Walking High Above on Vietnam’s ‘Golden Bridge’
In the mountains of central Vietnam, two huge hands lift a golden walkway high above the mountaintops. It is as if the ground below has taken a human form and grown arms.
"I feel like I'm walking on clouds," said Vuong Thuy Linh, a visitor from Hanoi. "It's so unique".
Many Vietnamese and foreign tourists have been to Cau Vang, or the "Golden Bridge" in Vietnam's Ba Na Hills, since it opened in June. Most seemed very excited to see and experience a structure known for its unusual design.
The walkway sits at over 1,000 meters above sea level and extends over the treetops from the edge of a leafy cliff. It offers visitors a clear, unrestricted view of the beautiful countryside below.
The bridge was a project of TA Landscape Architecture of Ho Chi Minh City. It was designed to create the image of the "giant hands of Gods, pulling a strip of gold out of the land," said Vu Viet Anh of TA Landscape Architecture.
"It creates a walkway in the sky, among the foggy and fairy-like lands of Ba Na mountain," he told the Reuters news agency.
Anh noted that he had been surprised at the level of attention the company's design had received, both locally and internationally.
The Ba Na Hills were a popular getaway for the French during the colonial occupation of Vietnam. The area received over 2.7 million visitors last year, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.
But it is the Golden Bridge and its supports – two huge stone-colored human hands -- which get the most attention from visitors.
"The two, smooth, giant hands look real," said Truong Hoang Linh Thuy, another tourist.
"It makes me feel like humans can do anything".
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“我感觉自己像是漫步云端，”来自河内的游客王秀兰（Vuong Thuy Linh）说道。“它是如此独一无二 。”
自6月份开放以来，许多越南人和外国游客都曾前往越南巴纳山上的“Cau Vang”桥，又名“金桥”。多数游客都因目睹、观赏这座因独特设计而闻名的建筑感到异常兴奋 。
这座桥是胡志明市塔景观建筑的项目。设计这座桥的目的是想营造出一幅“众神之手从大地掘出一块黄金的景象，”塔景观建筑设计师越南人吴安（Vu Viet Anh）说道 。
另一位游客张黄（Truong Hoang Linh Thuy）赞叹，“两只光滑、巨大的手掌栩栩如生”。