Da Nang is not only recognized as a liveable city but is also affectionately referred to by tourists as “the city of bridges” due to its famed bridges, which give Da Nang a certain beauty that not everywhere possesses. This is a list of nine well-known bridges in Da Nang, each having a distinctive design that draws attention.
1. Dragon Bridge – The Most Famous Bridge in Da Nang.
First, in the list of top 9 bridges in Da Nang, Dragon Bridge must be mentioned. In all bridges in Vietnam as well as around the world with technical structures, the main weight weighs heavily and is placed on the center of the pillars, but coming to Da Nang, something very special is the weight, Gravity is not placed on the center of the pillar but on the box beams on both sides of the bridge, which is the Dragon Bridge.
Dragon Bridge has a winding dragon shape, during the day it is yellow but at night it becomes extremely sparkling. The special feature of this dragon bridge is that it can breathe fire and water. What time does the dragon bridge breathe fire? The answer is that you can only wastch the Dragon Bridge spew water and fire every Saturday night, Sunday night or on important anniversaries.
After being inaugurated, the Dragon Bridge design was voted as the bridge with the most unique design. With a global length of 666m, 6 lanes in 2 separate directions, Dragon Bridge is the only single-plane arch bridge in Vietnam to date. Crossing the Han River at a very prime location, connecting Da Nang airport with a beautiful beach, Dragon Bridge is expected to solve the traffic problem for the city and moreover, be a unique highlight for the face of the city. city architecture.
With many new structural forms such as a cluster of 5 load-bearing steel arch pipes connected through flanges and neoprene plates, connecting steel beams and reinforced concrete beams on top of piers, console system supporting the bridge deck, and flood-resistant bridge bearings, combining many types of load-bearing beams according to the longitudinal section of the bridge,… the design of the Dragon Bridge achieves a certain sophistication. Proud to be “son of the Dragon, grandson of the Fairy”, a simulation of the Dragon’s appearance will bring confidence to local residents.
2. Tran Thi Ly Bridge – The Most Beautiful Bridge in Da Nang
When talking about the most beautiful bridge in Da Nang, we are talking about Tran Thi Ly Bridge. Tran Thi Ly Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge with an extremely impressive sail shape. Not only Da Nang people but also tourists who come here and have the opportunity to see Tran Thi Ly Bridge cannot help but be moved by its grandeur and sharpness. its art. The sails filled with the wind not only carry the desire to rise of Da Nang people but also the pride of the labor and creativity of the people here. Located very close to the Green Pearl Island villa area and Asia Park amusement park. Tran Thi Ly Bridge at night is also a highlight of Da Nang City because of its extremely colorful shimmering lights. If you pass Tran Thi Ly Bridge in the evening and during the day, you will see many couples taking wedding photos here.
In 2007, an architectural plan competition for Tran Thi Ly bridge was organized by Da Nang city with the participation of many international and domestic consulting companies. The special feature of WSP’s project is that it meets the Investor’s request to have a unique bridge in architecture and structure with a high height to highlight the landscape. The choice of a 145m high single-tilt tower and 3-plane cable stay, in which the western cable is arranged in a spatial twist like sails, has met this requirement well, demonstrating uniqueness, modernity and the desire to reach out. up of Da Nang city.
3. Thuan Phuoc Bridge – A Bridge with Unique Architecture in Da Nang
Thuan Phuoc Hammock Suspension Bridge is a bridge connecting Da Nang City and Tien Sa Port, Tho Quang Fishing Wharf – a gathering place for many fishing boats. Through this bridge, you can follow Chu Huy Man Street, turn into Vung Thung Street, then you will reach the largest wholesale seafood market in Da Nang today.
In addition, when you go straight across the bridge, you can also go to the Son Tra peninsula. This is the next bridge with unique architecture in Da Nang that you cannot miss when visiting Da Nang. Located between the peninsula and the city, between the river and the sea, the Thuan Phuoc bridge was built, connecting the east and west banks of the lower Han River, as well as beginning to flow into the sea.
Thuan Phuoc Bridge is a suspension bridge with a large aperture, spanning Thuan Phuoc Bay, located at the beginning of the sea, at the end of the Han River, and is an important link in the transportation network serving tourism and economic development – society of Da Nang and the Central provinces (belonging to the North-South coastal route connecting Thua Thien Hue province through Da Nang city to Quang Nam province). This is a large-scale project, using many new and complex technologies, applied for the first time in bridge construction technology in Vietnam, and was started construction on January 16, 2003 with an investment capital of nearly 1,000 billion VND invested by Da Nang city from the budget source.
Thuan Phuoc Bridge stands tall at the beginning of the sea and the end of the river, captivating people with its luxurious beauty and shimmering lights in the vast river area. That bridge is still silently a silk strip connecting the banks of the Han River and creating a mysterious beauty for the city.
4. Nguyen Van Troi Bridge
Nguyen Van Troi Bridge is located very close to Tran Thi Ly Bridge, is a smaller bridge than Tran Thi Ly Bridge, was put into use in 1965, and is the oldest in the list of famous bridges in Da Nang today. Because it is the earliest bridge built across the Han River, it does not have a unique electric lighting system like the other bridges, but standing at the Nguyen Van Troi bridge you can take a panoramic image of the Tran bridge. Thi Ly is in the back.
