Bangkok Post lists five must-visit destinations in Da Nang

25/09/2018

The Hanoitimes - Besides Ba Na Hills with the seemingly magical outlook of a huge European-style castle, Da Nang also borders world heritage cities, including Hoi An and Hue, it`s no wonder that Da Nang has become one of the destinations travellers most aspire to visit.

Ba Na Hills, Marble Mountains, Linh Ung pagoda, Han River are just few of the best destinations in Da Nang for travelers taking an adventure trip, Pattarat Wongchaiyakul wrote in an article published on The Bangkok Post, a Thailand broadsheet English-language daily newspaper.
 
Ba Na Hills, Da Nang.
Ba Na Hills, Da Nang.
The writer named Ba Na Hills the number one destination among the best five locations across Da Nang. “The charming Ba Na Hills are blessed with clean mountain air, while French-influenced architecture abounds such as Ba Na Hills French Village; Fantasy Park Amusement Park and, a reproduction of Paris' famed Notre-Dame cathedral. This small town features abundant accommodation, restaurants and cafes as well as outdoor activities,” The Bangkok Post wrote.
Ba Na Hills is followed by Marble Mountains, Linh Ung pagoda, Han River, Beach and Bay.  
Earlier, Da Nang has been ranked third among the top five under-the-radar destinations in the region where you can fly to for an adventure without stressing out, according to a list released by Channel News Asia, a Singaporean English language Asian cable television news agency.
“When you think of Vietnam, you think of either Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. But somewhere in the middle, literally, sits this city from where you can head off to explore two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: The picturesque old town of Hoi An and the Hindu temples of My Son,” Channel News Asia wrote.
Channel News Asia advises travelers that nearer Da Nang are the famous Marble Mountains (Ngu Hanh Son), which have caves, tunnels and Buddhist shrines galore for the intrepid explore to discover. If you’re up for it, you can even climb to the summit for some amazing views.
Speaking of amazing views, one of Da Nang’s most recent hot destinations is tailor-made for Instagram: The Golden Bridge at Ba Na Hills, a hige pedestrian bridge that’s seemingly held but some gigantic hands. the TIME magazine recently cited it as one of the “World’s Greatest Places” to check out.
Da Nang city welcomed more than 3.2 million visitors in the first five months of 2018, a year-on-year rise of 30.4%, according to the Da Nang Department of Tourism.
The number of foreign visitors arriving in the city in the first five months of 2018 was estimated at 1.3 million. The total income from tourism was estimated at more than VND11.1 trillion (US$488 million), up 53.6% against the same period of last year.
Source: Ha Phuong