• Location: Nguyen Van Linh Street, Phuoc Ninh Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City.

  • Characteristics: 666m length, 37,5m width. There are six lanes for vehicles and two lanes specifically for pedestrians.

  • Design: The Ly dynasty golden dragon extends towards the sea. Its head can emit either fire or water.

  • Rewards: Diamond Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in 2014 (ACEC), Outstanding Achievement in Construction Engineering 2016 (ASCE), Special Citation Award (IALD), etc.

Dragon Bridge began operation in 2013, becoming the sixth bridge spanning the Han River. Today, it proudly stands as a new icon of the city, symbolizing innovation and aspirations amid modernity. Found in the downtown area, the bridge offers convenient access to various city's main attractions. This location also serves as a hub for festivities and special events in Da Nang.

Dragon Bridge in Da Nang

Dragon Bridge in Da Nang

It can be said that Dragon Bridge with its unique design, location, and significance deserves the iconic status it holds for the city of Da Nang. If you have Da Nang on your travel map, undoubtedly, including a visit to and snapping photos with this bridge should certainly rank high on your bucket list

Da Nang Bridge Fire Show schedule 

In the daytime, this bridge stands out and captivates amidst the cityscape. However, if you are seeking a nighttime spectacle, be sure to check the following time slots to witness Dragon Bridge's fiery display:

  • 9 pm each Saturday and Sunday weekly

  • During city events & festivals (New Year, Da Nang festival, etc)

The first display showcases a fiery spectacle with 2 sequences, each consisting of 9 bursts. The radiant glow from LED lights coupled with the flames ejected from the dragon's head produces a magnificent sight. The subsequent performance is a water display, although shorter in duration, yet this part is favored by numerous tourists, it has 3 sequences with a single burst per sequence.

Best spots to view

Dragon Bridge in Da Nang

Places to see Dragon Bridge in Da Nang with best view

Here are a few recommended vantage points for your viewing pleasure:

  • From the head part of the bridge (Nguyen Van Linh Street): This viewpoint offers a close-up and fairly direct perspective. It is also the most crowded viewing spot. During the fire and water spray performances, traffic on the bridge will be temporarily halted for 15 minutes.

  • From beneath the bridge (Tran Hung Dao Street): This lower angle is situated along the riverbank and offers a panoramic view of the entire dragon structure.

  • From the tail end (Bach Dang Street): This vantage point doesn't offer a direct view of the fire show; instead, you will mostly see the rear portion of the dragon

Dragon Bridge in Da Nang

Thousand of visitors watching the fire show

  • From other bridges across the Han River: Along the Han River, there are six bridges spanning the river, with some just a few kilometers apart. Viewing the scenery from these other bridges offers a panoramic perspective from a distance. The Love Lock Bridge located right next to the dragon's head is the closest to the Dragon Bridge. Additionally, there are the Tran Thi Ly Bridge and the Han River Swing Bridge on either side of the Dragon Bridge for 2,5km.

  • From boat cruise on the river: Another good option is to enjoy a night boat cruise along the river while admiring the fire and lights. Prices for a night boat cruise cost about 6 USD per person. The program may include dinner and a traditional Cham dance performance.

Recommended hotels & cafes nearby

In addition to gathering to admire the view, you can also relax and enjoy it from your hotel or a lakeside café. Below are some suggestions.

Hotels with a view to Dragon Bridge in Da Nang:

  • Brilliant Hotel: 162 Bach Dang. Room rate: 53 USD/room/night.

  • Vanda Hotel: 3 Nguyen Van Linh. Room rate: 40 USD/room/night.

  • Wink Hotel Danang Centre: 178 Tran Phu. Room rate: 40 USD/room/night.

You can walk along the riverside near the Dragon Bridge and select a cafe that matches your preferences. Here are a few recommendations:

  • Highlands Coffee VTV8: 258 Bach Dang

  • The Coffee House: 11 Nguyen Van Linh

  • Cong Coffee: 98 - 96 Bach Dang

  • Ut Tich Cafe: 102 Bach Dang

Dragon Bridge in Da Nang

Dragon Bridge in Da Nang

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