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Parks & Gardens
Transportation & Travel Services
The large intercity bus station is 3km west of the city centre. A metered taxi to the riverside will cost 50,000d.
A French-era hill station, this national park reaches a peak of 1450m at Bach Ma mountain, only 18km from the coast...
International flights to Nanning (China) with China Southern Airlines, to Hong Kong with Dragonair, to Siem Riep (Cambodia) and Singapore with Silk Air, and to Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane (all in Laos) with Lao ...
Food & Drink
Stylish and colourful, this restaurant specialises in Vietnamese seafood, with some Western and Japanese dishes.
Danang’s train station is served by Reunification Express trains, with stops including Hue (50,000d, 2½ to 4½ hours, nine daily), Lang Co (15,000d, 1½ to 2½ hours, three daily), Quang Ngai (64,000d, 2½ to four hours...
The enormous water park is showing its age but still can be a whirligig of fun on a hot summer day. There are plenty of slides, pools and the like to keep everyone (not just the kids) happy...
Museums & Galleries
Despite its huge grounds, this museum is typically unenlightening for a site venerating Ho Chi Minh. At the front is a display of the usual US, Soviet and Chinese weaponry...
This simple place is good for local dishes including hoanh thanh – a wonton-like combination of minced pork and shrimp. It’s down a little alley.
Recently rebuilt, this pagoda has three giant Buddha statues in the courtyard, and an equally imposing large gold one in the temple.
Huge Czech-style brewery pub (with vats proudly on display) that draws the locals in their hundreds. Lager-style and dark beer on tap, plus a menu of Western (try the German sausages) and Vietnamese dishes...
This large formal place decked out in Chinese style including red lanterns at night always seems to be busy, a good sign...
This is the largest Cao Dai temple in Central Vietnam, serving about 50,000 followers. A sign reading van giao nhat ly (all religions have the same reason) hangs from the ceiling in front of the main altar...
Atmospheric place run by a couple (French husband, Vietnamese wife) who have crafted a great menu that takes in French classics, pub food, barbecued meat (try the ribs) and a few Vietnamese favourites...
Dine alfresco in a pretty garden courtyard or in one of the sleek wooden pavilions. Service is efficient and the menu, including local favourites such as mi quang , is available in English...
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