Things to do in Danang – What to eat and where to go in Danang

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Thuy Son in Marble Mountains Danang

Danang Overview

Danang is the third-largest city of Viet Nam in terms of urbanization and economy and one of the major port cities. In addition, this city is the commercial and educational center of Central Viet Nam. It also plays an important role in the tourism of Viet Nam.

In this blog post, we will give you an overview of the Danang Travel Guide, What to Do, and Where to eat in Danang. We write from the view of locals so this information is worth reading.

Danang Attractions – What To Do In Danang

Bana Hill

Take up the first place in the list of Things to do in Danang is Ba Na Hill. Located 30km from the city center, Ba Na hill is considered the most attractive place in Da Nang. With pleasant climax and beautiful landscape, Ba Na hill is invested into one of the best resorts in Viet Nam. It will be very pity if you visit Da Nang without coming there.

Visiting Ba Na, you will have a chance to explore many interesting activities such as traveling by cable car, mountain-climbing train and visiting the Du Dome village, d’Amoure Flower garden, and French village, etc. More information in Ba Na hill

Hot news! Danang is becoming one of the must-come destinations in the world because of its brand new bridge – GOLDEN BRIDGE in Ba Na Hill. With amazing architecture, it attracts thousands of visitors coming to Danang this year.

  • Entrance fee: Adult: 700000 VND (30 US dollar)
  • Children (1m -1.3m): 550000 VNd (23,65 US dollar)
  • Children under 1m: Free


Marble Mountains (Ngu Hanh Son)

The next attraction is Marble Mountains. You can easily find it on any Danang tour. Driving 9km south of the city center, you can find the Marble mountains. It is a group of five marble and limestone mountains. These mountains have a complex system of caves and tunnels. If you intend to visit Da Nang, don’t forget to put it on your destination list.

Thuy Son in Marble Mountains Danang

Thuy Son in Marble Mountains Danang. Source:


Because of the natural beauty, Marble Mountains always impresses anyone visiting it. So, what to do in Marble Mountains? Sightseeing the mountains, caves, and pagodas, worshiping, and also shopping.

Cham Islands (Cu Lao Cham)

Lying 18km offshore from Hoi An, the Cham Islands is famous for its beautiful seascapes and landscapes. This place is a different part of the Da Nang tour. It requires another tour, but you shouldn’t miss the chance to get to this beautiful island. There are many attractions for you including seafood, traditional crafts, swimming, diving, and sightseeing. Visit Cham Islands for more information.

Snorkeling in Cu Lao Cham Island

Snorkeling in Cu Lao Cham Island

Wonderful bridges

Back to the city center, we can’t fail to mention the wonderful bridges of Da Nang including Han river bridge, Tran Thi Ly bridge, Dragon shaped bridge and Thuan Phuoc Bridge. These 4 bridges are considered the symbol of Da Nang, especially Han river bridge – the first swing one in Viet Nam. Visit Da Nang means visit these 4 bridges.

Asia Park

This is one of the biggest Parks in Asia. Asia Park is a wonderful combination of entertainment and culture. The cultural area is where you can explore the mini architectural works symbolizing the 9 Asian cultures. The other one is the entertainment area. Many exciting and adventurous activities are waiting for you there, especially the Sun Wheel – one of the top 10 highest wheels in the world. You can visit the homepage of Asia Park for more information.


Asia park

My Khe Beach

In 2005, My Khe beach was voted as one of six charming beaches on the planet by American Economic Review Forbes. According to Sunday Herald Sun, in 2010, it was listed in the Top ten of Asia’s best beaches. With 900m in length, it has got a nice view, good service, and many interesting activities. If you consider booking a Da Nang tour, My Khe beach is one of the sites which you are going to come.

Non Nuoc Beach in Danang

Danang Local Cuisines – What To Eat

If you visit Da Nang, don’t forget to spend time enjoying the food. Vietnamese are passionate foodies, so in every area of Viet Nam including Da Nang, you can find a variety of food and a wealth of local ingredients. A visit to the local markets will show that.

Here are some best dishes that you should try

Cao Lau

Cao Lau is one of the special food in Da Nang and Hoian. You may hear people pronounce it like “cow low”. It is made with noodles, pork, and local greens. The difference between Cao Lau and other noodle dishes is that it has no soup. However, its unique taste is amazing. This dish is a popular one on any Da Nang tour. You can enjoy it in these places below:

Cao lau - Hoi An speciality

Cao lau 

  • Hoi An local market.
  • Ba Be Cao Lau: Tran Phu, Hoi An
  • Ly Cao lau: 267 Thai Thi Boi str, Thanh Khe, Da Nang.
  • Thinh Cao lau: 19 Loseby, Son Tra, Da Nang.

Quang Noodle (Mì Quảng)

In addition to Cao Lau, Quang Noodle is also famous in Da Nang. It is made from rice flour, vegetable and some other kind of the followings depending on your order: shrimp, pork, chicken, fish, and beef.

Where can you find good Quang noodles?

  • Thi Quang Noodle: 251 Hoang Dieu str, Hai Chau, Danang.
  • Quang Noodle: 1A Hai Phong str, Danang.
  • Ba Vi Quang Noodle: 920 Ngo Quyen, Danang.

Quang Noodle - A popular food in Danang and Hoi An

Spring rolls (Nem ran)

Most of the tourists love spring rolls among other dishes. Its recipe is simple but the requirements for ingredients are high. Pork and vegetables are chosen carefully. That’s the reason why spring rolls are so good.

Consider these places if you want to try this delicious dish.

Danang fried spring rolls

  • Tran Spring rolls : 04 Le Duan str, Danang.
  • Mau Spring rolls : 35 Do Thuc Tinh str, Danang.
  • Huong Spring rolls : 35/2 Ham Nghi, Danang.

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