The Central Coast

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  • 1. An Bang Beach

    Beach–Sight

    The locals' favorite beach, An Bang is one of the few remaining public beaches on the long Hoi An–Danang coastline. Locals flock here for sunrise...Read More

  • 2. Cham Islands

    Beach–Sight

    The Hoi An coast is flanked by eight small, coral-fringed islands featuring beautiful seascapes, deserted white sandy beaches, and some of the...Read More

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  • 3. Goddess Of Mercy & Linh Ung Pagoda

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Vietnam’s largest Goddess of Mercy statue dominates the coastal skyline in a similar way to Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer; on a clear...Read More

  • 4. Japanese Covered Bridge

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    On the west end of Tran Phu, Hoi An's most celebrated icon was built in 1593 by Japanese merchants to connect the Japanese quarter with the...Read More

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  • 5. Laguna Lang Co Golf Club

    Sports–Sight

    Rolling rice fields, natural streams, a beautiful beachfront, and impressive rock formations are just some of the landscapes that make up the...Read More

  • 6. Mine Action Visitor Center

    Museum/Gallery

    Around 15 million tons of U.S. munition were dropped over Vietnam between 1965 and 1975 and at least 10% of those failed to detonate. Since...Read More

  • 7. Old House of Tan Ky

    House/Mansion/Villa

    One of the oldest and best-preserved private houses in Hoi An, this structure has remained largely unchanged in the 200 years since it was built...Read More

  • 8. Paradise Cave

    Cave

    The must-see Paradise Cave opened to the public in 2011 and is one of the most beautiful park caves you can visit on a day trip. Tours and transport...Read More

  • 9. Precious Heritage Gallery & Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    This museum offers a wonderful look into the cultural identity of Vietnam’s ethnic minority communities. Each placard gives facts about the...Read More

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    10. The Citadel

    Castle/Palace/Chateau

    If there is only one site you visit in Hue, make sure this is it. Constructed in 1804 under the rule of Emperor Gia Long, this fortress is sheltered...Read More

    The Citadel
  • 11. Tomb of Khai Dinh

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    An unbelievable concoction of glitzy Vietnamese and French colonial elements, the Tomb of Khai Dinh, completed in 1931, is a contender for Hue...Read More

  • 12. Tomb of Tu Duc

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The Tomb of Tu Duc, one of Hue's most visited tombs, has its own lake and pine forest, and is easily accessed by bike. Built in 1864–67 by thousands...Read More

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  • 13. An Hoi Night Lantern Market

    Market/Bazaar

    As dusk falls, the area directly opposite the walking bridge connecting the Old Town to An Hoi Peninsula is lit by what seems to be a thousand...Read More

  • 14. Assembly Halls

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    As part of their cultural tradition, the Chinese built assembly halls as a place for future generations to gather after they migrated to new...Read More

  • 15. Ba Na Hills

    Amusement Park/Water Park

    A former French hill station left abandoned until after the war, Ba Na is a local favorite, nicknamed "Da Lat, in Danang." Accessible via the...Read More

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  • 16. Bac My An Beach

    Bac My An Ward | Beach–Sight

    Bac My An is a small, gently sloping, white sandy stretch of beach located 7 km (4½ miles) east of Danang, just south of My Khe. Sadly, ongoing...Read More

  • 17. Camp Carroll

    Military Site

    Camp Carroll was one of nine U.S. artillery bases located along the DMZ. It was home to the 3rd Marine Regiment and the most powerful artillery...Read More

  • 18. Cao Dai Temple

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Touted as the largest of its kind in central Vietnam, the colorful Cao Dai Temple lies 1 km (½ mile) west of the Song Han swing bridge, on the...Read More

  • 19. Central Market

    Market/Bazaar

    This is one of the most enjoyable fresh markets in Vietnam, covering a large area, snaking its way around the French-colonial food hall, Cho...Read More

  • 20. Chaozhou Assembly Hall

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Of all Hoi An’s Chinese architecture, this assembly hall founded by the Chaozhou Chinese community in 1776 exemplifies Chinese wood carving...Read More

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