code : 0511
Founded in 1888 , the city is
one of the countrys major ports for central Vietnam
. Its tropical climate has two clear seasons , rainy and dry
, with an average temperature of about 28 degrees . The area
is home to a variety of rare animal and plant species. Danang
is also known for its ancient Sa Huynh(Yellow Sand) cuture
, a rich legacy of traditional music and remains of the once-mighty
Junction of Trung Vuong street
and Bach Dang road, the museum houses more than 300 sculptures
from the area of the opulent Cham kingdom, dating from the
7th to the 15th centuries.
An important group of pagodas
including Pho Da, Tam Bao, Phap Lam, Tam Thai, Linh Ung illustrate
Vietnams changing architecture.
Air Two flights daily
from Ha Noi, tickets $71. Danang airport is just 3km southwest
of city; Vietnam Airlines office is at 35 Tran Phu, tel: 821-130.
Train Four train daily
from Hanoi, tickets about $44. Danang railway station is at
122 Hai Phong, tel :823-810.
Bus A variety of long-distance
services to the northern and southern provinces and other
destinations in the central region from the citys
bus station ,or KimcafeBus from Hue or Hoian.
Hai Van pass
This 496 km peak, which crowns
Vietnams great nature barrier between north and
south , offers stupendous views.
Five marble mountains, which
symbolise metal, wood, water, fine and earth, 8km from the
city centre .
km of white sand and clear green water at the foot of Ngu
Hanh Son mountains