DO YOU KNOW THE HIDDEN FACTS OF HOI AN JAPANESE BRIDGE

DO YOU KNOW THE HIDDEN FACTS OF HOI AN JAPANESE BRIDGE

Hoi An ancient town is always charm a rustic, simple and poetic painting. It not only attracts the tourists by the beautiful scenery, friendly people but also the unique architectures of the old house especially Hoi An Japanese bridge. It impresses the visitors because of the strange and special.

Hoi An Japanese Bridge

                                               Hoi An Japanese Bridge

Hoi An Japanese bridge’s location and history

Japanese bridge or Pagoda Bridge in other name belongs to the old town of Hoi An. It is about 30km from a livable Da Nang Vietnam.

In reality, the bridge was built in 17th century by Japanese merchants with 18m long. According to the old legend, there is a sea monster in the ocean named Mamazu. Its head in Japan, its tail in India and its back crossing the slit in Hoi An, where the Japanese bridge crosses. Whenever the sea monster quaked, Japan was hit by earthquakes and Hoi An was not safe to do business. To control the Mamazu monster and get the peace, the Japanese worshiped the Monkey God and the Dog Gods on both ends of the bridge.

Monkey God and the Dog Gods on Hoi An Japanese bridge

                        Monkey God and the Dog Gods on Hoi An Japanese bridge

Hoi An Japanese bridge attraction

Firstly, Japanese Bridge has a distinctive architecture with a wooden roofed with yin-yang tiles. At the main gate of the Bridge, there is a large plate embossed with 3 Chinese characters Lai Van Kieu. It mean welcoming the afar people to the Bridge. Furthermore, all the pagodas and bridges are made of wood, lacquered, combination of Vietnamese architecture and Japanese style.

Regardless of the war or the time destruction, it is always intact both the architectural and the cultural values. In fact, Hoi An Japanese bridge is not only the symbol of trade relations but also the cultural cooperation between Vietnam and Japan.

Hoi An Japanese bridge in night

The best way to enjoy the most satisfied trip

With the best recommend, if the tourists want to enjoy the full trip with all senses, an amazing Hoi An private car to experience Hoi An old town is always the top choice. By this way, the travelers can also visit the paradise Tra Que vegetable village.