Are you looking for great places to go and things to do in Da Nang? Are you looking for an amazing experience in this beautiful city? Check out the list of favorite attractions below for Da nang best tours.
Son Tra Peninsula
Son Tra Peninsula is the precious gem of Da Nang. Son Tra Peninsula does not only have the most astonishing and breathtaking landscapes but also exciting activities to do.
The first stop of your journey should be Man Thai fishing village located just before the road goes up the hill. If you come here early (around 6-7am), you will have a peek into the traditional life of fishermen in Da Nang. How they catch fishes by their traditional methods.
The next stop after passing Man Thai fishing village is Linh Ung Pagoda. This is the pagoda of the 67 meter-tall Lady Buddha who protects local people from natural disasters. In Vietnamese cultures, you pray in front of her and she blesses you.
The Lady Buddha
The road will get curvier as you go up, but views are more and more beautiful. The destinations waiting for you to discover are:
- The Giant Banyan Tree
- The Monkey Passage
- Ban Co Peak
Bring some snacks and water with you because there is no shops on Son Tra Peninsula. Besides, you should take sunscreen and shoes instead of scandals since there are some rocks and sand on the road.
Da Nang Museum
A destination to explore Vietnamese history is Da Nang Museum. The museum has three floors which introduce more than valuable photos and artifacts about the history and culture of Da Nang and its neighboring areas.
What to explore at Da Nang Museum?
On the first floor, you will get more information about Da Nang’s prehistoric times and its culture. You will also learn about the construction and development of Da Nang the best city in Vietnam. The local traditional craft villages such as the Nam O fish sauce making village.
On the second floor, there are exhibits on the war and the consequences of war especially relating to the French and American war in Da Nang.
When you go to the third floor, you will be impressed by the diverse cultural features of the minority ethnic groups in the central part of Vietnam, especially Da Nang. And if you want to find out more about Da Nang’s history and culture, you can view documentaries in a 30-seat cinema.
Opening time: Weekdays (except Monday)
– Morning: 7.30 am – 11.30 am
– Afternoon: 1.30 pm – 4.30 pm
Da Nang local markets
Your trip to Da Nang won’t be complete without visiting danang market - a great place to observe the local life.
Da Nang local markets - great places to observe local life.
So what can you do during the trip to the local market?
First, you can walk around and enjoy the diverse local food such as Hu tieu, Bun rieu cua, and others You can also drink coffee, soy milk, coconut juice, etc.
Besides the delicious street food, you can also buy fresh vegetables, fruits, seafood, and dried food like dried shrimp and squid.
After enjoying distinctive Vietnamese food and drink, you can walk around and shop for affordable outfits.
Addresses of the famous local markets in Da Nang:
- Bac My An Market, 5 Nguyen Ba Lan Street, Bac My An, Ngu Hanh Son
- Han Market, 119 Tran Phu Street, Hai Chau 1, Hai Chau, Da Nang
- Con Market, 269 Ong Ich Khiem Street, Hai Chau 2, Hai Chau, Da Nang
Hoi An Ancient Town
Close to Da Nang, there is a beautiful ancient town called Hoi An. This town has been known for its traditional and elegant beauty.
In 1999, it was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The architecture here, which is unique, is influenced by Vietnamese, Chinese, Hindu, Japanese, and Portuguese cultures.
You can see these influences through attractions such as
- Tan Ky House
- Phung Hung Old House
- Tran Family Chapel
- Japanese Covered Bridge
- Assembly Hall of the Fujian Chinese Congregation
One thing you shouldn’t miss when coming to Hoi An is joining a food tour. There are a lot of different delicacies to try. Some of them are:
- Cao Lau
- Vietnamese spring rolls
- Xeo Cake
- Hoi An Tofu
- Deep fried seafood wonton