Nha Trang Travel Guide

Nha Trang is a coastal city and a center of politics, economics, culture, science and technology and tourism of Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam. Before becoming the land of Vietnam, Nha Trang belonged to Champa. Cham sites are still in many places in Nha Trang.

From 1653 to the mid-nineteenth century, Nha Trang was still a wilderness area and many wildlife in Ha Bac, Vinh Xuong district, Dien Khanh district. Only in the first two decades of the twentieth century, the face of Nha Trang changed rapidly. With the Decree of August 30, 1924, Governor of Indochina, Nha Trang became a town (center urban). Nha Trang town is formed from ancient villages: Xuong Huan, Phuong Cau, Van Thanh, Phuong Sai, Phuoc Hai.

During the French colonial period, Nha Trang was considered as the capital of Khanh Hoa province. Specialist agencies of the colonial administration, such as the Royal Courts, Matriarchs, Maritime Offices, Post Offices ... are all located in Nha Trang. However, the Nam dynasty's organs, such as the Tuan Dance and the Judiciary, were judged in the Dien Khanh Citadel (10 km from Nha Trang). Southwest).

Following the Decree of May 7, 1937 of Governor-General of Indochina, Nha Trang was upgraded to a commune [9]. At the newly established, Nha Trang town has 5 wards: Xuong Huan is the first ward, Phuong Cau is the second ward, Van Thanh is the third ward, Phuong Hai is the fourth ward, Phuoc Hai is the fifth ward.

On January 27, 1958, Ngô Đình Di0m administration issued Decree 18-BNV abolishing the city regulations, dividing Nha Trang into two communes namely Nha Trang East and Nha Trang West in Vinh Xuong District.

On October 22, 1970, Decree No. 132-SL / NV of the Government of the Republic of Vietnam took two communes Nha Trang East, Nha Trang Tay and Vinh Hai, Vinh Phuoc, Vinh Truong, Vinh Nguyen, Phuoc hamlets. Hai (Vinh Thai Commune), Vinh Diem Ha (Vinh Hiep Commune), Ngoc Thao, Ngoc Hoi, and Cam Cam (Vinh Ngoc Commune) in Vinh Xuong District, Hon Lon Island, Hon Mot, Hon Mun, Hon Mieu, Hon Silkworm re-established Nha Trang town, Khanh Hoa province. Nha Trang town is divided into 2 districts: District 1 and District 2. District 1 includes the communes of Nha Trang Dong, Vinh Hai, Vinh Phuoc, Ngoc Thao, Ngoc Hoi and Lu Cam villages in Vinh Ngoc commune, Vinh Diem hamlet. Vinh Hiep Commune; District 2 includes the communes of Nha Trang Tay, Vinh Truong, Vinh Nguyen (including Hon Tre, Hon Mot, Hon Mun, Hon Tam), Phuoc Hai hamlet of Vinh Thai commune.

Then, Decree No. 357- ĐUHC / NC / NĐ dated June 5, 1971, dividing Nha Trang town into 11 neighborhoods: District 1 has the areas of Vinh Hai, Vinh Phuoc, Ngoc Hiep, Van Thanh, Duy Tan. The District 2 has the areas of Vinh Nguyen, Vinh Truong, Phuong Sai, Tan Phuoc, Tan Lap, Phuoc Hai. Decree No. 553-BNV / HC / NV dated 22 August 1972 changed the streets of the city. Decree No. 444- BNV / HCĐP / 26.X of September 3, 1974 merged the islands of Hon Mot, Hon Cau, Hon Diem, Hon Vong, Hon Do into Vinh Hai ward (District 1) and Hon Ngoc into ward Vinh Nguyen (district 2) of Nha Trang.

On April 2, 1975, the Liberation Army took over Nha Trang. On April 6, 1975, the Khanh Hoa Military Committee divided Nha Trang into 3 administrative units: District 1, District 2 and Vinh Xuong District.

