11 most beautiful bridges in Vietnam
Vietnam is a country with an interlaced network of rivers and canals, so building roads and bridges is a necessary job to promote the development of the country. Besides, many bridges today, in addition to the purpose of traffic, also become attractive and interesting tourist destinations. Let’s take a look at some of the most beautiful bridges in Vietnam to explore together one day.
Long Bien Bridge
This is the first steel bridge across the Red River in Hanoi, built by France from 1899-1902, 2500m long bridge including 19 steel beams and a stone path. In the twentieth century, Long Bien Bridge was one of the four largest bridges in the world.
Everyone knows about Thang Long Bridge through movies, photos, and books when talking about the history of Hanoi. But only when coming to this land, setting foot on each legendary bridge, can you feel and discover all the beauty and new things about Long Bien Bridge. This is not only a place to mark history for a while but also a place to enjoy the beautiful scenery when Hanoi at night.
Having been attached to the Hanoi capital for more than 100 years, Long Bien Bridge witnessed Hanoi change from the years of resistance war to save the country, to the years of building socialism and then starting to reach out to the world… This is really a very meaningful historical witness of the capital. Not only that, this is also a place for everyone to enjoy the scenery, review the memories of life about a beautiful time that has passed.
Officially put into use in 2013, Dragon Bridge is now a famous tourist attraction in Da Nang, attracting many tourists to visit and admire this meaningful work. The bridge is designed and built into a sophisticated winding dragon shape. Dragon Bridge can be said to be the most beautiful at night, when all the colored lights have turned on, reflecting on each other to create a colorful picture across the river, illuminating an entire sky.
Dragon Bridge crosses the Han River, creating favorable conditions and saving time to go to Da Nang international airport and some other tourist attractions. Dragon Bridge contributes to the development and popularity of Da Nang city. Bringing a new and unique beauty with the shape of animals of the fairy realm, Dragon Bridge creates a sense of excitement for traffic participants on the bridge. Not stopping there, at about 9pm on Saturdays and Sundays, the dragon’s mouth of the Dragon Bridge also performed an impressive fire and water spray for 5 minutes. This special thing puts Dragon Bridge in the list of 30 most impressive bridges on the planet, and Dragon Bridge is in 19th place.
With a special lighting design, the Dragon Bridge in Da Nang was evaluated by the International Association of Professional Lighting Designers (IALD) as a “unique project, providing a skillful multimedia experience. , showing a very unique national identity”. Dragon Bridge has become the pride of modern beauty, while showing the sophistication, talent and creativity of Vietnamese people.
Han River Swing Bridge
Referring to the Han River turning bridge, no tourist comes to Da Nang without knowing it, because this is a famous bridge in Da Nang, unique in Vietnam, designed by Vietnamese engineers. and build. The Han River Swing Bridge is a symbol of Da Nang, crossing the poetic river, many tourists come here just to see the bridge automatically rotate, this is the pride of the people of Da Nang city.
Around 1pm, the middle part of the bridge body will split in half, the girder will rotate 90 degrees around the axis and then lie along the flow of the Han River to make way for large ships to pass. About 4 hours later, the bridge will return to the way it was to serve traffic on the bridge. This is the first and only cable-stayed bridge in our country . The bridge connects the two main roads of the city, Le Duan street on the west bank and Pham Van Dong street on the east bank. If you have the opportunity to travel to Da Nang, remember to visit the Han River Swing Bridge to admire its unique beauty for yourself.
Nhat Tan Bridge
As one of 7 bridges spanning the Red River, Nhat Tan Bridge is considered a bridge with quite unique architecture, with the main structure in the form of a cable-stayed cable consisting of 5 spans, 5 towers representing the 5 gates of Ha Noi. Interior. Besides, it also symbolizes 5 peach petals of Nhat Tan peach village. The bridge deck is wide, divided into 4 lanes for motor vehicles, with a total length of about 9 km from the beginning to the end of the bridge. Looking down from above, the bridge looks like a silk strip, creating a highlight for the lush and rich Red River Delta.
The bridge not only serves as the means of transport but also becomes the highlight of architecture and landscape in the northern gateway area of the Hanoi capital. This is also an extremely interesting sightseeing spot for the people of the capital. Especially in the evening, all 5 spans of the tower are illuminated to create a shimmering architecture at night. Many young people choose Nhat Tan Bridge as a place to enjoy the wind and relax after a tiring day of work.
Thi Nai Bridge
Thi Nai Bridge was built in 4 years, completed in 2006, has a length of 6960m including the bridge system, connecting Quy Nhon city with Phuong Mai peninsula, a beautiful and magnificent arc-shaped peninsula. .
Seen from afar, the white bridge crosses the blue sea, connecting the two ends on one side is the mainland and the other is a beautiful island. The bridge is highlighted by the blue of the sky and the sea. When the afternoon comes, the sun goes down to the sea, the bridge becomes even more sparkling. Or at night, the light poles are turned on across the nearly 7km long bridge, in a quiet space, the bridge is even more exalted. inherently beautiful.
Thi Nai Bridge was once recognized as the longest sea-crossing bridge in Vietnam. However, currently, the Tan Vu – Lach Huyen bridge under construction has occupied this position and is expected to be completed in 2017. The Thi Nai bridge is now not only economically significant but also a tourist destination of the country. Many tourists come to this place.
