Danang is a beautiful city located in the central Vietnam, between Hoian ancient town and Hue Imperial City. There are so many interesting things to do in Da Nang – the fourth largest city in Vietnam with beautiful beaches, colorful culture and archaeological sites. In the past, the whole area was belonged to the Champa Kingdom!
Memory Hostel Danang is located right in the city center so you can easily get access to many tourist attractions by taxi, bus or on foot.
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Here is the list of 5 things that you should do in Danang
1) Visit Cham Museum
Located on 1st Trung Nu Vuong Street, Cham Museum is the only one in Danang that showcases the Sculptures from the Champa Kingdom. The Cham People inhabited and ruled the central of Vietnam from 192 AD to 1835. It takes you about 11 minutes to walk from Memory Hostel to the museum, you have to pay entrance fee to visit
Built by the French in 1915 with Champa architectural design. Sculptures and adornment which range in age from 6th to 17th century were brought in from many temples, towers from the central Vietnam. There are more than 300 different works are on display inside/outside the museum
2) Discover the Marble Mountains
Entrance fee: 25,000VND
Located on the south of Danang, the Marble Mountain is a group of five limestone mountain which are named after the 5 elements: Kim (metal), Moc (wood), Thuy (water), Hoa (fire), Tho (land). Nowadays, there is only one of the mountains open for tourists to visit. From Memory Hostel, you can catch a taxi to the Marble Mountains (10km) or you can use our motorbike rental services to get there by your own (from 100,000VND). Exploring caves, pagodas, temples in the mountain or climbing up to the top of the mountain and enjoying the city view…It is really a great experience that you must try once when traveling to Danang, Vietnam.
3) Get relax on My Khe beach
My Khe is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world by Forbes Magazine (2005). During the Vietnam War, this beach used to be a great location for American Army. Today, it is still an ideal place for tourist to swim, relax on the seashore, enjoy the sun and clean sand…My Khe Beach is 4,2 km from Memory Hostel Danang (8 minutes by taxi). Many restaurants, beautiful accommodations and other services are available for tourists, as well as a reduced amount of beggars compared to other beaches.
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4) Discover Danang Cathedral (Rooster Church)
The Danang Cathedral was built in 1923 by the French Catholics who inhabited Vietnam at the time. Danang people have long called the Cathedral the Rooster Church, because of its copper rooster weathervane. Today Danang Cathedral serves more than 3,800 parishioners in different languages. If you wish to attend services in this church, you should observe the Vietnamese etiquette led by the local priest. It also offers papers are printed out to help parishioners follow along with the service. It is 84m from Memory Hostel to the Danang Cathedral.