Top ChoiceCafe in Quy Nhon

Den Coffee

Close to the Cham towers, this fine coffee house is perfect for either espresso or Viet drip-style coffee (or a great juice). The decor is quirky (think polished concrete and chunky wooden tables), the crowd is...

Top ChoiceBeach in Quy Nhon

Municipal Beach

The long sweep of Quy Nhon’s beachfront extends from the port in the northeast to distant wooded hills in the south. It’s a beautiful stretch of sand and has been given a major facelift in recent years. There's...

Top ChoiceArts & Crafts in Quy Nhon

Nguyen Nga Center

Everything at this craft centre is made by people with disabilities and special needs. All the items – silk scarves, bookmarks, hand-painted cards and clothing – are beautifully made. Impromptu musical...

Top ChoiceSeafood in Quy Nhon


Excellent seafood restaurant with gingham tablecloths and views over the bay. Prices are higher than some on this strip but worth it: try the sweet soft-shell crab, scallops with butter and garlic, grilled fish...

Cafe in Quy Nhon

Den 2

The original Den Coffee was closed at the time of research for rebuilding, but this branch at Kim House hostel is going strong, serving premium arabica and quality robusta beans from Vietnam, Ethiopia and around...

Historic Site in Quy Nhon

Quy Hoa Beach & Leper Hospital

Leprosy may not conjure up images of fun in the sun, but this really is a lovely shoreside spot. A former leper hospital, today it's more of a dermatology clinic, and encompasses a model village. There are not so...

Museum in Quy Nhon

Binh Dinh Museum

This small museum concentrates on regional history and has some superb Cham sculpture. The entry hall focuses on local communism, while the room to the left has a natural-history section and exhibits devoted to...

Hindu Temple in Quy Nhon

Thap Doi Cham Towers

This pair of Cham towers sits within the city limits in a pretty park. Steep steps lead up to the temples, which are open to the sky. Atypically for Cham architecture, they have curved pyramidal roofs rather than...

Beach in Quy Nhon

Ky Co Beach

Backed by coastal cliffs, this drop-dead-gorgeous cove beach is 23km east of Quy Nhon. Ky Co's turquoise waters and fine pale sands have not gone unnoticed by the Instagram crowd, and it's wildly popular with...

Vietnamese in Quy Nhon

Gia Vy 2

Enjoying rolling your own meal? Head to this local joint for lipsmackingly authentic banh xeo pancakes: grab some rice paper and make an envelope with a shrimp or beef pancake, salad leaves, green mango, sliced...

Italian in Quy Nhon

Sisters Tavern & Pizzeria

An inviting little bar-restaurant serving terrific pizza (try the sausage arrabbiata), filling pasta dishes, tasty salads, paninis and ribs. You'll find a fine selection of brews to enjoy too, including craft...

Sports Bar in Quy Nhon

Quy Nhon Sports Bar

Aussie-owned sports bar in the south of town offering Rooster and East West craft beers, with a lively street terrace and roof bar with sea views. The menu features Western comfort grub, while TVs beam live and...

Cafe in Quy Nhon

Cafe Xua & Nay

This beachfront cafe based in a traditional Vietnamese wooden house (built in 1832) serves authentic Viet coffee, teas, snacks and juices. It's a great place to catch the sea breeze.

Seafood in Quy Nhon

Nha Hang Lien Thanh

A local seafood place on the bay that serves up fine prawn dishes and marinated (or barbecued) squid. There's no English-language menu, so bring your phrasebook.

Buddhist Temple in Quy Nhon

Long Khanh Pagoda

It’s hard to miss the 17m-high Buddha (built in 1972) heralding Quy Nhon’s main pagoda, set back from the road by 143 Ð Tran Cao Van. The pagoda was founded in 1715 by a Chinese merchant, and the monks who reside...

Beach in Quy Nhon

Queen’s Beach

This little stony beach at the foot of Ganh Rang was once a favourite holiday spot of Queen Nam Phuong. There's a cafe and great views back over Quy Nhon. To get here, take Ð An Duong Vuong to the far south end...

Buddhist Statue in Quy Nhon

Ong Nui Temple

Located 25km north of Quy Nhon, the biggest seated Buddha in Southeast Asia enjoys a commanding hillside location with sweeping sea views. Access is via a vertiginous 600-step pathway lined with 18 arhats.

Market in Quy Nhon

Lon Market

A bustling central market where street sellers spill over into the surrounding roads. Great for photo opportunities.

Cafe in Quy Nhon

Barbara’s Backpackers

This was a Quy Nhon institution for years, but times have changed. The Western food is forgettable but it's still an option for an evening beer (15,000d), juice or cup of tea.