The Long Bien bridge is a historic cantilever bridge which connects the two famous districts in the city of Hanoi namely Hoan Kiem and Long Bien. It is around 1700 m in length and was opened long back in 1903 and is operational till now. There was some renovations conducted few years back to maintain the bridge for usage.
Location: C?u Long Biên, Phúc Tân, Hoàn Ki?m, Hà N?i, Vietnam.
Highlights: The bridge was built by architect Gustave Eiffel who is a notable architect and has build the bridge in a beautiful way. Currently, only half of the bridge remains in the actual shape that it was created back then.
History: When the bridge was made, it was one of the longest bridges in Asia at that time. During the Vietnam war, the bridge was attacked a lot and had to go under heavy maintenance in order to become functional again.