for bigger groups possible. Bar on first floor has big screen TV. Ice cream, waffles, and crepes. Beers, cocktails, soft drinks and fresh fruit juices. Air-con. Free Wi-Fi. * Dmoz:Regional Asia Vietnam Provinces Khanh Hoa Nha Trang Commons:Nha Trang
for movies and sport events. Live NHL ice hockey available in the morning. Football fans are welcome. Canadian-run & managed. * *
spelling of a geographical name in the Cham language of the site ''Ya Trang'' (literally ''Reed River''), the name of the ai River as referred to by the Cham people. From the name of this river, the name was adopted to call what is now Nha Trang, which was officially made Vietnam's territory in 1653. As far as the recorded naming of ''Nha Trang'' is concerned, in ''Toàn tập Thiên Nam Tứ Chí Lộ Đồ Thư'', a geographical book written by a Vietnamese scholar with the family of Đỗ Bá in the second half of the 18th century, the name ''Nha Trang Môn'' ("Nha Trang gate") was mentioned. Hồng Đức bản đồ, bản dịch của Bửu Cầm và cộng sự, Viện Khảo cổ Sài Gòn xuất bản 1962. In another map dating to the 17th century, known as ''Giáp Ngọ Niên Bình Nam Đồ'' by a noble called Đoan Quận công Bùi Thế Đạt, the name ''Nha Trang Hải môn'' (Nha Trang Sea Gate) was also cited. In Vietnamese recorded historic bibliographies, these books are perhaps the earliest ones that mentioned this place name. In a work by Lê Quý Đôn called ''Phủ biên tạp lục'' (1776), many Nha Trang-related names were mentioned, such as ''đầm Nha Trang, dinh Nha Trang, nguồn Nha Trang, and đèo Nha Trang''. Education Nha Trang is home to a multidisciplinary university, Nha Trang University (formerly Nha Trang Fishery University); Naval Academy; Air Force Academy; Normal (Teacher's) College; Kindergarten Teacher's Training College; and Arts and Tourism College. The city is home to the many institutions. Nha Trang Oceanography Institute, the unique institute of oceanography in Vietnam, Nha Trang Pasteur Institute one of the famous Pasteur Institutes in Vietnam are in Nha Trang. Nha Trang Pasteur Institute The French-Swiss bacteriologist Alexandre Yersin (who discovered the ''Yersinia pestis'' bacterium) identified himself with Nha Trang's life for 50 years (affectionately known as ''Ông Năm''). He established the Indochina Pasteur Institute (now known as the Nha Trang Pasteur Institute) devoted to research on the bubonic plague. Yersin died in Nha Trang on 1 March 1943. A street in the city is named after him, there is a shrine located next to his tomb, and his house has been converted into the Yersin Museum. Transport thumb 200px A popular fishery boat and a round bamboo coracle in Nha Trang (Image:Thuyền thúng.jpg) When Cam Ranh Bay used to be an important naval base, Nha Trang Airport (Nha Trang Air Base) was the main airport of the city. This airport was used by the United States Air Force and South Vietnam Air Force during the Vietnam War. When part of Cam Ranh Bay was made an economic development zone by the Vietnamese government, Cam Ranh International Airport (also a military airport built by the United States during Vietnam War) was made the new civilian airport of the city. This airport is located by Cam Ranh Bay, Dmoz:Regional Asia Vietnam Provinces Khanh Hoa Nha Trang Commons:Nha Trang
, try to find out the bus company being used and avoid TM Brothers buses. They have a bad reputation, and some of the seats are broken and you can find cockroaches on the bus. However, their buses are usually a few dollars cheaper than other companies. * Dalat 3-4 hr, 120,000 dong, hourly between 07:00-15:00 with Phuong Trang Co * Hoi An 6 hrs * Quy Nhon 228 km north: 6 hr, 115,000 dong, at 07:30, 08:30, 13:00 and 15:30 * Ha Linh 23 hr, 300,000 dong * Mai Linh 28 hr, or 24 hr
hours price 28,000-67,000 dong content Since 1999, offers also Indian food. * *
is curtailed as a result. The Ho Chi Minh City–Hanoi line is poorly maintained and the engineering infrastructure, much damaged by war, has even now received only temporary repair in many places. In addition, the center of the country is subject to violent annual flooding and bridges are often swept away, causing lengthy closures. More specialized training was also provided to selected FANK personnel. Paratroops’ courses were held at the Australian-operated Van Kiep
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. A two-dive boat trip costs USD75 (including water and fruit, but not lunch), about double the best deals available in town. The operation is well-organised and very professional, catering to divers who aren't comfortable with the more low-key local shops. *
development challenging but favouring tourism in some places, most notable around Phan Thiet, Nha Trang, and Da Nang. Tourism also benefits from Cham (Champa) cultural heritage, including architecture, performances, and museums. It is generally much less industrialized and developed than the region around Ho Chi Minh City (Đông Nam Bộ) or the Red River Delta, but it has some regional industrial centers in Da Nang, around Nha Trang and Quy Nhon. The region has
traditionally been one of the main gateways to neighbouring Central Highlands (Tay Nguyen). It has a complex geography with mountain ranges extending up to the coast, making transport and infrastructure development challenging but favouring tourism in some places, most notable around Phan Thiet, Nha Trang, and Da Nang. Tourism also benefits from Cham (Champa) cultural heritage, including architecture, performances, and museums. It is generally much less industrialized and developed than
in the RAN. Following the refit, ''Vampire'' operated in Australian waters, including participation in the training exercise Tuckerbox in August, then returned to the Far East in September. Bastock, ''Australia's Ships of War'', p. 322 On 1 December 1961, a chief petty officer died aboard from illness. Cassells, ''The Destroyers'', p. 152 The destroyer was in Hong Kong for Christmas, then in January 1962, visited Nha Trang and Saigon in Vietnam with Dmoz:Regional Asia Vietnam Provinces Khanh Hoa Nha Trang Commons:Nha Trang
thumb right 230px Nha Trang's beach (Image:Nhatrang la plage.jpg) right thumb 300px Nha Trang's skyline (Image:Nha Trang skyline.jpg) '''Nha Trang''' ( based on the approval of the Prime Minister of Vietnam in September 2012.
Nha Trang is well known for its beaches and scuba diving and has developed into a popular destination for international tourists, attracting large numbers of backpackers (Backpacking (travel)), as well as more affluent travelers on the Southeast Asia circuit; it is already very popular with Vietnamese tourists, with Nha Trang Bay widely considered as among the world's most beautiful bays. Tourists are welcome to participate in the Sea Festival, held biennially. Nha Trang was the site of the Miss Universe 2008 Pageant on July 14, 2008 and Miss Earth 2010 was held on December 4, 2010. Nha Trang has been approved to host the 2016 Asian Beach Games.
Historically, the city was known as '''Kauthara''' under the Champa. The city is still home to the famous Po Nagar Tower built by the Champa. Being a coastal city, Nha Trang is a centre for marine science based at the Nha Trang Oceanography Institute. The Hon Mun marine protected area is one of four first marine protected areas in the world admitted by the IUCN.