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Long Bien Bridge

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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The Long Bien bridge across the Red River connects Hanoi with the main port of Haiphong. Designed by Gustave Eiffel, the bridge sustained significant damage during the Vietnam War. Only half of the bridge retains its original shape, but a rebuilding...more
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Tran Nhat Duat Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a unique and heritage site of Hanoi. located very near to the old quarter, maybe 10/15 mins walk. to be honest nothing much to see, but the old and well-maintained railway bridge and u gonna surely like this. ideal place for strolling during the sunset...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 435jalali
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was reading in a magazine about the 10 best things to do in Hanoi and the Long Bien Bridge was listed. The bridge was designed by the same person who designed the Eiffel Tower. It offers a lovely walk with views that can't be...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ChuckL13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my highlights of Hanoi. Enjoyed it way more than expected. You get to see parts of the city that you wouldn’t otherwise. As well as the cities from afar and the fields and water between the two. The bridge itself is so cool....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank amyemoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taking photo in the afternoon is wonderful moment, The traffic when people back from work made the bridge busier

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TracyBookman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most beautiful bridge in Hanoi with French style. Walking here in the late afternoon is the best choice. Views were very good with great atmosphere. Hawkers sold fishes, fruits & vegetables & the train passing...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fosterjodie279
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I experienced this attraction whilst on a motorbike tour with Backstreet Tours. It was interesting to hear the history and a great spot for photo ops.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lee C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a motorbike food tour through Rosa company. One of the places we travelled was over the old bridge and the new one. Excellent tour!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 674waynem674
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

...nothing really special. I guess the views of the river and the groves that line its banks make for a nice diversion. The bridge itself is shockingly in disrepair, and I personally was leary and careful about where I walked. Insanely, people like my nephew...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank scottofhawaii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to walk across the Long Bien Bridge crossing the Red River. A bit nail biting in some places but so glad we did it. We witnessed people standing on the train lines having their pictures taken then as we got to the other...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

We went there around late afternoon and the sunset beam on the bridge creating a historical feel.walking on the railway is a bit scary yet excited.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from Xaloc | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is true. Young people take photos and in someways they sign their love. Long Bien is something special.