Dragon Bridge in Da Nang: All you need to know

dragon bridge

Dragon Bridge is one of the tourist attractions and unique icon of Da Nang city. On the weekend or important ceremony of Viet Nam, Dragon bridge spray out fire and water which is considered as a breathtaking minishow of Da Nang.

Dragon Bridge in Da Nang is one of the best spot for you to enjoy the breathtaking frames scene of two riverside. Besides, this is also the best zone to deep in the wonderful fireworks performance. Let’s discovery Dragon bridge with us in this article.

Where is Da Nang Dragon Bridge?

Where is da nang dragon bridge
Dragon Bridge map

Da Nang Dragon Bridge is located on Nguyen Van Linh Street, Phuoc Ninh Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City and it is the 8th bridge across the Han River. The bridge is called Dragon Bridge because it beautifully simulates the shape of a flying dragon.

This is the bridge with the most unique design in Vietnam, making Da Nang city traffic more convenient by connecting the main roads. In addition, it is also a symbol of the desire to integrate with the world.

How to get to Dragon Bridge?

From Hoi An to Dragon Bridge

+ Bus: You can take a bus to Dragon Bridge for only about 20,000 VND. This way of moving is both cheap, convenient and also very fast.

+ Motorbike: This is a means of transportation chosen by many tourists thanks to its mobility, the rental price is quite cheap, averaging 120,000 – 180,000 VND/day depending on the type of vehicle you choose. If you ride a motorbike, go straight along An Bang highway and turn left after you reach the roundabout. Finally, follow the route Ly Thai To – Hai Ba Trung, then turn left to Lac Long Quan coastal road, go straight, then turn left over Vo Van Kiet street and go straight until the Dragon bridge appears in front of you.

In addition, you can choose to rent a taxi/grab Car… (suitable for small groups of 2 or more people to save costs)

From My Khe Beach to Dragon Bridge

From My Khe beach, you follow Vo Nguyen Giap street, then turn left onto Vo Van Kiet street and then go straight until the Dragon bridge appears in front of you.

Dragon Bridge has the most unique design in Vietnam

dragon bridge design

Dragon Bridge in Da Nang has a total length of 666m including 5 main spans and 3 leading spans. The bridge has a width of 37.5m with 6 lanes and 2 lanes for pedestrians.

Dragon Bridge attracts visitors because it is designed to simulate the shape of a large dragon with a length of 568m, with a total weight of about 9000 tons. The special thing is that it has the ability to spray fire and spray water very impressively.

Engineers have carefully calculated to ensure the highest quality and safety. The entire bridge is covered with 5 layers of anti-corrosion paint, combined with the lighting system to make the Dragon Bridge become brilliantly beautiful at night.

Da Nang Dragon Bridge Fire And Water Spray Performance

dragon bridge fire show
Dragon bridge fire show

In the evening, the Dragon Bridge becomes more brilliant thanks to the light system with 2500 LED lights of different colors that are lit and can change color continuously, making the bridge stand out, giving the impression to visitors.

In particular, do not miss the water and fire breathing show of the dragon bridge held at 9:00 pm on Friday, Saturdays, Sundays and major holidays of the year.

Dragon Bridge spits fire for 2 rounds, 9 times each round. Then spray water for 3 rounds, 1 time each round. The performance has made the bridge one of the famous attractions in Da Nang at night.

Best locations to see the fire and water spray performance

To fully admire the beauty and admire the Dragon Bridge spitting fire and water, you should choose the best locations. And here are some suggestions for you:

Standing on the Dragon Bridge

Before the Dragon Bridge shows fire and water, the organizers will not allow traffic, so you can stand on the bridge to watch. Do not forget to choose a suitable location to avoid getting wet when it sprays water.

Bach Dang Street

Bach Dang Street is a famous pedestrian street right next to the Dragon Bridge, with a wide view, this is the best location to see the beauty of the Han River and the performance of the Dragon Bridge at night.

Tran Hung Dao Street

This road is located under the bridge, with a large sidewalk, this location not only ensures safety but also helps you see the full beauty of the Dragon Bridge and the romantic Han River.

Restaurants and cafes near Dragon Bridge Da Nang

Restaurants and cafes near the bridge are also one of the most ideal places where you can enjoy local delicacies or sip coffee while watching the Dragon Bridge.

Other bridges nearby

In Da Nang, there are many other bridges located parallel to the Dragon Bridge from which you can observe the beautiful fire and water spraying performance such as Han River Bridge, Nguyen Van Troi Bridge, Tran Thi Ly Bridge…