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The Friendship Bridge is the only operational bridge with rail & truck for tourists and goods with 2 tracks. When we were there, the one way traffic left at 10am and returned at 4 pm. We understand that the train is super slow. This is...More
Well, the bridge is not operating. China built it and paid for it, now North Korea is asking for China to also pave the roads on DPRK side and build new warehouses. China said no, so the beautiful friendship bridge is not very friendly. Just...More
They stated that’s NK and China Friendship Bridge but only the Chinese side of the bridge is still standing. I do not know why they are not rebuild or take it down. May be they wanted to witness the accuracy of the American bomber.
The bridge linking China and North Korea at Dandong had just one truck on it, heading back to China, while we watched for about an hour. U.N. sanctions mean trade between the two countries is way down. A couple of years ago, this bridge had...More
This is an old poorly maintained bridge linking China and the DPRK.
Nothing sets it aside as special other than it is the only entry point for Tourists who are permitted to catch the train to Pyongyang.
The Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge is a combined road and rail bridge that runs from Dandong in China to Sinuiju in DPRK. When I travelled to DPRK it was by coach on the outward journey and then by train over the bridge back into Dandong. It...More
One of those things you can see on the Internet but if your one to see things fir real then this is great. Still has the flavour of a WWII legacy and leaves you with many questions of the world relationship with the reclusive DPRK....More
The Friendship Bridge, right beside the Broken Bridge, not far from the Great Wall of China, illustrates the best approach to international relations. The Broken Bridge was bombed. The Great Wall was built to keep enemies out. The Friendship Bridge encourages trade and some tourism....More
Within walking distance from the train station. Entry 30 Yuan. An opportunity to get closer to the North Korean border. Bridge still has evidence of the damage it sustained during a bomb attack. Short walk out to the end. Minimal steps. Was lucky enough to...More