In September 1975, the two districts were merged: District 1 and District 2 into Nha Trang Town, including 17 wards: Loc Tho, Ngoc Hiep, Phuoc Hai, Phuoc Hoa, Phuoc Tan, Phuoc Tien, Phuong Sai, Phuong Son, Tan. Van Thang, Van Thanh, Vinh Hai, Vinh Nguyen, Vinh Phuoc, Vinh Tho, Vinh Truong, Xuong Huan.

Nha Trang was officially recognized as a grade 1 city by the Prime Minister of Vietnam on 22 April 2009. Nha Trang is known as the jewel of the East Sea, the pearl of green because of its natural value, beauty and climate.

Best Things to do in Nha Trang

Beach Leisure: Nha Trang is a coastal resort city in southern Vietnam known for its beaches, diving sites and offshore islands. Its main beach is a long, curving stretch along Tran Phu Street backed by a promenade, hotels and seafood restaurants. Aerial cable cars cross over to Hòn Tre Island, and the nature reserves of Hòn Mun and Hòn Tằm islands, reachable by boat, have coral reefs.

Tours in Nha Trang

Long Son Pagoda: Long Son Pagoda is also known as Dang Long Tu Pagoda, located at 22, 23rd Street, Phuong Son Ward, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province, at the foot of Trai Thuy, Nha Trang. The temple was built over a hundred years ago, has been restored many times, and is now the most famous temple in Khanh Hoa (Vietnam).

Long Son Pagoda was built in 1886 under the name of Dang Long self. Originally a pagoda is a cottage located at the top of Thuy Thuy hill (where the white Buddha). In 1900, the pagoda collapsed after a storm, so the decapitation decided to move down the foot of the mountain and renamed Long Son Pagoda.

Shore Excursions in Nha Trang

In 1936, according to the vow of the Ngo family, the pagoda was brought to Hoi An Nam Buddhist University to be the headquarter of reviving Khanh Hoa Buddhism, still the headquarters of the Buddhist Church of Vietnam Khanh Hoa province. In 1938, Bao Dai Pagoda was crowned "Long Son Pagoda".

In 1941, the temple was restored by President Ton That Quyen and Buddhist Vo Dinh Thuy built. In 1968, the temple was destroyed by tiled roofs due to the war. In 1971, Venerable Thich Thien Binh pioneered the restoration of the temple and, until 1975, the restoration was 60% of the original design by architect Vo Dinh Diep.

Po Nagar Cham Towers: The wooden tower formerly dedicated to Princess Jagadharma (Princess Tchou Koti or Divine Mother of God) (ruled from Lam Dong from 646 to 653) was rebuilt by hardwood materials at Aya Trà (Nha Trang) by Prithi Indravarman. ), on a high hill next to the mouth of the Cai River (Hamlet), to worship the goddess Bhagavati (in gold). In 774, South Vietnamese troops (Java, Indonesia) took over. The Po Nagar Temple, destroyed by the South Vietnamese forces, was reconstructed by Satyavarman brick in 784, and was completed to the present day, but has also been devastated. Later King Harivarman I and his son Vikrantavarman III could later have built five further towers.

Po Nagar Cham Tower - Nha Trang Shore Excursions

The remnants of construction have the earliest date, according to Chen Qifeng is mandapa - it was built sometime before the inscription on beer in 817, to say it. Tran Ky Phuong thinks that the small tower in the northwest is dated to the tenth century, and the main tower dates back to the 11th century.

The remaining inscriptions in Po Nagar show the traces of a mighty nation that has existed in the past.

King Bao Dai Villa: The building was built in 1923, to serve as a shelter for oceanographers, preparing them for the establishment of a marine research institute in Southeast Asia. The five villas are named Les Agaves, Les Bouangviers, Les Bouguinvilles, Les Flamboyants and Les Badamniers. ). Which villas are planted around the garden to be easy to remember, easy to find. After the inauguration of these five villas, the French built the Nha Trang Institute of Oceanography in 1925.

