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Top Must-See Da Lat Attractions In Vietnam


Are you planning to visit Da Lat and wondering which Da Lat attractions to visit first? Let’s us introduce you must-see Da Lat attractions!

Da Lat is the central city of Lam Dong province, Viet Nam. With a height of 1500 meters above sea level, the weather in Da Lat is cool and an ideal retreat in the south of Viet Nam. Ever since, Da Lat has long become a place gold on Vietnam tourism map.

Da Lat attractions

1. Langbiang Mountain

Langbiang Mountain, one of the must-see Da Lat attractions in Vietnam, is situated on Lang Biang Plateau, Lac Duong district, Lam Dong province. This is only approximately 12 km far from Da Lat centre and sometimes named Lam Vien Mountain (núi Lâm Viên) as well. view of the whole wide region of Da Lat City, the rivers, the forest, and houses of tribal people.

When visiting Langbiang Mountain, you could enjoy a lot of interesting activities, such as camping, bird-watching, exploring the natural flora and experiencing the great but unique culture of the ethnic minority groups. These recommended activities are really great for tourists coming to Langbiang. In addition, this mountain is also an ideal destination for adventurous activities such as conquering high peaks, mountain climbing, trekking and paragliding. Most interestingly, the so-called ‘Thung Lũng Trăm Năm” – “Hundred-year valley”, which situates at the mountain’s foot is thought as an ecological and entertainment tourist site.

  • Opening Hours: All year round
  • Location: Biang Plateau, Lac Duong district, Lam Dong provinceList item 3
Da Lat attractions

2. Linh Phuoc Pagoda

About 8km far away from Da Lat city, belonged to Trai Mat area, near the 27 Highway to Phan Rang, built around 1949-1952, Linh Phuoc Pagoda is among famous Da Lat attractions that tourists often mention to. The pagoda is very sacred, which is suitable for people who want to go to worship and sightseeing. The monks inside the pagoda will show you how to follow the tradition of writing a wish on a piece of paper and sticking it to the centre of the bell. Tourists can ring the bell 3 times in order to send the wish to Buddha. There are lots of stalls around that you can visit and buy drinks, food, and souvenirs. 

Opening Hours: daily from 09:00 – 17:00

  • Location: 120, Tu Phuoc (Tứ Phước) street, Da Lat
Da Lat attractions

3. Domaine De Marie Church

The style of this work is strongly affected by the architecture of churches in Normandie region of France, built in 1940-1943. This is a next spot in the list of Da Lat attractions that tourists cannot overlook. The special points when you visit the Domain church is not only purely enjoying the scenery there but also making meaningful things. The church itself has excellent architecture with gardens, surrounding parks, which are very unique. Yet, in there, you could donate or go to the book houses for buying books to support orphans, disabled disabilities, and give a helping hand for sisters here to do charitable work.

  • Opening Hours: daily from 09:00 – 17:00
  • Location: Ngo Quyen (Ngô Quyền) Street, Ward 6, Da Lat
Da Lat attractions

4. Datanla Waterfall

Datanla cataract is considered as one of the most wonderful Da Lat attractions with deep and much flow waterfall. This makes the sound of the water falling exciting and thunderous at the same time. This waterfall is located near the natural place, which is very wonderful, full of green pines – a forest of over 100 years.

  • Opening Hours: All year round
  • Location: A few kilometres south of Da Lat and three kilometres from Prenn Falls
Da Lat attractions

5. Lake Of Sighs

The Lake of Sighs, or “Ho Than Tho” in Vietnamese, is named basing on a few sad tales of lovers. Despite the name brings such unhappy connotations, the Lake of Sighs is considered as a popular destination for Vietnamese, particularly young couples. Motorboats and paddle boats take couples out and away on the lake. Also, there are horse and horse-drawn carriages to be rented too.

  • Opening Hours: All year round
  • Location: Northeast of city, along Ho Xuan Huong Road
Da Lat attractions

6. Linh Son Pagoda

 Situated on the hill overlooking Da Lat, this pagoda offers visitors contrasting views of the busy town on one side and the tea and coffee plantations of the temple on the other side. Visiting here, you might often see monks working in the fields, particularly during the coffee and tea harvesting season.

  • Opening Hours: daily from 09:00 – 17:00
  • Location: Not far from the center of Da Lat city
Da Lat attractions

7. Da Lat Market

Among Da Lat attractions, having a night shopping at Da Lat Night Market is really worthwhile. The Da Lat Night Market represents the heart of the city of thousands of flowers, situated in the city centre. When visiting this market, you will find fresh local produces like artichokes, vegetables, dried fruits, and lots more.

Visitors should also have a taste of hot grilled rice crepes (local name “Bánh tráng nướng”) in the chilly atmosphere of Da Lat, or some other grilled foods. These foods taste amazing in such a chilly atmosphere and leave you unforgettable culinary experience.

In the evening, the roads around this market are closed to traffic, and this market nearly spills on to the surrounding streets.

  • Location: Nguyen Thi Minh Khai (Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai) Street, Da Lat

8. Bao Dai Summer Palace 

Da Lat attractions

This palace was built in the period of 1933-1937 under the dynasty of King Bao Dai who was the last king of Vietnam feudal court. Visitors can easily get Bao Dai Summer Palace in just a few minutes from Da Lat central market by taxi. The opening time is from 7-11am and 1.30-4pm. There is an additional fee for bringing camera inside, apart from the entry fee of US$1. When visiting here, shoes must be removed at the door.

  • Location: Trieu Viet Vuong (Triệu Việt Vương street, near by Crazy house, Da Lat

Golf courses in Da Lat

The last one in this list of must-see Da Lat attractions, Vietnam is such an ideal suggestions for golfers. There are three golf courses in Da Lat: Da Lat at 1200, Da Lat Palace Golf Club and SAM Tuyen Lam Golf Club. They are all high-standard golf courses in Southern Vietnam and embrace their own unique beauty as well as challenges.

Da Lat Palace Golf Club

Da Lat at 1200

SAM Tuyen Lam Golf Club
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