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U Bein Bridge

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Address: Amarapura, Myanmar
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Private Tour:Explore the Wonders of Mandalay Including Lunch on Boat
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Private Tour: 3-Hour Sunset at U Bein Bridge
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U Bein Bridge Sunset Cycling Day Tour from Mandalay

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The bridge is supposed to be the longest and oldest teak wood bridge in the world. It is a long way out of Mandalay city centre. To save travel time incorporate it into a trip... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The bridge is supposed to be the longest and oldest teak wood bridge in the world. It is a long way out of Mandalay city centre. To save travel time incorporate it into a trip to or from the airport if you are short of time and flying. It is a nice photo opportunity. Not a lot else to do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

With one night in Mandalay most people have to pick between seeing the sunset at UBein Bridge or the temple on the hill. I figured, there are LOTS of temples in Myanmar, but only one "longest teak footbridge in the world" so we went to UBein for the sunset and LOVED it. The bridge silouette in the background added something... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a lovely distraction from the temples and pagodas of Myanmar. We tools a boat ride on the lake and loved it. Walked back from the other side which was a little scary but great fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow !! What a sunset it was absolutely stunning. We went for a walk along the bridge with the hundreds and hundreds of other sunset seekers there was soooo many people on the bridge i began to wonder if it colapse under the weight and to top off manoeuvring the crowds we had to run the gaunlet with the numerous... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Until you get to the bridge, you can't get the feel of uniqueness about this attraction. Great place for photo ops. We did not get here for sunset, so it was not hugely crowded, yet there were quite many. We walked on the bridge for few meters. Stayed on the shelter in midst of the bridge for several minutes. There... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting site to visit if you have the time. It was nice to see and a pretty drive to get there...however, it would have been okay if we missed it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This bridge will probably be on your list of places to visit as it is unusual and there is little to compare it with elsewhere. For that alone it is worth the trip. However it is the feel of the place with hundreds of locals excitedly walking up and down and all sorts of unexpected things to see that make... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lake and this bridge is not super beautiful. There are so many people and cars and trash when I went. However, if you happen to be there, calm boat ride was super nice, especially right before sunset. You can take a small picnic and boat person will usually stand still for you view sun going down by the bridge.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bridge is very popular, for a good reason: the scenery is beautiful, especially at dusk. That's also the main problem. It gets really crowded at dusk. It’s still possible to enjoy the views though. I’d guess the best option would be to come before dawn.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In Amarapura we headed to the U Bein Bridge, so named after the man who built it in 1850 from wood reclaimed from the Royal Palace in Ava, it’s one thousand and eighty six pillars span the one point two kilometre lake. It’s reputed to be the oldest and longest teak wood bridge in existence. The middle section seems to... More 

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