CENTRAL HIGHLANDS – DAK LAK PROVINCE

Capital:  Buon Ma Thuot City Ethnic groups:  Viet (Kinh), E De, Nung, M’Nong, Tay Highlights:  Buon Don Village, Lak Lake, Yok Don National Park TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Khai Doan Pagoda The pagoda was built in 1951-1953 on a large area at 89A Phan Boi Chau Road, Thong Nhat Ward, Buon Ma Thuot City. This is a pagoda of the Viet residents in Dak Lak ... Read More »

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Dong Xanh Cultural Park Dong Xanh Cultural Park is situated in An Phu Commune, 10km from the center of Pleiku City. The park covers an area of 8ha and is built in the style of the Central Highlands. It opened in late 1999. The Central Highlands’ nha rong long stilt houses and statues of the tombs are displayed in this area. ... Read More »

CENTRAL HIGHLANDS – GIA LAI PROVINCE

Capital:  Pleiku City Ethnic groups:  Viet (Kinh), Gia Rai, Ba Na, Tay Highlights:   Pleiku, To Nung Lake, D’ko Tu Village TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Buu Nghiem Pagoda Buu Nghiem Pagoda was built in 1964 at 200 Duy Tan Road, in Dien Hong Ward, Pleiku City. In 1978, the main temple was restored. Over the past few years, Superior Thich Tu Huong has continued the ... Read More »

CENTRAL HIGHLANDS – KON TUM PROVINCE

  Capital:  Kon Tum City Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Xo Dang, Ba Na, Gie Trieng, Ra Glai Highlights:  Ba Na Village, Nha Rong (Communal House) TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Kon Tum Wooden Church Kon Tum Wooden Church, located on Nguyen Hue Street, Kon Tum City, is a unique architecture of wooden materials and good fine-arts. The church was built from 1913 to 1918, initi­ated by a ... Read More »

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OTHERS Da Lat Flower Park Da Lat Flower Park is famous for its diverse species of flowers. It is considered a natural museum that houses a fine collection of native and exotic flowers. The garden con­sists of at least 300 different kinds of flowers, hundreds of which are in blossom all year round. The garden is located at 2 Phu ... Read More »

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PAGODAS AND CATHEDRAL Linh Son Pagoda Linh Son Pagoda, located on Nguyen Van Troi St., was built in 1936 on a hill overlooking the centre of Da Lat. The pagoda has beei managed by a succession of monks. The present monk, Thich Tu Man, has been residing in the pagoda since 1964. In the middle altar, there is a 1,250kg ... Read More »

CENTRAL HIGHLANDS

The Central Highlands (Tay Nguyen) are a region of plateaus in South Central Viet Nam. It is where the past and the present unite, a land of mysterious mountains and forests where gongs can be heard, a world of cus­toms that fascinate generations of anthropol­ogists. It is a region of rolling mountains, forests, and immense coffee and rubber plantations that are ... Read More »

SOUTH-CENTRAL COAST – BINH THUAN PROVINCE 3

Suoi Tien Suoi Tien (Fairy Spring) is situated in a nice place on the way to Mui Ne, about 18 km northeast of Phan Thiet City. One side of Suoi Tien are solid white and red sand hills mixing together, another side are rows of shading coconut palms, lines of trees with luxuriant leaves. The spring derives from the height ... Read More »

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Mui Ne Beach Mui Ne is 22km from the centre of Phan Thiet City. Along the road from Phan Thiet to Mui Ne are innumerable sand dunes with imposing land­scape of beautiful rows of coconut trees and clean beaches. The typical scenery of Mui Ne lies in the moving lines of golden sand caused by the wind and when they ... Read More »

SOUTH-CENTRAL COAST – BINH THUAN PROVINCE

Capital: Phan Thiet City Ethnic groups:  Viet (Kinh), Cham, Ra Glai, Hoa, Co Ho Highlights:  Hang Pagoda, Mui Ne Beach TOURIST ATTRACTIONS     Duc Thanh School Duc Thanh School is where President Ho Chi Minh, called Nguyen Tat Thanh at the time, taught in 1910-1911. The school, situated in the centre of Phan Thiet, was transformed into a museum displaying exhibits about President Ho ... Read More »