum, located on Tran Phu Street, displays hallmarks of the city's construction and defense over the ages, especially in the wars against the French and the Americans. Founded in 1989, the museum has more than 2,500 photographs and artifacts depicting stories and legends about Danang that were formed through years of struggle and construction. Entrance fee is priced at VND 20,000 for adults while children and seniors can visit Da Nang Museum for free.
- Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 07:30 - 11:30 & 13:30 - 16:30
- Address: 24 Tran Phu street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang
Ho Chi Minh Museum
The museum features a replica of President Ho’s home in Hanoi with a fishpond, a house on stilts, its garden and other relics. It's all very genuine and feels as though 'Uncle Ho' is still there.
- Opening Hours: Daily 07:30 - 11:00 & 13:30 - 16:30
- Address: 3 Duy Tan St, Hai Chau, Da Nang
Marble Mountains in Da Nang
A cluster of five hills made from limestone and marble, Marble Mountains are a well-known pilgrimage site with peaks, caves, tunnels and temples all just waiting to be discovered. Named after the elements metal, wood, water, fire and earth, Marble Mountains exist in a coastal area that is renowned for stone-cutting and sculpture about 9km south Read More...
- Remarks: You should allow up to four hours to explore all of Marble Mountains so its good to start early when it is not so hot and of course wear comfortable shoes, and if you can, bring a torch. Vietnamese children sell souvenirs at Marble Mountains and you can expect to be hassled until you've either bought a gift or 'tipped' them a few dollars for a 'guided tour'.
- Price Range: There is a $1 entrance fee to Marble Mountain and an additional $1 cost for entrance to the cave at the foot of the mountains
My Khe Beach
Considered to be Vietnam's most picturesque beach, the white sandy 20-mile stretch of My Khe Beach was named by the American troops who visited during the Vietnam War for R&R. Known locally by its proper name Non Nuoc, it offers excellent surfing from September just off the shores of Danang. There are also a number of Read More...
Non Nuoc Beach
Non Nuoc Beach in Da Nang takes up five kilometres of Hoa Hai Ward’s coastline, featuring soft white sands, a gentle slope, unpolluted waters and mild waves all year long. Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, visitors can do plenty of sightseeing and leisure activities whilst enjoying local seafood dishes Read More...
- Location: Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang
Phap Lam Pagoda
Phap Lam Pagoda is a two-storey temple in Da Nang City Centre, featuring towering trees, manicured gardens, and intricate Buddhist sculptures. Formerly known as Tinh Hoi Pagoda (until renamed as Phap Lam Pagoda), it was built in 1934 along Ong Ich Khiem Street, where Con Market is just a five-minute stroll away.
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- Opening Hours: Daily 05:00 - 11:30 & 13:00 - 21:30
- Address: 574D Ong Ich Khiem Street, Da Nang
Son Tra (Monkey) Mountain
Son Tra (Monkey) Mountain is a breath-taking national park in Da Nang that stands 693 metres above sea level. It’s a 35-minute drive from Da Nang, making it a popular retreat amongst locals and travellers looking to escape the heat and busy traffic of the city. Locally known as the Son Tra Peninsula, the verdant mountain
- Location: 12km north of Da Nang, Son Tra Peninsula
The Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang
With their roots dating back as far as 192 AD, Vietnam's indigenous Cham people lived an Indian way of life in both culture and language. The Cham Museum in Danang is dedicated to this period and the Champa existence which began predominantly in the coastal areas of Vietnam. Housing the largest exhibition of Cham sculpture in Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily from 07:00-17:00
- Location: At the intersection of Bach Dang and Trung Nu Vuong in Danang by the Han River