Bao Dai Palace - Nha Trang

The first owner of the Les Agaves villa was Dr. Krempt - a German. He was the first director of the Nha Trang Institute of Oceanography. From 1940 to 1945, Emperor Bao Dai and Queen Nam Phuong often stayed at Les Agaves villa for fishing, watching the sea as a hobby, so the name Bao Dai was there. In 1954, the Geneva Accord was signed, Vietnam temporarily divided into two South - North. The family of President Ngo Dinh Diem is the new owner of two villas Les Agaves and Les Frangipaniers. Ms. Tran Le Xuan - wife consultant Ngo Dinh Nhu has given the villa Les Agaves (Cactus Dragon) new name is Nghinh Phong, and Les Frangipaniers (Cotton Suit) is Vọng Nguyet. In 1975, after the Republic of Vietnam collapsed, the unified country, the revolutionary government took over, Bao Dai floor opened to welcome and serve guests food, holiday, sightseeing.

Nha Trang oceanographic museum: Nha Trang Oceanographic Institute is an institute of marine life and livestock research in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province. The Institute of Oceanography is one of the earliest scientific research institutes in Vietnam and is considered Southeast Asia's largest marine research and archaeological facility. Visiting the Museum, visitors will be able to see the Museum of Marine Life with more than 20,000 specimens of more than 4,000 kinds of marine life and fresh water collected and preserved for many years, besides live specimens. Drop in the glass tanks. The Institute has been selected as one of the top 10 tourist attractions in the history of tourism.

Nha Trang oceanographic museum

The institute will open the hi-tech center for domestication of marine life, to serve the main book on marine economic development in Vietnam.

Dam Market: Traveling to Nha Trang if visiting only beautiful landscapes or historical sites is not enough. If you want to learn more about the place, you should go to the markets. This place is not only for sale but it also contains hidden beauty of the place. Dam Market - The most beautiful and crowded market in Nha Trang, this place always contains rustic beauty very close. Visitors not only to shop but also to explore the view.

Dam Market - Nha Trang

Binh Ba Island: Nha Trang city beach stretches about 4 km, along Tran Phu. This is also the way to concentrate many hotels with the best location. You just need to cross the road to the sea. The beach in the city is quite steep, slightly sloping, sandy and crowded.

In Nha Trang you can join the island tour. One of the most famous islands you should visit is Binh Ba Island. From the city center you rent a car to Ba Ngoi port (the old military port, located in Khanh Hoa province, about 60 km from the city). Here you buy tickets at the wharf 10,000 VND / person and canoe ticket to the island 100,000 VND / person / way. Cano runs for 20 minutes to the island.

Nha Trang Shore Excursions

On the island there are two means of transportation, mainly motorcycles, or trams. Take a round trip on the island about 250,000 VND. Major tourist sites are Bai Chay, Bai Nom, Hon Tur, Old House. Then you return to the center of the island where the lunch pier is. There are plenty of eateries for you to choose from.

If you want to eat seafood, you can eat at the raft. Seafood is very fresh. Binh Ba Island is also known as lobster island. If possible, you should try it!

Snokling & Diving Boat Tours: As one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the country, it is not too exaggerated when tourists come to Nha Trang without diving, they can not feel the beauty of the nature of the gift. for this city. Tourists often combine scuba diving with island tours. Depending on the package selected by the organizers will pick you up at the hotel or Cau Da port - the departure point of the cruise ship to Nha Trang.

Nha Trang Snorkling & Diving Tours

Mud-Bath in Nha Trang: Not only mud is considered to have many medicinal properties, but it is also very interesting. You can participate in this effective treatment cleansing, which is really a welcome surprise after a few days of adventure and sun-drenched scenery.Here are some places you can try Mud-Bath in Nha Trang:

  • Thap Ba Spa & Hotspsrings
  • 100 eggs Mud-Bath
  • I-Resort Spa
  • Galina Hotel & Spa

Mud Bath in Nha Trang

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