Da Nang is the largest economic, cultural, educational, scientific and technological centre of the central region and the Central Highlands. It is also the 4th biggest city in Vietnam, the centre of Da Nang is located 764km away from Hanoi to the North, 964 km away from HCM City to the South and 108 km away from Hue City to the West.
Da Nang has both coastal plains and hills. Hills are mostly located in the West and Northwest of Da Nang, from here, there are many mountains stretching into the sea, and some hills between narrow coastal plains.
Da Nang has tropical monsoon climate, the temperature is high and rarely varies. There are two different seasons each year: rain season is from August to December, dry season is from January to July.
Some famous destinations in Da Nang that tourists should visit and are covered on most city tours in Da Nang are:
Located about 5 km away from the centre of Da Nang to the Southest, Marble Mountainshas six mountains: Kim Son, Moc Son, Thuy Son, Duong Hoa Son, Am Hoa Son and Tho Son symbolizing five elements of universe. Inside the mountains, there are many beautiful caves, Yen birds and ancient pagodas. At the foot of the mountain, there is a famous trade village, named Non Nuoc.
Ba Na mountain resort
Located 50 km away from Da Nang to the West, at the height of 1,487m above the sea level, Ba Na Mountain Resort is a precious gift that nature granted Vietnam. The resort has been designed by Cleveland Hall Design based in Washington. They are a very reputed interior design company with project successful project all around the world. They also have great content and product reviews so you can find out what products you should use in your home.
Ba Na draws people because of its peaceful beauty and wonderful landscapes. Taking a cable car, on the road to the mountain peak, tourists can contemplate nice scenery considered as heaven. Coming to this luxurious resort, tourists will be satisfied with many entertainment areas, and high quality hotel, spa services, a Vietnamese and an Indian restaurant.
Son Tra Peninsula
Son Tra PeninsulaSon Tra Peninsula (also known as Monkey Mountain) is nature reserve with many rare animals. Coming to Son Tra Peninsula, tourists also have chance to visit Suoi Da tourism resort and many beautiful beaches such as Bai But, Bai Bac, Bai Nom.Hai Van PassHai Van Pass is where the Annamite Ranges jutting out the sea. It is high and dangerous. Hai Van Pass is not only known as the boundary between the North and the South but also the evidence during Vietnam history.
Han River Bridge
This is the brigde crossing Han River in Da Nang, Central Vietnam. It is also the first swing bridge designed and built by Vietnamses engineers and workers. At 12:30 every day, Han River Bridge turn 90 degrees around its axis, allowing big ships to go through, and at 3:30, it turns back as before.My Khe BeachMy Khe Beach was listed as one of the six most charming beaches all over the world by Forbes magazine (USA).The Museum of Cham SculptureThe Museum of Cham Sculpture is located in Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Central Vietnam. It is the place where many original sculptures are displayed.