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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We caught the train from Hsipaw to Pyin oo Lwin. We splurged on the upper class ticket ! The tickets are only a few dollars. The trip was much more pleasant than we were expecting. The seats had new covers on them. They even reclined!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jposs1972
Reviewed 5 days ago

Awesome experience. Recommend to everyone at sundown. Really fun to see the locals and the beautiful surrounding area. Keep in mind that the bridge does not have any side rails so you could definitely fall off. But I guess that adds to the excitement ;)....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jamesfz12
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like here. It was very slow life and very good view. i like the bridge, the local people here. They are always smile. I like Myanmar.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cultural_TheWorld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there in December, early in the morning. Not many people present. The best viewpoint (for pictures) is on the right side of the bridge, at the border of the lake. You can get there by walking under the bridge till there. There are millions...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stef D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Especially at sun set there are huge crowds visiting the bridge. Not only (Asian and Australian) tourists, but also local people take the chance of taking selfies or photos of the lake and the setting sun. The bridge goes right through the middle of a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited U Bein bridge in early Jan and were awed by the sunset colours with the water & bridge in the background. The sunset is best viewed from below the bridge. The area is a little dirty, but that’s to be expected given it’s...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jeetsterr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This unique bridge is one of the places you must visit in Amarapura. The time to visit: sunset. There is no need to hire a boat to take you out onto the river. For the best sunset views walk down and a bit along the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Horst S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful sight at sunset. Definitely worth the 30 minute trip south of town to catch the sunset silloete. We did not bother with the small boat as the tide was pretty low and the crowds around the boats were a little intimidating. We had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bridge is so crowded with tour buses and tourists now that you can barely enjoy it. Under the bridge all buses park there, plus trashes are everywhere with mosquitoes. I spent 30 mins there and took some ok photos. Still worth the visit if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ew559
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bridge was named “U Bein” after a Mayor who had it built in 19th century, connecting Innwa (aka Ava) and Amarapura township between Taungthaman Lake. It is the oldest teakwood bridge in the world (about 168 year-old). The walks along the lakeside can be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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
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