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China and North Korea Friendship Bridge

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Historical site & great location

The Friendship Bridge is the only operational bridge with rail & truck for tourists and goods with... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
549DeniseM
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Shandong, China
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One of those things you can see on the Internet but if your one to see things fir real then this is... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Simon K
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

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

Thank 549DeniseM
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

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

Thank NataliyaRBA
Reviewed 22 February 2018

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.

Thank John L
Reviewed 10 February 2018

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

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Beautifully lit a night. It runs parallel to the Broken Bridge war memorial. A slow, old train runs back and forth from N Korea to PRC several times a day.

Thank Donald F
Reviewed 22 August 2017

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.

Thank RodGarnett
Reviewed 14 May 2017

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

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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Simon K
Reviewed 12 February 2017

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

1  Thank Martin A
Reviewed 8 February 2017

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

Thank Michelle G
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