Cầu Long Biên – The Long Biên Bridge

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Six bridges cross the Red River in the city of Hanoi. The Long Biên Bridge is the oldest of them. It was constructed by the builder of the Eiffel Tower Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. The construction of the bridge began in 1898 and lasted until 1902. More than 3,000 Vietnamese workers were involved in the construction […]
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Phố Lãn Ông – the road of healing herbs

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Most of the streets and alleys of the old quarter of Hanoi are named after the goods were sold there earlier. One of the few exceptions is the Phố Lãn Ông. This street was named for the medic and writer Hải Thượng Lãn Ông (1724-1791), whose original name was Lê Hữu Trac. Born into an […]
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