Da Nang

Da Nang Overview

Along with HCMC, Hanoi, and Hai Phong, Da Nang is the fourth largest city in Vietnam.

For more detail, its area is approximately 1,260 km² with a population of 752,493 people. Plus, Da Nang has the coastline, which stretches 30 kilometers.

For years, Da Nang is famous as one of the ideal cities in Vietnam. It has attracted tons of visitors annually. The city is a combination of the beautiful scenery with long coastlines, green mountains, rich culinary background, and exciting entertainment venues.

Not only the perfect beaches but visitors also know about Da Nang as a modern and dynamic city with great restaurants and beachside resorts. In general, for both domestic and foreign travelers, Da Nang is truly a destination to visit at least once.

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Da Nang Attractions

As a city with incredible natural beauty, Da Nang seems not to stop attracting tourists with lots of attraction.

The first thing to mention is Ba Na Hill. Discovered in the early twentieth century, this place is suitable for visitors to enjoy the fresh air and view the landscape.

The next one is My Khe Beach, which is one of the six most attractive beaches on the planet voted by Forbes Magazine.

Besides, Da Nang has Son Tra Peninsula – the green lung of the city with a wide range of flora and fauna preserved.

Da Nang Restaurants & Dining

Our recommendation for restaurants & Dining in Da Nang is the Waterfront Danang Restaurant & Bar. You can find it in No.152, Bach Dang Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City.

Waterfront Danang Restaurant & Bar location is along the banks of the Han River. So, people having dinners here can admire the beauty of this famous river. A 2-storey design brings two floors. The upper is the restaurant and the lower is the bar.

Da Nang Nightlife

At night, Da Nang comes with the shimmering beauty by many attractive and beautiful entertaining places.

For those who love tranquility and relaxation, the night beach should be always in the list. You walk along the My Khe beach, listen to the sound of waves and enjoy the gentle wind.

Danang is also famous as the city of bridges. Along the Han River, you will certainly get impressed with the shimmer of bridges. They include Han River Swing Bridge, Dragon Bridge, Tran Thi Ly Bridge or the Love Lock Bridge and Thuan Phuoc Bridge.

Da Nang is a modern city for tourism. If you like to go to a bar to enjoy music and drinks, there are also many exciting options. One of them is the Sky 36 Bar – a popular entertaining destination for tourists.

In addition to drinks such as cocktail, wine, etc. this bar also often has musicians and DJs performing.

Da Nang Shopping

When visiting Da Nang, you should never forget to come two big following market for shopping.

Con Market

  • Address: 269 Ong Ich Khiem Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City
  • Open: 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.

People call the Cồn market a food paradise and must-come shopping place in Da Nang. As a market formed in 1940, it is the busiest trading place in the city. There are more than 2000 stalls with a variety of eye-catching products.

Han Market

  • Address: 119 Tran Phu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City
  • Open: 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.

In the past, this market is mainly to serve people of the upper class, so, people call it “the market for rich people”.

Nowadays, Han market attracts both domestic and foreign tourists. In the market, you can buy a lot of goods from clothes, souvenirs, fruits, seafood and street food as well.

Da Nang Weather – Best time to visit

There are two main seasons in Da Nang: rainy season and dry season.

The first one often lasts from September to November. And the other is the period between December and the next year’ August.

In the rainy season, heavy rains can pour down for hours and storms happen sometimes. However, the weather is not always so. When it is sunny, the temperature will range from 20°C to 30°C. But this season is still not ideal for water activities.

So, if you plan to visit Da Nang, the best time to come should be in the dry season, especially from February to May. The weather in these months is perfect with the comfortably sunny and less rainy condition. Besides, you can avoid the peak time of domestic tourism to Da Nang (between June and August).

Da Nang Where to stay

To choose suitable places to stay in Da Nang, you need to consider a number of criteria.

Assuming that you not have too much money for the trip and only need a rest stop. In this case, you can try budget-friendly motels, hotels and homestays. Otherwise, some people want to have a relaxing vacation with your family. So, how is about the idea for luxurious coastal resorts or homestays in the high-end segment?

Next, it is time to turn to the location. In Da Nang, most tourists stay in two areas. The first one is the city center to explore the local daily life. And the second one is the coastal area along Vo Nguyen Giap street to enjoy the beauty of the nature.

Da Nang Itinerary for Ideal days?

An ideal tour in Da Nang often lasts around five days. And the following will be the details for the suggested itinerary.

Day 1: Da Nang city tour and Hoi An ancient town

After arriving Danang and checking in hotels, you can have a quick tour in the city in the morning. There are many specialties to explore in big markets mentioned above.

Then, in the afternoon, you take a bus or taxi to Hoi An. It is worth enjoying your night in this ancient town.

Day 2: Ba Na Hill and Golden bridge

On the second day, you cycle around the town, enjoy the fresh peaceful atmosphere and have a traditional breakfast. Next, you visit Ba Na Hill and take excellent photo with the fantastic Golden bridge.

Day 3: Cham island and Cua Dai beach

Visiting the Cham island, you will have amazing experience with the local small circular fishing boat. Plus, you go swimming and watch the sunset on the Cua Dai beach.

Day 4: Son Tra peninsula

To explore the Son Tra peninsula, you can rent a motorbike and explore the roads yourself. One famous destination to bear on your mind is the Linh Ung pagoda.

Day 5: Final day in Da Nang city

One day is not enough for you to explore Danang. So, the final day is the day for this beautiful city before you go to the airport.