Truong Tien Bridge
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 10:00AM
[chuck] in Gustave Eiffel, Hue, Other, Truong Tien bridge


Truong Tien bridge crossing the Perfume River in Hue. Orchid flowers are said to fall in the river during the autumn giving the water a light fragrance. The bridge was constructed in 1899 by Gustave Eiffel, the French engineer/architecture better known for building that tower in Paris. The Citadel flag tower, at 37 m the largest in Vietnam, is shown at the upper left. Love the houseboat cruising under the bridge. [NOTE: I am not convinced that the water in this section of the river smells like orchids during the autumn].   

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