DA NANG - THE VIETNAM’S MOST WORTH-LIVING CITY

Thursday, December 11, 2008 14 Comments

With the appellation as the most worth-living city in Vietnam, Da Nang will not let you down by its clean, exciting environment, natural diversity, hospitality people, and easy accessibility. Your trip to Vietnam cannot be perfect without traveling to Da Nang. Topography

Da Nang marks the halfway point between the capital in the north, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City in the south. Danang is the fourth largest city in Vietnam, which is located on the coast of South Chinese Sea and at the mouth of the Han River. It has an area of nearly 1,260 km² and a population of 752,493 people. Da Nang is the commercial and educational center of Central Vietnam as well as being the largest city in the region. Next to Danang are two beautiful tourist destinations of Vietnam: Hue and Hoi An. Nowhere in Vietnam is changing as fast as Danang. For decades, it had a reputation as a provincial backwater, but big changes are ongoing. Nowadays, Danang is one of the most famous sight-seeing in Vietnam, luring hundreds of thousands of tourists from all over the world.

Climate

Danang has a typical tropical monsoon zone with high temperature and equable climate. The Danang's climate has two main seasons: the wet season lasts from September through March and dry season begins from April and ends in August. Temperatures are typically high, with an annual average of 25.9 °C. The hottest months of the year are May through August when the temperature can get as high as 40 degrees Celsius, and it is generally very dry. Therefore, there are usually tropical storms in October and November. In conclusion, the best time to manage a trip to Danang is from February to May.

Magnificent landscapes

With friendly people, delicious cuisine and charming destinations, Danang is definitely a "hot destination" for both domestic and foreign tourists in Vietnam. There are some main destinations that visitors cannot miss on their trip to Danang.

Connecting Da Nang with the town of Lang Co in Hue province, Hai Van Pass is one of the most famous ones in Vietnam. The 25 kilometer-long mountain pass with full of perilous obstacles, engraved "the most grandiose beauty spot in the world" is one of the memorable thing here. Besides, this amazing pass offers an impressive landscape of verdant mountains and clear blue sky, overlooking Da Nang City, Tien Sa Port, Son Tra Peninsula, and the South China Sea.

My Khe Beach is another place that gives a huge contribution to the famous of Danang. The beach was regarded one of the most captivating beaches on this planet by Forbes. My Khe beach is famous for its blue sky, smooth white sand, gentle slope, clear and warm water year round and beautiful areas surrounded by coconut trees. Relaxing in My Khe Beach, you will find the unlimited enjoyment to try like surfing, swimming, and scuba diving.

Just about 9km from the center of Danang is Marble Mountains (Ngu Hanh Son), one of the most popular attractions of the region. It consists of five craggy marble outcrops topped with pagodas. Each mountain is named as 5 natural elements: Thuy Son (Mountain of Water), Moc Son (Mountain of Wood), Hoa Son (Mountain of Fire), Kim Son (Mountain of Metal) and Tho Son (Mountain of Earth).

Besides, there are many gorgeous destinations which are waiting for you to come and explore such as Son Tra Penisula, Cham museum, Linh Ung Buddhist Temple, Ba Na Hill Station, Bach Ma National Park, Dragon Bridge.