Danang Region attractions

Top Choice Bridge in Danang

Dragon Bridge

Welcome to the biggest show in town every Saturday and Sunday night. At 9pm, this impressive dragon sculpture spouts fire and water from its head near the Han River's eastern bank. The best observation spots are the…
Top Choice Museum in Danang

Museum of Cham Sculpture

This fine, small museum has the world’s largest collection of Cham artefacts, housed in buildings marrying French-colonial architecture with Cham elements. Founded in 1915 by the École Française d’Extrême Orient, it…
Mountain in Marble Mountains

Thuy Son

Thuy Son is the largest and most famous of the five Marble Mountains, with a number of natural caves in which first Hindu and later Buddhist sanctuaries have been built over the centuries. Of the two paths heading u…
Beach in Danang Beach

My Khe

Just across the Song Han Bridge, My Khe is fast becoming Danang’s easternmost suburb. In the early morning and evening, the beach fills up with city folk doing t’ai chi. Tourists emerge during peak sun-tanning hours…
Beach in Danang Region

Nam O Beach

Nam O Beach, 15km northwest of Danang, was where the first US combat troops landed in South Vietnam in 1965. There are a few hotels, but the beach is not as attractive as south of Danang. The villagers make nuoc mam…
Buddhist Temple in Danang

Cao Dai Temple

This is Central Vietnam's largest Cao Dai temple, serving about 50,000 followers. A sign reading van giao nhat ly (all religions have the same reason) hangs before the main altar. Behind the gilded letters are the f…
Church in Danang

Danang Cathedral

Known to locals as Con Ga Church (Rooster Church) because of the weathercock atop the steeple, the candy-pink Danang Cathedral was built for the city’s French residents in 1923. Today it serves a Catholic community …
Museum in Danang

Ho Chi Minh Museum

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. Hidden behind the Party buildings are a re…
Beach in Danang Beach

My An & Non Nuoc

Much of the central section of Danang Beach has been parceled off for luxury resort developments. The inland side of the coastal road has a scattering of budget hotels between exclusive golf courses designed by the …
Monument in Nui Son Tra

Linh Ung

The major manmade attraction on the peninsula is Linh Ung, a colossal Buddha statue positioned on a lotus-shaped platform that looks south to Danang city; there’s a monastery here too.