Nguyen Van Troi Bridge is also a destination for young people every night because there are many exciting activities for young people to enjoy the wind every night here. Besides many new and modern bridges, Nguyen Van Troi Bridge always creates its own, extremely unique attraction. There is no bustling atmosphere like Tran Thi Ly Bridge next door, or a flashy, eye-catching appearance like Dragon Bridge, but this place gives you a peaceful, profound look in the middle of a bustling young city. rhythmic, dynamic. Not only that, the Nguyen Van Troi pedestrian bridge is gradually becoming a favorite photo spot for photographers, and photography lovers, especially young people who want to take unique photos.
5. Tuyen Son Bridge – Da Nang’s oldest bridge
Tuyen Son Bridge is also one of Da Nang’s oldest bridges, built in 2002. Putting the bridge into use has greatly contributed to the movement of people across the Han River bridge. At the same time, the bridge is also ranked among the tourist attractions of Da Nang. Tourists should also visit once to enjoy that magnificent beauty with their own eyes.
Tien Son Bridge is one of the large bridges across the Han River, serving mainly the expansion of Da Nang port, and is one of the important bridges of the trans-Asia road system of the East-West Corridor of Vietnam. Southeast Asia region. This will be the main bridge for heavy vehicles to transport goods across the Han River to Tien Sa Port and vice versa.
Tuyen Son Bridge and the road leading to both ends of the bridge are one of the most important items, belonging to package number 5 of the Tien Sa Port expansion project (Da Nang). According to the contract, the project was a joint venture of Traffic Construction Construction Corporation 1 and Traffic Construction Construction Corporation 5 as main contractors, constructed in 25 months (February 2002 – March 2004). Total bridge length is 529.1m, 25m wide, including two parts: approach bridge and main bridge. In particular, the main bridge is constructed according to the balanced cantilever method.
6. Love Bridge – The Most Romantic Bridge in Da Nang
This Love Bridge on the East bank of the Han River was inspired by famous love lock bridges such as Pont des Arts (France), Hohenzollern (Germany), Milvio (Italy)… which were inaugurated and put into use in May 2015. Love Bridge has an arc shape of 68m long, 6m wide, facing the middle of the Han River and has plenty of space to admire the beauty of both banks of the Han River.
The Love Bridge is located right at the foot of the Dragon Bridge, next to it is a very unique statue of a carp turning into a dragon . Whether you come here in the evening or during the day, it’s both beautiful. The Love Bridge is also an ideal wedding photography location for couples.
Love Bridge is always the most romantic bridge in Da Nang because it is the place to witness the happiness of couples everywhere. The Love Bridge is just a small bridge, for you to visit and take photos, but you cannot move back and forth like the Dragon Bridge.
7. Nguyen Tri Phuong Bridge – Bridge over Han River in Da Nang
In order to further promote the economic development of the southern region of the City and Ngu Hanh Son district, exploiting the city’s full potential, the City has been investing in a bridge and road connecting Nguyen Tri. Phuong to Hoa Quy belongs to the Da Nang City Priority Infrastructure Investment Project.
At the same time, with the putting into use of the Son Tra – Dien Ngoc route, traffic between the city and the Dien Nam – Dien Ngoc industrial park of Quang Nam province is further developing and promoting economic exchanges in the region.
The road connecting Nguyen Tri Phuong (currently Nguyen Huu Tho street – hereinafter referred to as Nguyen Tri Phuong street) to Hoa Quy and the construction of two large bridges will enhance access to the southern area of the city, and is an item in the comprehensive development plan of Da Nang city, aimed at improving access and circulation in the city, improving the connection of Da Nang city’s transportation network in the central region with the central region’s transportation network. national traffic.
8. Han River Bridge – The Only Spinning Fishing Bridge In Da Nang
Han River Bridge – The only swing bridge in Da Nang as well as Vietnam, Han River Bridge crosses the Han River in the central area of Da Nang city. The bridge connects the two main streets Le Duan and Pham Van Dong and the East and West banks of the Han River. Han River Swing Bridge – the first swing bridge in the country, after nearly 2 years of construction and inaugurated in 2000 with people’s contributions accounting for 30% of the total construction cost of 117 billion VND.
Especially when the city lights up, the Han River is incredibly bright and charming, the river shimmers with a variety of colors from the decorative lighting system along two new riverside routes. City life on both east and west banks is bustling day and night; Many service facilities with new, modern amenities are willing to serve tourists from near and far.
You can see with your own eyes the color of the bridge constantly changing. You can enjoy the fresh air mixed with the breeze from the riverbed. This is truly a wonderful experience for residents and tourists alike. Every year the number of visitors to the bridge continuously increases. Not only domestic tourists but also international tourists must admire the beauty of the Han River.
9. Hoa Xuan Bridge – New Technology Bridge in Da Nang
Hoa Xuan bridge project was built according to Decision No. 4357/QD-UBND dated June 3, 2008, of the City People’s Committee. The bridge connects the center of Hoa Xuan ward on the east bank with Cach Mang Thang Tam street on the west bank of the Han River. Total construction investment capital is more than 79 billion VND.
Hoa Xuan Bridge is built on a permanent scale, using new technology, reinforced concrete (RC), load capacity H13 (capable of receiving vehicle traffic with a load of 13 tons), flood frequency according to The design is 2%, the boat clearance is 25×3.5 meters. The bridge has 7 spans (each span 42 meters long) made of pre-stressed reinforced concrete, total length is 303.55m, a width 14.50m (10.5m +2×2.0m), with railings on both sides for pedestrians.
At night, the bridge will emit beautiful blue LED lights. In the future, the bridge spanning Hoa Xuan will be an eco-tourism area serving the city’s tourists.
There are nine bridges in Da Nang that visitors just must see while there. I hope your trip to Da Nang is joyful and uneventful.
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