Truong Tien Bridge

Truong Tien Bridge, Hue

If we have the Long Bien bridge for Hanoi then in Hue there is the Truong Tien bridge. It’s the first bridge to cross the Huong river, built around the end of the 19th century. Truong Tien bridge has its structure made of steel with a length of 402, 60m, including 6 steel girder span with a ring shape, aperture of 67m each span. The bridge is designed in Gothic architecture by the Eiffel company. It had created a charming and impressive beauty for the ancient capital, has long been considered a typical beauty of Hue City.

Initially, the official name of the steel bridge spanning Huong river was Thanh Thai, then Clémenceau, Nguyen Hoang … But in the earlier day before, opposite the left of the bridge, there was a minting workshop of the Nguyen Dynasty, so the locals called it the Truong Tien Bridge. instead.

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