Truong Tien Bridge viewed from flycam

Truong Tien Bridge looks like a ribbon crossing the Huong River, in the ancient city of Hue. It is a must-see place in Hue.

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Truong Tien Bridge is 402.6 m long, 5.40 m wide, connecting the wards of Phu Hoa and Phu Hoi.
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In 1897, the French Resident Superior in Central Vietnam, Levecque, assigned the Eiffel corporation, known for building the Eiffel Tower in Paris, to design and build the bridge in 1899.
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The 116-year-old bridge has witnessed many historical events.
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The design of Truong Tien Bridge is in Gothic style, with six steel girders. From above it looks like a huge wave winding on the green water of Huong River.
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Along with Ngu Binh Mountain, Huong River, Truong Tien Bridge is considered a symbol of Hue.
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Truong Tien Bridge has been called different names. Once it was named after King Thanh Thai, then Clemenceau (the name of a French prime minister during World War I), Nguyen Hoang (the Nguyen Lord who reclaimed Hue in the 16th-17th centuries) and finally Truong Tien (because the bridge was located near the coin casting enterprise of the Nguyen Dynasty).
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At night, visitors should not miss enjoying typical dishes of Hue on the Huong River and admiring Truong Tien Bridge.