Nha Trang is a popular seaside destination for tourists in Vietnam. Featuring ocean and mountains, the place is a great venue to enjoy nice beaches and visit pagodas. Khanh Hoa Province’s capital, Nha Trang lies 450 kilometers away from Ho Chi Minh City. It used to be part of the kingdom of Champa and peopled by Cham ethnical groups. During French Indochina, Nha Trang appealed lots of colonists because of its favorable location and diverse settings resembling Southern France. Doctor Yersin, who discovered one of the plagues’ bacilli, set up a Pasteur Institute there. His former house was turned into a museum after he died.