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Hanoi's railway street’ was once world famous as the perfect spot for selfies. 

"The best day" of poor women in the capital city’s boarding hamlet

Elderly women who are living in a boarding hamlet at the foot of Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi have to earn their living through a variety of jobs such as selling water, scrap dealing, picking up trash, and porter.

Long Bien Bridge clean-up event to be held this weekend

The environmental group Keep Hanoi Clean (KHC), in collaboration with a Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam, will hold a clean-up underneath Hanoi’s iconic Long Bien Bridge this weekend.

Seven artery bridges connecting traffic in Hanoi

Chuong Duong Bridge, which was built from 1983 to 1986, is the first of its kinds to be designed and constructed by local engineers.

Long Bien station grows into hip check-in point for young travelers in Hanoi

Long Bien station has transformed itself into an attractive check-in destination for foreign tourists and young people after undergoing a series of repairs and upgrades.

Hanoi people surprised with Long Bien station’s new makeover

Long Bien Railway Station (Hanoi) has just undergone a comprehensive "makeover" after more than 20 years that surprised many passengers here.

Top places in which to enjoy a romantic sunset in Hanoi

In a city that truly enjoys all four seasons over the course of a year, several beautiful landscapes, and a peaceful atmosphere, the capital city of Hanoi is an ideal destinations for tourists to enjoy the setting sun.

Hanoi - venue of important events

In 1999 Hanoi was the only Asia Pacific country granted the title a ‘City for Peace’ by UNESCO. It is also a venue of many important events, domestically and internationally.


The century-old bridges in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – The bridges of Long Bien, Truong Tien, Mongolia and others are not only transport routes but part of Vietnam’s history and the lives of the Vietnamese people.

Tour enables visitors to explore Vietnamese life through a lens

 VietNamNet Bridge – A trip can definitely be much less fulfilling if one cannot keep photographs of places visited, beautiful scenery, happy locals or even just miscellaneous things that catch one's eye.

Legendary Long Bien Bridge in Autumn afternoon

 VietNamNet Bridge – Long Bien - the historic Hanoi bridge crossing the Red River looks simple and romantic in Autumn afternoon.

Image: 112-yr-old Long Bien Bridge in the biggest overhaul

VietNamNet Bridge - With a budget of up to VND300 billion (nearly $15 million), Hanoi’s oldest bridge will be repaired and reinforced in the biggest overhaul over the past century.

Photos: Rusty, decayed Long Bien Bridge

 VietNamNet Bridge – The 100-year-old Long Bien Bridge, Hanoi’s symbol, is now rusty and severely downgraded.

Long Bien Bridge in danger of partial collapse

 VietNamNet Bridge – Some of the pillars and beams on Hanoi’s 100-year-old Long Bien Bridge, are not in good condition and some segments are at risk of collapse as the steel frames are too weak. The bridge has not been repainted for 18 years.

Over $14 million needed to repair Long Bien Bridge

VietNamNet Bridge – The 100 year old Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi will be reinforced and repaired this year to ensure safety for people and vehicles at a cost of nearly VND300 billion ($14.2 million) from the state budget.

Top things to do at Ha Long Bay this winter

VietNamNet Bridge – US Magazine Condé Nast Traveler has introduced a black and white photo collection of Ha Long Bay on its website along with suggestions of things to enjoy at the UNESCO World Heritage Site this winter.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

 VietNamNet Bridge – Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Top 10 famous bridges in Vietnam

 The Vietnam Record Centre (Vietking) has announced Top 10 famous bridges that attract domestic and foreign visitors and photographers.

Long Bien Bridge may get a modern partner

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many experts backed the building of a road-rail bridge spanning the Hong (Red) River just 75m from the historic, but ageing Long Bien Bridge at a conference held on Tuesday.

Long Bien – the bridge connecting past and present

VietNamNet Bridge – The old Long Bien Bridge not only spans the banks of the Red River but also the memories of Hanoi people.