Long Bien bridge, spanning the width of the Red River at over 1.6 km, stands in Hanoi as a symbol of the achievements of technology in the early 20th century, of longevity, beauty, and historical values past and future, and cultural heritage for a growing Hanoi to reflect upon. Learn more: Hanoi tours
It has been claimed that Gustave Eiffel designed the bridge, but he was not involved at all.
The architectural firm responsible was actually Daydé & Pillé, overseen by Governor- General Paul Doumer, for whom the bridge was named. However, the Vie