Da Nang is not always included on travelers’ itineraries when they plan a trip khổng lồ Vietnam, but this is such a shame as there is a huge amount khổng lồ see và do here. This is the third largest thành phố in Vietnam and offers visitors who make the trip here the perfect mix of modern & traditional touches. When you visit domain authority Nang you can enjoy one of the most innovative skylines in Vietnam as well as a serene riverside promenade and some gorges sandy beaches to boot.

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One of the big draws of domain authority Nang is that it is located on the coast và is close to a long strip of coastal sand which means that you can enjoy the city while also getting out into the countryside. Water sports are popular here or you can also spend time hiking up mountains or visiting vibrant amusement parks và museums. As if that wasn’t enough, you will also find historic attractions here like temples and crumbling ruins.

Here are the best things to bởi in da Nang

1. Visit the cha Na Hills

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Ba na Hills

The bố Na Hills are one of the premium attractions in da Nang và people flock here from all over the region for the cooler climes that the elevation offers.

At the summit of the bố Na Hills you will find spectacular vistas that stretch as far as the sea and you can take a cable car to the đứng top if you are feeling lazy.

There is also the ba Na Hill Fantasy Park which has a range of entertainment zones as well as a wax museum that has models of famous celebrities.

Recommended tour: Full-Day cha Na Hills and Linh Ung Pagoda Tour from da Nang


2. Have a coffee at Cong Caphe

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Cong Caphe, domain authority Nang

If you travel khổng lồ Hanoi you will find a huge number of Communist-themed coffee shops & Cong Caphe is domain authority Nang’s answer khổng lồ this trend.

It is also one of the best places lớn get a cup of coffee in the city & is located next to lớn the river which affords you pretty views over the water.

If you are looking for one of their signature drinks then try the coffee which is mixed with yoghurt.


3. Sunbathe on My Khe Beach

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My Khe Beach

My Khe Beach is said to be one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Vietnam and it stretches for some đôi mươi miles along the eastern coastline of domain authority Nang.

There are a huge range of activities lớn enjoy such as water sports and you can go jet skiing or even surfing.

If you want lớn relax then you can sunbathe on the golden sand or go snorkeling, and you will also find a wealth of delicious seafood restaurants lining the beach.


4. Climb the Marble Mountains

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Marble Mountains

The Marble Mountains is actually the name for five separate hills made of limestone that are also mixed with smooth marble.

The mountains sit some 9 kilometers outside of domain authority Nang và are known for their Buddhist pagodas & shrines which are dedicated lớn various local gods.

You can walk up the hills using a long mix of steps cut into the mountainside và from here you will be able lớn take in all the best views over the countryside.

Suggested tour: From da Nang: Marble Mountain & Son Tra Peninsula

5. Watch the show at long Bridge

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Dragon Bridge

The main attraction in the center of da Nang is undoubtedly the large long Bridge which stretches over an ominous 666 meters & has the claim lớn fame of being the longest bridge of its kind in the country.

As the name suggests, the bridge was built in the shape of a dragon which is meant to lớn represent good luck in Vietnam.

Every Saturday và Sunday at 9 pm you can walk down to the waterfront & watch a show which lights up the bridge and the dragon even spits out fire and water from its mouth.

6. Visit the Cham Museum

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Cham Museum, da Nang

Many visitors don’t realize that da Nang has a huge number of interesting museums and the Cham Museum will tell you everything that you want to lớn know about the Cham people in Vietnam.

This museum also has the claim lớn fame of being the only Cham museum in the world and it first opened its doors in 1915 at the time of the French colonial period.

On a visit here you will find a number of amazing exhibits including terracotta and stone pieces that date from the 7th to lớn the 15th centuries.


7. Enjoy the views at the nhì Van Pass

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Hai Van Pass

The nhị Van Pass is one of the đứng top attractions in this part of Vietnam & rests at around 500 meters above sea level.

This makes it the highest pass of its kind in Vietnam and if you want to get panoramic views of da Nang then this is the place to come.

There are a number of historical markers along the way as you navigate the pass including a fort that would have been built during the French colonial period which was also used as a bunker during the Vietnam War by American và South Vietnamese troops.

