Phu Yen is a coastal city that hides a lot of interesting things, it is the forest, the sea, the island, and interesting cultural and historical stories, making many tourists who have come here will easily love and trouble.
Among the countless famous destinations of Phu Yen, have you ever heard of Ong Cop wooden bridge – the longest wooden bridge in Vietnam? Come on, follow VietNampeace to explore this special bridge!
1. Where is the Tiger Bridge?
Ong Cop Phu Yen wooden bridge, also known as Ong Ong tiger bridge, Binh Thanh bridge, connects the northern villages of An Ninh Tay commune (Tuy An district) with Song Cau town. The bridge is a shortcut to famous landmarks in Phu Yen such as Ganh Da Dia, O Loan lagoon, Man Lang church, Tam Giang dam …
Mr. Tiger Phu Yen wooden bridge. Image: Cao Ky Nhan
The longest wooden bridge in Vietnam. Image: Cao Ky Nhan
The way to Ong Cop wooden bridge is not too complicated, from Highway 1A, you turn to the sea for more than 100m to meet this bridge.
2. What is special about the Tiger Bridge?
Ong Tiger Wooden Bridge was built in 1998, has a length of nearly 800m, width of about 1.5-1.8 m, with a total investment of up to 1 billion, is considered the longest wooden bridge in Vietnam. Because of this, Ong Cop Phu Yen wooden bridge is not only a road for locals to travel but also attracts hundreds of tourists every day to visit and take photos.
The bridge becomes the check-in point of the young. Photo: @ nguyenduc2507
The bridge is made of old bamboo. Photo: Collectibles
Mr. Tiger’s Bridge is designed for pedestrians and motorbikes only, with mainly wooden and bamboo materials, and the face and piers are made entirely of plank. Meanwhile, the bridge is only connected by old bamboo rods. At the foot of the bridge there are always piles of casuarina wood ready, when any broken board will be repaired immediately.
Main materials are wood and bamboo. Photo: Collectibles
The price list of charges via the tiger tiger wood bridge
On the bridge of Xuan Dai ward, there is a small wooden house managed by a household to collect tolls across the bridge. Each turn, pedestrians pay 1,000 VND, two wheelers pay 3,000 VND, carrying more goods is 5,000 VND, students are free of charge.
Mr. Tiger Tiger’s Bridge fee collection. Photo: dantri
If you are a team who loves to explore and live in virtual life, then Mr. Tiger wood bridge will definitely make you satisfied. What makes the beauty here is not only by the rustic beauty and simplicity of the bridge, but also by the surrounding natural surroundings, the vast clear water and the green casuarina trees. There are countless shooting angles in the “great” product, but the best is still at sunset. When the sun shines on the bridge stretches across the river, making the wooden bridge even more magical.
Beautiful scenery of Ong Tiger wooden bridge. Image: Cao Ky Nhan
Fresh green. Photo: Nhat Minh
3. History of Ong Tiger wooden bridge
According to the legend of ancient times, people and things could hear and understand each other’s voices. At that time, on the mountain of My Based often appeared a flock of tigers, including Mr. Bach. When Mrs. Tiger became difficult to give birth, Mr. Tiger went down the mountain to Dong Do hamlet, ripped apart the small house’s wall, grabbed the midwife who usually gave birth to pregnant women in the village and took him to the mountain. After helping Mrs. Tiger give birth, Mr. Tiger took her to the village safely.
Peaceful beauty Image: Cao Ky Nhan
Three nights later, in thanksgiving for the help of Mrs. Mu, Mr. Tiger Bach brought her to the yard a wild boar. Some time later, the midwife left Dong Do hamlet to the village of Phu Hanh at the foot of Hon Bu mountain, An Ninh Dong commune, Tuy An district to start a business. After a short time, the midwife passed away, and at the end of December every year, the people of Dong Do village saw Mr. Tiger’s footprints from the direction of My Du mountain to Hon Bu to visit her.
From then on, Mr. Tiger Bach descended at the foot of My Du Mountain with a sad and sad look, shortly after he died. In commemoration of a gentle, gentle tiger, respect for benefactors, the people of Dong Do village once invited each other to go to the mountains to dig stones and form a temple of a tiger to worship. The bridge is associated with Ong Tiger temple, so the name of Mr. Tiger’s bridge is from there.
4. Note when going to Ong Cop wooden bridge
- Because the whole bridge only uses wood and bamboo materials, the bridge is not firmly fixed, there is a slight shake, sometimes missed by the gaps created by non-adjacent wooden bars, so if you are People who are not sure of the steering wheel should not drive a motorbike through, which is dangerous for themselves but also obstructing the traffic of the people there.
- Mr. Tiger wood bridge is only allowed for use by pedestrians and motorbikes.
- If you want to conveniently travel, or watch the early sunrise at Ong Cop wooden bridge, you can rent a motel nearby as Ocean Beach Hostel or Timothe Beach Bungalow in Song Cau town. These two guesthouses are clean, affordable, and fall in the range of VND 250,000-350,000 / room / night.
Check-in scores should not be missed. Photo: @hai_anh_hoang
Ong Cop Wooden Bridge is one of the places that gives you a feeling of lightness, tranquility and tranquility, enjoyment as if floating on the immense sea. Just that much is enough to urge you to explore, right? Let’s get together soon.
Where is Mr. Tiger’s Bridge address?
O Tiger, An Ninh Tay, Tuy An and Phu Yen wooden bridges, from the National Highway 1A, you turn to the sea for more than 100 meters to meet this bridge.
How does Mr. Tiger’s wood bridge charge over the bridge?
Each turn, pedestrians pay 1,000 VND, two wheelers pay 3,000 VND, carrying more goods is 5,000 VND, students are free of charge.
How long is Mr. Tiger’s wooden bridge?
Ong Cop wooden bridge is over 700 m long and 1.5 m wide (the widest 1.8 m).