Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa)

Telephone code : (84. 058)
Area : 5,257 km2
Population : 1,031,262

Nha Trang is the main city of Khanh Hoa Province, is famed as the finest city beach in Vietnam. The town is also a key transport crossroads, with Cam Ranh harbour. The vibrant local economy is based on fishing, tourism, forestry product and it's comprehensive infrastructure. Ethnic minorities include the Ede, the Cham and the Raglai.

PONAGAR TOWER

Built in the ninth century by King Harivacman, boasts a group of Cham towers and a stunning 2.6m tall statue of Ponagar, wife of the god Shiva.

NHA TRANG CATHEDRAL
Built by the French in 1928 and equipped with a grand clock and three giant bells, all still in fine working order.

HON CHONG

An imposing rocky promontory virtually in the city centre. It is said to resemble a human hand reaching out to sea.

DOC LET BEACH

50km north of Nha Trang, is a popular tourist destination with 10km of white sand beaches, moderate surf and clean air.

DIEN KHANH BEACH

Was built in the 18th century by King Nguyen Anh in an architectural style influenced by contemporary Western palaces.

DAI LANH BEACH

80km north of Nha Trang, is a beautiful resort that also houses some relics of the American War.

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