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Address: Sagaing, Myanmar

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Gorgeous looking sturdy old bridge

We went over it coming back from the Hill, and we wondered why the driver was excited to take us over it. He explained its the much older version of the pretty new bridge thats... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bograt17
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Adelaide
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went over it coming back from the Hill, and we wondered why the driver was excited to take us over it. He explained its the much older version of the pretty new bridge thats next to it. You can see for miles, and watch the currents in the water from above. Great views around and worth a look. I... More 

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Thank Bograt17
Northern Cal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This older bridge is more interesting than the new bridge. It still has railway in middle. Driving across this bridge seems more adventurous.

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Thank sactokw
Buderim, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I never imagined that there would be so many people in boats doing the same thing as us at sunset. Anyhow it was wonderful to see but I was disappointed that we couldn't at least walk on the bridge for a bit. The views at sunset were great and the drinks in the boat were an extra treat.

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Thank olie293
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 394 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The old Inwa Bridge was built by the British in 1934 and repaired for use again after WWII in 1956. It has 16 spans and 2 decks - one for cars and one for trains. On our sightseeing day of Inwa and Sagain Hill we crossed over the new 3 span Ayeyarwady Bridge bridge on the way there and over... More 

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Thank Linda S
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Railroad steel truss bridge, 1934 construction completed, with 16 spans. Best view from the river Ayeyarwady.

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Thank PoliticalAtheist
Ipoh, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

The Ava or Inwa Bridge is an old cantilever bridge that was constructed by the British in 1934. It is an interesting narrow structure. If you were going to Sagaing, it would be worthwhile to travel on the Ava Bridge one way at least. This bridge can be seen from the newer Yadanabon Bridge (to the north) and from Soon... More 

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Thank lunarJade
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

On the way to Sagaing Hill then stop off at the bridge entrance to take a photo looking towards Sagaing Hill. Great perspective and great photos. Also take a photo of the British built bridge close by built in 1934 and if possible return back by this bridge later.

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Thank Michael B
Connecticut
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

We had our own motorbike and after Innwa headed over to Sagaing so decided to take the old bridge. You can learn the history from the earlier reviews so I won't repeat it but it's a bridge with history & character, so why not ride it? I believe they charged a nominal amount of "toll" money, but I had expected... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 358 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

A very old bridge, this too has a lot of history, but well maintained & very long, its built over the river Irrawaddy, which is the longest river in Myanmar. Good for photographs.

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Thank DilrukshiH
Yangon Region, Myanmar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2015

The sunset was very stunning and I was happy to see the boats and so many local people coming to see the beauty of their own land.

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