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Bà Nà Bridge still a draw

Update: August, 31/2018 - 08:00
Iconic: Images of the bridge in Đà Nẵng have gone viral on social media. — File Photo
Viet Nam News

ĐÀ NẴNG — Months after its opening the Golden Bridge in Đà Nẵng continues to grab the world’s attention.

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 Bà Nà 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 Đà Nẵng and Bà Nà Hills.

The Việt Nam National Administration of Tourism reported that Bà Nà 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 Đà Nẵng also visited Bà Nà. — VNS

 

 

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