Tourist places in Da Nang

Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture

Located in the heart of Da Nang city, the Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture is an indispensable stop for visitors on the journey to discover the heritage and cultural treasures in the Central and Central Highlands of Vietnam.

The museum currently houses and displays the richest and most representative collection of religious sculptures of the ancient kingdom of Champa which has existed and flourished for decades with many heritages still remaining preserved, including the system of magnificent temples and other tangible and intangible cultural heritages.

In 2011, Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture was listed as the first-class museum in Vietnam. Thereby, that approves the role and contributions of the Museum in the conservation and promotion of the values of Champa cultural heritage in particular and Vietnam in general.

ADDRESS, TICKET PRICES, OPENING TIME AND NECESSARY INFORMATION

Address: No. 02, 2/9 Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang city

Website: chammuseum.vn

Opening time: From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Ticket price: 60,000 VND / person / 01 visit

Contact info: (+84-236) 3574 801 (Dept. of Administration), or (+84-0) 905321531

Linh Ung Pagoda - Bai But

Linh Ung (or “Miraculous”) Pagoda is located on Bai But, Son Tra Peninsula, around 10km to the North East from the city center. The pagoda lies on a beautiful landscape: mountains behind, ocean in the front, with a unique, unconquerable beauty. Linh Ung Pagoda has long been one of the most popular religious destinations for Buddhists, domestic and international tourists to Da Nang.

The unique feature of the pagoda is the Avalokiteśvara. This is the most special and unique religious works, built with much efforts, talents, sweats and tears. Originally the statue was planned to be 32-meter high, but eventually was finished at 67-meter high, the diameter of lotus support was 35 meters. This is the highest Avalokitesvara statue in South East Asia (recognized by UNESCO).

Linh Ung Pagoda has long been one of the most popular religious destinations for Buddhists, domestic and international tourists to Da Nang. The pagoda has a spectacular and poetic view, an attractive legend that attracts tourists for all over the world to come to contemplate and worship. Coming to Linh Ung - Bai But, you will have an opportunity to explore Buddhist culture with a unique and diverse eco-system here.

Lai Thieu Eco-Tourism Site

Lai Thieu eco-tourism site is close to the nature at its best. Less than 40 km from Da Nang, this area is completely quiet and remote to the busy city life with fresh air and more than 50ha of nature. Lai Thieu is the ideal destination for tourists, whether it’s for leisure, picnic, entertainment, or events.

Opening hours: 07h30 - 17h00 daily

Address: Phu Tuc Village, Hoa Phu Commune, Hoa Vang District, Da Nang, Vietnam

Phone: (0236) 3 56.5678

Mobile: 0916.56.56.78

Email: info@khudulichsinhthailaithieu.com

Come to Lai Thieu to enjoy the fresh air, tropical fruits with more than 120 fruit tree species, streams and green trees besides the traditional houses, among the bamboo and coconut shades. Another highlight of the site is Guoi, a typical house of Co-tu ethnic group, to preserve the culture and traditions of Co-tu people in this mountaneous region.

DHC Marina

DHC Marina a member  of DHC Corporation, is built with the aim of developing cruise business considered as an entertainment  for  higher class to become more friendly and close to the life of normal people.

Price: Free

Open time: 19h00 - 22h00

Visit duration: 1h00

Best time: 17h00

Good for travel: First time visit, Second time visit

There are 3 adjacent constructions:

Love Bridge is located on romantic Han River. The construction is designed and based on models of world’s well-known bridges attaching padlocks or love locks.

Statue of Carp Becoming A Dragon: 200 tons in weight; 7.5m in height, the statue is mold from 5m3 of white natural marble which is very precious, high quality and fine. Every night, the intersection image between the statue and Dragon Bridge make a perfect picturesque poetically and passionately.

DHC Yacht: a superyacht floating on Han River is designed with 5 luxury floors. In the highest floor, there is a skybar to observe beautiful sights and feel comfortable.

Son Tra Peninsula

Located 10 km from the City center to the Northeast, with a diverse ecosystem, beautiful coastline, fresh air, convenient transportation system connecting the city center, Son Tra Peninsula is one of the most attractive tourist areas of Da Nang.

