Places to visit in Nha Trang

Nha Trang has a wonderful long stretch of coastline, great sandy beaches, over nineteen islands nearby, and plenty of historical attractions. This coastal resort city is a popular destination for the Vietnam holiday, while also appreciated by the domestic travellers.

If you’re looking for things to do while in Nha Trang, why not take a look at the few places to visit in our list.

Vinpearl Amusement Park
A visit to the Vinpearl Amusement Park on the family tours in Vietnam gives a fun-filled time with a variety of rides, a wave pool, a massive aquarium, unique water slides, a shopping mall and amphitheatre. The park has a unique location and connected to the mainland by cable car that crosses the sea. This cable car crossing to Hon Tre Island stretches for nearly 3,320 metres and gives perfect views of the bay and local surroundings. The aquarium is one of the largest in Vietnam and is home to hundreds of marine life. The entry fee for the amusement park is in the region of $21 to $26.50 for children and adults.

places to visit in nha trang

Po Nagar Cham Towers
A popular attraction in Nha Trang is the Po Nagar Cham Towers that date to the 8th-11th centuries. It is located on Mount Cu Lau and gives perfect views that overlook the Cai River. The towers that remain today continue to be used by the Cham people as a place of worship. They are easily reached by foot from Tran Phu Beach. The local area gets quite crowded for the annual Thap Ba festival, which takes place late April or early May.

Suoi Do Pagoda
The 50-year-old Suoi Do Pagoda was built for the Goddess of Mercy, Quan Am. This temple is located at the top of a mountain and it is necessary to walk up nearly 200 steps to reach the entrance. On reaching the summit, it is possible to experience panoramic views of the local surroundings that include neighbouring hills, banana plantations and paddy fields. The trip to Suoi Do Pagoda can take a 30 minute car journey from Nha Trang. It is located in a quite hidden spot and is best visited by joining a tour organized by a local Vietnam travel agent.

National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam
The National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam is a great place for a family day trip and includes thousands of interesting exhibits that relate to preserved and live marine specimens. This museum was founded in 1922 and continues to provide community projects and ongoing research for regeneration of local coral reefs and captive breeding programmes. It is split over two floors with the ground floor filled with glass tanks containing lionfish, puffers, turtles, reef sharks and other marine life. Also, the upper floor has an 18-metre-long whale skeleton, fishing artefacts, local boats, and other preserved specimens. The entry fee for the museum is in the region of $2.

Other great places to visit in Nha Trang on the package holidays to Vietnam include the Long Son Pagoda & White Buddha, Nha Trang Cathedral, Ba Ho Waterfalls, Alexandre Yersin Museum and Hon Khoi Salt Fields.