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5 Best Places to Visit in Quy Nhon – Ancient temples, museums, beaches and more!

Want to visit the coastal Vietnamese city of Quy Nhon? Once you're there, there's more to do than just lounge on its scenic beaches. Keep reading to find out some of the best places to visit.

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Let's Get the Obvious One out of the Way

Being a coastal town of quite some renown due to its popularity with tourists, of course, it should come as no surprise that one of the top Quy Nhon things to do is indeed to spend some time at the beaches here. And one of the best ways to do this is to stay at a beachfront resort. Without further ado, let's take a look at some of the beaches that you can enjoy in Quy Nhon. To name a few, there's Ky Co Beach, Bai Xep Beach, Quy Hoa Beach, Queen Beach, and Quy Nhon Beach.

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Hon Kho Island

If you want to enjoy snorkelling, jet skiing, kayaking, or a range of other watersports, spend some time at Hon Kho Island. Snorkelling, in particular, would be a good activity to enjoy here since there are coral reefs quite close to the shore. If you're looking for more activities that you can do while in Quy Nhon, check the websites of local tour operators or read more about what's offered in the region on destination blogs such as Quy Nhon Coastal Escape.

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Thap Doi Tower

If you're interested in getting a glimpse at ancient ruins related to the Champa civilisation that once thrived in these lands, then add a tour of the Thap Doi Tower to your itinerary. It lies among the remnants of the Cham temples, which date back to a thousand years ago. They are believed to have been built in the 11th century.

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Nui Vung Chua Mountain

Head over to the Nui Vung Chua Mountain to enjoy the fresh mountain air and majestic views of the city from up above.

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Binh Dinh Museum

If you're really into learning about the history of the destinations that you visit, set aside a few hours to explore the halls of the Binh Dinh Museum. There is a range of artefacts on display here including ones related to the war, as well as some ancient sculptures that were created during the time of the Cham civilisation. It's quite a small museum but manages to cover all the important areas of the history of the area. Different sections of the halls, as well as separated rooms, are dedicated to different topics in the area's history. For example, there's a room dedicated to the American War, while the hall at the entrance showcases items related to the communist movement. The museum is located at 28 D Nguyen Hue and is generally open during certain time slots during the day for certain times of the year. For example between April and September, the museum is normally open between 7 am to 11 am and 2 pm to 5 pm. However, between October and March, its open between 7.30 am to 11 am and 1.30 am to 4.30 pm daily during normal circumstances.