Locals and tourists were keen on getting a glimpse of the new bridge. Particularly, Korean drama lovers cannot ignore to take romantic photos in the beautiful landscape of a love bridge in Can Tho.
Can Tho Pedestrian bridge (so-called love bridge) is spanning 200 meters over the Khai Luong Canal. It overlooks Can Tho city’s Ninh Kieu Wharf, connects the mainland with Cai Khe Islet.
The pedestrian bridge was completed in 2016, and it quickly becomes the favourite place of locals and tourists, especially the youth. It is designed in the S shape, curves around the poetic river with a length of 200m and the width of 7.2m. Standing from the footbridge, you can see the various views of Can Tho, which makes a lot of people immersed.
The beauty of the bridge
- Modern design
This bridge in modern design makes many people think that it is some bridge in Korea or Japan. But, when you oversee it, it will be easy to figure out the distinctive features of Southwestern Vietnam. Lovely S Shape and lotuses beautifying the landscape of this love bridge all show a unique beauty of Vietnam.
- Landscapes in the morning
Kinds of flowers with perfume and beauty planted on the two sides of the railings make tourists’ hearts become weighed down. It is also a special thing and a unique vision that create romance and allurement, attracting many couples. Especially if you want to experience the natural landscapes with a variety of flowers blooming in the morning dew, you should drop by here in the morning. At times, there are not many people, so you can slowly enjoy the structure of the bridge, perhaps explore the hidden beauty along Ninh Kieu pier.
- Night scenery
You love immersing in the bustling atmosphere with the sparkling colour lights, and you should not ignore to come here in the evening. Colour-changing lotus petals and small plants make the scenery more poetic and fanciful. The sparkling LED lighting system running the length of its railings also illuminates the bridge. Seemingly, nightlife in this bridge is covered with a variety of colours, such a harmony of natural man-made beauty in a night landscape.
- Evidence for love
This love bridge witnesses many couples’ deep love. People often hold activities for wedding, marriage proposal romantically. In particular, couples take the opportunity of Valentine’s Day to profess their love by putting locks on its railings, a custom duplicated from Paris’ Pont des Arts. People in love fasten a lock on the bridge railing before throwing the key into the river below. However, the authorities decided to remove the locks for the aesthetic appeal of the bridge, safety for pedestrians. So if you get to this place, it has better to take pictures and go sightseeing and not hang any locks.
The entrance ticket is free, so you can get to this place and take beautiful and romantic pictures. Notice that you just have to pay for parking taking care of your vehicles with the price of 5000VND/ticket, then freely explore the footbridge.
Traveling Can Tho, you should remember to drop by this place to experience the magnificent architecture forward the flowing river wafting smell of alluvium in the western region.