Established in 1923, it was one of the first centres for scientific research in Vietnam and is an important location for tropical oceanographic research. Where you can see some of the local marine life, along with a comprehensive collection of specimens of marine life.


The most impressive construction in Nha Trang is Long Son Pagoda founded in 19th century. After several renovations, the biggest one in 1963 when the huge white buddha was built in the memory of the monks and nuns who burnt themselves to protest against religious persecution. On the high flat ground you will have a general view of the city far below. You can see the web-like a a maze of streets and roads and houses and the river gently winding along.


These cham towers were built during 7th century to honour the goddess Ponagar considered to be the mother of mothers, the goddess of the country, who came to be identified with the Hindu goddesses Bhagavati and Mahishasuramardini. From the towers you see the panoramic views of the river meets the sea.

ponagar temple

The Hon Chong Rock is a well-known scenic spot in Nha Trang, lying by the sea at the foot of La San Hill, with many legends surrounding these rocks. The Hon Chong is not only attractive to visitors to Nha Trang but also no less allure to the local inhabitants, children as well as grown-ups who have made frequent visits to this place.

honchong rock

The market on the swamp. Dam Market is Nha Trang’s central market. Located in the heart of Nha Trang City, Dam Market is not only the main Trade Centre with various merchandises but also the interesting part of town and a good place to get away from the tourist centre. Here you can experience the hustle and bustle of a local fish, meat, and vegetable market.

Dam market

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  • Destinations: Nhatrang City or Nhatrang Vicinities
  • Tour Type: Private Tour
  • Start from: Nhatrang port in Nhatrang
  • Finish in: Nhatrang port in Nhatrang


  1. Take a sightseeing tour of Nha Trang, and immerse yourself in the city’s everyday life
  2. Marvel at the Buddha statues of Long Son Pagoda
  3. Drive the granite promontory of Hon Chong
  4. Find unique souvenirs at Dam Market


This excursion takes you to visit a selection of the numerous attractions in Nha Trang City. First the car will drive you to Cau Da for a visit the Vietnam Oceanographic Institute to see the whole collection of sea creatures in Nhatrang Bay. After that, you will go to Long Son Pagoda, Catheral or Stone Church built in French colony time, Chong Promontory Rocks and the Po Nagar Temples. The tour ends after the visit to local Dam Market.

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Trip includes:

  • Transportation by private vehicle with A/C
  • All entrance fee to sightseeing sites as mentioned
  • Local English speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fees and permits where applicable

Trip excludes:

  • Other meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Vietnam visa
  • Tipping, drinks and other personal expenses


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