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Dalat travel guide

Beautiful flowers

Sitting on the Lang Biang highlands – part of the Central Highlands region of Vietnam, Dalat resembles a traverse between Vietnamese and the French Alps. Thanks to its history, unique architecture, mild weather features and a wide variety of beautiful spots, Dalat is famous all over the world as one of the most popular tourist destinations of Vietnam. Vietnam Cultural Highlights

Beautiful flowers

Beautiful flowers

With the population of 206,105 in the year 2009, of which 185,509 are urban inhabitants, Dalat is the capital of Lam Dong Province in Vietnam. Situated about 1,500 meters (4,900 feet) above sea level on the Langbian Plateau in the southern parts of the Central Highlands region, Dalat is an awesome tourist destination in Vietnam. Indochina tours Vietnam

Pine wood which are the specific sights of Dalat together with twisting roads and tree marigold blossom in the winter plays an important role in forming the name: “City of thousands of pine trees” of the city. In contrast to Vietnam’s otherwise tropical climate, the temperate weather of the city is very pleasant and gentle. The valleys covered with mist almost year round leads to its name “City of Eternal Spring”.

Love valley

Love valley

With cool weather all year round, Dalat has many advantages to supply temperate agriculture products such as cabbage and cauliflower for all regions in Vietnam. Hydrangea and golden everlasting are two typical and exclusive kinds of flowers produced by Dalat’s flower industry. A large number of jams, various fruit preserve made from strawberry, mulberry, sweet potato, and rose are products of the stunning preserve industry.

Built in a French style during the French colonization, most of hotels and houses in Dalat such as Hang Nga guest house, ‘Crazy house’, etc are interesting places to stay. Dalat Railway Station that was designed by French architects Moncet and Reveron is one of many places attracts tourists thanks to its unique architecture.

Modern city

Modern city

Besides architectural places attractions, Dalat has many other beautiful tourists sites such as Xuan Huong Lake – in the center of town, Lake of Sorrow – just 5 kilometers from the northeast of town on Ho Xuan Huong Road, the Valley of Love – on Phu Dong Thien Vuong Street and especially Lang Biang Mountain which has a peak at 1900 meters in height and is an ideal place for a 3-hour hike.

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