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Da Lat needs more greenery, not concrete

More than 90 years ago, French architects, when planning Da Lat development, warned that underground and surface water would be enough for only 120,000 people. In 2020,  the population had reached VND620,000-650,000.

Da Lat listed among world’s best places for binge-worthy dating

Booking.com has named Vietnam's Da Lat city among the world's six places for the summer’s binge-worthy dating shows.

Da Lat to build dossier for becoming UNESCO creative city of music

Da Lat city in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has been given the green light to build a dossier and plan serving the application to be part of UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the field of music.

Da Lat Flower Festival 2022 to last two months, with 51 events

The ninth Da Lat Flower Festival will be held in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong from November to late December, with 51 attractive events, according to a plan recently announced by the provincial People’s Committee.

Da Lat City's attractive tourist destinations

With amazing sights and sounds, Da Lat City in the Central Highlands is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Vietnam.

Da Lat's floriculture face unprecedented challenges

Flower growers in Da Lat City are facing unprecedented challenges as HCM City, the southern economic hub and the city's biggest buyer, went into lockdown mode in late May. 

Da Lat emerges as new 'music tourism' centre

Recent music activities like The Veston Concert held by singer Ha Anh Tuan have demonstrated how local tourism preferences have changed in the resort city of Da Lat in the Central Highlands.

Da Lat’s unique 'anti-epidemic' park

The story of the war against the Covid-19 pandemic in Vietnam is told by sculptural language, giving visitors an impressive perspective, at a theme park that has opened in Da Lat city in Lam Dong province.

Da Lat’s largest flower village unusually quiet before Tet

Van Thanh, the largest flower village of Da Lat, is quiet these days, with no flower collectors, though Tet will start in one month.

Lavin Home: A place to bring soul to paper in Hue City

Located on a small and quiet slope in the imperial city of Hue, Lavin Home is a paper flower making workshop founded by Le Thi Thanh Nhan to bring soul to paper while creating jobs for young disadvantaged people.

Da Lat’s first opera house opens

The Da Lat Opera House, the first concert theatre in the  resort city of Da Lat in Lam Dong Province, will open next week.

Development of greenhouses threatening landscape in Da Lat

A rising number of greenhouses in Da Lat City and other surrounding areas is causing a headache for authorities due to the negative impacts they have on the climate and landscape of the famous tourist resort city.

Heavy rain causes severe landslides in Da Lat, tourists evacuated

Heavy rain in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong’s Da Lat City on Thursday has resulted in serious landslides, threatening a local hotel which had to evacuate its tourists.

Da Lat seeks 'urban heritage site' status

Da Lat City "has what it takes" to become an urban heritage site of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, experts have said.

Da Lat - hub of flower exports

Da Lat, known as the city of flowers, is set to become a fresh flower export hub in Southeast Asia. 

Chasing clouds in Da Lat

Visitors to Da Lat can capture a different Central Highlands city by having an overnight experience at a camp and hunting clouds when admiring the sunrise on the hills at the edge of the city.

Romantic Da Lat hidden in magnificent morning clouds

As we move into the end of May, visitors to Da Lat, a tourist attraction in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam, will have the chance to enjoy cool weather while being immersed among huge clouds.

Lam Dong pilots building Vietnam’s first green urban village

The authorities of Lam Dong has asked relevant agencies to supplement and complete a plan on the construction of a green urban village – the first of its kind in Vietnam – in Xuan Tho commune, Da Lat city.

Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year through the eyes of foreigners

Tet, Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year, has impressed many foreigners who admit that the holiday helps them understand the close bond of family members and the meaning of family get-togethers during the first days of Spring.

Da Lat's Banh can: creamy goodness

When searching for top dishes to try in Da Lat in the Central Highlands province of Lâm Đồng, the phrase Banh can (custard cake) comes up a lot.