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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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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