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Amarapura, Myanmar
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Reviewed yesterday

Crowds of people (tourists and even more locals) enjoyed the bridge and lake late in the day. Everyone seemed to have great fun. People watching was great, and it was fun to watch the fishermen wading in the lake. This is a WOS sight, like...More

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed yesterday

Myanmar abounds in teak- exquisite timber that is the best in the world. tough and long-lasting as vouchsafed by this ancient bridge across the Taungthaman Lake ( Dry most of the year though) in Amarapura near Mandalay. It is quite usable but maintenance is a...More

Thank emmurali
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited during sunrise and despite not being an amazing one due to be during rainy season the feeling you get will give you a sense of peace. I advise to walk it all. You'll see monks crossing it with the offers, people exercising, traditional...More

Thank Paulalvesilva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed wondering up and down the bridge as there were so many cool things to look at. My favorite part were the fisherman and their techniques to catch fish. Just a unique culturally amazing place.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a full day tour going to mingun, amarapura, Sagaing and u-Bein bridge, surprisingly it was one of my favourite stops among all the attractions. Unfortunately it was cloudy, we couldn’t see the sunset, but the surrounding was scenic and serene. It was a...More

Thank mindy81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice place to experience some local life, enjoy the sunset and get a good view over the river!

Thank Tamara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walk in to the bridge has numerous stalls selling but not pushing scarves, hats etc. It is well worth the visit and had lots of people walking, sitting, begging and even riding a bike along it. We went during the afternoon and I imagine...More

Thank Maree R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was really nice place to take photos and to enjoy the beautiful sunset with lovely friend . You can go to the U Bein Bridge with a taxi they charge 13$ and motorbike is 9$ . Mandalay City to U Bein Bridge . Better...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last time when we visited the bridge, it was still a kind of romantic place with beautiful views. Now, it is an attraction for hundreds of people every evening. Lot of souvenirs and snacks offered everywhere. But the atmosphere is gone...

Thank smallhausen1
Reviewed 10 September 2018

U Bein Bridge is a crossing that spans the Taungthaman Lake near Amarapura in Myanmar.The construction was started in 1849 and finished in 1851.The bridge was built in curve shape in the middle to resist the assault of wind and water.

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Pavitra M
11 March 2016|
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Response from Antonio_UK_12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bunny Most of the people go there from mandalay as only $5 by taxi and not much to do at the U Being Bridge on top of the bridge itself and a nice monk's monastery where you can see local donors offering food to monks. so... More