Where are we going to visit? It’s a big question with so many options and it comes down to your budget, your personal interest and the weather. Below is the list of famous places in Da Nang which we highly recommend.
- Marble Mountains (Ngu Hanh Son)
Address: 81 Huyen Tran Cong Chua, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City.
Opening hours: 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM
+ Adults: 40,000 VND/person/time
+ Students: 10,000 VND/person/time
+ Children under 6 years old: Free
+ Elevator service: 15,000 VND / person / time (round trip 30,000 VND / person)
+ Guided tour – Voiceover: 50,000 VND/group
Ngu Hanh Son scenic tourist area (referred to as Marble Mountain for short) is located in the Southeast of Da Nang city, about 8 km from the city center. East Sea bordering the East; The West borders on Co Co River; The South and the North borders the residential area of Hoa Hai Ward. Ngu Hanh Son is a complex consisting of 5 mountains: Thuy Son, Kim Son, Hoa Son, Tho Son, Moc Son, corresponding to the five elements in Chinese Feng Shui.
Huyen Khong Cave
Huyen Khong Cave, located on Thuy Son Mountain is one of the most beautiful caves in the Marble Mountains. The cave is about 30m high. On the ceiling of the cave, there is a circular gap, the light that flows in makes the cave more shimmering and fanciful. On the wall, stalactites flow down to form many interesting animal images.
Linh Ung Pagoda
The most popular pagoda in Da Nang that you must visit when travelling to the Marble Mountains is Linh Ung Pagoda. Linh Ung Pagoda is located on the top of Thuy Son, this is also an ancient temple facing the East, seeing the sea and the back of the pagoda leaning against the mountain, creating a solid foundation for the temple. The pagoda was built in the first half of the 17th century under the reign of King Hung Trieu Le.
- Ba Na Hills
Address: An Son Village, Hoa Ninh Commune, Hoa Vang District, Da Nang City
Opening hours: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
- For domestic and foreign tourists:
+ Adult ticket price: 750,000 VND/time
+ Child ticket price: 600,000 VND / time (1m – 1m4 high)
- For Da Nang residents:
+ Adult ticket price: 450,000 VND/time
+ Child ticket price: 350,000 VND / time (1m – 1m4 high).
The above ticket price includes:
+ Round trip cable car route (7h00 – 20h00) daily.
+ Most of the games in Fantasy Park and Mythical Knights (Slide), except for stuffed animals and carnival skills at Fantasy Park.
+ Sightseeing at the Funicular – Visit 9 flower gardens – Visit Debay Wine Cellar – French Village – Golden Bridge and other attractions in the tourist area (except for the Wax Museum. 100,000 VND/time).
Note: Visitors need to bring ID card or birth certificate to enjoy the offer from Sun World Ba Na Hills.
Ba Na Hills is located in Hoa Vang district, about 25km southwest of Da Nang city center, at an altitude of 1487m above sea level. This is considered a European-class resort paradise in the heart of Da Nang city; every year, Ba Na Hills attracts millions of domestic and foreign tourists to visit.
Most tourists coming to Da Nang will visit Ba Na Hills. To reach Ba Na Hills from Da Nang city center, you can catch the transfer bus of Ba Na Hills. The bus will stop at a number of fixed stations, you need to follow the information on the website to know the times and stations. If you are traveling in a large group, rent a private car to pick you up from your hotel.
To enter the Amusement Park of Ba Na Hill, you will experience the highest and longest cable car system in the world, 5,801 meters long and 1,368 meters high. The cable car system was built based on the European standards, achieving 4 world records. Sitting on the cable car, you can enjoy an extreme view of Da Nang city and a panorama of the Ba Na Hills area.
Ba Na Hills has a total of 5 cable car routes, including: entrance station – Suoi Mo, Debat – Morin, Toc Tien Waterfall – L’Indochine, Hoi An – Marseille and Bordeaux – Louvre. One of the unforgettable experiences when taking the cable car to the top of Ba Na Hills is that you will feel a change of the weather obviously.
Link to buy ticket online: https://ticket.sunworld.vn/#/home?facility=1&step=2
- Asian Park
Address: Number 1 Phan Dang Luu, Hoa Cuong Bac, Hai Chau, Da Nang City.
Opening hours: 03:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Entrance ticket: Free
Other ticket prices: 70,000VND – 100,000VND for the Sun Wheel and 30,000VND/game.
Asia Park – Asia Park is a complex of entertainment, food, night markets, including many exciting activities for all family members. There more than 20 games with
with a wide range of emotions.
The park is divided into 3 main areas including: Outdoor Amusement Park, Central Area with Sun Wheel and Cultural Park with many miniature architectural works of Asian countries. Coming to Asia Park, you definitely cannot ignore the Sun Wheel – one of the 10 largest wheels in the world. From the height of 115m of the wheel, you can capture a panoramic view of Da Nang city from above. At night, the Sun Wheel seems to become more and more shimmering because it is lit by more than 13,000 LED lights, creating a unique highlight in the beautiful coastal city of Da Nang.
Asia Park also hosts culinary parties from many regions of the country and countries around the world. There are 11 food stalls from Vietnamese food to Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Thai, Singaporean, Malaysian, etc. at World Buffet restaurant at Asia Park.
- Son Tra Peninsula
Located in Son Tra district, only 8km northeast of Da Nang city center, Son Tra Peninsula is easy to find. You can come here by many different means of transportation. The right time to go to Son Tra peninsula is from March to September, because during this period, the weather is dry, and there are rarely storms.
The best way to experience the beauty of Son Tra Peninsula for yourself is to go by motorbike or rental car.
Radar Station 29
Radar 29, also known as Indochinese God’s eye, is an air traffic control station built by the US on the top of Son Tra mountain in the 60s. In the past, this radar station could control the whole Indochinese region, both Hong Kong and Hainan Island, China. When visiting Radar station 29, in addition to watching the vast sea, you also have a chance to stroll through the army’s helipad which is very interesting.
Son Tra Lighthouse
Son Tra Lighthouse, also known as Tien Sa Lighthouse, was built by the French in the 50s of the 20th century. Going to Son Tra lighthouse, you will have the opportunity to follow the winding road leading to the top. From there, you will see the whole East Sea and the brilliant city of Da Nang on the Han River.
There are more places to visit depending on your interest and budget, and time you will stay in this region. We will show you more interesting places where only local people know and will take you there. Stay tuned!