Da Lat Vietnam Travel Guide

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Da Lat Vietnam Travel Guide A Vagabond Life

Da Lat Vietnam Travel Guide

Da Lat Vietnam is in the central highlands and has been a popular place to escape the heat since French colonial times. Da Lat has been called ‘Le Petit Paris’ and the town even features a mini-replica Eiffel Tower. It can get a bit nippy at night in Da Lat so a jumper and long pants may be needed.

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Things To See & Do In Da Lat Vietnam

Ho Xuan Huong Lake

Ho Xuan Huong Lake

Ho Xuan Huong Lake is in the centre of town. Xuan Huong lake is about 5km in circumference and is one of the main draws of Da Lat, with visitors and locals strolling its banks. Paddle boats can be hired on the banks of the lake.

Bao Dai Palace

Bao Dai Palace

The art deco style palace was built from 1933 to 1937 under the dynasty of King Bao Dai, the last king of Vietnam feudal court. In the past, this villa was constructed as a retreating place King Bao Dai and his royal family to escape the summer heat. Now it is a museum.

St Nicholas Cathedral Da Lat

St Nicholas Cathedral Da Lat

A little piece of Europe in the Vietnamese hills. St Nicholas Cathedral was built as a Catholic parish by the French in 1931-1932 in an eclectic Romanesque style. The interior of the cathedral was not completed until 1942.

Address:  15 Trần Phú, Phường 3, Thành phố Đà Lạt, Lâm Đồng, Vietnam

Thien Vien Truc Lam Monastery

Thien Vien Truc Lam Monastery

The monastery (admission free, donations accepted) has a magnificent view over the dams below and its gardens are full of landscaped shrubs in animal form.

Elephant Falls

Elephant Falls

Elephant Falls is 30km west of town on the way to Daklak , is an impressive waterfall which flows all year. You can climb to the bottom of the falls however take care if doing this as the path is muddy and slippery.

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