Danang

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Danang
The country’s third-largest city, and the biggest in Central Vietnam, Danang has become one of the country’s key ports thanks to its location on the coast and the Han River estuary. The city itself is a typical bustling Vietnamese metropolis with relentless scooter traffic, but a number of attractions make visiting worthwhile. In town the Dragon Bridge opened in 2013, but what makes it special is that every weekend evening the steel-arch dragon that is part of the structure spits out real fire from its head (the bridge is closed to traffic at the time, allowing crowds to see the spectacle up close). The Marble Mountains are an arresting sight, five hills that seems to have just sprouted up in the south of the city. The Son Tra peninsula, also known as Monkey Mountain, offers some good hiking and excellent sea and city views; you’ll also find the 220-feet tall, gleaming white goddess of mercy statue here. The beach along the sandy stretch east of the city center—loosely called China Beach by American soldiers during the war—is crowded with restaurants, bars and some seaside hotels.
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Da Nang, Hải Châu, Da Nang, Vietnam