Long Bien Bridge

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 VietNamNet Bridge – The Party Committee of Hanoi has basically agreed on the building of a bridge spanning the Hong (Red) River 75m from Long Bien Bridge.

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Long Bien Bridge: Heritage in the heart of Hanoians

VietNamNet Bridge – For generations of Hanoians, the iconic Long Bien Bridge spanning the Red River has become synonymous with their everyday life.

Local students sketch historic Long Bien Bridge

 VietNamNet Bridge – Students from the University of Architecture in Hanoi on March 9 took the day to sketch the cantilever Long Bien Bridge, which has stood as a prominent feature of Hanoi’s image for over 100 years.

Vietnamese-French woman to raise money to preserve Long Bien Bridge

 Nguyen Nga, a Vietnamese-French woman who has participated in various PR activities for Long Bien Bridge, said she is able to secure EUR80 million to preserve and restore the bridge.

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Preservation of Hanoi’s old bridge in controversy

The historical and cultural values and preservation of the over-100-year-old Long Bien Bridge has once again become the center of controversy after the Ministry of Transportation introduced the three schemes related to the preservation of the Bridge.

Hanoi - A Century Ago

 VietNamNet Bridge – “Hanoi, Colours 1914-1917” is the title of an exhibition that features the beauty of Hanoi through the first 60 colour photos taken about 100 years ago.

Authorities reject upgrade plan for Long Bien Bridge

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Transport and authorities in Ha Noi have agreed not to adopt a plan to rebuild the historic Long Bien Bridge, which has caused controversy among the public in recent days.

In pictures: Life around the 100-year-old bridge in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Long Bien Bridge is the first steel bridge across the Red River, connecting the districts of Hoan Kiem and Long Bien.

Market madness in Ha Noi

VietNamNet Bridge – Being the insomniac I am, I woke at 3am at what most would say is a crazy hour to have your eyes open, but I wanted to see a part of the city that doesn't adhere to a conventional working day.

Hanoi seeks assistance in restoring ancient bridge

VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi Mayor Nguyen The Thao has suggested France provide technical and financial assistance to Hanoi for the restoration of Long Bien bridge. 

Debate about the future of Long Bien Bridge

VietNamNet Bridge – The Long Bien Bridge has become a symbol of Hanoi. The idea to change the image of Long Bien Bridge in the future is both supported and protested.