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A New Wonder of the World: The Golden Bridge in Vietnam

By Ketika Shah on Mar 17, 2023
Themes:  Interesting Facts  | Category: Places To Visit | Country:  Vietnam

An overnight internet sensation and thanks to Instagram – the Golden Bridge in Vietnam is at the top of the travel bucket list for many tourists. Since its opening day – it has topped the global architectural charts. Over the past few years, unique bridges have sprung all over the world. Joining this list of must-see bridges is a new one offered by Vietnam Tourism. It is a glittering golden bridge on a mountain held by pair of gigantic stone hands.

Popping across numerous timelines – one of the popular places to visit in Vietnam – the Golden Bridge is a not to be missed tourist attraction. With our Vietnam tour packages – experience the most extraordinary walking bridge in Vietnam.

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Why Golden Bridge is so famous?

The location of Golden Bridge is in Danang in Vietnam. It is around thirty minutes away on the outskirts of Da Nang in the Ba Na Hills. The name Golden Bridge relates to the bridge’s gilded railing frame. One of the renowned tourist attractions in Vietnam is rewarded with several architectural awards.

The Golden Bridge in Bana Hills features a perfect blend of stunning nature and innovative architecture. The bridge is raised over the peak by two enormous moss-covered stone formations that represent the hands of a mountain god.

A few reasons why the bridge is so famous are as below:

  • It has eight arches and is one hundred and fifty meters long.
  • The contrast between the massive hands supporting the bridge and the curve is the unique architectural feature of the Golden Bridge.
  • A stroll through the hands of the God of Mountain while passing the Golden Bridge is like walking on clouds.
  • It has been a host to many famous international events and is a renowned spot for wedding photoshoots.

How to Reach Golden Bridge

The best way to reach Da Nang city to Ba Na hills is by road. You can either take a taxi or a private cab or reach in around one and a half hours. You can also opt for a bus ride, it is reachable in around two hours. Once you arrive at the bus terminal – take the cable car to the top of the Bana Hills. The price of the Ba Na Hills Cable Car tickets is around USD 38 for adults and USD 32 for children

Best Time to Visit Golden Bridge

The best time to visit the Golden Bridge is from February to August. It may be crowded as it is the peak season. You can also go during the off-season from September to November with fewer crowds. The opening hours of the Golden Bridge are from 0700 to 2200 hours each day. The cable car operations may vary based on the season. Generally, it operates from 0730 to 2130 hours during the peak season and 0800 to 2100 hours during the low season. Double-check the opening hours before you plan to this famous place to visit in Vietnam.

The architecture of Golden Bridge

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The unique architecture of the Golden Bridge is the vital feature that has made it one of the most popular tourist attractions in Vietnam. The architecture of the Golden Bridge features two massive hands holding the walkway. It gives the impression that the bridge is hanging in mid-air. The hands are supposed to be covered in moss to blend in with the surroundings. The bridge is composed of steel and spans 150 meters. It provides guests with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding area. The natural beauty of the region inspired the construction of this bridge, which displays the skill and creativity of Vietnam’s engineers and architects.

Tips on visiting Golden Bridge

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  • It is advised to bring cardigans or lightweight coats to keep warm.
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Arrange your itinerary based on the operating hours of the cable car
  • For Instagrammable pictures, either visit in the morning or at the noon.
  • Buy cable car tickets online in advance.


The Golden Bridge has become a new icon of the tourism sector in Da Nang and throughout Vietnam. To know why it is an international sensation – you should visit it. The Golden Bridge in Vietnam is a perfect destination for photography and Instagram lovers, families, and almost anyone who is a sucker for beautiful landscapes.

Still, wondering what is this hype all about? Well, witness the Golden Bridge up close in its splendor by planning the best Vietnam tour package with Flamingo Transworld.

FAQs Regarding the Golden Bridge

Why is the Golden Bridge so famous?

The Golden Bridge is famous for its beautiful location, social media popularity, and unique design with massive stone hands.

How long did it take to build the Golden bridge in Vietnam?

It took one year to construct the Golden Bridge in Vietnam

Where is Golden Hand bridge Vietnam?

The Golden hand Bridge in Vietnam is in Ba Na Hills in Da Nang.

What is there to do at Golden Bridge Vietnam?

Apart from crossing the Golden Bridge and taking in the spectacular views of the nearby mountains and forests, you can also explore the French Village, Fantasy Park, the Flower Garden, and the Golden Bridge Gardens.


About Author

Ketika Shah
Ketika Shah

I Mrs. Ketika Shah (Sales Manager, Flamingo Transworld) Joined Flamingo Transworld in 2002 and started the outbound tour department. I got a chance to explore many countries, took international tours, deal with many people, and understood customers’ psychology. I graduated with B.sc and entered in Aviation and Tourism Industry with the certified course of IATA. I believe in selling quality tours to our customers as our employees are our biggest strengths.

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