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ะเ Nẵng

Marble Mountains   Five hills, formerly islands and made of marble.  Each is named for one of the universal elements of fire, earth, water, wood and metal.  The hills are a source of red, white and blue/green marble.
Linh Ong Pagoda on Thuy Son  (water) the largest of the hills. Within the 'mountains' are many caverns, some of which are Buddhist sanctuaries.  During the war the V.C. had a field hospital deep in Huyen Khong Cave.
China Beach

A center of rest and relaxation for battle weary  GI's.

Plying the Han River - Danang

Following in the footsteps of the Spanish and French in the 17th & 18th centuries, the first American marines landed here in March 1965