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A local favorite, construction on this covered bridge began in the Year of the Monkey (1593) and was finished in the Year of the Dog (1595), hence the monkey and dog sculptures at either end.
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Tran Phu Street | At the West end of Tran Phu St., Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

... and if you are around, you should of course not niss it. We were there around 20h (Sat, December) and there were still a lot of tourists.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting as part of a tour but not sure I would want to pay to cross it alone! Important historical landmark nonetheless

Thank TheClairevH
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Rich in history, beautiful old bridge, seems stable enough when tons of people are on at the same time. Beautiful carvings.

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 5 days ago

In my opinion really not worth making a special effort to visit. Did not offer anything different. However, it is in the area of the Ancient Town. We spent 5 minutes here.

Thank Shaun M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tourists were required to pay for walking through the bridge. I was not quite interested in the history and this little bridge and it was not attractive to me. So I decided not to pay and took another path to go to the other side...More

Thank 244kenneths
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very crowded at times......the main thoroughfare for town folk crossing the waterway. Easy to miss the historical significance of the bridge. For a small charge you can go into the small temple complex on site, dedicated to the early Japanese residents and their plight.

Thank Travelbug291
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had heard of this and I respect it has a place and that matters. But as a central highlight for your journey, no .. not convinced. It is nice to see but you could just as easily miss it and not be concerned. I...More

Thank Previous_Tony_1486
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing how such a piece of architecture could be built so long ago. Absolutely a must to see amazing.

Thank T8612UIcarolyns
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This old ancient bridge is part of the heritage places that requires entrance ticket, but when I go in the 8pm evening, the ticket collection is closed by then. Inside is very small but had introductions of history of the bridge, spent some time to...More

Thank jaymalaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a pleasant walk through the old town of Hoi An you will reach the bridge. We did not visit the museum (Lots of tours).

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