Cần Thơ city is located on the banks of the Hậu River, also known as Tây Đô “Capital of the Southwest” with a criss-crossed river system. This is the largest city in the Mekong Delta. Referring to the famous tourist destinations in Cần Thơ, it is impossible not to mention Ninh Kiều wharf – the first tourist pedestrian bridge of the city connecting Ninh Kiều wharf and Cái Khế islet.
Although it has only appeared since 2016, Ninh Kiều pedestrian bridge has become a favorite place for visitors to enjoy, walk on the bridge, take photos as well as enjoy the cool breeze blowing in from the Hậu River.
Cần Thơ Pedestrian Bridge is modernly designed with a S-shaped symbolizing the country of Vietnam, with a length of about 200 meters and a width of more than 7 meters.
In the middle of the bridge, there are two lotus flower towers. And when night falls, the fanciful beauty of the pedestrian bridge shines a corner of the sky, making many souls fall in love.
Around the two sides of the pedestrian bridge in Cần Thw, there are also many blooming flowers in all year around. It is also the highlight, creating a romantic that attracts many young people and couples coming here. Therefore, the Cần Thơ pedestrian bridge is also known as “love bridge” when it has witnessed the lovely dates of so many couples. They even lock love padlock to the bridge and through its key to symbolize their unbreakable love. But later, love locks have proliferated by the local authority. So if you come here, it’s best to just take a photo, not do loe padlock.
The bridge is a highlight of the city landscape, serving the walking needs of local people, attracting tourists come to admire. Don’t forget to come to visit Ninh Kiều Pedestrian Bridge to enjoy the unique architecture, overlooking the vast river filled with alluvial characteristics of the Mekong Delta.
Ninh Kiều Pedestrian Bridge
- Location: Ninh Kiều District, Cần Thơ city.
- Best for: Family, couple, solo
- Entrance: Free
- Best time to visit: Daily 04:00 – 10:00 am
- Other tourist spots nearby: Bình Thủy temple, Phong Điền floating market, Bằng Lăng stork sanctuary, Trúc Lâm Phương Nam Monastery, Bình Thủy ancient house, Ông Temple…