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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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U Bein Bridge

Nice to see from a boat at sunset. Very popular with tourists & locals, so expect the place to be packed. Good for photography. Interesting construction.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Blue Mountains, Australia
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saint louis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I couldn't figure out what all of the hype was about, but we loved this visit. So many locals out having a walk or a chat. The sunset was beautiful and it was just super picturesque.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The bridge is made of Teak wood is about 1 mile long and about 160 years old. There are no railing on the bridge with a lot of people. There are several beggars on the bridge.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had quite a romanticised vision of U Bein Bridge with all the lovely sunset photos that you find all over the internet, including the one featured for this listing! Unfortunately, when we went there after a day of touring, there was no sunset to see as it was overcast. There were however still hordes of people. We probably walked... More 

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Cartagena, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our cruise company had us coached from the Ayeywaday river in time to get on a small boat for two passengers and a boatman to witness the sun setting . It was a magical hour ,they also had staff come up to our small boats with champagne ,just to finish off the magical moments.

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Blue Mountains, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice to see from a boat at sunset. Very popular with tourists & locals, so expect the place to be packed. Good for photography. Interesting construction.

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München, Deutschland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 

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East Mids
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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