Danang (Da Nang). The city of Danang (Da Nang), is at the center of Vietnam. Country's leading ports and the fourth largest city in Vietnam (after Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Hai Phong). Major airport to visit Hoi An or Hue. Truong Son mountain range, the China Sea. This natural area known as El Paso clouds, Hai Van mountain pass

Danang

Central Vietnam: Danang

The City of Danang (Da Nang, ĐĂ Nẵng)

The city of Da Nang (Da Nang, Đa Nang), is located in the center of Vietnam. It is one of the most prominent ports in the country and the fourth largest city in Vietnam (after Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Hai Phong). West of Da Nang, forests and mountains to the East China Sea.

City of Danang (Vietnam)
City of Danang (Vietnam)

Airport main a must stop to visit cities like Hoi An and Hue, the Truong Son mountain range divides the country in two and its passage, either by tunnel running through it or the mountain road that climbs up to as high, the green of the forests, the Sea of China Fund and characteristic of a tropical country cloudsthey give a picture of beauty without equal for the visitor to Danang. This natural landscape is known as El Paso of the clouds (Hai Van mountain pass and Vietnamese Hải Van Đeo).


Mountains in Danang

Truong Son mountain range

In the center of Vietna, the Truong Son (Không Sơn) mountain range. Across from the North of Vietnam to the South we must traverse mountains, or better said, montansa Truong Son mountain range. With a height of about 1500 meters above the sea level, there are two ways of crossing:
  • By the modern tunnel that crosses the mountain
  • The narrow and twisted mountain road that climbs up to the top Hai Van
Only tourist buses and the boldest used the mountain road, because high, the so-called step clouds lies.

Mountains in central Vietnam
Mountains in central Vietnam

Truong Son mountain range. Danang (Vietnam)
Truong Son mountain range. Danang (Vietnam)

Pass the Clouds

Pass the Clouds: Hai Van mountain pass (Đèo Hai Van)
The passage of clouds or also known as port Hai Van (Hải Van Đeo) is probably the most appropriate place to take some pictures of journey to the center of Vietnam.

Pass the Clouds. Truong Son mountain range. Danang (Vietnam)
Pass the Clouds. Hai Van mountain pass. Truong Son mountain range. Danang (Vietnam)

Pass the Clouds. Mountains in central Vietnam. Danang
Pass the Clouds. Hai Van mountain pass. Mountains in central Vietnam. Danang

Pass the Clouds. Mountains in Danang
Pass the Clouds. Hai Van mountain pass. Mountains in Danang

Hai Van Pass to Danang (passing clouds)
Hai Van Pass to Danang (passing clouds)

Pass Tunnel clouds
Pass Tunnel clouds

Vietnam War: The Clouds Pass
Photos of the Vietnam War

Memories of the war in Vietnam as it passes through the center of the country. High in the mountains in the center of Danang, in port Hai Van, we have the possibility of seeing war bunkers, trenches and some that another building on the step of the clouds. The bullet holes remind us of the tragic and warlike past of Vietnam.

Bullet Holes in the Clouds Pass. Danang. Vietnam
Bullet Holes in the Clouds Pass. Danang. Vietnam

Bullet Holes in Puerto Hai Van. Danang. Vietnam
Bullet Holes in Puerto Hai Van. Danang. Vietnam

Trench warfare in Danang Vietnam
Trench warfare in Danang Vietnam

Step Bunker in the Clouds.
Step Bunker in the Clouds. Danang. Vietnam

Central Vietnam. Hai Van mountain pass
Central Vietnam. Hai Van mountain pass

Pass the Clouds
Pass the Clouds

Pass the Clouds. Danang. Vietnam
Pass the Clouds.

Vietnam War: Pass the Clouds
Vietnam War: Pass the Clouds

Vietnam War: the Puerto Hai Van
Vietnam War: the Puerto Hai Van

Hai Van mountain pass.
Hai Van mountain pass

Hai Van Pass.
Hai Van Pass.

Ocean Cloud Pass.
Ocean Cloud Pass. Danang. Vietnam

Vietnam War: Han Van Pass
Vietnam War: Han Van Pass

How to reach the Pass of the Clouds?
The only way to get to the step of the clouds (have Van Pass) is by car, bus or bike, although the bike is not the most advisable option.
Click on the map to see the location of the Port Hai Van.

Passing Clouds - Han Van Pass

Beaches in Danang

The city of Da Nang and Nha Trang have the best beaches of all Vietnam. In October 2009 a typhoon damage facilities and beaches of Danang, resulting this panorama.

Danang beach
Danang beach

Beaches in Danang (Vietnam)
Beaches in Danang (Vietnam) damaged by Typhoon

Pagoda in Danang: the Marble Mountains

In Danang, in central Vietnam, we find this to Pagoda atop mounds of limestone and marble mountains (read more about the Marble Mountains in Danang).

Pagoda in Danang (Vietnam)
Pagoda in Danang

Pagoda Danang (Vietnam)
Danang Pagoda

Danang related

  • Hoi An The fishing town of Hoi An, with typical Japanese covered bridge
  • Hue Citadel The major attraction of the city of Hue, the Imperial Citadel
  • Marble Mountains mountain group that stands in Danang, the Marble Mountains