Hue Royal Antiquities Museum is one of the most attractive museums in Vietnam. We can see overview of Hue’s royal life in the past. The museum is in a nicely maintained building constructed over one century ago. Definitely worth a visit for you.
Hue Royal Antiquities Museum is located at No. 3, Le Truc St., Hue City. It’s in Long An Palace, inside the Citadel, which is a beautiful complicated built structure of wood with 128 columns.
The decoration is extremely artistic and elegant. Artifacts in the museum were collected and stored from 1913 till now. The number of artifacts has about 10,000 units, mostly royal furniture, royal daily implement, imperial furniture, artwork in the palace … made by many kind of materials like: gold, silver, jade, bronze, ivory, glass, fabric, paper, …
Also, Hue Royal Antiquities Museum has stored thousands of local produced artifacts, gifts from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of other countries..
After visiting Hue Royal Antiquities Museum, we understand part of royal life in the Nguyen Dynasty, how talented and creative of Vietnamese artists that time was.
Visit Danang – the city of central Vietnam, you can’t miss the Marble Mountains. They are located Southern of Danang, on Lac Long Quan st, along My Khe beach. Marble Mountains are a cluster of five mountains, made out of limestone and marble. It’s filled with caves, temples, tunnels and peaks built into the slippery rock. One famous cave of those is The Hell Cave (Dong Am Phu). And we will visit it today.
All you need to prepare is a shoes to climbing, and a backpack content miniral water and food (if you visit all the mountains in Marble Moutains, The Hell Cave is 1 in 5 mountains).You can get there easily by taxi, motorbike or private car. Open hour is 08:00AM and close at 05:00PM. The price of ticket only The Hell Cave is 15.000 VND~0,8 usd. (Marble Mountains is also 0,8 usd too).
Before the entrance gate, the local people live around the Marble Mountains (Non Nuoc Village) are famed for their delicate carvings. The sculptures they sell are usually of many sizes, you will impression by many big stone carvings but if you just find some souvenirs or something for yourself here. The price of a bracelet is about 20.000 VND ~30.000 VND.
The Hell Cave is located in Thuy Mountain (Water) – The largest and most beautiful mountain for tourists visiting and sightseeing. As Buddhism, whoever has died will reincarnate, after cross in Nai Ha Bridge (The bridge over the hell river), you will come in to the ultra-mysterious and murky caves. Have two ways, one for the heaven and another for the hell.
The hell have many nooks and hallways goes deeply into the layers symbolize for levels of the hell called name is “the hell door”. Each door, you will see the reliefs, statues of ghost with many different penalties such as Phan Quy palace, Ming Vuong palace, Avici Hell, Giai Oan springs… Surely, you will get some scare in here.
But after come to “the hell”, you will see the way to the heaven. It’s the long strairs to the sky. To reach the heaven, you need to pass in the high way, slippery and get a little dangerous (I think it’s not for the children). And you also see many fairies on the way. The first impression is the sunshine after dark ways. It’s so beautiful. On the peak – the heaven, you will see the Buddhas, the statues of fairies, Jade Emperor, etc. Also, you can get an overview to Danang City and East Sea.
You can’t imagine about this cave, if you’re staying or intend to come to Danang City. Let’s get a trip in here. To get a help, contact or comment with us. And if you have any request, please leave the message. Or take a look at: Hue to Danang, Hoian to Danang, Danang Airport, Danang City Tour
The most important on a trip is cost. Besides the cost of flight, where to stays, daily cost, you will need to pay entrance fees for some attractions. Knowledge about entrance fees will let you decide where you will visit and help you control easily the cost of trip you are going to take. Below is an entrance ticket price list for most of famous tourist spots in Central and Central-South Vietnam in 2016 as a reference for you.
One in interesting destionations in Southern Vietnam is Cuchi Tunnels. It’s located near Saigon( from Saigon Central is 70km). Here, you will comeback to Vietnam in 19th Centuries – in war time. You will see many weapons, bases, underground complex tunnels and get some feel of soldiers. All is great experiences that you should do.
First of all, i advices that you should visit CaoDai Holy See, stop in Vam Co Dong River and feel the quiet air of Vietnam village. If you can, you also should visit Cu Chi Wild Life Rescue Station where like an animals hospital.
Cuchi Tunnels is about 200 km long tunnels and ventilation systems. The price to visit here is about $5 usd. The tunnels are dug deep under ground with multiple levels and routes. It include the clinic, many rooms, kitchen, storage, office, subway system underground. It lead to a river or another escape.
And you also see many sort of traps. It’s different types and were made for the America Soliders who were on foot. One of those is sharp bamboo traps. It’s a hidden dug out pit with sharp bamboo sticks sticking up out of the ground. Another is gate trap, sharp will fall down if you open the door. And if you come here with children, don’t forget take care them because it’s so dangerous.
