Best Places to Visit in Danang City of Vietnam

Vietnam is one of the most visited countries in Asia among tourists from Europe. It is not surprising since this nation has several great places to spoil them. If you are planning on going to this country, including Da Nang into your list. There are several amazing spots which you can find in this city. Whether it is the beach, mountain, or museum, they all are quite interesting to visit. If this is the first time you go to Danang City, then you should consider these best places to visit in Danang Vietnam.

1. My Khe Beach

My Khe Beach

My Khe Beach is definitely one of the best places to visit in Danang. This beach has such a beautiful view which will amaze every tourist.

In fact, it is so pretty that even Forbes voted this place as one of the most attractive beaches in the world. The combination of the white sand and blue waters can mesmerize you.

There are some enjoyable water activities you can do here. It is one lovely spot to spend your all day long with family or friends. If you want to spend most of your trip here, you may stay in one of the top quality hotels nearby.

You may not miss  this clean and beautiful beach when you come to Da Nang. That is great to enjoy the cool summer days, play the sport activities such as swimming, surfing, taking a canoe, diving into coral reefs, and taste  fresh Da Nang seafood.

Besides My Khe Beach, other famous beaches in Da Nang are Bac My An, Nam O, Non Nuoc and Xuan Thieu.

2. Marble Mountain

Marble Mountains Danang Vietnam
View of the Marble Mountains – Photo: @jinxtjx

If you want to enjoy the nature of Da Nang, the Marble Mountains is the place to go. Ngu Hanh Son landscape is located in Hoa Hai commune, Hoa Vang district, now Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son district, 8 km south-east of Danang city center on the route from Da Nang to Hoi An.

The limestone mountains are scattered on an area of about 2 km2. These mounts, also known as Non Nuoc or Ngu Hanh Son, consists of 5 mountains. Each of them is named based on the main elements of the universe, which are Water, Fire, Wood, Metal, and Earth. Every mountain has its unique shape and position.

Furthermore, Non Nuoc is like the home of caves in this city such as Hang Gio, Huyen Khong, Van Nguyet, etc. We suggest you go to Am Phu Cave where you can witness the description of life after death. The Marble Mountains are also the spot to find some sacred temples like Linh Ung, Tam Thai, and Tam Tong.

 3. Museum of Cham Sculpture

Museum of Cham Sculpture

Do you love history and art? The Museum of Cham Sculpture is one of the best places to visit in Danang specialized in that category. In this place, you will learn everything related to the Cham Kingdom (started from 7th to 19th century). The total collection you can find here is about 500 samples. That includes shrine, sandstone statues, terracotta, and plaques.

The museum is located at the corner of Bach Dang and Trung Nu Vuong, with an area of 6.673 square meters. Come here, you can admire the beauty of French architecture and the ancient artifacts of Cham. The artwork is not only unique and sacred but also mysterious. All of them are extremely lively and attractive to a whole system of beliefs and rich cultural treasures.

 4. Da Nang Bridges

 Da Nang Bridges

It will not be a full package of Da Nang trip without going to its famous bridges. There are 5 bridges you can go such as Dragon Bridges, Han River Bridge, Thuan Phuoc Bridge, Tran Thi Ly Bridge, and Golden Bridge in Ba Na Hills.

We highly recommend you to go to Dragon Bridge. They call that way because it has a dragon sculpture along the bridge. The best time to see it is on Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 pm. The dragon will breathe fire and water. You will never forget this beautiful and amazing performance.

5. Linh Ung Pagoda

Linh Ung Pagoda in Son Tra Peninsula is located 10 km northeast of Da Nang city, at an altitude of 693m above sea level. At the back of the pagoda, there is the primitive forest with bird enclosures of the Son Tra Peninsula.

Quan The Am (Lady Buddha) of Linh Ung Pagoda has the height of 67m, and is considered as the tallest statue of the Lady Buddha in Vietnam. From the pagoda, you enjoy the urban panoramic picture with the deep blue sea below the horizon.

6. Ba Na Hills

Ba Na Hills is a place to start the scene, about 40km southwest of Da Nang city center. There are many kinds of transportation to go to Ba Na Hills. But take the cable car; you can observe the beautiful panorama from above. At Ba Na Hills, one day you can go through 4 seasons. Besides, there are many flowers and animals with old French buildings. In addition, Ba Na also has many nice places and restaurants for relaxing or eating interestingly.

Golden Bridge in Bana Hills, Da Nang City
Golden Bridge in Bana Hills, Da Nang City – photo by @us.on.earth

7. Hoa Phu waterfall

Hoa Phu waterfall is an interesting place for people who like adventure and nature. This waterfall belongs to Hoa Phu Thanh Tourist Area, which locates at Km-20, Route 14G, Hoa Phu, Hoa Vang, Da Nang city.  It combines sport and leisure activities, including rafting, zip-line, fish massage, motels and restaurants with local food.

Those are the top famous places you can put into consideration when you are in Da Nang. They are all great tourist attractions to come with family and friends. To conclude, you will get different experiences from each of these best destinations when you visit Danang.

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