Nha Trang is well known for its pristine and beautiful beaches. This coastal city is becoming more and more a popular destination for international tourists, attracting large numbers of backpackers as well Vietnamese tourists. If you wish to discover this place, please well prepare for your trip by checking Vietnam visa requirement first.
Nha Trang is also known as the ideal site of big events as Sea Festival organized annually and beauty Contest as Miss Universe 2008, Miss Global 2010 and Miss World 2010.
Attractive tourist Sites:
Dam Market (Cho Dam): a central market of Nha Trang with original architect. Dam Market is the biggest one and commercial symbol of Nha Trang. This is also a shopping commercial centre and tourist site.
Long Son Pagoda: Locates at 22 October 23 Street, Phuong Son District, and sits at the foot of Trại Thuy mountain. This pagoda was built over one hundred years ago, and it is the most famous one in Khanh Hoa province. On the top of the hill, there is Kim Than Phat statue (known as White Buddha Statue)
Mountain Church (Chanh Toa Church): The church also arouses curiosity by its bronze bell that was cast in France and the bell-tower which is 32 meters high and striking with a large watch which has four faces toward the four directions
Nha Trang Oceanography Institute: It was established in 1922 by French. It is considered as one of the first centres for scientific research in Vietnam.
The Marine Animal Museum shows more than 20,000 sea and freshwater specimens, as well as living creatures that are kept in glass tanks.
Diamond Bay (Wonderpark Resort): in Nguyen Tat Thanh Boulevard, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa opened on June 30, 2008 after 4 months construction. This is well-known as the site organizing Miss Universe 2008
Palace of Emperor (Lau Bao Dai): locates on the top of Chut mountain (Canh long mountain), is a famous historical monument, about 6km far from the centre. This original architect is famous for the blend between Western and Eastern Style.
During 1940s, Bao Dai King and Nam Phuong Queen often visited and relaxed at Xuong Rong and Bong Xu villas. Since then it was called Palace of Emperor then.
Other Tourist Attractions:
– Thap Ba Hot Spring
– Nha Phu Lagoon
– Hoa Lan Stream
– Monkey Island
– San Beach
– Hon Chong Island
– Hon Tam Island
– Hon Mun Island
– Hon Con Se Tre Island
– Dao Yen Island
– Hon Tre Island
– Suoi Do Stream