Da Nang is a coastal city in central Vietnam known for its sandy beaches and history as a French colonial port. Its marks the halfway point between the capital in the north, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City in the south. It’s the fourth largest city in Vietnam. Apart from some shopping highlights and historical sights, the main reason for most travellers staying here is its proximity to the well-known My Khe Beach, Lang Co Beach, Hoi An and My Son.
Lang Co Beach is lined with palm trees, the water of the nearby ocean crystal-clear and enticing, lapping onto white sand. It is a peninsula with a sparkling lagoon on one side, and the beach on the other. Water sport activities here are in abundance, Da Nang’s coastline stretches 30 kilometres, renowned for calm, cool waters and also popular for fishing, water-skiing, diving, and yachting. The hillside Hai Van Pass has views of Da Nang Bay and the Marble Mountains, the limestone outcrops are topped with pagodas and hide caves containing Buddhist shrines. Son Tra (Monkey) Mountain, Dragon Bridge, Phap Lam Pagoda, Hai Van Pass, Cham Museum, Da Nang Cathedral, Fifth Military Division Museum of Da Nang are most tourist visited place in Da Nang.