1. Check-in Son Tra Radar station– Things to do in Son Tra peninsula
Da Nang Radar Station is situated at an altitude of over 621m above sea level and dubbed as the “Indochina magical eye”, for military surveillance purposes that cover hundreds of kilometers of the East Sea.
The radius of this radar system is up to 300km and with its scanning range, it can control the whole Indochina region to both Hong Kong and Hainan island. Besides its exquisite beauty for your Instagrammable photo backdrop as a radar station, from here you also can witness the marvelous scenery of the city, the sea, and surrounding mountains way perfectly.
The ideal time recommended coming here is summer. It is safer for you to travel on the curvy roads leading to the site during dry sunny summer months as it will not rain too heavy and suddenly to make the roads wet and slippery like in other months. That is very advisable for motorbike trips which need you to know better about the road conditions and weather of the place before departing.
2. Nhà Vọng Cảnh – Sightseeing house – Things to do in Son Tra peninsula
Nhà Vọng Cảnh – Sightseeing house which is just a few hundreds of meters away from the radar station is also worth visiting.
This no-wall house was built on a protruding ledge upon the mountain peak to give the best panoramic view to the below landscape. You can take a much further look at not only Da Nang beaches but also Lang Co beach of Hue and Hai Van pass. There is a cute black monkey statue in front of this sea-view tower as a landmark of Son Tra mountain.
3. Chessboard Peak- Things to do in Son Tra peninsula
Ban Co Peak is one of the highest places in Son Tra Peninsula. You have to travel quite a long way to get here. The highlight of Chess Board Peak is the stone-made statue of an old fairy man relaxingly playing chess alone in the middle of that great natural beauty on the mountain peak surrounded by fog and clouds.
4. Linh Ung Pagoda – Bai But– Things to do in Son Tra peninsula
This is one of the three most sacred pagodas of Da Nang city. The outstanding factor that makes this pagoda a popular tourist attraction is its 67m high Guan Yin Buddha’s white statue built with a 17-floors tower inside. What are you still waiting for? Come and visit this amazing destination for a deeper understanding of our Buddhism practice in Da Nang at the place that also offers one of the best city views up on the mountain top.
5. Banyan tree – Things to do in Son Tra peninsula
This banyan tree is considered a heritage of the city, with its pristine ancient beauty and hardly can find elsewhere. The tree was apparently more than 800 years old and was a landmark during the war in Vietnam. Banyan tree becomes a shelter, a resting place for many visitors on the way to discover Son Tra peninsula
6. Son Tra Lighthouse– Things to do in Son Tra peninsula
Considered one of the most beautiful and ancient lighthouses in Vietnam, Son Tra Lighthouse is the ideal place for you to easily observe the natural scenery of Da Nang. Pack up your things and head for a discovery!