|Lung Linh Song Han - Ngo Minh Duc (supplied)|
|Han River scene from Dragon Bridge (Roderick Eime)|
Once the site of one of the largest and busiest US military bases in all of Vietnam and the setting for the hit TV series ‘China Beach’, reminders of the US occupation still linger in the form of aircraft revetments and base buildings around the new domestic and international terminals.
|Flower Garden at Ba Na Hills (Roderick Eime)|
Local authorities are keen for visitors to linger longer in the city before setting off to neighbouring attractions. Infrastructure and entertainment facilities are springing up and at night the whole city takes on a Fantasia-like theme with multiple light shows all around the prominent city structures like bridges, buildings and roadways.
Key sites visited include:
- Ba Na Hills complex
- Cham Museum
- Hoi An Old Town
- Marble Mountain
- My Khe Beach
- Fireworks Competition
- Han River cruise and boulevard
Listed by TripAdvisor as #1 of 10 destinations on the rise — World
International Fireworks Competition 2015 - Won by Howard Fireworks Australia
Rod was hosted by the Danang Center for Tourism Promotion and stayed at Naman Retreat, Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Sunrise Hoi An and Anantara Hoi An Resort as well as several site inspections and local restaurant meals.
Please contact Rod to commission an illustrated feature on this dynamic city.