21 January 2022
Hi Welcome to Da Lat. This awesome little city in the South Central Highlands of Vietnam is only a short bus ride from Ho Chi Min City and Nha Trang. There are plenty of amazing sights for you to see in Da Lat.
The popular Crazy House is a very unique building. Often Described as a fairy tale house, the weird shapes and objects of this building have been inspired from works of artists such as Dali and Walt Disney. Make sure you climb all the way to the top to get a beautiful view of the entire city.
On your way out of the crazy house stop by the Da Lat Cathedral as they are walking distance from each other and admire its beautiful architecture.
The St. Nicholas Cathedral  (Vietnamese: Nhà thờ chính tòa Đà Lạt, French: Cathédrale Saint-Nicolas) also called St Nicholas of Bari Cathedral (Nhà Thờ Chình Toà Thánh Nicola Bari) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, seat of the diocese of Da Lat, suffragan of the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh (alternatively still called Saigon). It is located in Da Lat, capital of Lam Dong province in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. There are five masses every Sunday. The building was built as a Catholic parish by the French in 1931-1932 in an eclectic style Romanesque, but the interior was not completed until 1942. It replaces an old church built in 1917 with modifications in the chancel.
Another popular attraction of Da Lat is the amazing Truc Lam Cable Car that takes you all the way up to the Thien Vuong Pagoda. This beautiful scenic cable car gives you a panoramic view of the entire city. Da Lat has cool weather year round which is perfect for agriculture.
Because of this make sure you take a light jacket or sweater to use at night. After the awesome cable car ride you will arrive at the serene Trúc Lâm Temple This beautiful well kept monastery is one of the most peaceful places we have ever been.
One of the main objectives of the temple is to recreate the spirit of Zen Buddhism The monks at this monastery have an attention to detail compared to no other. Every inch of this place is taken care of and the view of the lake from the top of the mountain is just breathtaking. The lake near the center of the city is probably one of the best sights of Da Lat and makes the whole town look that much more interesting.
Take a stroll around the late at any time, and stop at one of the many cafes around the lake to have a very relaxing drink with a beautiful view. There are plenty of tours that take you to the countryside of Da Lat.
We decided to join a motorbike tour given by our hotel which took us to different places. We got to try eating a cricket for the first time, experienced the everyday life of locals and visit the stunning Elephant waterfalls. We stopped on the side of the road to check out a plant that’s used in curry that we were told it was sometimes used as lipstick.
Another great attraction that you definitely can’t miss is the old style Dalat Train Station. This well kept station takes you back into time with its Vietnamese architecture and design. Get on a short train ride to the unique Linh Phuoc Pagoda. This amazing pagoda is a work of art. It is completely made out of shattered pieces of glass and ceramic.
On site you can see the talented artists working on statues and furniture. You will be amazed with all the different pieces of art, tall Buddhas and colorful architecture.
We hope you enjoy our video, if you are lucky in Da Lat you’ll get to see a monkey on top of a pig. Make sure to visit our site for more detailed information..