Da Nang City

Area: 1,285.4 sq. km.
Population: 1,028.8 thousand habitants (2015).
Administrative divisions:
- Districts (6): Hai Chau, Thanh Khe, Son Tra, Ngu Hanh Son, Lien Chieu, Cam Le.
- Rural districts: Hoa Vang, Hoang Sa.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Hoa, Co Tu, Tay...

GEOGRAPHY

Da Nang City is located in middle of Central Viet Nam, between Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City, separated from Laos by the western Truong Son Mountains. It is surrounded by Thua Thien-Hue along the northern border and Quang Nam on the southern border. It is embraced by the East Sea with 150km of seacoast.


Topography is rather complex. The south is impressive Hai Van Pass with Mang Mountain 1,708m, Ba Na Mountain 1,487m. The east is Son Tra Peninsula, an ideal site of yellow sand beaches, historical remains, and rare bird and animal species. The south is Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountains). The seashore is Hoang Sa archipelago with a large fishery.
 

Climate: Da Nang is located in the zone of typical tropical monsoon, temperate and equable climate. The city's weather bears the combination of the north and the south climate characters with the inclination to the former. There are two seasons: the wet from August to December and the dry season from January to July, cold waves are occasional but they are of average and short lasting. Average humidity is 83.4%.
 

Average temperature is about 26°C, the highest is 28 - 30°C in June, July, August, the lowest is 18 - 23°C in December, January, and February. In Ba Na Mountain, the temperature is 20°C. Average rainfall is 2,505mm per year that concentrates during October and November.

 

Da Nang City

 

TOURISM

Da Nang is an ancient land, closely related with the Sa Huynh cultural traditions. Many imposing, palaces, towers, temples, citadels and ramparts, the vestiges from 1st to 13th are still to be seen in Cham Museum.


Da Nang has other various interesting attractions as Ba Na Hill Mountain Resort, Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountains), Son Tra Peninsule as well as Linh Ung Pagoda, Han River, beaches of Non Nuoc, My Khe, etc.

 

Besides, the city is famous for Da Nang International Fireworks Festival (DIFF) held organized annually in the bank of Han River with the fireworks competition with the participants of many international teams and the host team of Da Nang City. The viewers will be attracted by magnificent and colourful fireworks performances with compatible light effects and background music.

 

TRANSPORTATION

Da Nang is 30km from Hoi An, 85km from Hue, 965km from Ho Chi Minh City and 740km from Ha Noi.


Bus: From Da Nang Bus Station, there are many daily bus trips to all cities in the country. Besides, international buses to Laos are available (to Vientiane, Thakhet, Savan,  Pac Se), depart at 8am.


Air: The Da Nang International Airport is 2.5km south-west of the city center. There are domestic flights to some cities. There are domestic flights from Da Nang to Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Vinh, Tuy Hoa, Nha Trang, Buon Ma Thuot, Pleiku, Da Lat, Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho and Phu Quoc; international flights between Da Nang and Singapore; Bangkok (Thailand); Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia); Jakarta (Indonesia); Manila (Philippines); Phnom Penh, Siem Reap (Cambodia); Beijing, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Hong Kong (China); Taipei (Taiwan); Seoul (South Korea); Tokyo (Japan); and Melbourne (Australia).


Train: The Reunification Express train between Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City stop in Da Nang Railway Station (202 Hai Phong St., Thanh Khe Dist).


Boat: There is boat tour on Han River. Contact to Tien Sa Boat (258 Bach Dang St., Hai Chau Dist., Tel: (84-236) 3123 456) or Han Giang Boat (75 Pham Cu Luong St., Son Tra Dist., Tel: (84-236) 3831 444).

 

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
WHERE TO STAY
Monaco Hotel

Add: Lot 24, Duong Dình Nghe St., Son Tra Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3938 665

Tien Thinh Hotel

Add: 448 Hoang Dieu St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3834 566/ 3834 577

Green Da Nang Hotel

Add: 62-64 Hoang Van Thai St., Lien Chieu Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3842 054

The Ocean Villas

Add: Truong Sa St., Ngu Hanh Son Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3967 094

Premier Village DaNang Resort

Add: Vo Nguyen Giap St., Ngu Hanh Son Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3919 999

Avatar Hotel

Add: 120 An Thuong St., Ngu Hanh Son Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3939 888

A La Carte Hotel

Add: Vo Nguyen Giap st., Son Tra Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3959 555

Naman Retreat

Add: Groupe 53, Truong Sa St., Ngu Hanh Son Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3959 888

One Opera Hotel (cu HAGL Plaza Da Nang )

Add: 1 Nguyen Van Linh St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 2223 344

Serene Hotel

Add: 274 Vo Nguyen Giap St., Ngu Hanh Son Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3959 177

Galavina Hotel

Add: Lot 5,6,7 B2-12 Vo Van Kiet St., Son Tra Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3922 001

Novotel Danang Premier Han River Hotel

Add: 36 Bach Dang St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3929 999

Grand Mercure Da Nang Hotel

Add: Lot A1, Zone of the Villas of Green Island, Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3797 777

Minh Toan Hotel

Add: 162, 2-9 St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3631 788

Pullman Danang Beach Resort

Add: Vo Nguyen Giap St., Ngu Hanh Son Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3958 888

Grand Sea Hotel

Add: 8 Ha Bong St., Son Tra Dist

Tel: (84-236) 3636 888

Sea Phoenix Hotel

Add: 115 Ho Xuan Huong St., Ngu Hanh Son Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3525 999

Cicilia Hotel & Spa Da Nang

Add: 6,8,10 Do Ba St., Ngu Hanh Son Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3747 888

Melia Da Nang Hotel

Add: Truong Sa St., Ngu Hanh Son Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3929 888

Varna Hotel

Add: 323 Tran Hung Dao St., Son Tra Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3936 999

WHERE TO EAT
Ba Thoi restaurant

Add: 96-98 Le Dinh Duong St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3825 384

Chen Shabu restaurant

Add: 29 Pham Hong Thai St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3843 888

Dasushi restaurant

Add: 194-196 Nguyen Van Linh St., Thanh Khe Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3573 939

Heaven restaurant

Add: 119 Le Loi St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 2240 891

Dong Duong restaurant

Add: 18 Tran Phu St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3889 687

4U Beach

Add: Lot 9-10 Vo Nguyen Giap St., Son Tra Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3942 947

Huong Viet restaurant

Add: 53 Tran Quoc Toan St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3825 211

Tran 3 restaurant

Add: 300 Hai Phong St., Thanh Khe Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3752 779

Czech beer Tulip restaurant

Add: 174-2/9 St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3611 822

Kitaguni restaurant

Add: 122 Nguyen Chi Thanh St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3562 435

Pho Bien restaurant

Add: 231 Nguyen Tat Thanh St., Thanh khe Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3530 955

Italia restaurant

Add: 42 Le Duan St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3565 962

My Hanh restaurant

Add: Lot 17-18 Vo Nguyen Giap St., Son Tra Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3831494

Memory Lounge restaurant

Add: 7 Bach Dang St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3575 898

Com Nieu Truc Lam Vien restaurant

Add: 25 Yen Bai St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3849969

Phi Lu 1 restaurant

Add: 225 Nguyen Chi Thanh St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3823 772

Apsara restaurant

Add: 222 Tran Phu St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3561 409

Golden Phoenix restaurant

Add: 2/9 St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3668 888

Korean restaurant

Add: 139 Nguyen Chi Thanh St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3863 048

Lotteria restaurant

Add: 120 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St., Hai Chau Dist.

Tel: (84-236) 3829 929