Located on the east side of Han River, Carp Turns into A Dragon statue has become a new symbol of Da Nang, attracting thousands of visitors each day to visit, admire and take photograph. This is an unique attractions tourism you can not miss in your trip.
Carp Turns into A Dragon Statue — All You Need To Know
Carp Turns into A Dragon statue is free to visit, open time: 19:00–22:00.
The best time to visit Carp Turns into A Dragon statue is at the end of the day, when the sunset starts and the spray from the statue starts to shimmer. When the sky falling to night, the statue begins to turn colors from red to purple then blue, through brilliant pink.
Note: If you want to take photo with statue, you should come on drying day.
What Make Carp Turns into A Dragon Statue Special?
Carp Turns into A Dragon statue impression by weighs nearly 200 tons, about 7.5 meters high, exquisitely made from five blocks of natural white marble — one of the rarest gems that has beautiful, unique lines. To finish this statue, 30 artists are working very hard in 3 months.
Carp Turns into A Dragon statue is staying in the center of Da Nang attractions tourism by octagon shape for lucky meanings by old people, combine by 8 base factors of heaven and earth universe.
Vietnamese folk story that have been passed from generation to generation tells that once upon a time, carps sprayed water to save farmers from the drought. Being inspired by this folk, the image of Dragon carp has not only aesthetic sense, but also become a symbol of art and beliefs about the carp overcome all difficulties, turn into dragon.
The head of Dragon carp is derived from the image of dragon of Ly Dynasty — one of the most prosperous period of Vietnamese history.
The body carp is meticulously sculpted with hard fin like nature, the fish tail is craved two symmetry hands, it means unite, peace, wealth.
How To Get To Carp Turns into A Dragon Statue
Carp Turns into A Dragon statue very easy to find, it’s on the east side of Han River, nearly Love Lock Bridge, address: Tran Hung Dao street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City (map). From airport or train station, go along Nguyen Van Linh Street, then going to Dragon Bridge, you can quickly see Carp Turns into A Dragon statue on the riverside.