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U Bein Bridge

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Address: Amarapura, Myanmar
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I went twice to the bridge. Once in the early morning, which I preferred and once at sunset. In the early morning you will have the bridge to yourself in the morning mist with a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
München, Deutschland
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München, Deutschland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went twice to the bridge. Once in the early morning, which I preferred and once at sunset. In the early morning you will have the bridge to yourself in the morning mist with a few locals and monks. In the afternoon and specially at sunset, this place fills with hundreds of people...if not thousands. All buses and tour cars... More 

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Northern Cal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a must see when in Mandalay/Amarapura. Walked the whole bridge. There were many young local couples as it was Valentines Day; it must be a romantic setting for them. The bridge is old with no siderails, so watch your footing and do not fall over the edge.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited in the dry season so not a lot of water in the lake. Sadly that meant that in some areas it was very smelly and badly polluted. However the bridge itself is superb. Locals as well as tourists flock here to take in the sunset which, partially due to the levels of air pollution, is spectacular. You can... More 

Thank ScotlandEartha
East Mids
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A visit to U Bein's Bridge at sunset is another of those must do things in the Mandalay area. I missed out on the boats as I was 10 minutes late and the boatman had re-let the booking but in the end was quite happy as the couple of hours I had could be spent entirely walking on the bridge... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Old teakwood bridge, with nice scenery. It's 1.2 km long, and I walk from end to end, twice. And a nice spot to watch sunset in Mandalay.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were lucky to be on a boat for sunrise, sipping champagne and gliding gently across the water. A fabulous place to sit and watch as local life is played out in front of you, as hundreds of people cross this ancient wooden bridge.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The teak structure is a quiet a place to take photographs and laso for a long walk across the lake. There were ground cultivation on the beds of lake.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

For me the bridge wasn't the most impressive thing I've seen in my life, although my girlfriend was very taken by it. The scenery in the area is beautiful and we had a very relaxing day eating seafood and drinking beer. It cost us about $15 to hire a driver for the day which the hotel sorted for us, and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The bridge is believed to be the world's oldest and longest teakwood bridge. 1.2 KM apparently! We hopped on our boat - organised by our tour operator. The boatmen were very skilful and gave us a good vantage point. The sun going down was a wonderful sight and we managed to catch the silhouettes of a couple of monks crossing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of a tour, we arrived in the late afternoon, and joined the long queues to get into our boats. No idea what we were doing. Sailed off into the lake, round the bridge, stopped and then waited for the sun to go down. Like the many other boats, we were fortified by a couple of cocktails (included as... More 

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