Da Nang is known as an ideal destination for domestic and foreign tourists. These are 7 wonderful destinations in Da Nang for Death Anniversary of the Hung Kings
The Death Anniversary of the Hung Kings holiday will last for 3 days; therefore, relaxing in the beach with family is the best choice. However, there will be many tourists there so early arrival and booking are necessary.
Son Tra Peninsular
- Sacred Linh Ung Bai But Pagoda: this pagoda has a unique architecture. The highlight of this pagoda is the Quan Yin status with the height of 67m that is considered as the highest Buddha statue of Vietnam. It learns against the mountain, faces to the sea. From here, people can see the whole view of Son Tra Peninsular with azure waves in daylight, sparkling lights at night, and vaporous Cham island in fog.
Thousand year old banyan tree: The unique over 1000 year old tree is 26m in height facing the sea. Its giant rootlets deeply striking into the ground create a strong frame. From here, tourists can also go to Dieu Hau peak by a path leading to the beach. The way to that peak is so difficult to find that it’s better to have a local guide.
Although travelers have to cross many slopes and steps to reach Ban Co peak, it’s worth going. There, people can enjoy the cool and fresh air and the whole view of Da Nang with mountain, sea and sky. The highlight of this peak is the status of a god playing chess. In cloudy day, that peak looks like an Elysium. That is the reason why gods came here to play chess.
- The heliport and radar station: the heliport was built in 1965 by the American army, serving transportation of weapon and food during the war. At present, this fallow land remains the war ruins through stone steles. The green grass also becomes a beautiful photo setting. Nearby, the army radar station dated back from 1960s, considered as “Indochina Miracolous Eyes”. From the head – quarter, one can view and control a far distance ocean. This place is now managed by the Vietnamese army and become an important geographic position. Because of being under the control of armed forces and used in sovereignty protect, travellers cannot visit radar station directly, they can take photos with the three white shuttlecocks.
- Watching brown-legged langurs
The unique feature of the Son Tra Nature Reserve is the existence of about 12 herds of brown-legged (or five-coloured) langurs, scientifically known as pygathrix nemaeus.
Ba Na Hills
Nowadays, Ba Na is being rebuilt to a luxurious resort. There are many places to visit here like French village, Fantasy Park - indoor amusement park, Le Jardin D’Amour – the flower garden of love, Debay – the wine cellar, and the funicular.
Cham Sculpture Art Museum
Cham Sculpture Art Museum is a large-scale building that has an important meaning to Da Nang and Vietnam. Situated on Han River bank and the intersection of Bach Dang and Trung Nu Vuong Street with the total area of 6.673m2, Cham Sculpture Art Museum has over 500 original exhibits in different sections.
Above Sun Wheel has been recognized as one of 10 highest wheels in the world (in June 2015) with 980 ton weight and 64 cabins. It can serve the maximum of 348 people per 15’. On this wheel, visitors can enjoy the whole Da Nang at sparkling night or in fanciful sunset.
Hoi An ancient town
My Son sanctuary is situated in an august mighty valley complex. The Holy Land with more than 70 tower-temple architectural structures of Cham Pa civilization retaining historical, cultural, architectural and artistic values from 9 centuries’ time (from 4th – 18th century), is regarded as monumental as other renowned relics in the region of South East Asia such as Angkor, Pagan, Borobudur. Time and the wars have severely impaired the relic. Still, the remainder in My Son plays a critically important part in world historic architectural heritage