Top 11 Best Places To Visit In Da Nang, Viet Nam For Photography Enthusiasts
Aug 23, 2023
Besides the renowned tourist attractions and breathtaking landscapes, Da Nang has plenty of stunning and Instagram-worthy photography spots that will help you capture unforgettable moments of your journey. If you have some free mornings or leisure time during your vacation, below are our top 11 best places to visit in Da Nang and its surrounding areas. Curious about what they are? Let's take a peek!
Best places in Da Nang for young travelers and nature lovers
1. Ho Xanh - Son Tra
Ho Xanh (also known as Bai But Lake) is one of the must-visit check-in spots in Da Nang that photography enthusiasts cannot afford to miss. It is beloved for its pristine beauty, which remains untouched by human intervention.
Here, you can immerse yourself in the purity of nature with harmoniously blended shades of green. The flat and serene emerald green lake, the swaying enchanting trees, and the clear, peaceful sky all gently intertwine, creating delightful scenery and an unforgettable experience.
The best time to visit Blue Lake is from August to September when the surrounding flowers and grasses are in full bloom. The romantic and poetic beauty during this time is what makes it one of the best places to visit in Da Nang for chill seekers.
2. Dong Giang Tea Hill
If you're looking for a stunning photography spot in Da Nang that you can visit every season, we highly recommend Dong Giang Tea Hill in the Quyet Thang State Farm.
The beauty of nature here has its own unique charm, regardless of the time of year. It could be the lush green tea plantation in early spring; the poetic raindrops on the leaves during the summer; the enhancement of a mild climate with abundant sunshine in the autumn; or the tea buds awaiting their blooming day in the winter.
Not only throughout the year but even in a single day, Dong Giang Tea Hill can transform every moment into a photography inspiration. Here, you can capture the ethereal mist at dawn, let the vibrant sunlight illuminate your midday shots, indulge in the silent beauty of the sunset, etc.
3. Reed Grass Fields
When it comes to Da Nang’s best place during late autumn and early winter, the reed grass fields always rank among the top choices. They have been an endless source of inspiration for many photographers and filmmakers to capture romantic and sentimental moments.
Unlike other Da Nang attractions, you don’t need to go outside the city to find these reed-grass fields. Here are some suggested streets that are filled with reed grass that you should definitely check out:
- Nguyen Tat Thanh Street
- Truong Sa Street
- Le Duc Tho - Hoang Sa Street
- Chuong Duong Street (along the Han River)
- Nguyen Sinh Sac Street
- Xo Viet Nghe Tinh - Xuan Thuy Street
- Thang Long Street
- Tran Hung Dao Street
These streets are also Instagrammable spots for many travelers, especially the feminine ones. If you're planning to visit these areas, it's advisable to plan your outfit in advance. Choosing graceful and gentle attire will help you create a harmonious blend with the surroundings, allowing for stunning photos and an unforgettable experience.
4. Tay Giang
People often come to Da Nang for its beautiful beaches, but few know that there is an amazing place here for cloud hunting. Located atop the Que Tay Quang peak in the Truong Son mountain range, this place is surrounded by pristine mountains and an endless cloudy sky.
The summit of Tay Giang is a conquest sought by many thrill seekers, with its winding and challenging paths. The breathtaking scenery along the journey is also a magnet for travel enthusiasts. On one side, you have the sky; on the other, the mountains; and all around you, the rugged forests bask in the sunlight, offering an immersive experience. Although there may be heart-pounding twists and turns or overwhelming scenery. Therefore, before embarking on this adventure, be sure to do thorough research and prepare adequately to fully enjoy this unforgettable experience.
The best part of this journey begins as soon as you reach the summit. From that vantage point, you'll be rewarded with awe-inspiring landscapes that will take your breath away. The sight of clouds gracefully dancing and twirling around the majestic mountains creates an indescribable beauty. It's at this moment that the true magic of the journey unfolds. And it is also where artistic photos are bound to come to life.
Top 3 best places to visit in Da Nang for capturing stunning photos alongside iconic bridges
Nestled in the heart of the city, there are three stunning photo spots you shouldn't miss during the day or night.
1. Thuan Phuoc Bridge
One of the best check-in spots in Da Nang is Thuan Phuoc Bridge. Known as one of the "four most beautiful bridges", the setting here will transform your pictures into extraordinary and dreamlike scenes.
Thuan Phuoc Bridge is likened to a silk ribbon stretching across the Han River, and it is particularly favored for its unique lighting system. To fully experience its enchanting ambiance, you should visit this bridge in the evening.
2. Don Ca Arch Bridge
If you're looking for unique photography backgrounds, Don Ca Arch Bridge is one of the best places in Da Nang for capturing extraordinary photos. Located between Da Nang and Hue, visitors can easily reach this destination by motorbike.
Featuring an impressive arched design, this bridge seamlessly blends with its natural surroundings, creating a serene and authentic atmosphere. The peaceful streams, rustling leaves, and melodic birdsong, together, form a restful and immersive world you may never forget.
3. Kim Lien Port bridge
Kim Lien Port Bridge is one of Da Nang’s best places for romantic photography. It is also where the sky meets the sea, creating a peaceful blue horizon.
Moreover, the deep blue sky, tranquil beach, and soft white sand also create a soothing ambiance for relaxing and unwinding. If you want to escape the city’s bustle and hustle without going too far from the city’s heart, include this bridge in your travel itinerary. We believe you will love it!
The best places in Da Nang for photographers to capture the cultural charms
1. Ba Mu Temple gate, Hoi An
The intricately decorated walls of Ba Mu Temple gate serve as a magnificent artistic backdrop for photography enthusiasts. Adorned with vintage-colored tiles and painted in the Vauban architectural style, this place creates a charm of antiquity and tranquility that is rarely found elsewhere.
However, as this popular photo spot is at the temple, please remember to dress respectfully and modestly. During the photoshoot, be mindful and speak softly to avoid disturbing others.
2. Dong Dinh Museum
Hidden amidst the mountains and forests, Dong Dinh Museum is a special tourist spot in Da Nang that takes you on a journey of time and memories. Here, you can explore ancient cultures dating back to the Dai Viet period with artifacts that are up to 2500 years old.
With an entrance fee of 20,000 VND per person, you will have the opportunity to experience four different spaces, including:
- An art exhibition area showcasing sculptures and artworks by ethnic minorities.
- An exhibition area displaying artifacts from 54 ethnic groups.
- A traditional house displaying the cultural heritage of various villages.
- A fishing village memory house to gain a deeper understanding of the life of fishermen.
3. Chien Dan Tower
Chien Dan Tower is a Champa heritage site located in Quang Nam, Da Nang, and is particularly attractive for those who are passionate about unique architecture. It represents the ancient Champa artisans' style and is also a testament to the passage of time.
4. Nam Son Pagoda
More than just a spiritual sanctuary, Nam Son Pagoda is also one of the best places to visit in Da Nang due to its architectural ensemble, where the interconnected rows of impressive towers form a majestic and resplendent palace.
Below are some highly recommended "Instagram-worthy" corners at Nam Son Pagoda:
- Main Hall area
- Vong Nguyet tower
- Guesthouse area
- Dong Tu Bridge
- Tam Tang Bridge
- Lantern Bridge
- Pagoda pond
- Pagoda garden
There are even more hidden gems to explore beyond the ones mentioned in this article. We will keep updating other articles to help you uncover all the beautiful scenes this city has to offer.
At Da Nang International Terminal, we are eagerly awaiting your arrival, ready to provide you with a warm and hospitable welcome. Let us be your gateway to an extraordinary journey filled with unforgettable experiences and cherished memories. See you soon!