My Thuan Bridge
As one of the most famous bridges in Vietnam, My Thuan Bridge crosses the Tien River, connecting the two provinces of Tien Giang and Vinh Long. My Thuan Bridge is the first stay-stayed bridge in Vietnam, started construction in 1997 and inaugurated in 2000. This is a cooperation project between experts, engineers and workers of Australia and Vietnam.
My Thuan Bridge has the effect of connecting road traffic from Ho Chi Minh City to Vinh Long, breaking the isolation of Vinh Long, creating conditions for this province to develop. My Thuan Bridge has now become a symbol, an attractive tourist destination of the Mekong Delta.
Phu My bridge
Anyone who has ever crossed Phu My Bridge will immediately see the rich and luxurious beauty of one of the two largest cities in the country – Ho Chi Minh City. This is the largest stay bridge in the city, with a total investment value of up to thousands of billion VND, was started construction in 2005 and completed in 2009. The bridge has a length of 2,031m and is the lifeline. circulating from the Central to the South, is one of the most modern cable-stayed bridges in the world.
Phu My Bridge contributes to the beauty of Ho Chi Minh City, worthy of being one of the most developed cities in Vietnam. The bridge is now known throughout the country for its great role in traffic between the two regions. If you have time to visit Phu My Bridge , you will surely enjoy the beauty of this place. Phu My Bridge deserves to be one of the most beautiful and famous bridges in Vietnam.
Rach Mieu Bridge
Cau Rach Mieu is located on Highway 60 across the Tien River, the existing ferry about 1 km upstream. This is the third-largest stay bridge built in the Mekong Delta and also the first bridge designed and constructed by Vietnamese engineers by new technology, with a length of 8,331m. includes two bridgeheads.
Cau Rach Mieu has different beauty when viewed from different angles. Looking up from under the bridge, the bridge carries two pillars standing tall in the sky. Looking down from above is the majestic beauty of beautiful nature, emerging four islets “clustered”, forming a beautiful picture with rows of coconut trees running long, far away.
When Rach Mieu Bridge was officially put into operation, it erased Ben Tre’s river barrier and created a condition for the province to develop more favorable. If you have the opportunity to visit this land of coconuts, remember to admire the peaceful beauty of Rach Mieu Bridge and learn about the beauty of this land.
Can Tho Bridge
Once you have come to Can Tho, you should not miss the opportunity to admire the beauty of the bridge named after this city. In the evening, when you go to Can Tho bridge, you will see a poetic scene appearing with Ninh wharf. Kieu shimmered brilliantly. Can Tho Bridge is the longest main span bridge in Southeast Asia at the time of completion, cooperation and expression of friendship between Vietnam and Japan. In 2015, Can Tho Bridge was installed with artistic lights worth about 30 billion VND. The bridge is the pride of the people of the South in particular and of the Vietnamese people in general.
Can Tho Bridge is a bridge spanning the Hau River, connecting Can Tho city with Vinh Long province. The pier has an inverted Y shape and its legs are closed to narrow the pedestal area, so it has an elegant beauty. The bridge “guarded” with Au dunes should look far away, there are gentle “hammock” sections, looking up, orange cable-stayed ropes are caught from the pillar radiating down like knitting, like weaving in the blue sky.
Bai Chay Bridge
Bai Chay is a beautiful beach in the Ha Long region. Previously, to go from Thang Long to Ha Long, people had to go by ferry, so they had to wait a long time and was tired. Especially during the holidays, people travel crowded, so they face a lot of inconveniences. But since Bai Chay Bridge was put into use, everyone is extremely excited.
The bridge is not only valuable in terms of traffic, socio-economics but also has cultural beauty, is an attractive tourist symbol of Ha Long Bay. This is one of the few single-plane cable-stayed bridges whose main span length sets a world record. At night, when viewed from above, visitors will be amazed by the enchanting beauty of this bridge. Currently, Ha Long’s “lute” also wears a suit created from a modern lighting system, contributing to adorn Ha Long Bay more beautiful, more splendid, and at the same time attracting tourists. domestically and internationally.
Thuan Phuoc Bridge
Thuan Phuoc Bridge is also a bridge over the Han River and is also one of the most beautiful and famous tourist bridges in Da Nang and throughout Vietnam. The bridge was built in 2003 and took nearly 6 years to complete, with a total investment value of 1,000 billion VND.
The bridge is said to be one of the longest hammock suspension bridges in our country, the bridge is like a soft silk strip connecting the two banks of the Han River, shimmering at night, delicately sharp during the day. The light on the bridge is designed with the idea of a bird’s wings reaching out to the sea, highlighting the beauty of this bridge.
Viewed from all angles, Thuan Phuoc Bridge has a modern, splendid and charming appearance. The bridge is located in a special position, where the Han River empties into the sea at the mouth of Da Nang Bay, connecting two coastal roads Nguyen Tat Thanh and Hoang Sa – Truong Sa, forming a system of continuous coastal transport routes. From Hai Van tunnel to Son Tra peninsula, cross Man Quang bridge and connect with Son Tra – Hoi An tourist route. Since then, a complete transport – tourism system has been completed, opening the possibility of exploiting the potential of tourism not only in Da Nang but also for neighboring localities such as Hoi An and Thua Thien Hue.
Above are some of the famous bridges of Vietnam because of their beauty and their role in each locality. If you have the opportunity to come to these lands, come and explore the beauty and unique architecture of these bridges, you will surely have extremely interesting experiences.
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