Eight awesome bridges of Vietnam


Cau Ron (Dragon) Bridge (Danang)

Cau Ron (Dragon) Bridge (Danang)

Dragon Bridge (Da Nang) Source: tripadvisor.com

Dragon Bridge (Danang) Source: tripadvisor.com

Above and below are impressive bridge photographs of seven of the ten most popular bridges of Vietnam, plus one other beautiful one that I found on Trip Advisor.com. While all of them are intriguing in their own special way, it is hard not to find the Dragon Bridge in Danang (see above) to be the most compelling and unique one of all. So often, artistic form fails to meet engineered functions, but in the case of the Dragon Bridge, it’s graceful, arching form certainly supersedes its functionality – very, very cool.  According to Trip Advisor.com, on weekends, fire is ignited from the dragon’s nostrils, breathing life into the great bridge!

Danang seems to be a hub for superior bridge design with two other great bridges shown among the photos below. Enjoy!

Pa Oun Bridge (Son La)

Pa Oun Bridge (Son La)

Bai Chay Bridge (Quang Ninh)

Bai Chay Bridge (Quang Ninh)

Phu My Bridge (Ho Chi Minh City)

Phu My Bridge (Ho Chi Minh City)

Thuan Phuoc Bridge (Danang)

Thuan Phuoc Bridge (Da Nang)

Han Bridge (Da Nang)

Han Bridge (Da Nang) – Source: tripadvisor.com

My thuan Bridge (Vinh Long)

My thuan Bridge (Vinh Long)

Can Tho Bridge (Can Tho)

Can Tho Bridge (Can Tho)

Bridges photos source except where noted: english.vietnamnet.vn/fms/travel/118312/top-10-famous-bridges-in-vietnam.html

 

 

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