5 Most Beautiful Bridges in Da Nang Crossing the Han River

Da Nang is an attractive and livable city in Vietnam. In addition to famous destinations: Ba Na Hills, Ngu Hanh Son, Son Tra peninsula, and Asia Park, Da Nang City also has beautiful and unique bridges.

These bridges play an important role in economic development, and well-known tourist attractions, attracting millions of guests.

The best time for you to admire the finest bridges in Da Nang crossing the Han River is at night when you can stand on them to enjoy the panoramic view of the shimmering city.

1. Dragon Bridge

dragon bridge in Da Nang
Dragon Bridge in Da Nang | © ExoticTravelVietnam

Dragon Bridge is the most famous bridge in Da Nang because of the typical dragon shape forming the bridge, and the interesting thing associated with this site when it can spray water and fire.

Opened in 2013, the Dragon Bridge, with its beauty at night, is a new symbol of Danang. With its central location of the city crossing the Han River, this bridge has quickly attracted more and more tourists and residents to visit.

Dragon Bridge has a unique architecture of the bridge, built with the shape of a winding dragon, reaching out to the see, which shows the wishes of Da Nang people want to develop strongly and get a better life.

Dragon Bridge crosses the Han River, creating a fast and easy way to travel to the international airport of the city from most Da Nang hotels on the beach.

The bridge has an overall length of 666 meters with 6 lanes for all traffic. In addition, the bridge is also elaborately built when equipped with a lighting system consisting of a total of 15,000 LED lights.

At 9:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday, Bridge will spray water and fire to help visitors experience a new feeling when visiting Da Nang. The time to spay fire and water is for 15 minutes.

2. Han River Bridge

Han River Bridge
Han River Bridge | @ angelitocanales

Han River Bridge is the largest and only rotating bridge in Vietnam, becoming a tourism symbol of Da Nang city.

Han Bridge was built in 1998 and finished in 2000 with a length of nearly 490 meters. The most unique point is that the bridge can rotate 90 degrees in the middle foundation to allow the boat to through it, from 1 am to 2 am.

Some guests stay at late night to see a peaceful Da Nang and a rotating bridge, which is an unforgettable impression.

The Han River bridge helps to connect both sides of the river, contributing to moving of the local transportation, buying and selling goods easier and more convenient.

At night, while walking on the banks of the Han River, you can admire this famous bridge shimmering under the light of electric lights.

3. Thuan Phuoc Bridge

Thuan Phuoc Bridge
Thuan Phuoc Bridge | @cucnguyen18096

Thuan Phuoc Bridge is at the end of the Han River, spanning Da Nang Bay, connecting to the Son Tra peninsula. This bridge connects Nguyen Tat Thanh and Truong Sa – Hoang Sa roads, two major coastal urban streets in Da Nang City, contributing to developing the tourist route from Hai Van tunnel to Hoi An ancient town via Da Nang City and Son Tra peninsula tourist area.

Compared to the other famous bridges in Da Nang, the Thuan Phuoc suspension bridge seems to bring in a gentle beauty. Also, this bridge is the longest suspension bridge in Vietnam.

Thuan Phuoc Bridge was started in 2003 and took nearly 6 years to build. The bridge is nearly 2km long and has an investment of about 1,000 billion VND.

The bridge owns nearly 20 meters wide, 4 lanes of cars, and modern lighting systems. Thuan Phuoc Bridge helps people inconvenient transportation and connects trade, creating momentum for the economy of Da Nang.

This bridge represents the image of the bird’s wings flying, meaning that Danang city wants to fly and reach out to the sea.

When the night falls on the poetic Han River, Thuan Phuoc Bridge becomes more brilliant than under coloured lights, enhancing the sparkling beauty of a young city. Many people stand on the sidewalk of the bridge to enjoy the fresh air and enjoy the beautiful view of Danang night.

4. Nguyen Van Troi Bridge

nguyen van troi bridge
Nguyen Van Troi Bridge | @ut_thao100895

People often refer to Danang as the city of famous bridges, and Nguyen Van Troi bridge is one of those beautiful bridges. Over half a century has witnessed the formation and development of Da Nang. Up to now, this bridge has put on a completely different appearance, fresh and full of modern life.

Nguyen Van Troi Bridge locates between Tran Thi Ly Bridge and Dragon Bridge. The RMK (USA) designed and constructed this bridge in 1965 with the rare Poni steel architecture in Vietnam.

Nguyen Van Troi Bridge is in the list of the oldest bridges in Vietnam. Before, the bridge did not have any name, and the purpose of Americans built it to serve the war of invasion in Vietnam, supporting to transport food, weapons, and American operations.

Nguyen Van Troi Bridge consists of 14 spans of Poni steel piles, with more than 513m long and 10.5m in width, without a pedestrian side. This bridge had two big renovations in 1978 and 1996.

5. Love lock bridge

Love Lock Bridge Da Nang
Love Lock Bridge Da Nang | @engleong

Lovelock bridge situates on the east bank of the Han River, on Tran Hung Dao Street, Son Tra District, Da Nang, facing towards the beginning of Dragon Bridge.

The romantic love lock bridge is one of the famous tourist destinations in Da Nang, typically for young people who come to visit and take pictures of it. In particular, many couples have locked their love with a lock on this bridge.

Although it is one of the newest bridges in Danang, it becomes one of the must-see destinations at night when there are a lot of colourful lights lighted up.

The couples will come to hang a lock engraved with the name of the two with the desire for lasting, loyal love, and nothing that can make them separate.

When coming here, the couples can bring their own locks or buy one at a locker point near the bridge to hook up the bridge meaning that love will last forever. Usually, after hooking the padlock on the bridge, people throw or hide the key so that no one can open it.

Love bridge in Da Nang City comes from the concept of the bidges in the world: Pont de Arts, Hohenzollern, Milvio.

When you come to the Bridge of Love at night, you definitely cannot resist the beautiful scenery here. The colourful lights reflect on the river creating a romantic scene on the Han River.

>>> After visiting the bridges, you may stop at the best garden cafes in Da Nang.

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