Nha Trang attractions

Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Nha Trang

Po Nagar Cham Towers

Built between the 7th and 12th centuries, these impressive Cham towers are still actively used for worship by Cham, Chinese and Vietnamese Buddhists. Originally the complex had seven or eight towers, but only four r…
Top Choice Beach in Nha Trang

Nha Trang Beach

Forming a magnificent sweeping arc, Nha Trang's 6km-long golden-sand beach is the city's trump card. Sections are roped off and designated for safe swimming (where you won't be bothered by jet skis or boats). The tu…
Museum in Nha Trang

Alexandre Yersin Museum

This small museum is dedicated to the scientist Dr Alexandre Yersin (1863–1943), who founded Nha Trang’s Pasteur Institute in 1895. The Swiss-born Yersin introduced rubber and quinine-producing trees to Vietnam, and…
Buddhist Temple in Nha Trang

Long Son Pagoda

Climb steep steps up to this striking pagoda, founded in the late 19th century. The entrance and roofs are decorated with mosaic dragons constructed of glass and ceramic tile, while the main sanctuary is a hall ador…
Gallery in Nha Trang

Mai Loc Gallery

The fine monochrome photography of Mai Loc, a native of Nha Trang, is showcased at this gallery. Ask him about his life story (he's an ex-gold miner, cyclo driver and tour guide). He also leads photography tours.
Gallery in Nha Trang

Long Thanh Gallery

This gallery exhibits the work of Long Thanh, one of Vietnam’s most prominent photographers who shoots powerful black-and-white images of everyday Vietnamese moments and compelling portraits.
Landmark in Nha Trang

Hon Chong Promontory

The narrow granite promontory of Hon Chong offers fine views of the mountainous coastline north of Nha Trang and the nearby islands.The beach here has a more local flavour than Nha Trang Beach, but the rubbish is un…
Monument in Nha Trang


On a hilltop behind the Long Son Pagoda, this huge white Buddha is seated on a lotus blossom and visible from all over the city. Around the statue’s base are fire-ringed relief busts of Thich Quang Duc and six other…
Church in Nha Trang

Nha Trang Cathedral

Built between 1928 and 1933 in French Gothic style, complete with stained-glass windows, Nha Trang Cathedral stands on a small hill overlooking the train station. It’s a surprisingly elegant building given that it w…
Waterfall in Nha Trang

Ba Ho Falls

The three waterfalls and refreshing pools at Ba Ho Falls are in a forested area about 20km north of Nha Trang and about 2km west of Phu Huu village. Turn off Hwy 1 just north of Quyen Restaurant and you'll find them…