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Yalu River Broken Bridge

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Reviewed 8 December 2018

This is well worth the time to check out. We thoroughly enjoyed it but it is also worth saying that it can also be a difficult experience if you spend any time considering what the North Korean people on the other side of the river...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Isurehopeso
Reviewed 28 August 2018

bombed by the Americans in the Korean war to stop supplies/troops etc crossing over into North Korea the bridge goes about halfway across the river and is just as it was back in 1953, most interesting to walk out on it and look at North...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Suggest you hire a local guide ask to tell you history from Chinese/Korean perspective (not Western). There are 5 bridges along the river connecting the China & North Korea and each has its story and only one can be crossed. 2 bombed by US and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 549DeniseM
Reviewed 27 July 2018

A definite must-see in Dandong, the broken bridge allows you to walk about half-way across the Yalu river to a viewing platform just a stone's throw from Sinuiju, North Korea.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kazabu
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Fascinating remnant of the "Forgotten War". The area is beautiful, and ferries pass through carrying spectators along the Yalu river. It's weird standing between the broken bridge and the friendship in vibrant, exciting Dandong, peering into hermit kingdom North Korea... Also a great place to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

So close to North Korea. Chinese tourists sing out to their neighbours, tauntingly. Great way to spend a couple of hours and take in some history while peering into North Korea

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We stayed at Hilton garden Inn and could see this iconic Bridge from our room. After dinner, we took a short walk there to see the lighted bridge. However it is closed at night. There are many vendors selling North Korea currency, hand-made beaded bags...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kim025Singapore
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We were there during Dragon Boat holiday weekend, and thoroughly enjoyed walking the bridge and promenade along the river. You will find plenty of people out and about day or night, but not feel overly-crowded. Very few foreigners, most people seem to be local or...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DenverRKG
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The Broken Bridge, destroyed during the Korean War takes visitors about a third of the way across the river for a closer look at Sinuiju. Although paling in comparison to all the development in Dandong, there was a little more than just a few smokestacks...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This is a duplicate listing. See China-North Korea Friendship Bridge. TripAdvisor should merge the two listings, their photos, and their reviews into one.

Date of experience: May 2018
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