The photos of Haiphong in the past and present are always the most valuable spiritual asset in every local citizen. These photos go hand in hand with the growth of each person. Every time looking back at those photos, memories flood back and give viewers an indescribable feeling. In this article, Haiphong Tours would like to share with you Top 10 Best photos of Haiphong in the past and present.
Photos of Haiphong port past and present
Haiphong port has been a large group of seaports in Vietnam from the past up to now. This is the second largest seaport in the country, just after Saigon port. And this is also the largest port in the North. It is the place for international trade of Vietnam loacated in Hong Bang, Ngo Quyen, Haiphong.
According to the photos of Haiphong in the past and present below, the port was built by the French in 1874. The French used Haiphong port as a supply place for their army. In the years 1939, this was the place to carry 23% of the import and export volume of the Indochina.
Photos of Quay Bridge Haiphong past and present
Photo of Quay Bridge Haiphong is also known as Tam Bac railway bridge or Hoa Lu bridge. This bridge is both a railway bridge and a road bridge. The bridge over the Tam Bac river in Haiphong city. During the French colonial period, they built this bridge within 1 year in 1901. The bridge in the past was designed with steel, with 2 spans and 3 compartments to get the boats passed like the photos of Haiphong in the past and present below.
Normally, the bridge could be used for people and train to pass through (Haiphong – Hanoi route). The bridge span can rotate 90 degrees along the river when a ship passes. In 1951, this bridge was renamed Hoa Lu Bridge. 3 years later, it was changed to Tam Bac bridge and used until now.
During the war against the US, the bridge was destroyed by boom, so it was much damaged and could not be turned anymore. Nowadays, the bridge has been renovated more spaciously, the clearance is high so boats can pass normally.
Photos of Du Hang pagoda Haiphong past and present
Mentioning of Du Hang pagoda Haiphong, every local must know it. This is an ancient pagoda built in the Tien Le dynasty, located in the heart of Haiphong city. This is considered the Buddhist center of the country. The pagoda is also a tourist destination and a national historic site.
The architectural style of the pagoda is imprinted with the ancient architecture of Haiphong in particular and the Vietnamese architecture in general as the photos of Haiphong in the past and present below. The entire campus of the temple exudes a serene and majestic look. Currently, the pagoda still retains its rare ancient features.
Photos of Do Son Haiphong past and present
Do Son Haiphong in the past and present is a very attractive destination. This is a small peninsula created by Dragon Mountain stretching out to sea. This is a wonderful resort with beaches, landscapes and historical sites. Looking at the image of the old Do Son Haiphong below, you can clearly see the typical costumes of the French people according to the photos of Haiphong in the past and present below. It has tourism potential and has been exploited by the French since the early 20th century.
Photos of Tam Bac River Haiphong past and present
Tam Bac River Haiphong past and present associated with the childhood of many Haiphong people. This is a river flowing through the center of Haiphong city. Up to now, ships and boats still operate normally, transporting goods around like the photos of Haiphong in the past and present below.
The name of the Tam Bac River is also used to name Tam Bac walking street, Tam Bac bridge or Tam Bac lake.
Photos of Haiphong cement factory in the past and present
The current Haiphong Cement Factory has been renamed Haiphong Cement Company. Previously, this factory was built by the French on December 25, 1899. It is worth mentioning that this is the first cement production and exploitation factory in Indochina according to the image of former Haiphong and now below.
Photos of Ly Thuong Kiet street Haiphong past and present
Ly Thuong Kiet Street Haiphong is still famous for its works bearing the hallmarks of French architecture. In the past, the Chinese people lived and traded here a lot. Business was very busy all day. Also in this street, fabrics imported from other countries were sold a lot. Through many ups and downs of history, the architectural works are still there like the photos of Haiphong in the past and present below. And this is a very ideal destination for those who love history.
Photos of Haiphong cathedral past and present
Haiphong cathedral past and present still retains its appearance. Although it has been repaired many times, the architecture of the church has not changed. This is the cathedral of the Diocese of Haiphong. The address of the church is located at 46 Hoang Van Thu street, Hoang Van Thu ward, Hong Bang district, Haiphong city.
Photos of Haiphong Opera House in the past and present
Haiphong Opera House in the past and now is the place where major events in the city are held. This is one of the three great theaters built in our country in the French period. These include Haiphong, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh. All architectural lines and reliefs are arranged in a very reasonable and harmonious manner, with a very high aesthetic according to the image of Haiphong old and present below.
Photos of Haiphong train station in the past and present
Haiphong train station in the past and now is used to transport goods and passengers everywhere. This is the last station in the Hanoi – Haiphong railway. This railway was built by the French for the purpose of connecting Haiphong with Hanoi. The main purpose is to exploit the colony. Haiphong Railway Station was officially put into operation on June 16, 1902 with a shape like the image of old and present Haiphong below.
Above are the top 10 most valuable photos of Haiphong in the past and present. There are many other valuable images of ancient Haiphong. But in this article, haiphongtours.com only selected 10 most typical pictures to introduce to you. Hopefully with these old images, you will find your memories back.