The Hanoitimes - With an impressive design resembling a yellow ribbon on the hands of a god, at a height of 1,400m on Ba Na peak, the Golden Bridge (Cau Vang) has become the most attractive destination in Da Nang since its official launch in early June 2018.
The Golden Bridge has been named among the top five special awards of the year under the 2018 Guide Awards with theme “Tourism and Digital Transformation”. The Guide Awards is an annual event held by The Guide magazine in coordination with the Vietnam Economic Times.
Among the winners of the award are also Vietnam Airlines JSC, Azerai Can Tho resort, Paradise Cruises, and the Hanoi-based French restaurant Clover at Ngoc Thuy.
The Golden Bridge. Photo: Baochinhphu.vn
With an impressive design resembling a yellow ribbon on the hands of a god, at a height of 1,400m on Ba Na peak, the Golden Bridge has quickly become the most attractive destination in Da Nang since its official launch in early June 2018.
The bridge's reputation has even surpassed Vietnam's borders, praised by prestigious news agencies, newspapers and social networks as one of the world's most spectacular walking bridges. As part of the Sun World Ba Na Hills resort run by Sun Group, the birth of the bridge is considered a strong stimulus for Da Nang tourism.
Earlier, Golden Bridge in Da Nang city has been ranked the second among the top 100 greatest places all over the world, according to a list released by TIME, a US weekly news magazine.
Accordingly, this is the first annual of the world’s greatest places as chosen by the TIME magazine. “Walk through the hands of Gods over this spectacular new bridge in Vietnam. The splendid architecture deserves a spot on this list of greatest places,” TIME wrote.
The total number of visitors to Da Nang in the first nine months of 2018 was estimated at over 6.5 million, an increase of 27.7% over the same period last year, according to the Da Nang Department of Tourism. Half of the tourists have travelled to Da Nang because of the attraction of the Golden Bridge.
The Guide Awards is a prestigious award organized by the Vietnam Economic Times and The Guide magazine. Since its launch in 1999, the Guide Awards has become one of the most prestigious travel awards and is sponsored by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations, and the Vietnam Economic Science. The Guide Awards 2018 honoured 110 brands.