The Marble Mountains are limestone formations protruding from the Non Nuoc beach just outside Danang. There are several paths which lead up to the top of the cliffs and provide breathtaking views of the East Sea and its surrounding beaches.
Cham people originally housed the caves throughout the mountains and today the surrounding area is home to local artisans who produce artwork and sculptures. Make sure to check out Huyen Khong cave, home to an enormous Cham Buddha illuminated by shafts of natural light.
Ba Na Mountains
At 5,042 metres in length, the Ba Na Hills cable car is the longest single-wire cable car system in the world. At the top of the mountain, guests can enjoy a 21,000 sqm amusement park and enjoy all four seasons of the year in one day.
Danang Museum of Cham Sculpture
Located in the center of the city, the Cham Museum is home to the world’s largest collection of artifacts from the ancient Cham civilization,. Works on display range from the 7th to 15th centuries and are made of sandstone, terracotta and bronze. Many statues portray Hindu deities Shiva and Vishnu, and there are other major relics such as pedestals and linga.
Linh Ung Pagoda/Goddess of Mercy
Located on the Son Tra Peninsula, Linh Ung pagoda (one of three in Danang), is nearly 200m above sea level and offers sweeping views of the sea and the surrounding areas. But the most striking feature of the pagoda is the enormous, all-white statue of Quan The Am (also known as Guanyin), the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy. At 67m, it is the tallest statue in Vietnam and one of the tallest in all of Southeast Asia. The statue faces out towards the sea, and at night is illuminated, a beacon for fisherman