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[Photos] Vietnam's Best-Looking Bridges

Bridges have always been an indispensable part of Vietnam’s infrastructure, as rivers and streams spread across the country’s geographic formations.

In a recent photo competition organized by Zing, amateur shutterbugs from all over Vietnam were encouraged to submit photos depicting their favorite local scene or moment. This first compilation taken from the competition features mesmerizing shots of the nation’s major bridges.

From Hanoi to Saigon, these structures play a crucial role in connecting city districts, localities and even provinces, facilitating nationwide transport and economic growth.

Have a look at some of Vietnam’s most notable bridges below:

Nhat Tan Bridge in Hanoi. Photo by Tran Ngoc.

Dragon Bridge in Da Nang. Photo by Van Chinh Ngo.

Can Tho Bridge. Photo by Kerry Thien.

My Loi Bridge in Long An and Tien Giang provinces. Photo by Jerry Vo.

Truong Tien Bridge in Hue. Photo by Nguyen Dinh Chien.

Bai Chay Bridge in Quang Ninh province. Photo by Nguyen Ngoc Lan.

Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi. Photo by Kim Thanh Tran.

Nhat Bien 2 Bridge in Quang Binh province. Photo by Duc Thanh.

[Photos via Zing]


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