hon chong nha trang

Chong rock

Hon Chong Nha Trang is an extremely famous landmark of Khanh Hoa. This is one of the tourist attractions in the city center. Hon Chong is located in Dong De area with a view of the entire Nha Trang bay. At the same time, it is a national scenic area, one of the tourist destinations that everyone who comes to Nha Trang must visit at least once. Hon Chong is the second destination in Nha Trang City Tour including:

First point: Aquarium Institute

Second point: Hon Chong

Third point: Ponagar tower

Fourth point: Mountain Church

Point Five: Long Son Pagoda

To get here, you can go by personal vehicle or taxi good tram It's been a long time since I last visited Nha Trang for one day weather So beautiful. Remember when I was a student, every morning I would come here to exercise, buy a box of sticky rice and then sit right at the giant stone hand, eating and watching the sunrise over the sea; The feeling is fantastic.

Nha Trang Hon Husband

Right at the entrance to the relic is the lotus pond and the building of the Nha Trang Bay Assembly Hall. The architecture here is dominated by brick floors, tiled roofs, and wooden columns, creating a closeness to nature. On the opposite side is a row of trees trimmed into the words "Hon Chong Nha Trang" which looks very harmonious.

Managed by Khanh Hoa Province

Like some other places in Nha Trang citytour such as Ponagar tower, Institute of Oceanography, Hon Chong is managed by Khanh Hoa province, collecting ticket prices according to general policy. The scenic area is located in a very beautiful location with views of the entire bay Nha Trang, Nha Trang Sao Park, Hon Do Island, Bai Tien, Hon Rua, Tam island. Everything appears before your eyes when you stand here.

Before the Covid-19 epidemic, Hon Chong was always at the top of the place with the largest number of visitors in Nha Trang with dozens of large vehicles carrying tourists every day. It is estimated that on average there are about 4,000 visitors to Hon Chong. Currently, the number of visitors coming here is less because tourism has not fully recovered after the epidemic. This is also an opportunity for you to enjoy a gentle, unhurried atmosphere when visiting.

Standing anywhere in this scenic spot, you can see the entire Nha Trang Bay with all the famous places right before your eyes.

Stone blocks stacked on top of each other

Why is it called Hon Chong? The answer may lie in the arrangement of the stone blocks.

Like a magical arrangement of nature, this place is made up of countless large rocks, stacked on top of each other to last over the years. At night, yellow lights shine on the cliffs creating an extremely shimmering and beautiful image. When you pass here in the evenings, you will see it with your own eyes.

Hon chong Nha Trang

Giant stone hand

Like the hand of a giant, the palm facing out to the sea creates curiosity for anyone who comes here. This giant hand attracts all visitors' eyes when visiting, and is a place that you definitely want to try and take a photo of. Many people believe that when they try the stone hand, luck will also come to them.

The giant stone hand is located at almost the highest position, so to reach this position, visitors need to go through a long journey, overcoming hundreds of obstacles including large and small rocks. Then climb up the largest rock through the stairs to reach the location of that giant hand. Although moving is not too difficult, it still contains some dangers, so visitors are advised to be careful and avoid the risk of slipping when visiting.

Giant stone hand at Hon Chong Nha Trang
Giant stone hand

The floating stone is very unique

A large block of stone sandwiched between two giant blocks of stone on both sides creates a very thrilling feeling every time you pass by. As if there was some arrangement for the stone to be placed and then lie there forever, creating a path that is perhaps unique in Vietnam. Usually when people come here, they will stand below and place their hands underneath as if to catch the stone from falling.

Hon Chong cliffs

Legend of Hon Vo

The love between husband and wife is also compared to the scenic Hon Chong with the beautiful image of a rock in the distance from the main rocky area, called Hon Vo. Another strange arrangement of creation, the image is like a wife standing and sending her husband off to sea. The legend of Nha Trang's Husband and Wife Island was also molded and spread from here.

Hon Husband Hon Wife
Wife Island

This story is also spread with other anecdotes. It is the story of a hardworking fisherman couple. Legend has it that once upon a time, there was a couple who worked as fishermen and loved each other very much. One day, on the way back from fishing, the boat accidentally encountered a big wave and threw the couple into the sea. The lucky husband was able to swim in and cling to the rock, but the unlucky wife was swept away by the waves and could not be saved. The two of them died without being able to be together, because their love for each other was so great, they turned into rocks standing not too far apart...

Hon Chong Coffee

Right near the gate of the scenic area is a cafe. It can be said that the cafe enjoys a beautiful location to view the city. This is also a place for visitors to rest after their tour.

Nha Trang Bay Assembly Hall

The building has a very unique architecture with impressive tiled roofs. Inside the assembly hall displays historical evidence of Vietnam's sovereignty over Truong Sa and Hoang Sa. The display of these evidence artifacts is extremely important in preserving the nation's patriotic traditions. Maps of world history show that Truong Sa and Hoang Sa actually belong to Vietnam's territory, denying China's sovereignty.

While Hoang Sa belongs to Da Nang, Truong Sa belongs to Khanh Hoa province. In addition, Khanh Hoa is also a place with ideal natural conditions with many large and small islands inside and outside Nha Trang Bay. So that Sea and island tourism of Khanh Hoa develop very strongly.

Inside the clubhouse

The space inside the Nha Trang Bay clubhouse is very close, friendly, and imbued with ancient features. Brightly decorated lanterns with lots of electric light around create a very cozy feeling. The campus is also a place to perform traditional musical instruments with music and dance artists from Khanh Hoa province. Performances of monochord, stone zither, zither... create excitement for visitors.

General information about Truong Sa Hoang Sa

Map China and Japan in 1942 denied that China's territorial waters included Hoang Sa and Truong Sa.

In addition, the exhibition area also has many beautiful pictures of Nha Trang and Khanh Hoa both in the past and present through the perspectives of photographers. Famous landmarks of Khanh Hoa are displayed vividly.

Address Hon Chong Nha Trang

Nha Trang Bay Assembly Hall (Hon Chong) is located in Vinh Phuoc ward, Nha Trang city. Located next to Pham Van Dong beach road running from Tran Phu bridge to the north of the city. The scenic area is located on Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, near Nha Trang University.

If coming from the south of the city, just follow the coastal road back to the north to get there. Just by following the sea, visitors can go everywhere they need to go in Nha Trang!

There is a free Honda parking lot here, and there are many places to park cars of different sizes. So if you are a tourist, you can be completely assured of parking when visiting, whether you are going with friends or your group is a company with dozens or hundreds of people traveling together.

Hon Chong Nha Trang ticket is 30,000 from January 1, 2023

Hon Chong ticket counter

Currently, tickets are collected at a price of 10,000 VND/person. Some customers belong to the free group such as: people with meritorious services to the revolution, local people, provincial working groups, etc. according to the law.

From January 1, 2023, the ticket price is 30,000 VND/person according to the new price policy issued by Khanh Hoa province. This is a price that can be said to be very economical for one point half day tour of Nha Trang, is only equivalent to the price of a cup of coffee.

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Where is Hon Chong Nha Trang?

Address: Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Vinh Phuoc Ward, Nha Trang City. Located next to Pham Van Dong street, area Bai Tien area,

Ticket price to Hon Chong Nha Trang?

30,000 VND from January 1, 2023
– Free for some special cases and Khanh Hoa residents.

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