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1.3 Art, History & Culture- Nha Trang

Nha Trang Cathedral, Nha Tho Nui 

This popular church is located in the heart of the city and is a favorite with photographers and filmmakers. It has a French gothic style architecture with long windows and colorful Vietnamese touches. 

  • Address: Nguyen Trai St, Nha Trang
  • Opening hours: 04:00 to 21:00 

National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam

This museum represents the exact image of the marine environment of Nha Trang. You will see fish tanks, houses of marine life, kinds of fish such as sharks, clownfish, sea horses. Another floor consists of local boats, fishing artifacts and specimens. 

  • Address: 1 Cau da, Nha Trang
  • Opening hours: 06:00 to 18:00 
  • Price: 30,000 VND 

Alexandre Yersin Museum

Alexandre Yersin was an amazing photographer and a scientist interested in everything from aviationto ethnography. He photographed French outpost of Nha Trang and ethnic groups. He died in 1975 and he got recognizes as a hero 15 years later. Thatโ€™s why they founded a museum for him with his letters, scientific instruments, furniture, photographs, personal effects and even his deathbed. 

  • Address: Pasteur Institute, 10 Tran Phu St, Nha Trang
  • Opening hours: Mon - Sat 08:00 to 11:00 and 14:00 to 16:30

Suoi Do Pagoda

This temple is located in the middle of a mountain at 200 meters high. This gives you a beautiful view of the landscape with rice fields. The pagoda is dedicated to the Chinese Goddess of Mercy and built more than 50 years ago. People claimed that they had seen the goddess at the stream along the hill and therefore wanted to build this pagoda.

  • Address: Suoi Hiep Commune, Dien Khanh District, Nha Trang
  • Opening hours: 06:00 to 18:00 

Hon Khoi Salt Fields

This is an impressive place to visit. See how female workers harvest mounds of white natural salt. They carry two baskets filled with salt over their shoulder. These baskets weigh up to 10 kg each. The best time to see the salt fields is between January and June.Opening hours: 04:00 to 09:00