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Yalu River Bridge

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25 Dec 2017
“Remnants of the “Wooden” Yalu River Bridge”
6 Oct 2016
“Historical bridge”
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Downstream of Yalu River, Yuanbao District, Dandong 118001, China
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Yanwo wooden structure of the Yalu River Pontoon Railway Pontoon Site is an important passageway where volunteers crossed the river and to transport combat materials during the Korean War. Across the river are the White Horse Mountains and agricultural lands of Korea. Today, all we...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a very interesting bridge that showed the aftermath of the bombing by American bombers during the Korean war. You should walk to the end where you can get a closer view of the damaged bridge and a good look of the North Korean...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank AndrewYew
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Bombed by the US military during the Korean War in the early 1950s this half bridge is symbolic. The removal of half the bridge prevented the Chinese supporting North Korea in the conflict. See the bridge at night when it is lit with changing colours....More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Susie V
Reviewed 19 March 2015

There isn't much other than a photo opportunity here, but it is a bridge that has been kept as it is due to it's historical significance. It is a reminder of how the UN forces taunted the Chinese by bombing the southern parts of the...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank BokMcDok
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Well, you could only imagine standing over a beautiful green river.Here on the bridge you are not only about feeling the river but also North Korea and history.

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank cody p
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Good for the historical value, but expensive and boring.

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank Daren W
Reviewed 18 March 2012

You've just simply got to check this icon out - it's history and what it stands for (and has been left for) are awesome. Also, Dandong, where this is located is a city that is being built for 2.5m people over a period of just...More

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank KerrytheBerry
Reviewed 15 November 2011

Just another bridge and you can't cross it without special permit.

Date of experience: November 2011
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