Places to visit in Da Nang

Da Nang is a coastal city in the central region of Vietnam which is known as the best city to live in the country. In recent years, this city has been the top choice of travelers as it offers tourists a wide range of fun activities as well as beautiful natural places.

So among all of them, what are the best places to visit in Da Nang? You will find out soon in this article provided to you by Incredible Asia Journeys

1. Linh Ung Pagoda

Linh Ung Pagoda sits on a hill of Son Tra Island which is about a 10-kilometer from My Khe, known as one of the most famous attractions in Da Nang. The construction of this pagoda started in 2004 taking 6 years to complete and being the biggest pagoda in Da Nang until today. Linh Ung Pagoda has one of the most admirable statues of the Goddess of Mercy (Guan Yin) in Vietnam standing at the front of the pagoda with 67-meter height, equivalent to a 30-floor building. Thus, the statue can be seen from almost all locations in Da Nang city. 

The best time to visit Ling Ung Pagoda is said to be from March to September as, during this period, there are not many rains. If you come here during the months from September to December, you may expect occasional rains which are not very pleasant for a road trip.

If you travel from Hoi An to Da Nang, you can consider this Hoi An – Danang jeep tour itinerary which also stops at Linh Ung Pagoda.

Linh Ung Pagoda

2. My Khe Beach

My Khe Beach is located in the eastern part of Da Nang City which is recognized as one of the six most beautiful beaches on the planet by Forbes. For that reputation, this 20-mile-long beach welcomes millions of tourists every year. The best time to visit My Khe beach is from February to May when there are no occasional rains and not as scorching as in June and July.

Coming here, you can take part in a number of activities such as surfing, jet-skiing, volleyball or just take a walk along the beach. My Khe beach also has a vast number of seafood restaurants along the coastline which are not only finger-licking good but also affordable (one person may cost around 500.000 VND - 20 USD). Thus, with what it offers to tourists, there is no reason to miss this amazing destination when you travel to Da Nang.

My Khe Beach

3. Dragon Bridge

The Dragon Bridge is a 666-meter-long bridge – the longest of its kind in Vietnam - with the design of a dragon of the Ly dynasty. From a far distance, it can be easily recognized by its bright yellow color. Not only that but it’s also got a little surprise for you if you wonder "Where to go in Da Nang at night?" because every Saturday and Sunday at 21:00 it is the performance of this dragon spitting out fire and water. The total time of the show is just 5 minutes. The best location to watch the performance is either on the bridge (vehicles are prohibited from pasting the bridge during this time) or on the Love Bridge situated just near the foot of the Dragon Bridge.

As this experience is offered free of charge, thus, it is definitely one of the most interesting experiences in Vietnam that you must put it on your bucket list.

Dragon Bridge 

4. Hai Van Pass

If you are an adventurous person and want to find some places to visit around Da Nang, you will absolutely fall in love with this majestic pass – known as one of the most dangerous, yet spectacular passes in Vietnam. It is located 20 km away from Da Nang City (takes 1 hour to drive) and from here, you can enjoy the stunning views of this coastal city. Getting to Hai Van Pass, you will be amazed by this natural masterpiece one side of the road is the endless ocean and another side is lush green mountains. The best way to discover this pass is by motorbike, you can rent it at your hotel or anywhere around the city with the price ranging from 100.000 - 150.000 VND/day without petrol.

Hai Van Pass

5. Marble Mountain

Situated 9 kilometers away from Da Nang City, Marble Mountain lies on the road between this city and Hoi An – the famous ancient city. Thus, if you plan to go to Da Nang from Hoi An, you can take some time to drop by this mountain for a few hours. Or you can book this Mountains of Danang Day Trip from Hoi An tour which is only 61$/person. The whole area consists of 5 different mountains called Moc Son, Thuy Son, Tho Son, Kim Son, and Hoa Son. All of those mountains were named nearly 200 years ago by Minh Mang King (the 2nd Emperor of the Nguyen dynasty) which represents 5 elements to create the universe, namely wood, water, earth, metal, and fire. 

Of all the mountains, the biggest and most magnificent one is Thuy Son (the Moutain of Water). To visit it, you have to pay 40.000 VND/adult and then you can climb up to the top to enjoy the whole view of Da Nang City and the stunning coastline. In case you don’t want to climb to save your energy, the elevator is available for you at the price of 15.000 VND/person/way.

Marble Mountain

6. Ba Na Hills

If you are a travelholic, you must have heard about Ba Na Hills which has the stunning Golden Bridge held up by 2 hands of the Buddha. Then this Vietnam Golden Bridge Day Tour from Da Nang is one of the best options for you if you don’t want to travel too long by motorbike.

Ba Na Hills is located 35km away from Da Nang city with a height of 1500 meters above sea level. Since the years of 1900s, this was one of the most favorite places of interest for the French and the noble Vietnamese who wanted to seek a peaceful and relaxing vacation. After the event that the French left Vietnam, this place was once forgotten for a long time until 1999, when the local government decided to refurbish this area into a theme park.

Nowadays, this is one of the tourist places in Da Nang Vietnam drawing a vast number of tourists coming every day. If you plan to visit here, you may expect at least one whole day to discover everything here and have to depart as early as possible.

The ticket price is 900.000VND/adult including entrance ticket, 2-way cable car, VAT, 105 free games in the Fantasy Park, etc. Note that the ticket does not include the ticket for the Wax Statue Museum, Pick Up Games, and Buffet Lunch. For lunch, you can either bring your own lunch or eat at the restaurants there with the average price of 355.000 VND/person.

Golden Bridge Ba Na Hills

Those are 6 of the best places to see when you travel to Danang. Depending on your time and budget, you can add more places or eliminate some places from the list above to make your trip most enjoyable and meaningful. However, it is suggested to stay here for at least 2 days, so you can travel to all of those destinations with ease. If you travel with your family, this Central Vietnam Family 6 Day tour may help you to arrange a better vacation.

So, those are 6 Da Nang top attractions we want to provide to tourists, consider adding those places to your bucket list and ask us to help you book your trip with premium discounts and best rates!

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