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Yalu River Broken Bridge

No.0 Jiang'an Road, Zhenxing District, Dandong 118000, China
+86 415 214 4499
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See a piece of Korean War history

I've visited this bridge twice now. On a clear day, it provides an interesting view into North... read more

Reviewed yesterday
George N
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Shenyang, China
Unique vantage point

It's definitely worth the nominal entry fee to view North Korea from this close. We brought our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anna_987987
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Hangzhou, China
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No.0 Jiang'an Road, Zhenxing District, Dandong 118000, China
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Reviewed yesterday

I've visited this bridge twice now. On a clear day, it provides an interesting view into North Korea across the Yalu River. Vendors around the entrance sell a wide range of souvenirs.

Thank George N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's definitely worth the nominal entry fee to view North Korea from this close. We brought our binoculars to get an even closer view. There's little signage on the bridge to tell it's history, so Google it before if you're interested.

Thank Anna_987987
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As a means of reminding the World that this bridge was bombed during the Korean War it works, but what a wasted of effort to not repair it. Typical of the DPRK in making a statement rather than better itself.

Thank RodGarnett
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Broader of North Korea. Nice relax scenery, cool weather. From Shenyang we took a train to Dandong, stay at Hanting just opposite the train station. 10minutes Walking distance to Yalu River. Part of the bridge of North Korea was bomb by US during the Korean...More

Thank 57lucy
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Unfortunately it was not possible to access the Broken Bridge when I arrived into Dandong after visiting DPRK but I was still able to get a good close up view of it when I was crossing the Friendship Bridge on the train from Pyongyang. The...More

Thank paullegate
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I too am confused with which is which. There is a new bridge that i looked for but didn't find. Maybe next time :)

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This place was definitely the highlight of our trip to Dandong. The price is great for what you're seeing. You get super up close to North Korea and also get a glimpse of the propaganda seen at that time while on the bridge. As two...More

Thank gabygar_
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I'm no history buff, but I'm enough of a geek that I already knew a little bit about the bridges in Dandong (thanks to the Mercenaries video game, but I digress). Dandong was one of a range of destinations suggested by my wife for a...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This bridge, built by the Japanese in 1905 was destroyed in the Korean War. The Chinese restored their side of the bridge, but the North Korean half is still missing. As a result, you can now walk out halfway across the Yalu river and feel...More

Thank Philip K
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Really worth spending an hour walking the bridge; you feel very close to the DPRK. Really great experience.

Thank damiengobrien
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