Trần Hưng Đạo, An Hải Tây, Sơn Trà, Đà Nẵng
A 200 ton-weight, 7.5 meter high Dragon Carp is standing on the east bank of the Han River in Da Nang, attracting thousands of visitors each day to visit, admire and take photograph. Statue of Dragon Carp Da Nang is cast from five blocks of natural white marble (one of the precious stones, high quality, beautiful lines) by 30 most skillful and enthusiastic craftsmen of Non Nuoc handicraft village who have worked continuously for 3 months.
Dragon carp is located near the DHC Marina and the Love Lock Bridge between the Dragon Bridge and the Han River bridge, facing to the Han River. 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.
Dragon Carp together with Love Bridge creates an ideal place for sightseeing and walking in Da Nang, best time to visit in early morning and evening.