In guns area, it have many old guns that used in the war time. You can play shooting game in here with about 2,5 usd/60 min, 3000vnd/bullet. Have two gun types is AK and M16. This service is the most favorite in here.
It also have an area simulate East sea, and you take a shower after an explore trip. The price is $1usd/pax. Final, surely that you will feel hungry, let’s enjoy cassava boiled with salt and pea – a popular food in here. And take some fresh fruits in Trung An garden. This is a great destination. So, if you want to visit here, need a private car or have any request or questions. Let’s contact with us. Or you can look at : Saigon to Cuchi, Dalat to Saigon, Nhatrang to Saigon, Muine to Saigon, Saigon to Cuchi by Luxury DCar
Dalat is one of most famous destinations in Vietnam. It’s not only famous by the beauty of nature sceneries (Lang Biang, Love Valley, Prenn waterfall, pine forest, tea hill, Dakia Lake, etc) but also by many special structures ( Bao Dai Palace, Chicken Church, Dalat station, Dalat pedagogical colleges, etc). One of those sightseeings have Crazy Housec – Hang Nga House. My friend told “It’s one of the most odd things i saw”. And I swear you’re also convided by it.
Crazy House is in the Central Highlands’ city of Dalat, in top three strangest hotels in the world and was designed by Vietnamese architect Dang Viet Nga. She says: “I want to change the vision about architecture. I want to design in a different view, strange and abundant”. And this house is apprearance. As the fairy tail, this hotel is like a enormous Banyan tree with uneven windows, and tunnel-shaped stairways.
The design is so bizarre that you can’t find anywhere in the worlds. The hollow “tree” extends in many directions, rising above to reach the sky of the amazing Dalat. Stairs and hallways throughout Crazy House are designed to resemble tunnels and caves which makes for an interesting walk through the house. See the norm, wild mushrooms and spider webs popping up on your way is very normally.
Besides, the house is really a great destination to stay with many rooms are named of animals such as the tiger room, the eagle room, the ant room, the kangaroo room, the bear room, honey moon room,etc. The decorations and handcrafted furniture also matching the theme.
The price to visit here is near $2 usd per person. The price is from about $30 usd to $70 usd, it’s depend the type room and number of pax. Let’s take a look in Crazy House Website !
These photos can’t even describe how strange it is. If you are in Dalat, make sure to stop by and visit for the day, or book a room and spend a few nights here! If you aren’t planning a trip to Dalat anytime soon, here is a short photo essay that will show you what we mean when we say there was no rhyme or reason to this Crazy House! If you need a help to transfer to Dalat, let’s contact with us. Take a look at here: Nhatrang to Dalat, Muine to Dalat, Saigon to Dalat
One of most interesting things in Nhatrang city is Monkey Island. Why? Let’s explore it with me !
From Central Nhatrang City to Long Phu Port – where you can catch a boat and go to Monkey Island is about 28 km. This island is located on Hon Lao island, Nha Phu Bay. If you seft-driving, you just drive straight 1A Boulevard Northern, cross in Ru Ri Pass, and you will see the board “Nha Phu Bay”. You need to buy the boat ticket (about $5.5 usd per person for arrive this island and comeback). After15 minutes, you arrive Monkey Island.
The first impression is the wild island, and so amazing. This island contains more than 1200 monkeys which are two types: Macaca Rhérus and Macaca Fassicularit (I just read it on the catalogs and I don’t know what is these types). But these monkeys is so cute. They’re love playful, naughty and friendly too. You can buy bananas and feeding for them.
This island have a dog racing. Here, you can bet about $1.6 usd once time. And if you’re lucky, you will win with the ostrich eggs is carved which look so beautiful. You can visit some sceneries such as: Mermaid Lake, Tamda garden, 12 Animals Park, etc. And you can see monkey circus. These monkeys are very talent. They can ride unicycling, bike, cyclo, and acrobatic.
Monkey Island also have many different services such as: snorkeling, swimming, parachuting, ostrich riding, elephant riding, etc. I’m believe you will be convinced by the beauty of coral reef and marines. The clear seawater will make you feel like immersed in the sea. The price is about $7 usd for each snorkeling.
Beside that, it’s so awesome when you ride an ostrich with just $2.5 usd. All gives you the amazing experiences. Don’t forget take a lunch with fresh seafoods, the price is good (average $3 usd per dish). I hope that you will have a nice trip with my travel blog. If you have any request, our team always available for a help. And if you looking forward a transfer service, let’s us take care for you. Take a look at here: Dalat to Nhatrang, Muine to Nhatrang, Saigon to Nhatrang, Danang to Nhatrang, tours in Nhatrang.