The Valley of Love
The Valley of Love - Located about 5km north of the city centre, is a bizarre place with a carnival-style atmosphere where you can hire a paddle boat on the lake, or a horse from one of the Dalat Cowboys (no relation to the Dallas Cowboys), who are, indeed, dressed as cowboys. The Valley of Love is common stop on Dalat tours and is very popular with honeymooners. The Valley of Love is also a great spot for crayoning.
The Valley of Love is in the temperate central highlands of Vietnam. It is cool temperature attract natives and tourists to the area. The highest temperature in the summer is 25 degree Celsius.
At first it was called Valley D’Amour by the French, under Bao Dai time and it was changed into the Valley of Peace. In 1953, when Nguyen Vy, the chairman of the town council at the time, proposed conversion of the famous names from French into Vietnamese language in order to demonstrate independence of the nation, the name “The Valley of Love
” was born.
In 1972, thanks to build a large dam crossing the valley created a large lake called Da Thien Lake. Since the valley became more romantic, increased attractiveness for tourists and especially for couples in the country. Tourists are able to go along the trail or climb hundred grade levels, go through the gate with brightly colored flowers to hill Vong Canh. From here, the Valley of Love likes a beautiful painting, alive with sails on the lake. The love valley is one of the most beautiful and romantic landscapes in Dalat. In the past, tourists went to the Dong Thien Vuong road to arrive here, but at present we can travel there by Lam Vien a new road. The rounded red dirt roads can take guests up the hill or the top of the Lambiang Mountain.
Also, people can pass a small bridge to explore the “Dia Ban” hill, an ideal location is surrounded by lakes. It is very convenient for fishing or chatting in white balconies. In the nature, people like being lost in a realm of the heaven with the endless blue and magic light form the mysterious space. The Valley of Love is regarded as Vietnam honeymoon destination. It is where couples and lovers often visit. Because of its name, many beautiful sculptures of lovers, and many couples and lovers like walking around the area, the place is full of love.
08.00AM – 17.30PM everyday