Best Things to Do in Danang Vietnam Da Nang is located in Central Vietnam, 700km from Hanoi in the North, and 1000km from Ho Chi Minh City in the South. Danang is the fourth biggest city in Vietnam with population of about 1.2 millions. Apart from some shopping highlights and historical sights, the main reason for most travellers staying here is its proximity to the well-known My Khe Beach, Lang Co Beach, Ba Na Hills, Hoi An and My Son Cham Tower Complex. Bana Hills Station: Ba Na Hills is a hill station and resort located in the Truong Son Mountains west of the city of Da Nang, in central Vietnam. The station, advertised as "Da Lat of Danang province" by local tourism authorities, was founded in 1919 by French colonists. Linh Ung Pagoda is situated near the station, with a cable car nearby to tourists and from the resort. The Ba Na Cable Car, opened on March 29, 2013, holds the world record for the longest non-stop single track cable car at 580