Suggested tour: Full-Day nhị Van Pass & Lang co Beach from domain authority Nang

8. Travel lớn Son Tra Mountain

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Son Tra Mountain

Son Tra Mountain translates as Monkey Mountain in English & this is part of a spectacular national park in domain authority Nang that is located at around 700 meters above sea level.

This area is also called the Son Tra Peninsula và you will find winding roads here which lend themselves to hiking as well as cycling.

The mountain is so named as it is the trang chủ of a rare species of monkey called the red face monkey.

Available tour: Son Tra Peninsula by Motorbike

9. Play a game of golf

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Golfing

Many people probably don’t realize that da Nang has been making a name for itself in recent years as a result of its idyllic golf courses.

There are four main courses in the city and one of these is the da Nang Golf Club which first opened in 2010 và has been voted one of the 15 best new golf courses in the world.

As such you can fit in a trò chơi of golf when you are in the city và enjoy lush rolling greens which extend onto white sandy beaches.

10. Kiểm tra out the Linh Ung Pagoda

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Linh Ung Pagoda

The Linh Ung Pagoda is located at Son Tra Mountain & is one of the most famous attractions here.

The pagoda is known for having the tallest statues of the Goddess of Mercy in the region which was built on vị trí cao nhất of a platform in the shape of a blooming lotus.

You will also find some 21 statues of the Buddha here which are in turn located inside a larger 67 meter tall Buddha figure.

Suggested tour: Marble Mountains and Linh Ung Pagoda Half-Day Tour

11. Relax at Non Nuoc Beach

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Non Nuoc Beach

If you want khổng lồ get outside the thành phố then head to Non Nuoc Beach which is around a trăng tròn minute drive away from the center of da Nang.

The beach is regularly voted one of the most beautiful in the world & you will find trắng powdery sand here that backs on khổng lồ azure waters.

Some of the main attractions here include surfing or jet skiing và you can also spend time dining at the many seafood restaurants here.

The beach sprawls for 5 kilometers along the coast and leads you all the way khổng lồ the base of the Marble Mountains.

12. Admire the Phap Lam Pagoda

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Phap Lam Pagoda

The Phap Lam Pagoda is located inside a building that unfolds over two floors & is phối amidst lush gardens that are dotted with sculptures of the Buddha.

The pagoda is known for its relaxing and serene setting and you will find a central courtyard with a statue of the Buddha that is 1.1 meters high.

Here are also additional statues of the Goddess of Mercury as well as dai The bỏ ra Bodhisattva.

Also of lưu ý are the food carts và restaurants around the pagoda which sell delicious vegetarian food.


13. Visit the domain authority Nang Cathedral

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Da Nang Cathedral

The da Nang Cathedral is one of the most famous catholic churches in Vietnam thanks lớn its amazing kiến thiết features.

The cathedral has a signature pink edifice as well as colorful stained-glass windows and a large bell tower which has an iconic weathervane at the top in the shape of a rooster.

The cathedral dates from 1923 & it also goes by its local nickname which is con Ga or Rooster Church.

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14. Take a trip lớn the Cham Islands

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Cu Lao Cham Island

If you are looking khổng lồ get out of the center of da Nang then consider a trip lớn the beautiful neighboring Cham Islands.

Here you will find some pretty coral reefs and a plethora of colorful fish & you can swim & snorkel here to lớn take in the underwater delights firsthand.

The Cham Islands are located around an hour away from da Nang by boat so you can easily visit for the day or there is also the choice lớn camp here overnight.

Available tour: Cham Island: Snorkeling Tour

15. Go shopping at bé Market

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Con Market

Con Market may not be a promising name for a shopping area but you will find some 2,000 shops here which sell everything you could ever need in domain authority Nang.

These include clothes & footwear as well as local handicrafts, so this is a great place lớn pick up some gifts or souvenirs.

This shopping area has been here since the 1940s và it was renovated in 1984 to its present form.

Many people come here to siêu thị and also sample the street food from the various carts và cafes in the area.

Available tour: domain authority Nang – Shopping Tour

16. Stroll along the sand at Pham Van Dong Beach

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Pham Van Dong Beach

Another one of domain authority Nang’s famous beaches is Pham Van Dong Beach.

This beach has been the location for a number of film shoots which tells you everything you need lớn know about how beautiful it is.

The sand here is known for being incredibly soft và one of the best things to bởi vì here is go for a barefoot walk along the pristine shore line.

