Da Nang is Vietnam's third largest city, and is located on the South China Sea coast, midway between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. It is located within 100 km of several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Imperial City of Huế, the Old Town of Hội An, and the Mỹ Sơn ruins.
Attractions in Da Nang include the Cham Museum which houses a collection of stone sculptures from the Hindu-practicing Cham civilization. Many relics have come from the nearby My Son sanctuary. A visit to the Marble Mountains 9km south of Da Nang is popular. There are several Buddhist temples built into caves and grottoes.
Things to See & Do
* Cham Museum
* Marble Mountains
* Am Phu cave
* My Son sanctuary
* Non Nuoc Beach
Cruise Season - Jan - Dec
Currency - đồng (₫) (VND)
Language - Vietnamese
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Population - 900,000 apprx
Land Area - 1,256 km2
Time - GMT plus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code - + 84
Port Location - The port at Da Nang is located approximately 2km from the Ga Da Nang rail station and 3km from the Cham Museum.
Travel Links - Da Nang International Airport is the smallest of Vietnam's three international airports. There are frequent flights to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on both Vietnam and Jetstar Pacific, as well as limited services direct to Nha Trang, Buon Ma Thuot.
De Nang is also accessible by bus and train from Hoi An and Hue.