When traveling to Da Nang on your own, you’ll never run out of chances to take photos for social media, complete with deep captions. So where are the best places to take those Instagram-worthy shots in Da Nang? Check out these top 10 photo spots for some inspiration!
Dragon Bridge has already made a mark and become an iconic symbol of Da Nang. The bridge is shaped like a dragon flying over the Han River, facing the sea, which is very unique. It is also the shortest route from Da Nang International Airport to the main roads in the city. Especially, to witness Dragon Bridge in Da Nang breathe fire, you should visit Da Nang on the weekends, Saturday and Sunday at 9 pm. This activity has made it a “magnet” that attracts thousands of tourists to come and admire the spectacle.
Han River Bridge
When mentioning Da Nang, it’s almost impossible to miss the poetic Han River and Han River Bridge – the first rotating bridge in Vietnam, and a source of pride for Da Nang residents in the early 2000s. The unique bridge has a middle section that can be split in half and rotated 90 degrees along the flow of the river to create a large channel for port ships to pass through.
As the main purpose of Han River Bridge is to serve maritime transportation, the bridge’s rotation time is very late, from 1 am to 2 am. If you want to witness the sight of Han River Bridge rotating 90 degrees, you may have to sacrifice your sleep.
Carp Turns into a Dragon Statue
If Singapore is famous for the Merlion statue, then when you travel to Da Nang, you will be amazed by the Carp Turns into a Dragon statue, which is 7.5 meters high. Cast from 5 blocks of exquisite white natural marble, the Carp Turns into a Dragon statue is located on the east bank of the Han River, between Dragon Bridge and Han River Bridge. It has become a symbol with a strong artistic and folk belief, with the message conveying the belief that Da Nang city will “turn into a dragon” in the future.
East Sea Park
East Sea Park is also known as “Hoa Binh Park” because it is always bustling with thousands of flying pigeons. This is an ideal location for couples to take wedding photos thanks to the beautiful and lively natural scenery. In addition, the beautiful and romantic beach is also a tourist destination for both foreign visitors and locals in Da Nang city. If you love taking pictures, you can’t miss the opportunity to “perform” with the pigeons here!
Who says only Da Lat has the Chicken Church? Da Nang’s Chicken Church with its extremely cute pink color will give you some super cool selfie photos. The church is 70 meters high with ancient French architecture, unique round arches. The church is a luxurious and warm golden space inside.
Linh Ung Pagoda
Linh Ung Bai But Pagoda is a spiritual tourist destination in Da Nang, which brings high cultural and spiritual values to locals and tourists. Located on Son Tra Peninsula, this is the largest pagoda of the 3 Linh Ung pagodas in Da Nang. Facing the East Sea, the majestic natural landscape gives you the feeling that this is where the sea and sky, mountains and rivers of the country converge.
Ba Na Hills
Did you know that over 1.5 million tourists visit Ba Na Hills every year? This shows the undeniable attraction of this place. Ba Na Hills is a tourist complex consisting of many spiritual tourist destinations, entertainment areas, scenic spots, restaurants, hotels, and souvenir shops. If you travel to Ba Na Hills, you should spend a whole day to explore all the beauty and uniqueness of this place.
If you have visited Ba Na Hills, then a beautiful photo with the Golden Bridge is a must. The Golden Bridge is supported by a pair of gray stone hands covered in moss, creating a large “media wave” around the world. Just search for the hashtag #goldenbridge on Instagram, and you will see a large number of check-in photos and shares from Da Nang’s Golden Bridge.
You can’t resist the appeal of Da Nang’s Golden Bridge – a construction that is ranked in the top 10 of the most unique architectural bridges in the world.
Another beautiful photo spot in Da Nang is Marble Mountains. The Marble Mountains complex consists of 5 limestone mountains rising on the beach: Kim Son, Moc Son, Thuy Son, Hoa Son, and Tho Son. The majestic landscape with ancient moss-covered mountains and many cultural and historical architectural works will be an ideal place to create unique photo angles.
Museum of Cham Sculpture
The Cham Sculpture Museum, built during the French colonial period, is located on 2/9 Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang. This place has unique architecture, with pointed arches and an expanded glass window system that allows sunlight to penetrate every corner of the museum.
The museum displays the largest collection of Cham artifacts in the world and has become a prominent attraction for tourism in Da Nang. With its serene and ancient atmosphere, you will easily capture a nostalgic photo with vibrant colors.