Han River and Dragon Bridge: Nightlife Activities in Da Nang

Hàn River starts at the confluence between Cam Le and Vinh Dien rivers of the districts of Cam Le, Hai Chau and Ngu Hanh Son, flows to the North and then flows out to Da Nang Bay at the border between Hai Chau district and Son Tra district. Han River has a length of about 7.7 km, a width of about 400 - 600 m (the widest place is 700 m, the narrowest is 300 m), the average depth is 4-5 m.

Han River

The gentle Han River with shimmering waves and colorful dinner cruises and floating restaurants taking you along the river have become familiar images with travelers coming to Da Nang. Join and emerge yourself in the night rhythm of Da Nang to understand more about the scenery and locals here. This is an opportunity to see the beauty of the Four Great Bridges, which is the name favored by tourists for the four famous bridges in Da Nang: Han River Bridge, Tran Thi Ly Bridge, Thuan Phuoc Bridge, and especially Dragon Bridge.

Han River Danang

Dragon Bridge (Vietnamese: Cầu Rồng) in Da Nang is one of the destinations not to be missed. Coming here, you not only admire the beautiful scenery of the Han River, but also have the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular fireworks display. Every week, at a fixed time, the bridge will spew fire and water impressively.

Location of Dragon Bridge in Da Nang City, Vietnam?

Dragon Bridge is located on Nguyen Van Linh Street, in Phuoc Ninh Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City, this is also the 7th bridge crossing the Han River today. The reason this bridge is called Dragon Bridge because on the bridge has simulated the shape of a dragon winding beautifully.

Dragon Bridge Danang

You may not know, Dragon Bridge has the most unique design in Vietnam today. This bridge is not only the connecting point between the main roads of the city, but also known as a symbol with the desire to reach out and integrate with the world.

Architecture and History of Dragon Bridge Danang:

Inaugurated on the occasion of the 38th anniversary of the liberation of Da Nang city (March 29, 2013), Dragon Bridge is the 6th bridge spanning the Han River. With a unique design and architecture emulating the shape of a dragon winding on the Han River and facing the East Sea, the dragon's head is raised and the dragon's body is winding. Dragon Bridge is the main axis of Da Nang in the East - West direction, is the shortest route, connecting Da Nang international airport with the high-class coastal tourist areas of Son Tra - Dien Ngoc, plays an important role in the war. strategy to develop and complete the city's urban transport infrastructure, and is expected to become a new architectural symbol of the city.

Dragon Bridge Da Nang

The Dragon Bridge design has a total length of 666 m, including 5 main spans and 3 leading spans. The width of the bridge is 37.5m with 6 lanes for traffic and 2 lanes for pedestrians. The Dragon Bridge has a unique steel span structure, simulating the shape of a large dragon 568m long, and many parts with a total weight of nearly 9,000 tons.

The most beautiful Da Nang Dragon Bridge will be in the evening, when more than 2,500 different colorful LED lights are active. The unique feature of this lighting system is that it can change colors flexibly, depending on the scale and type of festival event being held. The schedule of fire & water perfomance of the Dragon Bridge Da Nang will be held at 9 pm every Saturday, Sunday, and major holidays to serve residents and tourists. This is the best time to visit.

Dragon Bridge

The fire-breathing performance will take place 2 times, each turn will include 9 times. Next is a water spray show with 3 turns, 1 time each, using modern technology. This activity has made the Dragon Bridge impressive and become a famous tourist destination in Da Nang attracting a lot of tourists every year.

How to get to Dragon Bridge in Danang, Vietnam?

  • From Hoi An Old Town to Dragon Bridge:

By Local Bus: With only about 20,000 VND, you can take a local bus from Hoi An Bus Station and travel to Dragon Bridge by bus. This is a very convenient means of transport and moves very quickly with the best affordable budget.

By Motorbike: This is a suitable vehicle for young people who like to explore and experience for themselves. If you ride a motorbike, go straight along An Bang highway, then turn left when you meet the roundabout. Finally, go straight to Vo Van Kiet street and you will see the Dragon bridge appearing in front of you.

  • From My Khe Da Nang to Dragon Bridge:

Starting from My Khe beach in Da Nang, you need to follow Vo Nguyen Giap street, turn left to Vo Van Kiet street, then go straight to the Dragon bridge. There is another route for your reference, which is to follow Tran Phu Street.

Adventure Journey

Recommended Tours:

  1. Hue to/from Hoi An via An Bang Cemetery (Tombs City of Ghosts)
  2. Hue to/from Hoi An Car via Lap An Lagoon, Beach & Hai Van Pass

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