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Danang seaside city and attractions

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Danang makes a great base for day trips. Perched on the western bank of the Han River, the city is part of a long thin peninsula with 150km of seacoast.

Stroll along the Han riverfront and gleaming new modernist hotels, apartments and restaurants are emerging. And the most of coastal strip has been set aside for five-star hotel developments.

Danang is also an ancient land, closely related with the Sa Huynh cultural traditions. Many imposing, palaces, towers, temples, citadels and ramparts, the vestiges are still to be seen in Cham Museum.

Attractions in Danang

My Khe beach My Khe beach

My Khe is the most popular beach in Da Nang. It is a superb beach, with fine white sand and clear water. My Khe is patrolled by Da Nang Lifesaving Association and full of local life. Especially at the day’s end, when the locals flock to the shores for swimming and beach sports such as soccer and volleyball.
Man Thai fishing village Man Thai fishing village

Further along the coast towards Son Tra peninsula, you’ll see Danang’s main fishing village. Despite the city’s modernization, fisherfolk still use traditional methods and rattan basket boats to make their catch. These round ‘basket-boats’ have remained unchanged for umpteen centuries. Built around a frame of split bamboo, the hull is simply woven bamboo lacquered to make it water-resistant...
Son Tra Peninsula Son Tra peninsula

Son Tra Peninsula like a giant shield of Danang city, also a nature reserve is protected under the regime of national parks. When stood on top of Son Tra mountain, you will admire the spectacular scenery with the green of the trees, the blue of sea and sky, blend with the yellow of sunny, white of sand, the color of the coastal rocks, and the panorama of Danang City reached the sea... all creating charming paintings.
Cham sculpture museum Cham sculpture museum

Founded in 1915, Cham Museum Danang with a large collection of Cham artefacts, has nearly 500 pieces on display including Altars, Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu - all dating from the 5th to 15th centuries. The sculptures are arranged by period, which are in turn named after the geographic regions where the sculptures were found. Note the masterpiece Tra Kieu altar of the late 7th century, with carved scenes telling the story of the Asian epic Ramayana.
Marble mountains and Non Nuoc village Marble mountains & Non Nuoc village

Marble Mountains are actually a series of five marble and limestone formations, which the locals liken to the shape of a dragon at rest. The mountains are interlaced with caves, some of which are important Buddhist sanctuaries. The quarries in Non Nuoc village, at the bottom of the Marble Mountains, are as interesting as the caves are. Fantastic animals and fanciful statues of folk tales and Buddhist figures are carved from the marble...
Non Nuoc beach Non Nuoc beach

Non Nuoc Beach stretches 5km along the shore at the foot of Marble Mountains. The beach gently slopes towards the calm, white sand and clean water. There are many five-star hotels were built in Non Nuoc Beach. When the sunset, you can set yourself free - sit on benches along the beach, listen to melody of the waves and enjoy the peaceful space.
Ba Na mountain Ba Na mountain

Ascend the lush tropical forest from a non-stop cable car, the longest and highest of its kind in the world. At the top of Ba Na mountain, the view goes all the way to the coast, surveying Danang and the surrounding areas. While fog banks frequently obscure the panorama, the rich atmosphere they provide makes up for any slight...
Hai Van Pass Hai Van pass

Hai Van Pass is one of the most spectacular mountain pass in Vietnam, with a height of about 500 meters above sea level, hanging over Truong Son mountain range reached the sea. The pass is winding along the mountainside, like a ribbon between sky and clouds, creating the illusory scenery. Over Hai Van pass, leaned on each curve, you will feel anxious when downhill, even hair-raising if encountered rain or dim fog.

Where to stay in Danang

Danang City has many types of stays with different prices, from budget motels, hotels to luxury resort. Places to stay in Danang concentrated on the road along My Khe beach and the road along Han River in the city center. Reference price for the average room type 15 $ / night.

Danang climate

Danang is located in the zone of typical tropical monsoon. There are two seasons:

- The raining season from August to December.

- The dry season from January to July; cold waves are occasional but they are of average and short lasting.


Danang travel
          - My Khe beach
          - Man Thai fishing village
          - Son Tra peninsula
          - Cham sculpture museum
          - Marble mountains & Non Nuoc village
          - Non Nuoc beach
          - Ba Na mountain
          - Hai Van pass