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Long Bien Bridge

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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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Reviewed yesterday

This bridge across the west river was designed by George Eiffel and was quite elaborate. It was damaged in the war and rebuilt, though in a lesser manner. Today it is reserved for foot traffic or small motor transportation. If you don't walk across it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Many a US serviceman gave their life to destroy this bridge just to be rebuilt again and again. Shows no battle scars now. You can see it from many other bridges near by.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GregC787
Reviewed 1 week ago

I requested the Friend of mine to have me over this Old Bridge, narrow lanes and also the train line down the center, you are able to quit and go for a stroll underneath the Bridge as there are lots of farmers raising the Banana's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Darlene S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly wonderful bridge. Its had better days as it was badly damaged in the war, but it steeped in history. We went at sunset and the atmosphere was amazing. You are able to walk along the bridge and over the red river. You bet...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GarethSW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Long Bien Bridge is not the work of the people of Vietnam, This bridge made by french people but it's nice when crossing the Red River. I love pictures of bridges, and trains photos on gas each way. I like standing on the bridge...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank asap4410
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All reviews are subjective - mine included. However, I can say that I've now biked across Long Bien bridge several times now and never felt in any danger. Like anywhere in Hanoi, cycling and walking are more challenging than in some parts of the world....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JSTrip_77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Culture708618
Reviewed 10 November 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank soklengg
Reviewed 9 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Yes it is true. Young people take photos and in someways they sign their love. Long Bien is something special.
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