Da Nang

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Da Nang is located on the east coast of Vietnam, a thriving seaport midway between capital of Hanoi in the North and Ho Chi Minh city, in the South. The region is renowned for its scenic beauty, with endless stretches of unspoiled sandy beaches, crystal blue seas and luxurious, tropical hinterland. According to US-based Forbes Magazine, Da Nang’s 30km-long beach is among the six most luxurious in the world. It is an ideal destination for tourists to relax with its tropical air, sun and breeze, beautiful long wide sandy beaches, dark blue water and wide roads.

Da Nang is close to three famous historical sites which are listed by UNESCO as World Heritages. They are:

* Hoi An ancient town: 30 km to the south – 25 minutes driving

* Hue, Imperial city: 110 km to the north – 2,5 hours driving

* My Son, ruins from the Cham civilization: 60km to the southwest – 1,5 hours driving.  

Cham Museum

Cham museum founded in 1915 and was first named Henry Parmenties. The open-air Cham Museum was built according to ancient motifs of Champa architecture. More than 300 fascinating sandstone carving statues (altars, lingas, garudas, images of Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu) are the world's finest collection of ancient Cham stone carvings. This is really a big attraction for every tourist.

Marble moutain

12km (7.5 miles) Southwest of Danang, the Marble Mountains are a beautiful natural setting which is made up of five limestone outcrops in isolation from the surrounding plains, each riddled with caves and grottoes, with some made into pagodas and shrines. Each mountain represents one of the five elements of the universe, being water, wood, fire, metal and earth.

At the foot of Marble Mountain is located Non Nuoc Hamlet. You can buy marble statues or colored marble bracelets and rings... the handicraft products made by many marble workers who can be found busy with sculptures and marble bas-reliefs. A very interesting destination for tourists.


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