15 Bridges to explore in Vietnam
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The Cao Lãnh Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge over the Tiền River, a branch of the Mekong River at Cao Lãnh in Vietnam. The bridge is one of three components of the planned Central Mekong Delta Connectivity Project. The other two components are the Vàm Cống Bridge at Vàm Cống and the 4 lane expressway connecting the two bridges.
A historic cantilever bridge across the Red River. The bridge was built in 1899-1902 by the architects Daydé & Pillé of Paris, and opened in 1903. It was heavily bombarded during Vietnam War due to its critical position. It was the only bridge at that time across the Red River connecting Hanoi to the main port of Haiphong.
Hàn River bridge is a cable-stayed swing bridge in Da Nang, Vietnam. Da Nang lies on the west side of the Hàn River and the beaches are to the east. In the middle of the night, traffic is stopped from crossing the Song Han Bridge and it swings on its axis to allow shipping traffic to pass along the river. The bridge is lit up brightly at night.
inh Vu - Cat Hai overpass is the longest sea bridge in Vietnam and one of the longest in Southeast Asia. Overpass bridge has a width of 29.5m with 4 lanes. The bridge is designed to run at a speed of 80 km / h. The bridge is 5.44 km long in the project of motorway Tan Vu - Lach Huyen with a total length of 15.63 km. The bridge was commissioned by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on February 15, 2014, and inaugurated on September 2, 2017.
The Dragon Bridge is a bridge over the River Hàn at Da Nang, Vietnam. Construction of the bridge began on 19 July 2009 when the former Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Tan Dung and many high-ranking government officials attended the groundbreaking ceremony. It is one of the architectural wonders in this area.
The Golden Bridge is a 150-meter-long pedestrian bridge in the Bà Nà Hills resort, near Da Nang, Vietnam. It is designed to connect the cable car station with the gardens and to provide a scenic overlook and tourist attraction. The bridge loops nearly back around to itself, and has two giant stone hands designed to appear to support the structure.
Hiền Lương Bridge also known as the Peace Bridge is a bridge over Bến Hải River Quảng Trị Province, Việt Nam. Today it is maintained as a major national monument for the reunification of Vietnam at the end of the Vietnam War, and there's also a museum preserving the war remnants.
Thanh Toan Bridge is about 8 km away from Hue, located at Thuy Thanh commune, Huong Thuy District, Thua Thien Hue province. This bridge was built by Mrs. Tran Thi Dao in 1776, who is a member of the 6th generation of Tran’s family. Thanh Toan Bridge was made of wood and the structure is “a bridge under a house” that made Thanh Toan Bridge different from other ancient bridges.
The Thuận Phước Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the lower Han River at Da Nang, Vietnam. The four-lane, three-span, bridge is 1,850 meters long and 18 meters wide and has a main span of 405 meters. Its two major pillars are 80m in height. It is the longest suspension bridge in Vietnam, with a total investment of nearly 1 trillion dongs.
Trang Tien Bridge is undoubtedly the most well-known bridge in the city of Hue, Vietnam. This connects the Phu Hoa district and the Phu Hoi district across the famous Huong River, which sometimes can also be called the “Perfume” river in English.
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.