Cong Vien Van Hoa Park
Next to the old Cercle Sportif, which was an elite sporting club during the French – colonial period, the bench-lined walks of Cong Vietn Van Hoa Park are shaded with avenues of enormous tropical trees.
This place still has an active sorts club, although now you don’t have to be French to visit. There are 11 tennis courts, a swimming pool and clubhouse, all of which have a grand colonial feel about them. There are Roman- style baths and a coffee shop overlooks the colonnaded pool/
The tennis courts are available for hire at a reasonable fee. Hourly tickets are on sale for use of the pool and you can even buy a bathing costume, if you don’t have one. The antique dressing rooms are quaint, but there are no lockers. Other facilities include a gysnasium, table tennis, weights, wrestling mats, and ballroom-dancing classes.
In the morning, you can often see people here practising the art ofThai Cuc Quyen, or slow-motion shadow boxing. within the park is also a small scale model of Nha Trang’s most famous Cham towers.
Cong Vien Van Hoa Parl is a djacent to Reunification Palace. There are entrances across from 115 Nguyen Du and NGuyen Thi Minh Khai.
Ho Ky Hoa Park
This park, whose name means “lake and Gardens’, is a children’s amusement park in District 10, Just off DL 3 thang 2. It is behind Vietnam Quoc Tu Pagoda. There are paddle, rowing and sailing boats for hire. Fishing is allowed in the lakes and a small swomming pool is open to the public for part of the your. The cafes are open year round. Ho Ky Hoa Park is most crowded on Sundays.