Listed as the most liveable city in Vietnam, Da Nang is an ideal destination for those who are searching for an incredible place to admire beautiful nature and cultural attractions. If you are making a Da Nang itinerary, make sure to read this article to discover some must-visit places in Da Nang.
1. The must-visit attractions in the Da Nang itinerary
Da Nang, boasting numerous stunning tourist attractions, is unquestionably a wonderful destination to visit in Vietnam. If you have the chance to explore this magnificent city, here are some renowned places that should be included in your Da Nang itinerary:
1.1. My Khe Beach
Besides Non Nuoc Beach, My Khe Beach is among the most popular beaches in Da Nang, stretching nearly a kilometer of white sandy coastline. This beach is well-known for its crystal-clear water, gentle waves, and a range of water activities such as surfing, parasailing, and jet-skiing. Visit My Khe Beach and take a dive into the water to refresh yourself!
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1.2. Son Tra Peninsula - An attractive place in the Da Nang itinerary
Son Tra Peninsula is a stunning destination that boasts beautiful tourist attractions and cool weather year-round. This area has significant historical importance in terms of national defense, economy, and science. Visitors to Son Tra Peninsula can explore the area's heroic past during the resistance war. It offers visitors many surprises and interesting experiences, making it a must-visit destination in your Da Nang itinerary.
1.3. Marble Mountains (Ngu Hanh Son)
Marble Mountains, also known as Ngu Hanh Son, is a spectacular landscape composed of five limestone mountains. The mountains offer visitors the opportunity to explore and challenge their ability to conquer nature. Once you reach the top, you will be captivated by the breathtaking natural scenery of the entire Marble Mountains, with stunning views of the city in the distance and the picturesque beaches of Da Nang surrounding it.
1.4. Dragon Bridge
Dragon Bridge features a dragon-like design inspired by the architecture of the Ly Dynasty. Along with Han River Bridge, it serves to connect Da Nang International Airport and the city's main streets. Dragon Bridge is also a remarkable architectural work that draws visitors from around the world. It truly comes to life at night, when 15,000 LED lights illuminate the structure, creating a dazzling and colorful display that visitors will not want to miss.
1.5. Linh Ung Pagoda
Linh Ung Pagoda is well-known for its sacred spiritual atmosphere and the picturesque beauty of the surrounding countryside. Da Nang is home to three Linh Ung Pagodas located in three different places: Marble Mountains, Ba Na, and Son Tra Peninsula. Depending on your Da Nang itinerary, you can choose one of these locations to visit and experience the serene atmosphere and cultural significance of Linh Ung Pagoda.
1.6. Da Nang Cathedral
Da Nang Cathedral possesses unique French Gothic architecture and an impressive pink color. Its stunning stained glass windows and intricate interior design make it a captivating place to visit and learn about the history of Catholicism in Vietnam. The church is also a popular destination for locals, who gather for mass and other religious celebrations throughout the year. If you are fond of French architecture, you should add Da Nang Cathedral to your Da Nang itinerary.
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1.7. My Son Sanctuary
My Son Sanctuary was built by the Champa kingdom between the 4th and 13th centuries. It is considered one of the most important archaeological sites in Southeast Asia. The sanctuary features a series of temples and towers that were once used for Hindu ceremonies, as well as tombs of ancient Cham kings and queens. A visit to My Son Sanctuary will provide a fascinating glimpse into the history and culture of the Champa kingdom.
As Hue is only 100 kilometers away from Da Nang, you should consider extending your Da Nang itinerary by going to Hue from Da Nang to explore the ancient capital of Vietnam. This historic city is renowned for its numerous landmarks, including Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue Imperial City, Bach Ma National Park, Tu Duc Tomb, Khai Dinh Tomb. These sites offer a glimpse into the city's past and are must-visits for those interested in history and culture.
1.9. Hoi An
After spending time in Da Nang, tourists should not miss out on the opportunity to travel from Da Nang to Hoi An. Only 30 kilometers to the south of Da Nang, Hoi An offers tourists numerous historical, cultural, and natural attractions, such as Hoi An Ancient Town, Japanese Bridge Hoi An, Cantonese Assembly Hall, An Bang Beach, Cham Islands, etc.
For those looking for family-friendly entertainment, VinWonders Nam Hoi An is an ideal destination. This amusement park has various rides and attractions, including a water park and craft village.
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2. Interesting itinerary suggestions for a trip to Da Nang
2.1. Da Nang 1 day itinerary
- Watch the sunrise on My Khe Beach
- Have breakfast with Mi Quang - a specialty of Da Nang
- Visiting the Marble Mountains
- Enjoy banh trang cuon thit heo at Mau Restaurant (No. 35, Do Thuc Tinh Street, Cam Le District)
- Explore Son Tra Peninsula
- Wander around some local markets to purchase Da Nang’s specialties
- Savor fresh seafood at Cua Bien Restaurant (No. 112, Vo Nguyen Giap Street, Son Tra District)
- Visit Dragon Bridge
2.2. Da Nang itinerary: 2 days
Day 1: Son Tra Peninsula - Marble Mountains - Hoi An Ancient Town
Day 2: My Khe Beach - Linh Ung Pagoda - Da Nang Cathedral - Dragon Bridge
2.3. Da Nang itinerary: 3 days
Day 1: Linh Ung Pagoda - Marble Mountains - My Khe Beach
Day 2: Da Nang Cathedral - My Son Sanctuary - Son Tra Peninsula - Dragon Bridge
Day 3: Cham Museum of Sculpture - Han Market - Hue
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2.4. Da Nang itinerary: 4 days
Day 1: Son Tra Peninsula - Linh Ung Pagoda - Hoi An Ancient Town
Day 2: My Khe Beach - Da Nang Cathedral - Han Market - Dragon Bridge
Day 3: Marble Mountains - Cham Museum of Sculpture - Hue
Day 4: Hue Imperial Citadel - Tu Duc Tomb - Thien Mu Pagoda
2.5. Da Nang itinerary: 5 days
Day 1: Marble Mountains - Linh Ung Pagoda - Dragon Bridge
Day 2: My Khe Beach - Da Nang Cathedral - My Son Sanctuary
Day 3: Son Tra Peninsula - Han Market - Hoi An Ancient Town
Day 4: An Bang Beach - Cham Islands
Day 5: Cham Museum of Sculpture - Con Market
3. The ideal accommodation for a trip to Da Nang
It may not be easy to decide where to stay in the splendid coastal city of Da Nang. Here, there is a vast selection of options available, ranging from budget-friendly homestays, motels, hostels to luxurious 5-star resorts. Among those, the gorgeous and all-inclusive Vinpearl Resort & Spa Da Nang is the perfect place to stay on your trip.
Vinpearl Resort & Spa Da Nang is a serene retreat located on Non Nuoc Beach, which has been recognized as one of the most attractive beaches on the planet. The resort is nestled in a picturesque setting surrounded by mountains, lakes, and sea. Its 122 neoclassical-style villas are set amidst a vibrant garden of blooming flowers and trees, creating a peaceful ambiance.
Vinpearl Resort & Spa Da Nang is not only an ideal place to unwind but also conveniently located for guests to explore nearby popular attractions, including Marble Mountains, Hoi An Ancient Town, and VinWonders Nam Hoi An amusement park.
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As one of the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, Da Nang has a wealth of cultural, historical, and natural sites for travel enthusiasts to explore. Hopefully, this article will help you create a great Da Nang itinerary with the above fascinating attractions and comfortable accommodations.
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