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As a unique bridge in Vietphái nam, Dragon Bridge has become an iconic image of Danang that no visitor should miss. However, have you ever heard about Dragon Bridge history?  Well, this article today will provide you with the history of Dragon Bridge & surprising facts you might miss about this bridge. 

Dragon Bridge History

As its name implies, The Dragon Bridge with the shape of the dragon is 666m long, 37.5m wide across the Han River. With a cost of nearly VND 1.5 trillion ($88m), it offers six lanes for traffic and first opened on March 29, 2013, khổng lồ celebrate the 38th anniversary of Da Nang’s liberation.  As you might or might not know, the thiết kế of Dragon Bridge is associated with the history of new architectural art in Da Nang. It is acquired from a competition among famous architects to lớn bring the most exclusive thiết kế for the bridge. Two architects from the US with the kiến thiết of a flying dragon has won the competition.

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The Distinct Structure of Dragon Bridge

Not only is the bridge with one of a kind architecture in Vietnam giới but Dragon Bridge also is the arterial road of the đô thị that provides the shordemo road from Danang International Airport to lớn other main roads in the city. Dragon Bridge, with the shape modeling a majestic Long of the Ly Dynasty flying khổng lồ the East Sea, is one of the most iconic architectures in Danang.

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Dragon’s tail is stylized with the design of a blooming lotus flower, the traditional flower of the idyllic Vietnamese countryside. The undulating dragon’s toàn thân reaching the sea shows the ambition of Danang to integrate with friends all around the world. In terms of stability, 5 coating layers will prevent the bridge from corrosion & impacts of weather as well as bring the eye-catching golden color for the bridge. 

Events at Dragon Bridge

Night is the best time lớn see Dragon Bridge. Featuring 15.000 LED lights, it turns inlớn a real rồng with a dazzling light effect. Moreover, Dragon Bridge attracts many visitors with several events và performances at night.

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Fire and water performance

To all Danang visitors, along with learning about the Dragon Bridge history, watching the fire-breathing performance of Dragon Bridge is one of the most exciting moments. Fortunately, you can easily witness fantastic performances during the weekend without paying a penny.  Regularly, at 9 o’cloông chồng on Saturday và Sunday nights, Dragon Bridge will provide residents & tourists with fantastic fire and water performance. 

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The first performance is a fire-breathing show that comes in 2 turns with 9 times of fire each wave. You will be amazed by the dazzling lights combining with the fire that comes out from the dragon’s head. Many tourists love sầu the second show, which is a much shorter water performance than the former one. It includes 3 turns but only 1 time of water per turn. 

The best place to lớn enjoy the performanceOn the bridge: When the show starts, vehicles are not allowed lớn pass the bridge. Since then, you can enjoy the performance right on the bridge. However, you should stay away from the dragon’s head, or else you might get wet during the water-breathing show. Under the bridge (Tran Hung Dao Street): Tran Hung Dao street crosses the Dragon Bridge right under the dragon’s head. Thus, it is the best place to enjoy the performance. Moreover, you can enjoy drinks at many sidewalk bars along the street.From Bach Dang Street: Bach Dang Street is located at the kết thúc of the bridge. From here, you can enjoy both the performance & the poetic beauty of the Han River. However, you should get to the second floor of some cà phê shops that have a balcony for a better view.From high above: A more exciting place khổng lồ see the performance is from the top of many buildings near the bridge. You can enjoy the performance và the dazzling Danang night.

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Danang International Firework Festival (DIFF)

Danang is a destination of not only beautiful beaches, ancient temples, và delicious traditional food but also famous international events such as Danang International Firework Festival (DIFF).  Once a year, many fireworks competitors from all around the world will gather in this coastal thành phố to attover the biggest firework competition of the year.  Since the firework performances will take place in the Han River, Dragon Bridge is one of the best places khổng lồ enjoy the firework for free.

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Unfortunately, if you want khổng lồ enjoy both the performance và the music fully, you should arrive sầu soon before the show begins as there will be a massive sầu crowd on the bridge.

How to get khổng lồ Dragon Bridge

The point of departure: Hoi An

You can choose khổng lồ take a bus to lớn Dragon Bridge during day time. It is an affordable & convenient way to travel since the ticket is only VND đôi mươi,000 per person. Plus, there will be a bus every đôi mươi minutes to lớn take you from Hoi An khổng lồ Danang. If you want lớn ride a motorbike to lớn Dragon Bridge, go along the An Bang highway. Then take a left turn at the roundabout where you will see the “Tkhô nóng Hien” seafood restaurant. Go along the Vo Van Kiet Street & you will see our Long.

The point of departure: Danang

If your khách sạn is near My Khe beach, reach Vo Nguyen Giap Street and take the left turn lớn Vo Van Kiet Street. Go ahead, and you will see the bridge. You can also reach the bridge by heading khổng lồ Tran Phu Street và take the left turn.

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Learning about Dragon Bridge history, the bridge with the best chất lượng architecture in Vietphái mạnh is an enjoyable experience for all Danang visitors. We hope that you will take your time enjoying the fantastic beauty of this chất lượng bridge during your Danang trip. Thank you for reading!

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