Vĩnh Tuy Bridge - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Vĩnh Tuy Bridge
The Vĩnh Tuy Bridge is a bridge over the Red River (Vietnamese: Sông Hồng) in Hanoi which was completed in 2008. It was one of the Millennial Anniversary of Hanoi commemorative projects along with the Thanh Trì Bridge. It is unrelated to a smaller Vĩnh Tuy bridge destroyed in 1966 by the United States Air Force bombing.
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Attractions Near Vĩnh Tuy Bridge
Bat Trang Pottery Village
2.62km from Vĩnh Tuy Bridge
Bat Trang, traditional porcelain and pottery village with history of seven centuries, is an interesting attraction in Hanoi that tourists should not ignore. Located in an area rich in clay, the village has advantage of ingredients to create fine ceramics. Moreover, lying besides the Red river, between Thang Long and Pho Hien, two ancient trade centers in the north of Vietnam during 15th-17th century, Bat Trang’s ceramics were favorite products not only in domestic market, but also foreign.
Hanoi Opera House
2.89km from Vĩnh Tuy Bridge
Opera House erected by the French colonial administration between 1901 and 1911, it was modeled on the Palais Garnier, the older of Paris's two opera houses. After the departure of the French, the opera house became the scene for several political events as well as the scene of street fighting during the fight for Hanoi.
National Historical Museum
2.92km from Vĩnh Tuy Bridge
The museum highlights Vietnam's prehistory (about 300,000–400,000 years ago) up to the August 1945 Revolution. It has over 200,000 exhibits displayed, arranged in five major sections. The museum building was an archaeological research institution of the French School of the Far East under French colonial rule of 1910.
Vietnamese Women's Museum
3.37km from Vĩnh Tuy Bridge
Materials, photos and objects displayed in the permanent exhibition show the role the Vietnamese women played in history and currently play in arts and in family life. The museum also organizes thematic exhibitions to show changes and development of the contemporary society.
Hoàn Kiếm Lake
3.67km from Vĩnh Tuy Bridge
Hoan Kiem Lake means "Lake of the Returned Sword". According to the legend, after defeating the Ming China in early 1428, Emperor Lê Lợi was boating on the lake when a Golden Turtle God surfaced and asked for his magic sword. Lợi concluded that the turtle god had come to reclaim the sword that its master, a local God, the Dragon King had given to Lợi. The Emperor later gave the sword back to the turtle after he finished fighting off the Chinese.
Hoa Lo Prison Relic
3.93km from Vĩnh Tuy Bridge
Hỏa Lò Prison was a prison used by the French colonists in French Indochina for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. The prison was demolished during the 1990s, although the gatehouse remains as a museum.