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Nha Trang, one of Vietnam’s most beautiful beach destinations , is the capital of Khanh Hoa province, belonging to the South Central Coast. It does not only possess the great natural advantages from the geographical position but it is also famous for the wonderful landscapes, pleasant weather and the best beaches in Vietnam. Does it mean that Nha Trang is only a nice beach? Certainly not! It has inherited a rich background of culture and humanities. You will find below the most authentic illustrations.
Po Nagar Cham Tower
Po Nagar is a Cham temple tower founded sometime before 781. In history, it belonged to the Champa Empire (South Center of Vietnam today) and it was dedicated to Yan Po Nagar , the Hindu goddess of the country. In the 17thcentury, Vietnamese dynasties occupied Champa and took over the temple tower, calling it “Thiên Y Thánh Mẫu” Tower. A number of Vietnamese legends regarding the goddess and the tower have come into being. Until now, the typical identity culture of Champa remains unchanged and this tower becomes one of the most unique destinations in Nha Trang.
Yang Bay Waterfall
Located at an altitude of 100m above the sea, lying in the 570-hectare valley and surrounded by native forest, Yang Bay Waterfall is famous for its natural and wild beauty. From Dien Khanh Citadel, visitors can reach Yang Bay Park in Khanh Phu commune, Khanh Vinh district. Yang Bay waterfall combines two other small waterfall named Khang Yang and Ho Cho. Many natural lakes in various sizes are shaped along the 2000-meter length and under 80-meter height of Yang Bay, creating a wonderful natural attraction.
Thap Ba Hot Spring
Thap Ba Hot Spring offers services for health care treatments, among which mud bath is the most popular. Located behind Po Nagar Tower, it takes visitors 20 minutes to reach Thap Ba Hot Spring from Nha Trang center. Here, visitors can treat themselves with the most relaxing moments and utmost comfort. Mud bath can be considered one of the best things to do in Nha Trang.
Long Son Pagoda
Long Son Pagoda , also known as the White Buddha Temple is located at No. 22 Street October 23, Nha Trang. This temple was built over a hundred years ago, underwent many restorations and so far has been the most famous temple in Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam.
Bao Dai Palace
Bao Dai Palace is a historical site of Nha Trang. It was used as private house and working place of Bao Dai during his term under Nguyen Dynasty and Vietnamese State. Bao Dai Palace was built under French architecture and has been used as a historical attraction until now. Next to the Palace is Nha Trang Oceanographic Institute.
We hope you have enjoyed reading this post and wish you a good time in Nha Trang!