SON TRA LIGHTHOUSE DANANG
The Son Tra Peninsula is considered an Elysium in the center of Danang city. Traveling on bendy roads, rolling around the mountain foot, tourists will surely be impressed by Linh Ung Pagoda where the earth meets the sky as well as by the simple but poetic Son Tra lighthouse. Built by the French in the 1950s, with a height of more than 200 meters above the sea level, Son Tra lighthouse is one of the most beautiful lighthouses in Vietnam.
In the midst of white clouds, green plants, and blue sea, the lighthouse stands superbly and majestically, braving tough sea waves and strong mountain winds. From the lighthouse, tourists can have a good overview of a vast area below, enjoy fresh air, cool winds from the sea and feel the fragrance of the nearby forest. Decorated with rustic blue wooden windows and rose-mallow, the lighthouse looks fanciful, mysterious and sparkling on an early foggy morning.
The difference between Son Tra lighthouse and other famous resorts in Sapa, Dalat is that tourists can feel the coolness of the mountain wind and feel the salty air of the East Sea. In spring, millettia ichthyochtona flowers dye cliffs purple while other kinds of flowers along the path leading to the lighthouse, so tourists can feel peaceful while contemplating the whole city from a height in the mist with extreme pleasure. For those who want to be in a peaceful place, different from bustling cities, Son Tra lighthouse is an ideal place to visit.