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Golden Bridge (Da Nang) - Things You Need To Know

Last updated: April 07, 2021 / 11322 Views

In the last few months, the Golden Bridge (Da Nang, Vietnam) has been creating a fever throughout the world with the appearance on not only many world-known channels and newspapers such as CNN, BBC, The Guardian, Times, etc. but also the most popular social networks and forums like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, BuzzFeed, Reddit, etc.

Taking high ranking continuously on many architectural charts since the opening day and owning several magical and majestic short online videos also contribute to the fact that Golden Bridge is becoming a must-go place with the tourists who plan to visit Da Nang, Vietnam in the upcoming tourism season.

Golden Bridge in Bana Hills Da Nang

The Golden Bridge has attracted a lot of tourists since its opening

The story of Golden Bridge - a masterpiece in Vietnam

The Golden Bridge (Vietnam) is new architectural construction, which sets the location inside the Bana Hills entertainment – tourism complex. This bridge was built at the height of 1.400m above sea level and stretches about 150m long. The root of the name “Golden Bridge” comes from its gilded railing frame. More than being a pure architecture piece, Golden Bridge has been asserting itself as a new symbol of Da Nang’s tourism since the opening in June 2018. 

Tourists flock here to take some pictures at the place where journalists and travel bloggers around the world are praising that being majestic and impressive as a scene in “Game of Thrones” or “The Lords of the Rings”. The image of a huge couple of ancient hands (which is like hands of the Mountain God) is lifting the bridge as a shining golden silk strip, toward the high blue sky with deep green forests below, actually is not inferior to any blockbuster’s scenes.

 Golden Bridge from above

The Golden Bridge from an aerial view

What makes Golden Bridge outstanding

Rewarded with a bunch of architecture competitions all over the world, the Golden Bridge features a harmonious blend of groundbreaking architecture and spectacular nature. Stretching 150m long and 12.8m wide, the Golden Bridge was made up of 8 arches. The most unique point of the Golden Bridge’s architecture is a contrast between the elegant curve and the giant hands holding the bridge. Taking a stroll around the Golden Bridge is like a walk on the clouds across the hands of the God of Mountain.

Since its opening, the Gold Bridge, Da Nang has become a host of many big events, especially the “A walk on a cloud” fashion show of Fashion Voyage. Thanks to its out-of-the-world architecture, the Golden Bridge has inspired fashion designers to make superb collections. Besides, the bridge is a favorite spot for many couples to take their wedding photoshoot.

The architecture of Golden Bridge

The unique architecture of Vietnam's Golden Bridge

How to get the Golden Bridge, Da Nang

As the Golden Bridge belongs to Ba Na Hills Resorts which takes only a 45-minute drive from Da Nang City Centre, you can easily reach it by car and then take the cable car to the top of Bana Hills. Golden Bridge stays inside the Thien Thai garden playing the role of a connection between the French Village and Le Jardin D’Amour flower garden.

The cost of cable car tickets to reach the Golden Bridge, Ba Na Hills is 750,000 VND (33 USD) for adults and 600,000 VND (23 USD) for children from 1m to 1.4m high. In addition, the wax museum entrance fee is 100,000 VND (4 USD) for everyone who wants to see the models of world-famous celebrities. You can buy combo tickets online through travel agents to save both time and money. There are many combos of transportation, buffet lunch, and cable car ride, so you can easily find a tour to Ba Na Hills and visit the Golden Bridge.

Cable car to Bana Hills

The word's longest cable car to reach Golden Bridge, Da Nang 

Best time to visit Golden Bridge

The Golden Bridge in Da Nang opens from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. every day. The most crowded hours range between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. when many people go there to catch the sunrise and sunset moments. If you want to avoid the crowds, it is best to visit earlier or later than everyone else, particularly before 9:00 am and after 5:00 pm to feel the restful atmosphere under the golden light.

sunset at golden bridge

Mesmerizing sunset at Vietnam's Golden Bridge

Visit Golden Bridge in the early morning to avoid the crowds

Visit Golden Bridge in the early morning to avoid the crowds

Bana Hills does not have only the Golden Bridge. Normally, a day tour to Bana Hills should be chosen if anyone wants to visit this attraction as there are many interesting activities for visitors to experience around Ba Na Hills complex beside the Golden Bridge such as the Fantasy Park (an amusement park), French Village, flower gardens, Linh Ung pagoda, café and restaurants with different styles, etc. and you can even take a tour around the hilltop by train.

Amusement park in Bana Hills

The amusement park in Bana Hills

French Village - Bana Hills

French Village in Bana Hills 

Viral photoshoot at Golden Bridge

The Golden Bridge will be definitely most beautiful and splendid through the FlyCam lens – the only thing at present that can catch the entire of this awesome bridge in a frame. Nevertheless, there is a new law that bans to use of the FlyCam at Ba Na Hills; therefore, cameras and mobile phones will become effective tools for anyone who wants to announce to the world that they visited this famous bridge.

Instagram posts of Golden Bridge

Beautiful spots to take Instagram photos at the Golden Bridge

If you desire to take viral photos and videos of the gorgeous Golden Bridge in Da Nang, find out the best instagramable spots below.

Take panoramic photos from the right/left side

This is one of the best shooting angles for taking a completed Golden Bridge’s image even though you simply want your own pictures of this bridge, or want to stand with it inside a frame then show the picture with your happy smiley face to the world, tell them you visited the Golden Bridge that is inspiring throughout social networks.  

Golden Bridge from the right side 

 Golden Bridge from the right side 

Stand inside a hand

It is a classic posing position that creates the feeling that you are held entirely in a huge ancient hand, makes you become a part of the bridge’s grandeur. However, there will be a lot of tourists who also wish to pose right at the position that you want to stand so sometimes you will have to wait a little bit till your turn. But it is worth a memorable picture, right?

Standing inside Golden Bridge's hand 

Standing inside Golden Bridge's hand

Simulate the hand

Simulating is a familiar trend when posing with a statue these years. Copying a hand is not difficult but you will have to care a little about the shooting angle if you do not want your hand and the Golden Bridge’s hand to look irrelevant. The usual position for this simulating posing style is that you will have to choose any point which makes others feel like you really are a copy of the statue. Therefore, putting your hand right before the Golden Bridge’s hand seems a very good choice!

Simulating Golden Bridge's hand

Simulating Golden Bridge's hand 

Take photos with your darling

Golden Bridge in Da Nang has become a popular site for marrying couples or lovers to save sweet moments in their photo album. It is perfect to capture panoramic photographs while couples are walking hands in hands, looking at each other, and giving a sweet kiss. What is better than couples' photos in the romantic landscape of "A walk in the clouds"?

Golden Bridge for couples

Panorama of couples at Golden Bridge, Da Nang

Capture portrait photos

Another must-try style at Golden Bridge is portrait photos while capturing the giant hands from afar. This style is perfect for girls/ women to take solo photos. You can either look directly at the camera or look the other way.  

Portrait photo at Golden Bridge

Portrait photos at Golden Bridge, Vietnam

There could be many other shooting angles that cannot be listed and some examples above are just a few basic suggestions for any visitors who want to check in at the Golden Bridge with the most beautiful pictures. However, everyone will have different feelings about this bridge and their point of view about its beauty to create distinctive photographs. Just plan your Da Nang Tours immediately to admire the Golden Bridge and tell the world stories about your journey!

MinKJ

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