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Da Nang: The bridges connecting two banks of Han river

The most worth-to-live city, Da Nang, is also famous for the most beautiful bridges in Vietnam.

 The most worth-to-live city, Da Nang, is also famous for the most beautiful bridges in Vietnam.

Quay bridge of Han river

  Quay bridge

Quay bridge

Quay bridge of Han river has been the symbol of Da Nang. Whenever talking about Da Nang, people always think of this bridge. The bridge was inaugurated and operated since 2000. The bridge connects two banks of Han river with 11 spans, every span is 33m in length. If you want to see the scene of boats crossing the bridge, you can walk along the bank of Han river to feel the wind. At 12 o’clock at midnight, the bridge will change itself for the boats easily move and until 3:30 am, the bridge will return to its orginal position.

Not only facilitating transportation, tourism, boosting economy of Da Nang city, Quay bridge is also a cutural imprint of Da Nang people in the early years of 21st century.

The hanging bridge in Thuan Phuoc

The hanging bridge in Thuan Phuoc
The hanging bridge in Thuan Phuoc

This bridge is located to the East of the city, spans two banks of Han river, connect Nguyen Tat Thanh street with Man Quang bridge, between Hai Chau and Son Tra district.

The hanging bridge in Thuan Phuong was constructed in 2003 and operated since July, 2009. The bridge is 1.856m in length, 18m in width and 92m in height.

Da Nang is proud of Thuan Phuoc bridge as the longest hanging bridge in Viet Nam.

Nguyen Van Troi bridge

Nguyen Van Troi bridge
Nguyen Van Troi bridge

Not gorgeous as other bridges, Nguyen Van Troi bridge is such a “Cinderella” of Da Nang. It is nearly half a century old, Nguyen Van Troi bridge is kept as a remembrance of the city by the committee and Da Nang’s people.

The bridge was built by American army to transport war weapons fron Tien Sa harbour into the city. The bridge didn’t have a name that time. After 1975, people put it into use for the residential purpose and called it as Nguyen Van Troi bridge.

Nowadays, Nguyen Van Troi bridge is still one of the strangest architecture bridges in Da Nang

Dragon bridge

Dragon bridge
Dragon bridge

Is the most famous spot in Da Nang. Being inaugurated in 2003, it is located in the middle of Nguyen Van Linh street (from the airport) and goes through Vo Van Kiet street (to the sea). Dragon bridge has 666m of its own length, 5 major spans, 3 minor spans. Its tail has 64,15m length and 72m about its head.

Dragon bridge lies in the center of Da Nang city. At Dragon bridge, at Saturday and Sunday night of every week, there will have water and fire show from 8.30 p.m to 9 p.m.

Cam Le bridge

Da Nang: The bridges connecting two banks of Han river

Is the 1st bridge in the middle of Viet Nam. It is the way which connects 1A highway and 14B highway.

Cam le bridge was built in 2001, has 399m of its length, 14,5m of its width. The length of it can be measured by the calculation: 42m+5x63m+42m=399m

Tran Thi Ly bridge

Tran Thi Ly bridge
Tran Thi Ly bridge

 

 

Tran Thi Ly is a railway bridge called De Lattre de Tassigny in France in the 2nd World War, then its name was changed to Trinh Minh The bridge. From 1975, it name was changed again to Tran Thi Ly then was upgraded to get rid of the railway.

In 2009, Tran Thi Ly bridge was rebuilt with the beauty of its own now and in use from 2013 to present. Beside its official name, the bridge is also called “Sail out to the sea” by the people here and tourists.

Tran Thi Ly bridge is uniquely designed, shaped and positioned for the main tower which is 145m in height, tilted 12 degrees to the west including 3 flat string, forming a wind sail toward the East sea.

 

The hanging bridge in Thuan Phuoc

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