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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 5 days ago

Experience that is great to stroll across this bridge, walkways each side and train tracks in the middle.Fascinating to determine crops of produce and also fruit being developed close to the bridge in fertile river soil. Across the river is a little park you are...More

Thank Lizette M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just went for a quick hike along the bridge since it had been raining and extremely overcast and foggy, though it was still well worth the trip, many items to see. The tour guide of ours told us some fantastic historical facts while we...More

Thank Nikolia P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do you want to know how old Hanoi is or how romantic a river can be before dawn? Try Long Bien Bridge! Don't be a photographer, be a person being in love!

Thank Minh Thuy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Crossing this beautiful historic bridge sitting on a back seat of the bike was one of the most unique experience in Hanoi. Try.

Thank b0rn2sh0p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked the whole way across to Long Bien. It's an old bridge with the railway line up the middle and motorcycles roaring up and down on either side of the track. Pedestrians walk on a footpath on the river side of the motorcycle tracks....More

Thank DeborahClarkson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Long Bien is a legendary component of the country and its shared history with France as well as despite becoming bombed out 3 times it's still standing.... for now. Regretfully, there's little funds for the upkeep of its at present as is seen by the...More

Thank Trevar C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's a temple on the island with the bridge. It was very run down, however atmospheric with incense burners, building a lovely perfume. It was a peaceful haven through the encircling madness which is Hanoi traffic!

Thank Arni S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Long Bien bridge was built by the French administration with Gustave Eiffel found 1898. This's one of most masterpieces designed by French people whenever they had been in Vietnam. Jogging on the bridge wakes you in place from noisy and tired Hanoi old quarter....More

1  Thank Lia E
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank george60898
Reviewed 10 September 2018

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

Thank Banjomobile
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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.