Ba Na Bridge still a draw

  • September 01, 2018

Months after its opening the Golden Bridge in Da Nang continues to grab the world’s attention.

Iconic: Images of the bridge in Da Nang have gone viral on social media. — File Photo

Time magazine has listed it in its 100 World’s Greatest Places for 2018.

Images of the two giant hands holding up the 150m long bridge at Ba Na Hills have gone viral and many international media outlets have remarked on the bridge, including AFP, Reuters and CNN.

Other places on Time’s list include the Macan Museum in Indonesia and Tianjin Binhai Library in China.

According to Time, editors and experts at the magazine evaluated entries based on quality, originality, innovation, sustainability, and influence.

Offering grand views of mountains and forests from a height of almost 1,000 metres above sea level, the bridge is attracting an increasing number of tourists to Da Nang and Ba Na Hills.

The Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism reported that Ba Na Hills attracted 2.7 million visitors in 2017. In the first six months of this year more than 1.7 million of the four million-odd people visiting Da Nang also visited Ba Na. 

Source: Vietnamnet

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