Da Nang, the third largest city in Vietnam, and locating in the Middle of Vietnam, is a young, dynamic city which is always able to entertain and satisfy hearts of tourists with countless activities and various stunning attractions. To pleasantly enjoy your trip, the best time to visit Da Nang is between January and July.
An arial view of charming Da Nang by evening
Da Nang, as well as most of places in Vietnam, has two typical seasons: the dry season, and the rainy one. The average temperature in Da Nang is not too much fluctuated from 28°C to 30°C. During the dry season (January to July), the weather is cool enough with light wind and cozy sunshine that makes your trip impressive and memorable.
Da Nang is simply modern and active in the day time
Da Nang Vietnam points of interests are incredibly various. It is not easy to find a modern, bustling city which owns developing business, education, sports, natural attractions, historical sites and UNESCO World Heritage sites. If you have a plenty of time to enjoy Da Nang, you will be promised good time exploring this city. If not, well, you may be stuck with choosing where to go, what to do, where and what to eat in Da Nang as there are numbers of options for you. Here are the top 10 recommended ones.
Climb the Marble Mountains
It is not possible to see five mountains of Marble Mountains at the same time
Da Nang points of interests lie in the middle of Vietnam where it is mostly mountainous. Da Nang has many mountains but the only special one is the Marble Mountains, where 5 separate mountains are close to each other and arranged like 5 fingers on a hand. There are different myths about the place and you should join a guided tour to get known more of it.
Go to Da Nang beach
Da Nang beach is famous for its cleanliness and romantic sunset
Da Nang is an ocean side city, you should not ignore spending your time on these beautiful beaches. The most adorable Da Nang beach is My Khe with clean and clear sea water, Non Nuoc (Non Nước) Beach with white sand, clear water and green surroundings.
Ba Na (Bà Nà) Hills will surprise you
Fairytale castles and buildings lie on top of the Ba Na Hills
Ba Na Hills is famous for its fairytale European styles by the French colonists in the 1920s. Romantic stone buildings and towers, together with colorful gardens, is truly a romantic European style attraction for couples in love. You also should not miss the Golden Bridge which is at 1,400 meters above the sea level. Walking across the bridge offers tourists significant views of the valley. Another special point of this bridge is that there are 2 giant hands holding the bridge, which makes you feel like the tiny in the middle of a giant world.
The Golden Bridge – new highlight of Danang, the view to the nature is even more than just great
Join a trip to Son Tra (Sơn Trà) Peninsula
This peninsula as a compilation of mountainous and the ocean view. The beach in Son Tra is quieter than the others in the city. The best time to visit Da Nang – Son Tra Peninsula is from December to March when the beach is tranquil and the weather is nice. You should also try paragliding from top of the Son Tra mountains which brings you awesome experience and fantastic sightseeing.
Paragliding from the top of the mountain in Son Tra Peninsula
Visit My Son (Mỹ Sơn) Sanctuary
My Son Sanctuary possesses rich arts and cultures of the glorious ancient Champa kingdom. The complex originally has at least 68 significant temples, yet, just 20 structures still survive until the present time due to wars in Vietnam. The sanctuary is recognized by the UNESCO as the World Heritage Site.
My Son sanctuary is recognized by the UNESCO
Play in Sun World Da Nang Wonders – Asian Theme Park of Da Nang
The Park is among the biggest and the most worth-visiting parks in South East Asia. Not to mention about its colorful and relaxing games, a special thing to do here is to go on the giant ferris wheel. This will open your eyes to amazing views and landscapes of Da Nang Vietnam points of interests. It is also great to spend your night here with prominent nightlight of the city.
The super big ferris wheel by night in Da Nang Asian Theme Park
Visit pagodas, cathedral, and other religious building
Pagodas in Da Nang is well-known for its traditional structures, reflecting arts of the contemporary empire when they were built. Da Nang Cathedral or Rooster Church is the biggest cathedral in Da Nang which is built by the French colonists. There are buildings of other religion as well, i.e Cao Dai religion. If you have time visiting these structures, you won’t be disappointed.
Linh Ung Pagoda with 67-meter tall Buddha statue
Enjoy night life in Da Nang
Night life in Da Nang is dynamic and colorful. You should stop at the Han River Bridge, the most sparkling bridge in Da Nang offering extraordinary views of the city and the Han riverbanks. You should also go to the Dragon Bridge as well. There are services providing tours on boats to go along the river and enjoy the beauty of the city in the night.
Han River Bridge sparkles the river by night in Da Nang
Don’t forget trying the specialties
Cuisines in Da Nang are tasty and various that you can not try all at once. Here are some recommended: Quang noodle (Mì Quảng), Rice paper roll with pork (Bánh tráng cuốn thịt heo), Nam Ô raw fish salad, Noodle with fish sauce (Bún Mắm), Bánh Xèo, etc. The tip is that you should try street food when it attracts you.
A local cook is making Bánh Xèo (also known as Vietnamese pancake)
Road trip to Hai Van Pass
Last but not least, Hai Van Pass has its fame for amazing feeling when you go through the cloud, sightsee the city far and below your feet with white cloud in a blue sky. You may also be afraid of how dangerous the bends, curves of the roads are.
Hai Van Pass is stunning but dangerous if you are not an excellent rider
To sum up, you can emerge yourself in this city for quite a long time without boredom. You do not need to worry about where to go, what to see in Da Nang Vietnam points of interest as it is heartedly beautiful everywhere and there are always different interesting things for you to try. Feel free to share with us your beautiful stories and amazing experience in Da Nang.
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