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U Bein Bridge

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Address: Amarapura, Myanmar
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US$276.00*
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Private Tour:Explore the Wonders of Mandalay Including Lunch on Boat
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US$40.00*
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Private Tour: 3-Hour Sunset at U Bein Bridge
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US$60.00*
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U Bein Bridge Sunset Cycling Day Tour from Mandalay

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The most exciting for us was the trip to get there, rent a moped and take the small off roads. The bridge it self is probably coolest at sunset. But still a nice place and cool... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Tucson
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The bridge itself is just a long teak bridge that you can walk on. The beauty is of it against the sunset. To do this, you have to take a boat out to view it. Absolutely gorgeous. The boat was provided with the private tour that we had. I was told that it is difficult to just walk up and... More 

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Seattle
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes its nice, but that is all. If you in the area and have time, visit and walk part of it. That more than that.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't miss this amazing historical teak bridge and the surrounding scenery on the river bank! Pre-wedding photo shoots are popular- saw x3 the evening I was there.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hire a motorbike taxi for whole day trip because of this place. South from Mandalay, and people coming here mostly is for sunset. Boat hire is available, and most of the travel groups will arrange for their clients. A nice photo can be taken during boat ride but it is not necessary since you can take the photo at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really special to watch the bridge emerge from the dark at sunrise, relaxing start to the day and perfect to see the silhouettes of the monks passing in the morning, around 30 minutes from the Mandalay city (at that time of the morning when there is no traffic!)

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Thank Gemma L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Oldest bridge w an interesting history! Should come here during sunset! The scenery is just wonderful. Don't be fooled by the Burmese who sell keychains/necklace and bracelet by some sort of watermelon seeds. But they're not watermelon seeds..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The most exciting for us was the trip to get there, rent a moped and take the small off roads. The bridge it self is probably coolest at sunset. But still a nice place and cool surroundings!

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Yangon Region, Myanmar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was really unforgettable memories with my family at U Bein Bridge. i have seen this bridge on the picture before and now the actual is more beautiful sunset view for me. My family was happy as well.

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Thank Juniorlay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would rather recommend sunset time rather than noon time. Was there at sunset time, such a nice view all around. Pleasure to walk on bridge, it was long way, at least good to see. Don't miss it peeps!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 3rd sunset visit to U Bein bridge and the experience has changed dramatically in 2 years. On this visit our arrival was greeted by thumping loud music booming from one of the adjacent shops that immediately destroyed the expectation evoked by its countless photos of tranquility and serenity. The bridge is one mass of humanity until approx... More 

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