Dalat is well-known as the highland central city and famous for its beautiful landscapes, waterfalls, valleys and lovely climate. The city well- known for its variety of delicious food, sweets, cauliflowers, artichoke, strawberries, persimmons, and various flowers. It is located 1,500 m (4,900 ft) above sea level on the Langbian Plateau. The French started to build the resort with the first wooden hotel in 1907. Later the railway station, power station, church and so on constructed. Da Lat's specific sights are pine woods and twisting roads full of marigold and mimosa blossom in the winter. Mist covering the valleys almost year-round leads to its name "City of Eternal Spring".