Da Lat is a beautiful city in southern Vietnam that’s well known for its natural attractions such as waterfalls, lakes, forests, hills and mountains, as well blooming flower gardens, perfect for travellers looking for a peaceful vacation.
Aside from nature, Da Lat is also famous for its unique architecture and historical monuments, since it was once the main station during the French colonial period. If you are planning on a little trip to Da Lat, the following are 10 interesting places and fun activities to check out!

Lat Village


At the foot of Gunung Langbiang, there’s a village called Lat Village populated by the eponymous tribe. Here you can experience the daily life of Vietnamese villagers. (Photo source: Gang-gang.net)

Datanla Waterfalls


Don’t miss out on trying out the outdoor and extreme activities such as canyoning, abseiling, zip line, and roller coaster at Datanla Waterfalls! (Photo source: justgola.com)

Summer Palace


Summer Palace was owned by the last emperor of Vietnam, Bao Dai, who inherited the throne at age 12, and the palace was built for his use during summer. (Photo source: whatsondalat.com)

Linh Phuoc Pagoda


One of the most famous temples is the Linh Phuoc Pagoda, which has the highest bell tower in Vietnam and colourful murals that tell the history of Buddhism. (Photo source: dalatopentours.com)

Da Lat Market


Shop till you drop at the Da Lat Market. It’s 1000 stalls sell everything from textile, fresh food, flowers, to wine. Just say it, they’ve got it! (Photo source: vietnam-guide.com)

Valley of Love


Take your loved one on a romantic outing at the Valley of Love, where you can go on a picnic, rent a paddle boat, or sightsee around the Lake of Sights in a horse carriage. Photo source: vietnam-guide.com)

Pongour Falls


With a width of 100 metres and height of 20 metres, Pongour Falls remains the biggest waterfall in Vietnam, perfect for a little trekking and getaway from the busy city.  (Photo source: livetravelteach.com)

Da Lat Flower Gardens


Da Lat Flower Gardens is the main reason why Da Lat is known as ‘The City of Eternal Spring’. The garden has more than 300 types of flowers and the best time to visit is during spring and winter! (Photo source: agoda.net)

Dalat Railway Station


Built by French architects Moncet and Reveron in 1932, Dalat Railway Station is the oldest train station in Indochina. It is now a tourist attraction with its one-way 7-kilometre ride to the Trai Mat station, where the Linh Phuoc Pagoda is located. (Photo source: syoknyatravel.com)

Crazy House


With its unique design, Hang Nga Guest House and Art Gallery, or more famously known as the Crazy House, is an ala “Alice in Wonderland” kind of lodging. It was designed by renowned Vietnamese architect Dang Viet Nga in 1990. (Photo source: localvietnam.com)

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