Dragon Bridge Vietnamthe largest Dragon shaped bridge in the world

Last Update: 24th October 2020
Spanning over the River Han for around 666 meters, Dragon Bridge is acclaimed as the largest dragon-shaped bridge in the world. There are more than 2,500 LED lamps on the dragon. At night, the lamps give out colorful lights to make for amazing views.
Dragon Bridge Vietnam Fast Facts
  • Name: Dragon Bridge Vietnam
  • ​​​Length: 666 x meters
  • Things to do there: Photography, Architecture, Light Show
  • Who visits: Photographers, Architects
  • Time required: 30 – 60 x minutes

What to expect at Dragon Bridge Vietnam

Originally built in 2009 and complemented in 2012, Dragon Bridge is one of the new landmarks in Da Nang. It connects the center of Da Nang, Son Tra and Ngu Hanh Son. It is also the only axis currently constructed with a single steel arch bridge in Southeast Asia.
The giant dragon penetrates the bridge piers and the main body of the bridge. At night, the LED lamps on the dragon give out golden, blue, red and purple lights, creating stunning views. On the evening of Saturdays and Sundays, the dragon always spits fire and spray water from the mouth at 21:00. It lasts for around 10 minutes. During the period of time, locals and tourists gather on the bridge to enjoy the show. It is usually crowded on the evening of Saturdays and Sundays on the bridge. Thus, if you would like to admire the gorgeous views, it is recommended that you get to the bridge as early as possible to take up good space.

Best time to visit Dragon Bridge Vietnam

If you are planning to visit the bridge for photography purposes, the best time to visit is at night.
The best months to visit are from April to November.


How to get to Dragon Bridge Vietnam

The quickest and most direct option is to rent a vehicle to either end of the bridge.


Additional Dragon Bridge Vietnam Travel Advice

  • Opening hours: 17:30 – 22:00
  • As at 24th October 2020, tourists can visit the bridge for free.
  • Please wear enough clothes if you are planning to visit in autumn and winter.

Interested in visiting Dragon Bridge Vietnam on a Tour?

Wendy Wei Tours offers a variety of different packaged tours as well as custom tours including the Dragon Bridge Vietnam, among other attractions and destinations. To find out more, please visit our Tours page or Contact Us directly to find out more.