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Long Bien Bridge

Tuesday - 27/11/2018 03:53
Hanoi capital with the gentle river flowing through. Connected to the gentle river bank, there are many bridges, but if one bridge brings with it many historic ups and downs, as well as the pomp of Hanoi, there is probably no bridge by the Long Bien Bridge. Throughout its long history, more than a hundred years have passed, the Long Bien Bridge has always been faithful to the rhythm of life, witnessing the unforgettable moments of Hanoi.
Hanoi capital with the gentle river flowing through. Connected to the gentle river bank, there are many bridges, but if one bridge brings with it many historic ups and downs, as well as the pomp of Hanoi, there is probably no bridge by the Long Bien Bridge. Throughout its long history, more than a hundred years have passed, the Long Bien Bridge has always been faithful to the rhythm of life, witnessing the unforgettable moments of Hanoi.Long Bien Bridge immediately scare
In contrast to history, the capital Hanoi that day - French colonial days invaded our country is still a city with traffic system is still very difficult. The French government wanted to promote the first colonial operation (1897-1914) and opened many routes to facilitate the transportation of goods to the country. Governor of Indochina is also very interested in the circulation of goods from the center of the northern delta to Hai Phong and from Hai Phong to Hanoi. At that time, there were no bridges that were transported by boat. Thus, the French government decided to plan and construct this lifeblood bridge for subsequent colonial exploitation.
Long Bien Bridge was named the sixth Governor General of Indochina: Paul Doumer, who also had a lot of ups and downs. After making the Governor General of Indochina (1897-1902), Paul Doumer returned to France to continue his political career and became the Fourteenth President of France and was assassinated in less than a year in power. The name Paul Doumer has gradually retreated into the past after 1954 when the bridge across the Red River officially named Long Bien. 1954 was also the time when the French expeditionary force had to withdraw from Hanoi under the Geneva Accords and Hanoi was completely liberated. North Vietnam advanced on the road to build socialism, marking a milestone. new in the development of the nation of Vietnam. Over the past century, the Long Bien Bridge is still standing proudly, despite the many times being bombed by foreign invaders,
Long Bien Bridge is the first bridge built across the Red River, connecting two districts of Hoan Kiem and Long Bien now. Walk through the bridge, on the side of Hoan Kiem you can easily see an iron plate embossed with the words: 1899 - 1902; Daydé & Pillé, Paris. This is the most accurate information about this bridge. The first two digits are the years of construction and completion of the bridge. Daydé & Pillé is a Paris-based French construction company whose design is considered the best of the six French companies that bid for historic bridges. 
Going on a steel bridge that is more than a hundred years old now, you can still easily spot a heroic past, its hero. Thanks to the talented hands of the French architects, Long Bien Bridge was built with high beams of steel but delicate but equally solid. The steel structure creates a solidity for the bridge, creating a separate romance that only through the bridge, you can feel all the strokes.
The late afternoon when the sun falls down, Long Bien bridge under the golden sun is a hug is a wonderful romantic painting. The steel beams boast in the sun, many photographers take the best moments of the bridge to make their own artwork. In the evening, when the city lights up, Long Bien bridge is beautiful with a passion, many people like to stand on the bridge to see the glittering Red River, watching the city shimmer in the lights. The bridge also contributes to the vibrant life of the capital as well as the main arterial road for the people to bridge the bridge to exchange. Morning people on the north side is bustling, bustling afternoon in the south side of the bustle. Stream people,
Long Bien Bridge sunsetEspecially on that bridge, in the wide area on the bridge sometimes there is a salesman, which is corn, potatoes, vegetables ..; Especially in the winter, in the cold of the weather, the baked sticky corn, boiled sweet potato will certainly make you feel warm heart, depositing the soul in an endless space. 
 

ngo nuongTransportation to go to Long Bien Bridge - Hanoi
You can visit this wonderful bridge by various means
  • If you travel by private means (bicycle, motorbike) you can stop on the bridge and watch the whole scene around here to feel the time passing each year on the bridge.
  • You can also call Taxi, Motorbike at  http://www.grap.com/vn/taxi/  or call Taxi Mai Linh 0438616161, Taxi Group 0438262626
  • If you go by bus, you go to the following routes will have stops near this area: 01, 04, 14, 15, 22, 24, 34,47A, 47B, 55 ... with a fare of only 7,000. More specifically, visitors can use the bus search application to search or visit  http://timbus.vn/  or google map to search  https://www.google.com/maps.
Good places to eat near Long Bien Bridge 
Through Long Bien Bridge, you can not ignore the attractive dishes, bold Ha Thanh as:
  • Dang Mung Bakery - 360 Ngoc Lam, Long Bien
  • Vermicelli - 160 Ngoc Lam, Long Bien
  • Chago Tea - Chago Tea & Café - 346, Nguyen Van Cu, Long Bien
  • Coconut Cream Sauce - Thai Siam - 244 Nguyen Van Cu, Long Bien
  • Fried noodles, fried potatoes - 267 Ngoc Lam, Long Bien
  • U Bowl - No. 41, Lane 42 Sai Dong, Long Bien
  • The filter cake chan - chan 243 Ngoc Lam, Long Bien
Places to visit near Long Bien Bridge 
 

long bien flower
Picture of Long Bien flowers
  • Hoan Kiem lake
  • Old Town and Hanoi Night Market
  • Long Bien flowers (Thach Cau, Long Bien)
  • West Lake

Source: travel360.vn

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