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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
A great experience to see lots of local people and their daily travels. Especially at rush hour and the mass of scooters going home or into city. We walked the bridge and saw much more of the way of life here than anywhere else. The...More
This bridge was a fearlessly guarded landmark during the war. It survived countless attacks and is still in use today for the train to Haiphong. You can walk across it and take some pictures of the city. It is an old structure but steadfast, as...More
After strolling through the marketplaces of the old town, we dodged pickups overloaded with products and motorcycles, even more so, we made the way of ours up the old stone measures on the train station in the end of the bridge. We walked across the...More
Built in 1899, the Long Bien Bridge is a cantilever bridge which spans the Red River. Heavily bombed during the Vietnam War, large sections of it have been rebuilt. Today trains, motorbikes, bicycles and pedestrians use the bridge. This oldest bridge of Hanoi is still...More
over this bridge you get the feeling, there was a time during which people were meeting to exchange technology and commerce, no violence no aggression. May be just a dream: yet you are walking over an horizontal piece of the Eiffel tower.
Fly back in...More
A famous bridge which watched 2 fantastic war in Vietnam: The French War as well as the American War. We would like walking on there in the night time. have a lot of things to find out there together with a fantastic view. many couples...More
Long Bien Bridge links the eastern and western shores of Vietnam's Red River as it flows through Hanoi.
It was designed by Eiffel, of Eiffel Tower fame, and built in the late 19th Century during the French colonial era.
But it became famous during the...More
My friend lived across this particular bridge so I've a lot of memories of motorcycle excursions across it continually over the day and night and in all weathers. A place that is crazy but fun that is good. Look out there during a narrow sand...More