Thanh Toan Bridge ancient architectural relic

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Thanh Toan Bridge, also known as Thanh Toan tile roofed bridge is situated on a small ditch in Thanh Thuy village, Thuy Thanh Commune, Huong Thuy district, Thua Thien Hue province, an ancient architectural monument is extremely valuable in terms of history and culture. As one of the bridges on the type of rare and high artistic value in Vietnam.

The bridge is reputed to have been built in the time of Emperor Le Hien Tong in the mid 18th century. Tran Thi Dao, the wife of one of the emperor’s high ranking courtiers grew up in the area. She always believed that the village, which straddles the canal, needed a bridge to link the two halves. She arranged the building of the bridge, but not just any bridge, but an ornately decorated covered bridge.

Visiting Thanh Toan Bridge is one of the top things to do in Hue travel. This is one of 2 bridges retaining the most unique architectures in Vietnam today. Thanh Toan Bridge is a historical, cultural relic built on the style of "a house above a bridge" that is still intact nowadays. 

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