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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 3 days ago

Wind your way through the streets of the old quarter to find this wonder of Hanoi. There is 2 parts to the visit. Getting on the tracks at Long Bien station for some great photo opportunities then walking along the bridge there are 2 paths...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jane B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This bridge was rebuilt after the Vietnam war so it is not the original that was bombed. Now just a rusty old bridge with no sign of it being a "target" during the war. You can walk across it but make sure you wear closed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 4 days ago

A friend put me on the back of his motorbike, strapped a helmet on me and off we went. Traffic is a thrill ride in Hanoi. We crossed the bridge and the view was awesome. My friend told me he comes up on the bridge...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank guncle08210
Reviewed 1 week ago

Separates the posh hotels in Hoan Kiem from the newer suburbs in Long Kiem. Traffic is heavy during rush hour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank C R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked the Long Bien Bridge to walk off breakfast and feel the history a bridge the saw plenty of action during the US war. Plenty of "fresh" air, photo opportunities and the usual traffic chaos to experience. Worth a visit. p

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my girlfriend for taking photos. It’s very nice place around 5 pm to 6 pm. Highly recommended to everyone

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bridge is easy to get to about 10/15 mins walk from the centre enjoy walk across during the day or great at sunset and admire its size. When you are done pop to the streets below and you can find all sorts of wholesale...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chasl678
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Long Bien Bridge Hanoi is a good Looking bridge to enjoy for its shape and glory! Enjoy it! I sure did!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 237StefanO
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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
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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.