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One of the best attractions of Da Nang is that it is situated on the coast and is nearby a long strip of seaside sand which means that you can join the city while also coming into the countryside. Water sports are very common here or you can also take time to track up mountains or enjoying dynamic entertainment parks and museums. As if that wasn’t efficient, you will also find historical drawings here be temples and crumbling ruins.

1. Ba Na Hills

Golden Bridge in Ba Na Hills
Golden Bridge in Ba Na Hills

The Ba Na Hills are one of the top-notch attractions in Da Nang and people gather here from all of the region for the other regions that the rising follows.

At the peak of the Ba Na Hills you will look for breathtaking views that see as far as the sea and you can take a cable car to the top list if you are feeling lazy.

French village in Ba Na Hills
French village in Ba Na Hills

There is also the Ba Na Hill Fantasy Park which has a wide of amusement zones as well as a sculpture museum that has symbols of renowned public figures.

2. Ho Chi Minh Museum

Ho Chi Minh Museum
Ho Chi Minh Museum

The Ho Chi Minh Museum is set 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 and Chinese weapons which will fill you in on some of the military history of Vietnam.

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

3. My Khe Beach

My Khe Beach view
My Khe Beach view

My Khe Beach is well known as one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Vietnam and it ranges for some 20 miles along the eastern seaside of Da Nang. There are plenty of activities to partake in such as water sports and jet skiing or surfing is the optimal choices you should enjoy. 

If you want to unwind then you can bask on the sunset sand or go snorkeling, and you will enjoy a world of scrumptious seafood restaurants lining the beach.

4. Marble Mountains

Inside Marble Mountains
Inside Marble Mountains

The Marble Mountains is definitely the name for five device hills build by limestone that are also combined with beautiful marble.

The mountains locate far from 9 kilometers outside of Da Nang and are well known for their Buddhist pagodas and tombs which are sacrificed to several native gods. You can go jogging the hills using a long set of steps cut into the mountainside and from here you will be able to take in all the best views over the countryside.

5. Son Tra Mountain

Red face monkey on Son Tra Mountain
Red face monkey on Son Tra Mountain

Son Tra Mountain is the renowned mountain of Da Nang and this is part of a stunning domestic park in Da Nang that is situated at around 700 meters above sea level.

This area is well known as Son Tra Peninsula and you will enjoy winding roads here which lease themselves to hiking as well as cycling. The mountain is so named as it is the natural habitat of a rare species of monkey called the red face monkey.

6. Linh Ung Pagoda

Linh Ung Pagoda on Son Tra Mountain
Linh Ung Pagoda on Son Tra Mountain

The Linh Ung Pagoda is dwelled at Son Tra Mountain and is one of the best notice attractions here.

The pagoda is known for consisting of the tallest statues of the Goddess of Mercy in the area which was constructed on list of a platform in the shape of a blooming lotus.

You will also looking for some 21 sculpture of the Buddha here which are in turn situated inside a larger 67 meter tall Buddha figure.

7. Da Nang Cathedral

Da Nang Cathedral in the city center
Da Nang Cathedral in the city center

The Da Nang Cathedral is one of the most famous catholic churches in Vietnam thanks to its amazing design 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 and it also goes by its local nickname which is Con Ga or Rooster Church.

8. Asia Park

Games in Asia Park
Games in Asia Park

If you fancy getting out of Da Nang then you can travel to Asia Park which is located on the coast and is a large amusement and 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 a height of 115 meters and 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.

9. Cao Dai Temple

People worship in Cao Dai Temple
People worship in Cao Dai Temple

The Cao Dai Temple in Da 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’ and you will find references to important figures from the five main world religions.

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

10. Han River Bridge

Han River Bridge at night
Han River Bridge at night

The Han River Bridge is one of four main bridges in Da Nang and is also a top attraction for visitors to 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 and if you stop here around midnight you can watch an amazing spectacle as the bridge swings on its axis and open up to allow ships to 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.

11. My Son Sanctuary

My Son Sanctuary
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 and you will see ornate carvings as well as impressive stone pillars and buildings.

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

12. Cham Museum

Statue in Cham Museum
Statue in Cham Museum

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 know about the Cham people in Vietnam.

This museum also has the claim to 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 the 15th centuries.

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