Gorky Park in Nha Trang is a Russian island in Vietnam

Tourists who come to Vietnam are never surprised by Vietnamese names such as Dok Let , Bai Dai , Hon Tam, but everyone, without exception, is interested in the name of the central park in Nha Trang – Gorky Park.

Gorky park
The central entrance to Gorky park

No one remembers why it was so called, but the Russians who live here have long been accustomed to this name and believe that it should be so, since a large number of Russians, Ukrainians, Byelorussians and people from the CIS countries have long settled in Nyachang , who just wanted to get close to the sea.

The name “Central Park” for some reason no one uses, but everyone knows that Gorky Park is one of the most popular places on the coast , along with the famous club Sailing Club , which just turned 23 years old.

The territory of the park is not very large, mostly tourists come here to have a snack, ride on the attractions of their children and splash in the sea.

Below you can see the map of the park in Vietnamese, English and Russian:

Map of Central Park in Nha Trang
Map of the Central Park
Official site of the park: http://centralpark.vn
The entrance is free.

Beach

Dream Beach (Dream Beach)
Dream Beach (“Dream Beach”)

The beach, located next to the Central Park, has its name – “Dream Beach” (or “Dream Beach”) and is always filled with vacationers. Here you can easily rent a sunbed under an umbrella, there is a toilet, showers and cabins for changing clothes.

Prices of sunbeds on the beach Dream Beach
Prices of sun loungers

The beach is divided into several zones: econom (economy), standart (standard) and VIP (comfort). The zones differ in the cost of renting sunbeds:

“Economy” – 30 000 VND (sunbed)
“Standard” – 60 000 VND (sunbed, swimming pool + free Wi-Fi)
“VIP” – 100 000 VND (standard + towel)

Swimming Pools

The sea in Vietnam is not always calm, during the rainy season and several months after it (October – March), the waves on the sea are quite high, so during this period, vacationers move to the territory of the pools operating in Gorky Park.

There are several pools. They differ slightly in size and depth. Near the pools there is a small bar where you can buy refreshments.

The pool area is free of charge. You will have to pay if you want to use the chaise-longue (the cost ranges from 60 000 to 100 000 VND, depending on the zone ).

On Sundays here, on the territory of the pools, a local Party Pool Party is held with music, cocktails and other entertainments. Russians living in Nha Trang also periodically drop in here to drink, meet old friends and find new ones.

Restaurants

On the territory and near the Central Park there are several restaurants:

  • The eponymous restaurant “Gorky Park”
  • Ponagar
  • Louisiane Brewhouse
  • Story Beach (new)

Gorky Park Restaurant

Opening hours: from 7:00 am to 01:00.

The largest restaurant located on the beach near the beach “Dream Beach”. The choice in the menu is quite extensive. Visitors are invited to taste Vietnamese, Chinese, Mediterranean and Russian cuisine.

  • In addition to dishes, you can order a hookah.
  • In the evening, after 7 o’clock, live music is playing in the restaurant.
  • Here you can try a crocodile on a spit for 60 000 dong (100 g).
  • A glass of Vietnamese rum (50 ml) will cost 50 000 dong.
  • Shish kebab from the pork neck – 145 000 dong.
  • In general, everyone will find something to his taste.

Ponagar

Opening hours: 9:00 am to 00:00.

Apparently, named after the famous landmarks – Cham towers by Nagar , which, in turn, received a name in honor of the local goddess Po Nagar.

Excellent place for breakfast with a view to the sea. And in the morning you should eat porridge.

Oat porridge + bread + fruit + coffee = 120 000 dong.

Menu in the restaurant Ponagar
Menu in the restaurant Ponagar

Louisiane Brewhouse

Address: 29 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang, Vietnam.
Website: http://www.louisianebrewhouse.com.vn/
The central hall of the restaurant Louisiane Brewhouse
Freshly brewed beer in Louisiane Brewhouse restaurant

Beer lovers, as well as Italian, Japanese and Chinese cuisine, this restaurant is definitely worth a visit.

A real brewery with a delicious beer and a sea view.

Types of beer:

  • Pilsner (Pilsner)
  • Dark Lager (dark)
  • Red Ale (“Red El”)
  • Witbier
  • Summer Ale (“Summer El”)
  • Crystal Ale
  • Passion Beer (Witbier with passion fruit flavor)

Story Beach Club

New Story Beach Club with its own pool
Story Beach Club
Opening hours: from 7:00 to 0:00.

The newest of all restaurants is the Gorky Park. It is one of the twenty best restaurants in Nha Trang. A wide range of international dishes: from pizza to seafood and shish kebabs.

In the center of the restaurant is a stage where various performances for guests are held.

Prices in Story Beach are above average. Shish kebab from pork will cost 220 000 dong.

Cinema

Local people sometimes gather in Gorky Park to watch a movie. Here is the only open-air cinema in Nyachang , where they show both foreign and Russian films, both in both languages.

We recommend to watch our selection of the best movies about Vietnam .

By the way, who does not know, Vietnamese and Chinese people watch movies without a double translation. All films are shown with the original audio track and the addition of subtitles.

The film show starts at 18:30 and ends at 23:00.

The schedule can be found near the entrance to the park on a booth, similar to the ticket office.

Massage

In addition to the traditional Vietnamese massage , in the massage rooms of the “SPA on the Beach” in the park, some specific options are performed, for example, massage after sunburn.

The session can last from 45 minutes to an hour and a half, the price varies from 180,000 to 420,000 dong.
The massage is held from 9 am to 17 pm.

Table with prices:

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Playground

In the park there is a children’s playground with a railway, a carousel, a swing and a games room where children are supervised by the nanny for free while the parents are relaxing in the bar or in the pool. Sometimes in the park, children’s parties are held.

Attractions start to work daily at 18 o’clock . For today it’s a train and a circular carousel. Nearby Ferris wheel now does not work. The locomotive and carousel are free, there are no age limits for children. Sometimes even adults use attractions, they are not forbidden by it.

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