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U Bein Bridge

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Address: Amarapura, Myanmar
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USD 276.00*
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Private Tour:Explore the Wonders of Mandalay Including Lunch on Boat
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USD 40.00*
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Private Tour: 3-Hour Sunset at U Bein Bridge
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USD 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 4 days ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 

Thank KenCham_94
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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!)

Thank Gemma L
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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..

Thank 897amarai
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days 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!

Thank mariiiia85
Yangon Region, Myanmar
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

Thank Juniorlay
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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!

1 Thank Steven N
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296 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

Thank stuffmatters
Lenox, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

exactly what I expected...but still a wonder of engineering. Surrounding area is also very interesting

Thank marty2406
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162 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my visit it was packed out with people which made walking on the bridge very dangerous and made you watch your footing rather than the views around. I opted to stand on the river bank and get my sunset photos. Because there were a lot of people it made leaving particularly slow and tedious. Would recomend going when its... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a boat out on the river at sunset, it was just stunning. We were very fortunate that it was a perfect sunset. Many other boats also, but plenty of room for everyone, A MUST DO activity. Some boats were serving wine too!

Thank VIVODublin_Ireland

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