|The spectacular bridge held up by two giant hands that reach to the sky from the ground was an instant hit when it opened in June 2018 on Ba Na Hills in the central city of Da Nang.
It has been ranked amongst the 28 most stunning bridges around the world by Insider, a leading US news site.
“The Golden Bridge, a footbridge near Da Nang, Vietnam, looks like it’s supported by two giant hands,” Insider said, adding that designed by a company called TA Landscape Architecture, this whimsical bridge extends about 1,414 meters above sea level.
The walkway is 150 meters long and comprises of eight spans, each of which is lined with purple chrysanthemums. The bridge serves as a transit between a replica of a French village and Le Jardin D’Amour flower garden in Ba Na Hills resort. From the bridge, visitors have a panoramic view of the green mountains of Nui Chua.
Designed by Vu Viet Anh, the bridge has quickly grabbed the world’s attention, becoming one of the most popular on photo-sharing network Instagram.
|The bridge has quickly grabbed the world’s attention, becoming one of the most popular on photo sharing network Instagram.
It was named one of the world’s most striking pedestrian bridges by the UK newspaper The Guardian last year.
Another UK newspaper, The Independent, listed the Golden Bridge in its top 10 list of the world’s most incredible bridges late last year. Other major news outlets like the BBC, AFP, Reuters, and CNN have also gushed over it.
In the Insider’s list, it shares the honour with other world-famous bridges like Helix (Singapore), Pont Alexandre III (France), Ponte Vecchio (Italy), Laguna Garzon (Uruguay), Glacier Skywalk (Canada) and Trift (Switzerland)./.