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Dalat (Hill station) Destinations

The city is located 1,500 m (4,900 ft) above sea level on the Langbian Plateau in the southern parts of the Central Highlands region. In Vietnam, Da Lat is a popular tourist destination.

The city’s temperate weather stands in contrast to Vietnam's otherwise tropical climate. Mist covering the valleys almost year-round leads to its name "City of Eternal Spring".

With its year-round cool weather, Da Lat supplies temperate agriculture products for all over Vietnam, for example: cabbage and cauliflower. Its flower industry produces two typical flowers: hydrangea and golden everlasting. The confectionery industry offers a wide range of mứt, a kind of fruit preserve that closely resembles varenie, made from strawberry, mulberry, sweet potato, and/or rose.

Dalat is located 1,500 m (4,900 ft) above sea level on the Langbian Plateau in the southern parts of the Central Highlands. The constructed Xuan Huong Lake—measuring 5 square kilometres (1.9 sq mi), The average temperature is 14 °C - 20oC.

Architecture

The architecture of Đà Lạt is dominated by the style of the French colonial period. Đà Lạt Railway Station, built in 1938, was designed in the Art Deco architectural style by French architects Moncet and Reveron, although it incorporates the high, pointed roofs characteristic of the Cao Nguyen communal buildings of Vietnam’s Central Highlands

Popular Places to visit:

  • Truc Lam Buddhist Meditation Monastery.
  • Tuyen Lam lake – so beautiful landscapes
  • Natural Datanla waterfalls.
  • Dragon Pagoda – colorful decorated temple.
  • Valley of Love – Romantic view and cowboy.
  • Bao Dai’s summer Palace.
  • Crazy house.

4 Destinations in Dalat (Hill station)
The Valley of love is one of the most scenic sights in Da Lat, about 5 km north of the city center. In the 1930s, Indochinese Governor-General and French couples often chosed this place for their dates, then named Vallée d'Amour. By the time of King Bao Dai, this area was called Hoa Binh Valley or Valley of Peace, in 1953, Nguyen Vy - Chairman of Da Lat Town Council at that time - proposed to renamed Valley of Love.
Bao Dai’s Summer Palace was built from 1933 to 1937 under the dynasty of King Bao Dai (1913-1997), the last king of Vietnam, just only 2km from Xuan Huong Lake. This palace is called " Palace 3", and lies in the middle of a pine forest in Dalat.
Truc Lam is a Buddhist Pagoda, located outside the centre of Da Lat, just 7,5 km away from Dalat Center. It is a Zen Buddhist monastery, which you can get in an entrance to the temple with 61 steps or can go directly past Tuyen Lam Lake and then climb 222 steps past the triple gated entrance to enter the main courtyard in front of the temple.