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Mandalay-Shwebo Road, Sagaing, Myanmar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bridge looks quite grand The view over Irrawaddy is one of the best to experience the beauty of Myanmar.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank heinthetraveller
Reviewed 19 June 2019

Suppose if you haven't seen a long steel bridge over a wide river you could be excited? But don't cause a traffic jam on a busy road!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Margot P
Reviewed 11 March 2019

Spanning the Irrawaddy river, at 610 meters, this is quite and impressive structure, our driver for the day just stopped in the traffic, for some piccies, felt strange at first however we weren't the only car, to do so, so. On our cruise from Mandalay...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 28 January 2019

This is a good, functional, modern bridge that crosses the Irrawaddy. To me is relevant to mention it as from the opposite side of the bridge, you will get the best pictures of the Sagaing hill!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelerTrecker
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Built by a Chinese company, completed in 2008 finally this new bridge over the Irrawaddy river helped ease the congestion of traffic on the old narrow Ava (Inwa) bridge. There is a four-lane highway and pedestrian zones on both sides. Bicycles and motorbikes are allowed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 3 December 2018

It's a bridge. It crosses the river. It's definitely functional, rather than beautiful. It's not something that is worth setting out to look at. But if you're on a river cruise you're bound to pass under it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andy F
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Reminding me on great arched steel bridges across the Mississippi, this one spans the mighty Irrawaddy. It connects the Sagaing hill with Innwa village south of Mandalay. Both places are well worth visiting, and they require half a day at least. There's a toll to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank B1714D
Reviewed 5 April 2018

This structure reminded us of the Sydney harbor bridge. Brilliant from the water whilst sailing underneath.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Min4647
Reviewed 4 April 2018

There are two parallel iron bridges of similar design here, taking traffic in opposite directions. The bridges cross the wide Irrawaddy River, a river whose name was well-known to us in our schooldays in Ireland believe it or not! It connects to Ava, a former...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DublinEdM
Reviewed 12 February 2018

It is just an ordinary bridge, it is constructed in the ordinary way and gives you views of the river which any bridge would do.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ross B
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