Da Nangthe fourth largest city in Vietnam located on the central coast

​​​Last Update: 24th October 2020

With an area of 1,285 square kilometers, Da Nang is acclaimed as “the Oriental Hawaii”. It was named one of the 50 x places that must be visited by National Geographic magazine. Situated in central Vietnam, Da Nang offers natural beauty and old historical buildings to enjoy.

Da Nang Fast Facts

  • Name: Da Nang
  • ​​​Area: approximately 1,285 x square kilometers
  • Things to do there: Photography, Relaxing on the beach, Vietnamese Culture, Adventure
  • Who visits: Photographers, Vietnamese Culture Lovers, Adventure Enthusiasts
  • Time required: 2 – 3 x days

What to expect at Da Nang

Da Nang features My Son Sanctuary dating back to 500. It was the product of Champa Kingdoms from the 4th Century to the 14th Century. As a World Heritage Site, My Son Sanctuary offers a great chance to those who have strong interest in Champa.

Originally built in 1915, the Cham Museum is also a good spot to get acquainted with Champa. You’ll find tens of Cham sculptures in the museum. Many of them are found in My Son Sanctuary.

If you are adventurous, you could explore Marble Mountains. It stands close to the coastline in the southeast of Da Nang City. It is composed of five mountains, which stand for Gold, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth respectively. It offers amazing views as well as Buddha statues in the cave on the mountain.

Situated in Son Tra Penninsula, Linh Ung Buddhist Temple is a good spot overlooking the panoramic views of Da Nang. The statue of Bodhisattva is nearly 70 meters tall. The statue is hollow so that visitors could enter into it and get to the top to appreciate the breathtaking views around.

If you are planning to visit Da Nang in summer, it is suggested to pay a visit to Ba Na Hill. It is a summer resort in the city. In addition, you could enjoy yourself on the rides there. As the largest dragon-shaped bridge, Dragon Bridge is also one of the highlights in Da Nang.

Best time to visit Da Nang

The best months to visit Da Nang are from April to November.

How to explore Da Nang

There are many international direct flights to Da Nang. You could take a direct flight to Da Nang from Singapore, Hanoi, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh, Kuala Lumpur, Phnom Penh and other main cities in Southeast Asia.

Additional Da Nang Travel Advice

  • Please take sunscreen cream and sunglasses with you.
  • Please get the permission beforehand if you would like to take photos of locals.

Interested in visiting Da Nang on a Tour?

Wendy Wei Tours offers a variety of different packaged tours as well as custom tours including Da Nang, among other attractions and destinations. To find out more, please visit our Tours page or Contact Us directly to find out more.