(#wanderlusttips #Nhatrang #traveltips) Among hundreds places to go in Nha Trang, 8 listed below are the best for evening visit, as suggested by Wanderlust Tips Travel Magazine.
1. Water Musicals
The most prominent among the recreational activities in Vinpearl Land is its water musical stage, with a capacity of 5,000 visitors. It is the largest and most modern water musical stage in Vietnam. This is a special art form, a magical combination of motion effects of sound, light, fire and water. Every day, the Vinpearl water musical stage delivers sparkling and colourful performances, satisfying everyone who loves to explore technical perfection. Enjoying unique symphonies of water, fire and light make for an unforgettable experience.
Top tips: To reach Vinpearl Land, you must take the cable car or speedboat from Nha Trang city. Cable car tickets are 555,000VND per adult; 450,000VND per child (1 – 1.4 meter tall). Ticket includes games on the island.
Food: Vinpearl Land food court
2. Pedestrian street and night market – The charm of the coastal city
Nha Trang Night Market (Nha Trang Pedestrian Street Service Centre) is a hub for shopping and exploring local beauty, which you shouldn’t miss out on during your visit. The night market recreates the ancient rural villages in Vietnam, with horse carriages, banana trees and bamboo bridges across canals. The night market has over 100 booths selling souvenirs, fashion, marine products, and handicraft items from Central and Southern rural villages. The night market is also a gathering place for the culinary quintessence of Nha Trang and Vietnam serving abundant and diverse dishes.
Top tips: The pedestrian street and night market is located next to the Cultural Centre at No. 46 Tran Phu Street. The market is open from 3 – 11 p.m. every day.
Food: There are many dish choices at the food stalls at the night market.
3. Cathedral of Christ the King – Western architecture in the heart of the city
Nha Trang locals have several nicknames for this church, including stone church, mountain church, Nha Trang church or Nga Sau church. From a distance, the church resembles an ancient Roman castle. The cathedral is built in the unique French architecture of the Gothic era. This scenic spot is beloved by many tourists, photographers and videographers. Couples often choose the church as the backdrop for their wedding photos. A unique feature of the church is its bronze bell in the bell tower, with a big clock mounted above, with four sides facing into four different directions. The cathedral’s interior is vast and immense, flooded with light.
Top Tips: The church is located in the centre of Nha Trang city on Thai Nguyen Street, and can be reached on foot.
Food: After visiting the church, you can walk to the night market and enjoy the specialties here.
4. Squid fishing at night – Experience the wonder of foraging your own food
Nightfall is the perfect time to depart and explore the sea. A beach at night appears more endless, strange and fascinating.
You can get on a boat and sail out and see a different side of Nha Trang city, illuminated by sparkling and magical lights. After a while, the ship will moor in areas with the largest population of squid. Attracted by the lights, the squid will gather around the boat and take the bait. The most interesting thing about squid fishing is that you can gather and enjoy your harvest right on board. Delicious, freshly steamed or grilled squid, dipped in chilli, will be difficult to resist.
Food: You can order supper from the ship-owners. Or even better you can enjoy dishes made from your own catch after squid fishing.
5. Sailing Club – Experience the vibrant atmosphere at night
Sailing Club is a resort complex made up of hotels, bars and famous nightclubs. Sailing Club’s unique feature is that it changes to suit the time of day. From sunrise to sunset, you can enjoy yourself here. When the sun disappears behind the beautiful hills, Sailing Club becomes a romantic and luxurious setting where great food is served. When you think about returning home, Sailing Club remains attractive as the lively atmosphere of its bars and clubs beckons the night owls. Sailing Club is open until the early morning hours, and becomes more crowded the later the night.
Top tips: Sailing Club is located in the city centre right by the ocean, so you can walk there.
Food: Enjoy a romantic dinner on the beach with delicious dishes offered by Sailing Club.
6. Altitude Rooftop Bar – The highest bar in Nha Trang
Altitude Rooftop Bar is the harmonious combination between low indoor seats, and outdoor high chairs and comfortable sofas, so you can enjoy yourself in an open space. Altitude Rooftop Bar offers a wide-angle 270-degrees view offering a panorama of the city. Sunset is the most perfect time to visit Altitude Rooftop Bar, if you want to be immersed in the twilight, and witness the glamour of the city when the lights are on. The vibrant sounds spun by a DJ will add to the endless fun and memorable experience for you and your friends. Altitude Rooftop Bar is open daily from 4 – 11 p.m.
Top Tips: Altitude Rooftop Bar is located on the 28th floor of the Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel. It is easily reached on foot.
Food: You can enjoy food at the restaurants located in the hotel.
7. Lunar Lounge – Enjoy a cup of coffee and a view over Nha Trang
Lunar Lounge is a combination of bar, restaurant and café on the 4th floor terrace of Nha Trang Centre and offers a lovely view. From here, you can see Nha Trang at night, which is no less magnificent than Paris. Enjoy the most delicious steaks and Spanish cuisine in the city, while taking in the charming ocean view from the terrace. Live music, fire dancing performances, and fascinating weekly events always attract visitors. You can also shop, go the movies or play arcade games on the lower floors of Nha Trang Centre.
Top tips: Nha Trang Centre is located on Tran Phu Street, which is in walking distance.
Food: You can enjoy Spanish cuisine at Lunar Lounge, or enjoy Nha Trang cuisine at the food court inside Nha Trang Centre.
8. Rocky Club – Be uplifted with colourful parties and modern music
Rocky Club is one of the largest clubs in the coastal city of Nha Trang. With a capacity to welcome 500 guests, Rocky Club attracts both young people and visitors to Nha Trang. In addition, its unique interior design and modern sound and lighting equipment, lively music performed by professional DJs, you will be uplifted at colourful parties with modern music. Rocky Club regularly organises parties to celebrate major holidays, and weekly meet-and-greets with famous actors and singers.
Top tips: Rocky Club is located in the city centre at No. 75A Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street and you can simply walk there.
Food: Before stopping by Rocky Club, enjoy a meal at Nha Trang Night Market.
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