DA NANG/CHINA BEACH/MONKEY MOUNTAIN

Here are pictures from the Da Nang area, including China Beach and Monkey Mountain. For Marble Mountain pics (a short distance to the south), go here.

First...views of Da Nang...including the river...





The river bridge at night (with changing colors of the lights)...





Typical Da Nang street...



Catholic church in Da Nang...



Nearby China Beach (note large Buddha barely visible in the distance at Monkey Mountain)...







View of Da Nang from Monkey Mountain (with lots of haze)...



And about Monkey Mountain...it is a short distance to the northeast, along the coast. It has a very large Buddha statue (over 100 feet tall)...









The base of the statue (you can actually go inside)...



Inside...



A desert rose (Adenium obesum) in front of the Buddha...



Temple at Monkey Mountain...





One tree common around Monkey Mountain and elsewhere in Vietnam...an non-native acacia from northeastern Australia (Acacia mangium)...





Ocean view from Monkey Mountain...



Some statues...









A couple more miscellaneous pics from Monkey Mountain...







All of the above pictures on this page were taken in March 2012 by Brandt Maxwell.

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Copyright 2012 Brandt Maxwell.