Tien Thu Bridge in Fujian Province has a glass form, supported by a giant hand rising up in the sky.
On August 17, Co Khe Tinh Ha tourist area, Tam Minh City, Fujian Province opened a new glass bridge to welcome visitors. The glass bridge is named Tien Thu, floating on the cliff. Its highlight is the pillar built like a giant hand.
As soon as it was inaugurated, Tien Thu Bridge was awarded Guinness record as the largest Buddha hand sculpture in the world. The construction of the bridge began in August 2018, with a total cost of 16 million yuan (nearly 53 billion Vietnam Dong). The bridge is 99 m long with the glass floor and the Buddha’s hand is 19 m high. According to Sohu, this suspending bridge has the meaning of “the god’s hand carrying the rainbow”, and is inspired by a folk tale.
Tien Thu Bridge is considered by many to be similar to the Golden Bridge in Da Nang, Vietnam. Golden Bridge is 150 m long, opened from 6/2018 and is one of the top tourist attractions in Da Nang city. The bridge is located at a height of 1,400 m above sea level, on Ba Na mountain. In August 2018, the bridge was voted one of the best destinations in the world by Time magazine of America.