A brief introduction on the Golden Bridge
It is located in the Thien Thai gardens at the Ba Na Hills Resort, which is built by French colonists in 1919 with 200 villas. Nowadays, you can reach Ba Na Hills by single, track cable car, according to the Guinness world records. Golden Bridge is a part of the entertainment area from early June 2018 and becomes another reason to explore the ever-popular destination of Da Nang City.
At the height of 4600 feet above sea level, the Golden Bridge combines eight sections and stretches 500 feet long. With a pair of giant, stone hands lifting a golden bridge from the verdant hills of Da Nang. When visiting this, you will admire the whole infinite scenery and majestic nature of Ba Na Hills, sometimes, you also feel like walking on the clouds.
The outstanding features of the Golden Bridge I
ts attraction is the unique architecture. There are giant hands holding the bridge. The hands have a gray color. Contrary to the elegance of the bridge, moss hands make up the old, nostalgic atmosphere. The yellow color of this bridge is more prominent and distinctive between the forest and the giant hands. According to TA Landscape Architecture, the design firm of Golden Bridge, the image represents the hands of the God of Mountain, supporting the villages to get to Thien Thai garden.
Many people will think that the hands lift the Golden Bridge looks like stone carvings, but actually, it is not. Bored Panda, a famous website for designing, also provides interesting information on how giant stone hands were created. The designers created the skeleton hand and covered with steel mesh, then, finished with fine fiberglass and decorated it. The entire construction of the bridge takes about a year.
How to get there
As the Golden Bridge belongs to Ba Na Hills Resorts which takes only 45 minutes driving from Da Nang City Centre, you can easily reach it by car and then take the cable car to the top of Ba Na Hills. Golden Bridge stays inside the Thien Thai garden playing role as a connection between the French Village and Le Jardin D’Amour flower garden.
However, Ba Na Hills does not have only the Golden Bridge.
Normally, a half-day or one-day tour should be chosen if anyone want to visit this attraction as there are many interesting activities for visitors to experience around Ba Na Hills complex besides the Golden Bridge such as the Fantasy Park, French Village, flower gardens, Linh Ung pagoda, café and restaurants with different styles, etc. and you can even take a tour round the hill top by train.
Golden bridge is one of the most interesting place for visitor. So the best time to travel to Golden Bridge from Monday to Friday to avoid the crowded people
- Address: An Son Hamlet, Hoa Ninh Commune, Hoa Vang Dist, Danang.
- Entrance fees: the fare includes a 2-way cable car, a mountain trek, a wine cellar, Le Jardin garden and most entertainment games in Fantasy Park.
- Entrance fee for adults and children over 1m3: appx 30 USD
- Children from 1m – 1m3: appx 25 USD, children under 1m: Free
- Ticket price of wax museum: 5 USD / adult and children over 1m3
- Hours of operation: 8:00 – 18:30 all days of the week