Long Bien Bridge
Long Bien Bridge, the iconic bridge across Hanoi’s Red River, has degraded, but no major repair plan has been finalized and its future is unclear.
The symbolic icon and landmark of the capital city Hanoi, Long Bien Bridge, turned 120 years old on Monday.
The Ministry of Transport will prioritise funding for the maintenance and repair of Long Bien Bridge, an iconic structure in the Vietnamese capital.
Experts have repeatedly warned that Long Bien Bridge is in serious state and is going to collapse. Meanwhile, Hanoi is programming the development of a ‘creative city’. What should be done with Long Bien?
Revered by Hanoians, Long Bien Bridge is living historical evidence of the courage of the capital throughout the ups and downs of the 20th century.
After a century of change, the bridge remains Hanoi’s iconic structure.
The Hanoi Opera House, Long Bien Bridge, the Post Office, among others, are the special historical landmarks of Hanoi.
The morning of October 10, 1954, saw thousands of the capital’s residents flood the streets with flags and flowers to welcome home Vietnamese soldiers who took over the capital from French troops.
Hanoi military personnel salvaged and safely disposed of a US-made unexploded 1.6m-long bomb from the Red River on Monday.
Packed full of wonderful things for tourists to explore and sample, including a flower market at night, 12 flower seasons, egg coffee, and a long ceramic road, Hanoi represents a great city to visit.
The Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) plans to host a walk on March 20, from Hoe Nhai Street to the iconic Long Bien Bridge.
The Northern Helicopter Company, under the Vietnam Helicopter Corporation, launched the Red River - HeliTour sightseeing service on December 7, following the success of the recently-launched Halong Heli Tours.
Growing around Long Bien bridge in Hanoi, the white grass season allows tourists to fully immerse themselves within romantic scenery and enjoy the area’s tranquil atmosphere.
Hanoi's railway street’ was once world famous as the perfect spot for selfies.