Nha Trang (Vietnam): what to see


What to see in Nha Trang, where this city of Vietnam is located and from which sea it is bathed, beach and boat trips to the islands of the bay, tourist itinerary including the magnificent towers of the Po Nagar temple and the Buddha statue.

Tourist information

A tourist resort on the south-central coast of Vietnam, Nha Trang overlooks the South China Sea, which forms a part of the Pacific Ocean.

Surrounded by hills, the town opens onto the sea with a beautiful beach, lapped by crystal clear waters dotted with small islands.

The promenade, enriched with parks and gardens, offers a typical atmosphere of seaside resorts, with a good supply of hotels, restaurants of all kinds, and various attractions, including the possibility of practicing scuba diving, snorkelling, surfing and other sports .

For diving, the best time of the year is from February to September, while the worst is from October to December, due to frequent rains and therefore the least favorable for a pleasant stay in this location.

What see

By boat excursions it is possible to make the tour of the islands, located off the bay, visiting in particular the island of Hon Tre, occupied by the Vinpearl Land amusement park and also reachable by cable car from the mainland.

In addition to this, the Cham Towers of the Po Nagar temple, located on a hill about 2 kilometers from the city center on the banks of the River Cai, and the Long Son Pagoda, dating from the late nineteenth century and placed on a hill about half a kilometer west of the railway station.

Behind the temple, in a dominant position, stands a large statue of the Buddha seated on a lotus flower, from whose base it is possible to enjoy a splendid panorama of Nha Trang and the nearby rural areas.

Dam Market, is a large market where you can buy all kinds of goods, in particular many fresh local products brought by local farmers and fishermen.

Things to do in Nha Trang, Vietnam (2018) (June 2022)

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