Famous as the largest cable-stayed bridge in the Central Highlands, Kon Klor suspension bridge was built in 1993 and put into use a year later. Located across the famous Dak Bla river, with a length of 292m and a width of 4.5m, the Kon Klor suspension bridge looks like a giant silk strip, adding orange color to the majestic beauty of Kon Tum city.
People’s first impression when having the opportunity to admire the Kon Klor suspension bridge is a striking orange color. With quite unique architecture and special cable-stayed system, this bridge has become a highlight for the gentle Dak Bla river. Looking from the Kon Klor bridge, you will be able to see the majestic high mountains, the alluvial ground around the bridge is the green strawberry fields of the people here.
Although the Kon Klor suspension bridge is made entirely of iron and steel, when placed in the majestic Central Highlands painting of the two banks of the Dak Bla River, it is surprisingly soft. The majestic silhouette of the bridge in the calm river creates an extremely peaceful scene.
The Kon Klor suspension bridge is most beautiful when the sunset gradually falls, the last rays of sunlight try to glimmer the orange light on the bridge, making everything seem to be immersed in the warm and peaceful sunset scene.
Before the Kon Klor suspension bridge was built, every time they wanted to go to the other side of the Dak Bla river, Kon Tum people had to walk their buffalo or cows across or row a boat, but this made them very difficult and dangerous. . But with its appearance, Kon Klor suspension bridge has partly helped the lives of people on both sides of the Dak Bla river change in a more positive direction.
People can easily use this bridge to transport or exchange goods, children can also freely cross the bridge to go to school without fear of danger. It can be said that the appearance of Kon Klor suspension bridge not only makes economic sense but also helps to improve people’s lives.
When visiting Kon Klor suspension bridge, you can visit the Bah Nar – Kon Klor ethnic village to discover and experience the unique living and cultural features of the ethnic minorities. Talking with friendly locals and tasting local specialties such as can wine… will be experiences not to be missed when coming here.