Price: Free 

Open time: 06:00 - 21:30 

Visit duration: 2h00 

Best time 08:00 - 19:00 

Good for travel: First time visit, Second time visit 

Price range: 0.00 USD 

The Peninsula is famous for its plentiful plants and fauna as well as the attractive scenery. With its sea-oriented appearance and the low mountain ranges covered with 4,370 hectares of primeval forest, Son Tra acts as a giant screen protecting Da Nang from storms and cyclones coming from the sea. From the top of the mountain, you can see the overall view of Da Nang City, Marble Mountains, Ba Na - Mount Chua and Hai Van Pass.

In one-day stay at Son Tra, visitors can enjoy living in the resplendent flow of dawn and the quietness of twilight on this fascinating landscape. And that is a time to realize the value of each and every moment, and the true calling of the hearts. You can also swim in the cool sea and enjoy the fine view of the sandy banks run round the peninsula. The quiet streams and beaches offers you relaxing times to hear the sound of waves and look swallows fly to the mount cliffs. The colorful coral reefs at the foot of the mountain are an ideal condition for the development of diving tourism.

It is also a nature reserve in rich diversity, protected under the nationally prohibited forest regime.  On this mountain, there still remain the natural forests with the abundant ecosystem, nearly 300 types of plants and several hundred kinds of fauna, including rare animal. There are about 300 red-shanked douc and rare wild animals which are on the IUCN Red List of endangered species.

Ba Na Hills

25 km to the southwest of Da Nang at an altitude of 1,487m, Sun World Ba Na Hills are considered as “One temperate place in the tropical forest” because the climate is cool all the year round and you can enjoy four seasons within a single day.

In addition, Ba Na cable cars hold two Guinness World Records: the world’s longest single cable car system (5,042.62 m long) and the world highest gap between its departure and arrival station (1,291.81 m high), shortening the time to the top to just over 17 minutes.

Travelers to Sun World Ba Na Hills are indulged in a number of sites and unique destinations here and there of the complex. One of the best loved destinations in Ba Na Hills are the French Village which reenacts an old fashioned and tranquil France, the Golden Bridge which was voted by TIME magazine as one of the “Top 10 best destinations of the world 2018” and admired by The Guardian as “The world’s most impressive pedestrians’ bridge”, Fantasy Park which includes countless indoor games, recreations and sports. Sun World Ba Na Hills is still being invested and expanded to offer tourists with more attractive options.

Da Nang Beaches

Open time: 00:00 - 23:55

Visit duration: 2h00

Best time 16:00 - 18h00

Good for travel: First time visit, Second time visit

Price range: 0.00 USD

Stretching over 60 km from Hai Van Pass to Non Nuoc, Da Nang’s beaches especially with their white silky sand were voted 01 in 06 most luxurious beaches on planet by Forbes Magazine.

The City boasts numerous pristine beautiful beaches with bleached-white sand and crystal-clear blue water. Local beaches are good for swimming all year round, but especially from May to August when the waves are gentle.  On some of these beaches, lifeguard teams work from 5am to 8pm daily to ensure the safety of swimmers. Besides, most of the beaches are near the city center and can be reached by many different means of transport.

The beaches are surrounded with hotels, restaurants, drinks stalls, and other services which create favourable conditions for visitors. There are also a number of high-end resorts nearby should you be in need of pampering, with most offering a rich choice of treatments at their spas and a range of dining options. It is now seeing the development of other activities for visitors, such as fishing, water-skiing, diving and yachting.

Dragon Bridge

The Dragon Bridge is a bridge with a dragon over the Han River. With the unique structure, it has become of the symbols of Da Nang City. Dragon Bridge is 666m long, 37.5m wide and has six lanes for traffic. The bridge was opened to traffic on March 29, 2013, the 38th anniversary of the liberation of Da Nang City. This modern bridge crosses the Han River providing the shortest road link from the Da Nang International Airport to other main roads in Da Nang City, and a more direct route to My Khe Beach and Non Nuoc Beach on the eastern edge of the City. The bridge was designed and built in the shape of a dragon and to breathe fire and water.

Fire and Water Breathing: The dragon on the bridge can breathe fire in 2 minutes with 3 minutes of water breathing after, making it an incredible highlight in Da Nang City. The water is sprayed out in a powerful blast reflecting the aspiration of Da Nang City. Fire and Water Performance: At 9pm every weekends and holidays.

(Source: Official Da Nang Tourism Website at https://DaNangfantasticity.com/)