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1. Xuan Huong Lake

Xuan Huong Lake
4.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 8
places to visit in Da Lat

Known as the heart of Da Lat, this manmade lake is a beautiful tourist site and a perfect place to relax. The banana-shaped lake was formed by a dam in 1919 and is named after a Vietnamese poet who was famous for his anti-authoritarian poems. One of the most popular activities that tourists undertake is to circumnavigate the lake's 7km surroundings on a bike or a moped.

2. Datanla Waterfalls

Datanla Waterfalls
4.3 /5

5 km
from city center
2 out of 8
places to visit in Da Lat

Approximately 6km from the city of Da Lat, Datanla Waterfalls are among the city's primary attractions for locals as well as tourists. While the falls themselves are not very spectacular, it is the adventure activities here that make it more popular.

3. Elephant Waterfalls

Elephant Waterfalls
4.2 /5

19 km
from city center
3 out of 8
places to visit in Da Lat

Elephant Falls in Da Lat are located just about 32 km from the city centre and are also known as Lieng Rewoa Waterfall. The falls are named after the rock that they cascade from which sort of resembles the head of an elephant. To visit the falls, travellers are expected to descend down a narrow path that is slightly treacherous but worth the risk. You can also find your way to the back of the falls through a narrow ravine and a cave. The intermittent shower for the waterfall makes the adventure more thrilling!

4. Linh Phuoc Pagoda

Linh Phuoc Pagoda
3.8 /5

4 km
from city center
4 out of 8
places to visit in Da Lat

Linh Phuoc Pagoda situated at a distance of almost 8 km from the main city of Da Lat. The place of worship has gained a tremendous traveller following due to its unique blend of traditional and modern architecture. This is evident in the use of the mosaic style of design combining glass and porcelain.

5. Thien Vien Truc Lam

Thien Vien Truc Lam
3.8 /5

5 km
from city center
5 out of 8
places to visit in Da Lat

Thien Vien Truc Lam, is among the 3 most prominent monasteries located in Vietnam. It is located in Lam Dong Province in the Central Highlands, just outside the resort town of Da Lat, 5 kilometres away from the city centre. This place of worship is nestled amidst green pine forests along Tuyen Lam Lake and is perched atop Phung Hoang (Phoenix) Mountain. Other than being the largest Zen monastery of its province, Thien Vien Truc Lam is a fascinating destination to explore for locals and tourists alike.

6. Prenn Falls

Prenn Falls
3.7 /5

7 km
from city center
6 out of 8
places to visit in Da Lat

Prenn Falls are quite a tourist draw in Da Lat and lie about 12 km from the city centre of Da Lat. These falls cascade from a height of 9m and are 20m wide across the stream. There are various fun activities such as ostrich and elephant rides to look forward to.

7. Lake of Sighs

Lake of Sighs
3.7 /5

3 km
from city center
7 out of 8
places to visit in Da Lat

Also known as the Than Tho Lake, the 'Lake of Sighs' lies 6km from the town of Da Lat. Initially a pond, it was dammed by the French in the year 1917 to provide water to the Central Highlands.

8. Pongour Waterfall

Pongour Waterfall

8 out of 8
places to visit in Da Lat

Pongour Waterfall, located in Da Lat Vietnam, is a terraced waterfall and one of the most famous in Lam Dong Province. The mighty 40 meters high and 100-meter wide waterfall region is celebrated for its huge romantic landscape amidst rich valleys, lakes, springs and pine hills surrounding it. Recognized as a national level beauty-spot, it is surrounded by 25,000 square meter of primeval forest with a diversified flora. Pongour Waterfall is a widely held picnic spot praised for its poetic beauty and loved by the Vietnamese locals for its wild, lush green landscaped gardens.

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FAQs on Da Lat

How can I commute within Da lat?

The best way to go to destinations which are on the outskirts of the city is by taxi. Taxis are easily available at Da Lat city centre or you can even ask your hotel to make the arrangements. The taxi prices are reasonable. Another way to explore Da Lat is on a bicycle. There are many highs and lows though, but it is great fun! If you are planning to take the Easy Riders experience, make sure you choose the authentic ones. Easy Riders are basically motorcycle tours that will take you around the basic tourist places of Da Lat.

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What are the top sightseeing places in Da lat?

The top sightseeing places in Da lat are Xuan Huong Lake, Datanla Waterfalls, Elephant Waterfalls, Linh Phuoc Pagoda, Thien Vien Truc Lam, Prenn Falls.

What are the top activities in Da lat?

The top activities in Da lat are Datanla New Alpine Coaster Experience in Da Lat, Da Lat City Day Tour, Da Lat Countryside Day Tour, High Rope Course Adventure in Da Lat, Robin Hill Cable Car in Da Lat, Shared City Transfers between Da Lat and Nha Trang via Limousine.

What are the top hotels in Da lat?

There are 1512 Hotels in Da lat which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Da lat are Dong Quan Villa, Coffee Valley Homestay, Merry Yard Homestay Dalat, Thong Phong Guesthouse, Friendly house, Má»™c Lan Villa. You can see all the hotels in Da lat here
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