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Dalat Railway Station

Nguyen Trai Street, Ward 9 Dalat city, Da Lat 61000, Vietnam
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In its heyday, Dalat Station boasted three arrivals and departures daily. The French built the railway station itself, while the zigzagging tracks were planned and implemented by the Swedish, experts in tricky terrain.
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Nguyen Trai Street, Ward 9 Dalat city, Da Lat 61000, Vietnam

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Train ride to Temple complex is sooo cool. Please check before hand if the train actually goes because it requiers at least 20 guests. You get a bottle of water and all. We loved it!

Thank Marjolein C
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We missed the 2-way short train trip. So just joining a local wedding couple for the station photo shot. This is an active train station going to various part of Vietnam.

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I also would recommend this place because it contains like you were in that place by contains all trains as normal like before but not good for going with children because they might get boring very quickly.

Thank Wattanai S
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a nice old building with a (stationary) steam train on one track. There is also an operational older train that takes you to the very interesting Linh Phuoc Pagoda complex, about a 20-minute ride. This train goes around 4 times a day, but...More

Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Although it is apparently the oldest railway station in Vietnam, this is a run down place with no trains. Just a few, second rate, cafes

Thank djcalberta
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

An old non-operational French built railway station which includes a vintage steam engine and carriage (converted into a cafe and gift shop, of course) and a collection of large wooden carvings made from tree trunk pieces. Not much to see so if you look at...More

Thank Monty458
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The railway station is a pretty colonial building but the greatest attraction is the possibility to take a short trip in the historic train. Warmly recommended and unique

Thank Viktor S
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We went there with our easy riders on our way to Nha Trang. It's nothing special you can see here, an old train station with some shops to buy gifts, that's about it

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Located in the city and it is very old. I was built from the colonial time. Now it is just another landmark of the city

Thank 6natures
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Interesting architecture but the place really could use some cleaning and renovation (ie. the ink off the stained glass panels was coming off). The souvenir shop is dark and full of the usual cheap trinkets. There's a old Swiss stream engine and a few cars...More

Thank grupelle
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Is there any timing for the 40mins ride ? hourly ride ?
29 June 2016|
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Response from jalee77 | Reviewed this property |
HI again, I took a photo of the train timings on the board... but I can't post the photo here cos there's no post photo function here... But the timings are as follows.... first timing is when train leaves da lat station... More