11 Fun, Spontaneous Things to do in Da Nang, Vietnam

5. Check out Da Nang’s Marble Mountains

Marble Mountains, Things-to-do-in-Da-Nang-Vietnam

The Marble Mountains are a collection of 5 various naturally-formed hills situated just 30 mins far from Da Nang city. Each hill is called after the timeless Earth aspects– fire, water, timber, wind and also steel.

Of the 5, we came by the Water Mountain which has one of the most legendary sights, and also for that reason one of the most prominent hills among travelers of the 5.

Entrance costs begin at 30,000 VND/ USD 1.30 per pax, however you can hand over an extra 15,000 VND/ USD 2.50 to take a lift midway up the hill to ensure that you’ll have a simpler time reaching the height.

Marble Mountains, Things-to-do-in-Da-Nang-Vietnam

There are numerous pagodas, holy places, caverns and also spiritual sculptures atop the hill. Actually, among the 3 Linh Ung sculptures lie on Water Mountain, so make certain to examine it out while you are below.

We entered into Hyugen Khong cavern and also pressed with the slim areas to reach among the point of views of Water Mountain, where we captured an incredible sight of the surrounding city and also the renowned coastline.

Navigation around the caverns within Water Mountain alone may be a little complex. Our team broke up and also it took us some initiative to situate each various other once more.

Marble Mountains, Things-to-do-in-Da-Nang-Vietnam

Onward to Van Thong Cave!

TIP: Try to take a photo of the map and also consult it frequently as you check out the various tourist attractions below.

6. City scenic tour on a trishaw flight

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Another means to absorb Da Nang city at a slower rate is by getting on a trishaw, or a cyclo as they calL it. It’s a windy means to obtain accustomed with the city views, such as the pink Da Nang Cathedral and also the Dragon Bridge

It’s difficult just how they twist with the insane Vietnamese web traffic. My motorist was 60 years of ages. Via busted English (I was extremely satisfied with his English!), he informed me that as high as he intends to find out English, it’s also costly to do so, as English courses there were USD300 for a month-long program.

When he saw me taking images with my smart device, he extremely cutely works up his Philips phone in contrast. So cute!

Dragon Bridge, Things-to-do-in-Da-Nang-Vietnam

Dragon Bridge

At 666 m in size, the Dragon Bridge is the lengthiest bridge of its kind in all of Vietnam!

TIP: Catch the Dragon Bridge gushing (genuine) fire at 9pm on weekend break evenings!

7. Store til you go down at Cho Han market

Cho Han market, Things-to-do-in-Da-Nang-Vietnam

The only regional interior market with 2 floors, you can locate whatever from garments and also devices, to mementos, dried out products, footwear and also family products.

Cho Han market, Things-to-do-in-Da-Nang-Vietnam

Cho Han market, Things-to-do-in-Da-Nang-Vietnam

It is rather a capture as you bump side by side with various other Korean travelers and also citizens and also experience the several slim streets lined with stores, so be advised!

I truly appreciate purchasing below however, as the products can not be discovered more affordable anywhere else. You can attempt your hand at bargaining, however you typically will not obtain extremely much.

Try detecting among the last couple of initial stores of Da Nang, a staying item of standard heritage:


One of the last continuing to be initial stores in Da Nang

8. Shovel it in at the Da Nang International Food Festival

At the time we went to in the initial week of June, we were fortunate to synchronize our see with the inaugural Da Nang International Food Festival.

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Renowned cooks from 13 nations around the globe were flown right into Da Nang to share their cooking competence and also distinct foods with regional cooks, with a difficulty to include their particular regional recipes with locally-sourced active ingredients that satisfy Vietnamese preferences.

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Singapore getting involved cook, Eric Wong

You can constantly rely on Singapore to be an individual when it pertains to food. We satisfied cook Eric Wong from Singapore that generated an unique Vietnamese meal

integrating our renowned chilli crab right into Banh mi (Vietnamese bun)! I was rather delighted to experiment with all the various Vietnamese combination foods, which interested claim the least. The event will certainly be held yearly, you ‘d absolutely intend to examine it out if you are a daring food lover!

9. Blow your mind at the Da Nang Fireworks Festival

The Da Nang Fireworks Festival is a yearly extravaganza that includes worldwide groups fighting versus Da Nang’s evening sky line in a quote to place on one of the most remarkable fireworks efficiency.

Currently in its 11 th version, the event is hung on Saturdays over 4 weeks in June. We took care of to capture efficiencies from the Brazilian and also Belgian groups when we existed. I was enthralled by the flashes of light and also spectacular variety of fireworks placed on throughout each 20 min program in the cool of the evening.

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