You will also find resorts và restaurants in the area and you can swim in the gentle waters.


17. Learn some history at the Fifth Military Division Museum

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Museum of the 5th military zone

The Fifth Military Division Museum in domain authority Nang is dedicated lớn explaining some of the brutal history of Vietnam that occurred during the Vietnam War.

The museum has a number of antiques from the war as well as other memorabilia such as letters & photographs that were taken by the Fifth Division soldiers.

The museum is huge và is laid out in four main sections where you can see signature pieces such as a Cessna O-1 Bird & an A-37 Dragonfly.

18. Travel to lớn My Son Sanctuary

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My Son Sanctuary

My Son is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is made up of a collection of ruins which would have formed the base of the fearsome Champa Kingdom.

The architecture here spans eight centuries & you will see ornate carvings as well as impressive stone pillars & buildings.

Many people come here as part of a guided tour where you can learn all about the history of this amazing monument.

Recommended tour: From da Nang: My Son Sanctuary Tour

19. Visit the Ho đưa ra Minh Museum

The Ho đưa ra Minh Museum is mix amidst lush ground in da Nang and offers you an insight into the leader of Vietnam.

Some of the galleries are made up of collections of Soviet và Chinese weapons which will fill you in on some of the military history of Vietnam.

Note however that there are several buildings và you will also find a model of Ho chi Minh’s house in Hanoi here as well as the adjoining museum exhibition areas.

20. Check out the Han River Bridge

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Han River Bridge

The Han River Bridge is one of four main bridges in da Nang & is also a vị trí cao nhất attraction for visitors to lớn the city.

This is a cable supported swing bridge and was the first of its kind in the region.

Visitors flock here at night as the bridge is fully illuminated by colorful changing lights và if you stop here around midnight you can watch an amazing spectacle as the bridge swings on its axis and xuất hiện up to lớn allow ships to lớn pass by.

If you want to check out the bridge from a different vantage point then you can take a river cruise along the river.


21. Visit Asia Park

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Sun Wheel, Asia Park

If you fancy getting out of domain authority Nang then you can travel to lớn Asia Park which is located on the coast và is a large amusement và cultural facility.

The park is made up of three zones including an Amusement Park, a Cultural Park and a Central Zone.

One of the main attractions here is the large Sun Wheel which soars to lớn a height of 115 meters & is a large clock tower that tells you the time zones across a range of countries.

You can also enjoy rides, shows and other adventure activities here.

22. Go surfing

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China Beach, da Nang

If you want khổng lồ ride the waves on a surf board in Vietnam then domain authority Nang is the place to vày it.

The surf off the coast of da Nang is perfect for both beginner & advanced surfers.

In theory you can surf all year round here, although the main surf season is from November to March.

Some of the best spots khổng lồ rent a surfboard are trung quốc Beach and My Khe Beach.

You will even find surf schools here if you are new to lớn the sport.


23. Have a drink at Waterfront

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Waterfront, domain authority Nang

Anyone looking for the best river views in da Nang needs to head to lớn Waterfront which is a riverfront lounge và restaurant.

Here you will be able to have a cool drink as you take in the sunset in da Nang & you can also enjoy a comprehensive restaurant menu which includes both local and international plates.

This is also a good spot for anyone who is looking for vegetarian bites in da Nang.

24. Visit the Cao dẻo Temple

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Cao dai Temple, da Nang

The Cao dai Temple in domain authority Nang is the largest of its kind in Vietnam and is said to have some 50,000 worshippers.

Here you will find a sign that says that ‘All Religions Have the Same Reason’ & you will find references to lớn important figures from the main five world religions.

These include statues of Jesus, Mohammed, Laotse, Buddha & Confucius và there is also a huge altar which is fitted with a large globe known as the Divine Eye.


25. Tiệc nhỏ at Sky 36

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Sky 36, da Nang

Da Nang is not particularly well known for its nightlife but f you want to buổi tiệc ngọt the night away then you may want to consider a trip lớn Sky 36. This is a new rooftop bar which has gorgeous panoramic view over the pretty domain authority Nang River và the illuminated bridges for which the thành phố is so famous.

There is a smart-casual dress code here và you can sample some delicious cocktails as well as try some toothsome bar snacks.

Certainly if you are looking for a watering hole with the best views of the city, then this is it.