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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 yesterday

I first encountered this bridge on a photography tour at 4am. Absolute must do if you love photography.

Thank Culture708618
Reviewed 1 week ago

Designed by Gustav Eiffel (of the Tower fame), Long Bien Bridge is one of the true monuments to the history of this city. Yes, it could do with a coat of paint, and yes it looks like it may collapse any time now, but it...More

Thank Lim1006
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An interesting walk along the bridge. Just be careful where you step. Locate the Long Bien train station and you can walk to the tracks. Note the train timings.

Thank soklengg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh wind blowing from the Red River truly refresh you and your thoughts all things considered busy days. It a bit challenging after too the sidewalk and many motorcycles is simply too narrow. Stay away from going there throughout the rush hours. The quietness is...More

Thank Abbott B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely old bridge that is used by trains, pedestrians, bikes and bycicles. I was fascinated by the construction and it gave a lovely view over the market

Thank mvtouring
Reviewed 1 week ago

Often it is really fascinating to find out just how everlasting food might be - this old bridge has existed for over a 100 years. Bustling with people activities and overlooks, thus, making this a worthwhile destination for virtually any foreign travelers. The tour guide...More

Thank Panyaporn M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Hanoi a couple of times now but haven’t yet made it to see Long Bien Bridge so we decided to take on the adventure by foot from where we were staying in Truc Bach. We mapped it in and it was...More

Thank Roguepassport
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bridge, crossing the red river has been designed by Mr Eiffel, the architect of the Eifel tower in Paris. The bridge accommodates a train track and a track used by hordes of motor cycles. The bridge is also a hot spot for couples in...More

Thank ronkaschipper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is more about to know what happened in the history with it. When the US plane squadron of 20 did not managed to blow it up in 1967. In 1972 it was half ruined by one of first guided missiles. Another shame on...More

Thank Duchkova
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built over the Red River towards the end of 19th century , disigned by Gustave Eiffel , some people call it the Dragon bridge . Partially destroyed during the Vietnam wars . An iconic attraction of Hanoi , both for tourists and for locals ....More

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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.