Danang is located between three world heritages including Hue ancient capital, Hoi An Ancient Town and My Son Sanctuary. Besides, Danang has many tourist attractions such as Ngu Hanh Son, Ba Na, Son Tra Peninsula, Hai Van Pass, Han River and Han River Bridge and My Khe beach. With the following Danang city travel guide and tips, we hope that you will get exciting moments during the trip.
Best time to travel to Danang
The greatest time to visit Danang, Vietnam is from February to August every year. At this time, although the climate is hotter than other periods of the year(due to the foehn winds blowing from Laos), there’s little rain and storm and it is sunny. The hot weather is suitable for outdoor activities and sea cruises. From September to January is the rainy season, especially from October to December, typhoons often attack Danang. If you want to travel on a tight budget, you should choose the time between January and April. In addition, at this time, the weather is quite cool and the expense of services is cheaper than traveling from June to August.
Danang tourist attractions
Museum of Cham Sculpture is the only museum in the world of Cham culture. This is where preserves the relics of the ancient Kingdom of Champa.
Han bridge is the only bridge in Vietnam today and considered to be the symbol of Danang tourism. Every day, the middle of the bridge will rotate 90 degrees around the axis at 0:30, paving the way for the big train to go through, and return to the initial position at 3:30.
Dragon Bridge was inaugurated in 2013, connecting the road from Danang airport to the beaches of My Khe and Non Nuoc. The dragon on the bridge has the ability to breathe fire and spray water at 9 p.m on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays.
Son Tra Linh Ung Pagoda is also known as Bai But Linh Ung Pagoda. Bai Do, which is aimed at differentiating Ngu Hanh Son Linh Ung Pagoda and Ba Na Linh Ung Pagoda. This is the largest pagoda in Danang city in terms of scale and art architecture.
Non Nuoc stone carving village is the site of production of marble objects that is famous not only inside the country but also around the world. This village is located in Hoa Hai ward, Ngu Hanh Son district.
Ba Na – Nui Chua is situated in Hoa Vang district and 40 km from Danang city center to the southwest. Here visitors can feel four distinct seasons in one day: morning – spring, noon – summer, afternoon – autumn and evening – winter. This is one of the most attractive destinations in Danang.
Hai Van Pass is where the Annamite Range jutting out the sea. With high and dangerous rocks, Hai Van Pass is the boundary between the two regions of South and North.
Drinking and Eating
Mì Quảng (Quang noodles)
Quang noodles are sold in the morning on Hoang Dieu, Phan Thanh, Trung Nu Vuong and Hoang Hoa Tham streets. Some places sell the noodles during the day such as Nguyen Huu Tho and Nguyen Cong Tru streets. The price varies from place to place, ranging from 13,000 to 25,000 VND / bowl. This food is accompanied by rice paper at a cost of 3,000 VND / piece.
Bun cha ca (noodles with fish ball)
The restaurant of bun cha ca is located on Hoang Dieu street, right next to Hoang Anh Gia Lai building and opens from 7 a.m to 9 p.m. Another one opens all night on Hung Vuong street. The restaurant on Tran Cao Van street only sells from 6 a.m to 10 a.m (opposite to Tam Toa Market). The price is about 15,000 VND/ bowl. Bun cha ca on Nguyen Chi Thanh street, Hai Chau District. Cost 20,000 VND/ ordinary bowl and 25,000 VND/special bowl. The service is offered from 6 a.m to 10 p.m and the restaurant becomes the most crowded from 7 a.m to 9 a.m and between 5 p.m and 8 p.m.
Rice paper wrappers with pork
To enjoy the most delicious rice paper wrappers with pork, you should choose the restaurant on Chau Thi Vinh Te, Hai Phong, Duy Tan, Le Duan or Do Thuc Thinh street. The food is sold with the price from 30,000 VND to 80,000 VND.
Be thui Cau Mong (Cau Mong burned veal)
The best bê thui Cầu Mống should be eaten in Cau Mong, Dien Ban district, Quang Nam province. The restaurant is 15 km from Danang city center. Another address for eating bê thui Cầu Mống is Bê thui Cầu Mống Bà Ngọc.
It can be said that Danang is one of the best places to visit in Vietnam. If having an occasion to come to the Central Vietnam, you should not miss Danang. In addition to Danang, Hoi An and Hue are ideal destinations for those who love the ancient beauty and desire to explore the traditional Vietnamese cultures.