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British newspaper voted Vietnam’s Golden Bridge as the world’s new wonder

March 22, 2021 | 14:00

The UK-based newspaper Daily Mail has recently voted the Golden Bridge in Da Nang as a world’s fresh wonder.

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Vietnam's Golden Bridge, opened in 2018, is designed as though a giant's hands (made of fibre-glass and mesh wire) are gently supporting the 490 ft path for pedestrians, which overlooks the coastal resort of Da Nang, Daily Mail said.

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In its short time open — with few visitors since March 2020, of course — more than 20,000 posts have appeared on Instagram at #goldenbridgevietnam.

More about Golden Bridge

Among the Vietnam vacation spots, Golden Bridge is a famous bridge in Danang, Vietnam. Golden Bridge is located in Thien Thai Garden of Sun World Ba Na Hills. It is located 1,414m above sea level. The bridge is connected to the Marseille and Bordeaux stations. So it is to take guests from the foot of the mountain or the French village to visit the flower garden. In the middle of the air, the bridge looks like a brilliant silk, according to the Originvietnam.

The exact Golden bridge Da Nang location resides is in An Son village, Hoa Ninh commune, Hoa Vang district, Danang. To come here, you have to buy the ticket that is valued for not only the bridge but also the 2-way cable, the wine cellar, Le Jardin gardens, and most games in Fantasy Park.

The bridge is open from 8.00 AM to 18.30 PM all day of the week. The gate price for Ba Na Hills is VND 700,000 /adult ($30.5), and VND 550,000 /child ($23.9). A child under 1m3 will be free of charge. Da Nang residents will get a discount under the condition that they provide an ID (for adults) and a birth certificate (for kids). Not a bad price to visit one of the top 10 bridges in the world right?.

The Outstanding Features Of The Golden Bridge

Its 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.

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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 it with steel mesh, then, finished it with fine fiberglass and decorated it. The entire construction of the bridge takes about a year.

The bridge has become the most prominent tourist destination in Ba Na Hills. It is also popular which attracts many visitors. This place is becoming a highlight of the Danang tour. Lobelia Chrysanthemum flower is planted along the pathway on the bridge, creating a focal point of color, attracting the eyes of visitors. That brings a poetic scene, just a romantic and a bit nostalgic overview.

The Place Where Many Events Organized

Since its opening, the bridge has created a hot trend for the young demographic. Especially, this place is chosen to organize a lot of events. If you travel to Vietnam in the mid of July 2018, you will have a chance to attend a fashion show on Golden Bridge. The show is called “A walk on a cloud”. The event is one part of Fashion Voyage. The fashion show was directed by Long Kan and collaborate with lots of well-known designers. The program is scheduled twice a year.

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Instead of staging the show, the show is held between the natural space. The first show was made in Vietnam unique tour, in Golden Bridge, Ba Na with the participation of more than 50 Misses, models, and 200 guests. The Golden Bridge and the special scenery of Ba Na Hills can be the main inspiration for fashion designers to create impressive dresses in the collection at the event.

Earlier, in August 2016, the Golden Bridge also welcomed Miss World 2016. 7 girls from seven countries representing seven cultures also drop shining on the Golden Bridge. Therefore, it can be seen that the Golden Bridge is considered an important place to hold many big events in the future.

Not only the celebrities, but the Golden Bridge is also chosen to organize the remarkable milestone in life. A lot of couples choose this place to take their wedding photo album. The young demographic also really like to check-in this unique bridge. That makes the bridge even more famous.

Some other new wonders were chosen by the Daily Mail

Towers of green

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Completed seven years ago, Bosco Verticale (or 'Vertical Forest') in Milan comprises of two residential tower blocks designed with balconies that jut out allowing trees and other vegetation to grow — forming towers of green. Milan's opera house and cathedral have a new rival for visitors' attention that offers an intriguing glimpse into the future of cities. Vegetation is the new cladding.

Sci-fi Singapore

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Gardens by the Bay in Singapore is an urban park, opened in 2012, and its highlight is a series of 18 extraordinary 'supertrees' with vegetation spouting out of the tall thistle-like structures — the tallest is 164ft.

They were designed by the Bath-based architects Grant Associates, which won a competition to complete the project. Its Instagram page #gardensbythebay has had more than a million posts.

Dramatic in Dubai

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The UAE's commercial capital is arguably the most outrageous city of the 21st century.

Futuristic touches were wired in from the beginning: hotels shaped like sails, islands like palm trees, the world's tallest building, and, since 2018, the Dubai Frame: a giant picture frame looking on to historic Dubai on one side and the new city on the other.

Mexican Marvel

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The Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry — who created the wonderful Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao in Spain, opened in 1997 — was also involved with the creation of Museo Soumaya in Mexico City, an extraordinary cufflink/fishnet stocking of a building that invited its first museum-goers in 2011.

Dive into Miami

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The seven miles of art installations at the soon-to-open Underwater Sculpture Park off Miami Beach has a unique selling point: you can only experience it in scuba gear or with a snorkel.

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