Old Da Lat train- a bass musical note on the Langbiang plateau

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For years visitors to Dalat city to roam the mountains often walk, bike, ride horses or run Vespa … now take the old train more interesting. Sitting on the old railroad car from the slowly running along the mountainside, the flower farms, villages, pine hill … guests will have the opportunity to discover more fascinating beauty in this city on the plateau.

Old Da Lat train- a bass musical note on the Langbiang plateau

With purpose to change into Da Lat into a resort paradise in the land of Indochina, in 1908, the French for building a rail line 84 km from the city of Phan Rang – Thap Cham (Ninh Thuan province) to Dalat is located at higher than 1,500 meters above sea level. To train up the height that we have designed the railway also serrated to provide adhesion for train. And this is also a unique kind of railroads in the world at that time.

Old Da Lat train- a bass musical note on the Langbiang plateau

 Along with the construction of railways in the Highlands, in 1932, two French architect is also embarked Reveron Moncet and design Dalat station. The station was built in 6 years, from 1932 to 1938, and is considered the most beautiful train station Indochina at that time. In terms of architecture, Da Lat station is designed like the stations in the south of France. However, to match the elements of local culture, the designers have cleverly shows the roof of the station with three pyramid soaring curved roof tops symbolizes for Lang Biang grandeur of Dalat, and the roof was designed to spread as mountain side. The space station’s interior is illuminated by the shimmering multi-colored glass windows. This is the waiting room for passengers, a large space with corners and straight lines and right of way of creating majestic appearance, tall, imposing, but also just plain and close to native.

Old Da Lat train- a bass musical note on the Langbiang plateau

 By the middle decades of the 60th century, railroads Phan Rang – Thap Cham-Da Lat and shut down by war. Since 1991, Vietnam’s railway sector has restored approximately 7km from the railway station of Da Lat to Trai Mat for tourism.

Old Da Lat train- a bass musical note on the Langbiang plateau

 Currently, the Saigon Company Passenger Rail was invested, using a 4 train carriages are restored train travel in accordance with the design of trains running on each route Phan Rang – Thap Cham and Da Lat in the year 30 of the last century.

Old Da Lat train- a bass musical note on the Langbiang plateau

Specifically, in 2001, works of Da Lat railway station was officially recognized as a National Monument in architecture. Ms. Margarite, a French tourist train is on the ancient mountain city of Da Lat, said: “I have been visiting many countries in Southeast Asia but have not found any old train station and has such beautiful architecture.”

Old Da Lat train- a bass musical note on the Langbiang plateau

The journey of the ancient train only about 7 miles long, but far from the train journey for ordinary tourists have traveled in the delta. On this road, through the ancient doorway of the train, visitors will discover firsthand the beauty of Dalat charming farm planted with brilliant flowers of colors, these luxury villas lie now appear under the green pine fores, hills and steep like ocean waves, the pine forest in the wind and small ramps at hiding out in the streets at Dat Lat …

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