Long Bien bridge, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
Long Bien Bridge is a historic cantilever bridge across the Red River Hanoi, an iconic symbol in all senses. Long Bien Bridge – formerly known as the Paul Doumer Bridge – was one of the greatest engineering accomplishments of the French colony and a showpiece of colonial infrastructure. In the Vietnam War it became a symbol of Hanoi’s resistance to relentless US bombing. Long Bien bridge is now become a landmark for Hanoians, you might enjoy stunning views across the Red River taking a bicycle tour Hanoi countryside.
Today, Long Bien bridge – the oldest bridge in Hanoi is still living and in use for a train, motorcycle and bicycle crossing the Red River. With all Hanoians it may be the most special bridge with unique historic, architectural and cultural value. Your tour in Hanoi should not miss this attraction, let take a walk or grab your bicycle and camera and head out to Long Bien Bridge, feel the daily life of Hanoians, and enjoying peaceful moments and some appealing photo ops.