Thanh Toan Tile Bridge
Thanh Toan tile bridge is located in Thuy Thanh commune, Huong Thuy town, Thua Thien Hue province, 8km from Hue city center to the East.
This is a bridge named the ancient bridge belonging to the rare type, has the highest artistic value in Vietnam. Received a Certificate of National Cultural Heritage by the Ministry of Culture in 1990.
Coming to Hue, want to admire and discover the old beauty, moss not only works in the inner city but also the architectural works of the country, bearing bold rural people fake and idyllic, scenes Such things will purify the soul, bring us back to what is most peaceful, pour out how much weariness of life.
After that, Private Car Hoi An will introduce in detail to you a civil works – Thanh Toan tile bridge. This is an architectural monument which is very valuable in terms of history and culture and is also a beauty spot that always attracts many tourists.
Thanh Toan tile bridge is built in the upper part of the house and means on the house under the bridge. The roof is roofed with glass pipes. The bridge has a length of 18 meters, a width of 5m, the bridge length is divided into 7 spaces, the two sides have two podiums stretching along the bridge body and have a pedestal to support the back. All the materials that make up this bridge are made of wood, the deck is structured as a solid wooden floor.
Thanh Toan’s tile bridge crosses a small river at the end of the Nhu Y river flowing through, softly curving from the village’s head to the end of the village. Over the centuries, the bridge has deteriorated due to time and influence of war, has been renovated many times. However, the artistic value of the bridge has been preserved and preserved until now.
It is known that the bridge was newly built in 1776, by a man named Tran Thi Dao, the 16th Tran’s granddaughter, built for the villagers to have convenient access, a place to stop and rest on the way to fatigue. .
Legend has it that Ms. Tran Thi Dao is the wife of a mandarin of King Tran Hien Tong, who has no children, wants to ask herself, she uses her money to bless the villagers. In 1925, she was bestowed by Tran Khai with Tran for her Duc Duc Trung Hung Linh and ordered the villagers to set up her altar on the bridge to worship. When coming here, visitors will see a solemn altar in the middle of the bridge, which is the altar of Mrs. Tran Thi Dao – who had merit in building this bridge.
At each Hue Festival, in Thuy Thanh commune, the ceremony of receiving the priestess Tran Thi Dao is held. This procession is the opening ceremony for the opening day of “Market Day Festival”, one of the cultural and tourism programs. within the Festival Hue.
On these days, the tile bridge is brighter by the colors of lanterns, flowers, and flags. The festival, the countryside market where the highlight is the Thanh Toan tile bridge
Through the Hue Festival, the countryside market on Thanh Toan Bridge has so far created its own brand, not only attracting domestic tourists but also international tourists. Not only that, but not only the festivals but also the regular days of the bridge still have visitors coming to admire and save memories and memories with friends and relatives about the unique ancient works in Vietnam. Male.
A special feature of this place is the ancient architecture, ancient features, meandering time and time not like the modern and monumental bridges, unlike the massive buildings, the tile bridge still has a unique feature, own mark. Attracting many curious eyes of near and far tourists.
With the date of more than 200 years, Thanh Toan tile bridge has now become an indispensable part of Thanh Thuy villagers. Not only possessing high artistic values, it also brings tremendous spiritual value. It is a typical platform reflecting the peasant farmer in ancient times in Hue land. If you have a chance to visit Hue dream, you should not ignore this tourist attraction. And if you are interested in it, you can use the link below to find out how to get there: hoi an to hue, danang to hue, dang to hue day trip, hoi an to hue day trip, hue city tour.