Vietnam s capital city boasts a resplendent beauty at night

The iconic architectures in the capital city of Hanoi such as Turtle Tower, Tran Quoc Pagoda, Nhat Tan Bridge, etc are still under the night lights, in contrast to its bustling ambiance in the daytime.


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A resplendent bird-eye view of Thanh Nien Street which connects the West Lake and Truc Bach Lake. To the right of the street (in photo) lies Tran Quoc Pagoda and afar is high-rise buildings, Vnexpress reported.


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Tran Quoc Pagoda is reflected on the West Lake at 7:00 p.m.

The pagoda has existed for 1,500 years and was a Buddhism center of the Thang Long citadel under the Ly and Tran Dynasties. It was recognized as a State-level historical and cultural relic in 1962. In 2003, the 15-meter-high and 11-story lotus tower was inaugurated at the pagoda. In 2016, the Thrillist named Tran Quoc pagoda as one of the world’s most beautiful religious architectures.


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Long Bien Bridge looks gorgeous at night, reflected on the Red River.

The 1691-meter-long bridge was inaugurated on February 25, 1902. It was not only the first bridge linking two banks of the Red River but also an integral part of the capital's history.

Long Bien Bridge was initially called Doumer, named after Indochina’s Governor General at that time, Paul Doumer. In 1924, the bridge was expanded as it is now. In early April, the damages on the bridge were repaired.


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Bat Giac House, built in 1901, served as a place for the French trumpet team to perform. It is located at the Ly Thai To flower garden and between the streets of Dinh Tien Hoang, Le Lai, Le Thach and Ngo Quyen.


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Turtle Tower, the "heart" of the Hanoi capital, is brilliant at night. The tower is situated on Sword Lake where is surrounded by three streets of Hang Khay, Le Thai To, Dinh Tien Hoang and one of the premier “must-visit” destinations of many visitors when traveling Hanoi.


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St. Joseph's Cathedral is located at the intersection of streets of Nha Chung, Ly Quoc Su, and Nha Tho, about 200 meters from Sword Lake.

The work was constructed between 1884 and 1887 and has French architecture with high walls, domes and windows. It is one of the important churches of the Catholics in the city and also a hot check-in spot for many tourists.


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A section under the Chuong Duong Bridge is fanciful at night.

The bridge, consisting of two lanes for cars and another for motorbikes, was inaugurated on June 30, 1985. It spans the Red River and connects the districts of Hoan Kiem and Long Bien. Since its inauguration, the bridge plays a pivotal role in the city’s transport and economic development.


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Bang Pagoda, also known as Linh Tien Tu has a history of over 400 years, is located in Bang Liet Street, Hoang Liet Ward, Hoang Mai District. The pagoda owns Bao An stupa which inherits the meaning of Bao Thien stupa under the Ly Dynasty.


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Hanoi Museum is located at the Vietnam National Convention Center on Pham Hung Street, Me Tri Ward, Nam Tu Liem District. The building was completed in 2010, with an inverted pyramid architecture. The museum’s 4th floor covers the largest area and the lower floors are smaller.


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Landmark Tower 72 boasts magnificent beauty at night.

Landmark Tower 72 is the tallest building in Hanoi, consisting of one 72-story mixed-use tower and two 48-story hotel twin towers.


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Nhat Tan Bridge put on a colorful garb at night. This is the longest cable-stayed bridge spanning the Red River, connecting two districts of Dong Anh and Tay Ho. The main bridge section is 3.7 km long with a 5-tower continuous cable-stayed design, meanwhile, the path section is 5.1 km long, 60 m wide with 4 lanes. The bridge helps to shorten the distance from the center of Hanoi to Noi Bai airport.


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