Visiting the Golden Bridge in Vietnam – the bridge held by giant hands in the mountains
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The Golden Bridge (the bridge held by giants hands in the mountains) at Ba Na Hills, near Da Nang in Vietnam. How to get there, how much does it cost, and what to expect.
Golden Bridge, Ba Na Hills - Vietnam.
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