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The 3rd Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge

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Cool looking Bridge...

This bridge is really cool looking. We drove under it on our way to Wat Phra Bat Wern Pla...It was... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Orlando T

A nice large bridge. And it looks good at the sunset. The custom house and the entrance ate nice... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
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26 Apr 2018
“Cool looking Bridge...”
22 Jul 2018
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Baan Hom | At Samat Subdistrict, Nakhon Phanom, Thailand
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Make sure you have your passport, for thais they just need ID card, and if you want to drive over make sure you have no red plates as your car will be refused, buses go every couple of hours so a wait is likely ,...More

Thank leigh n
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This bridge is really cool looking. We drove under it on our way to Wat Phra Bat Wern Pla...It was neat to see this different type of bridge decorated the way it was, really nice.

Thank Orlando T
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Take the time and go out to the Friendship bridge and get your selfie taken there. A good tip, under the bridge there are vendors that sell food, fruits etc. Aaaand, you can get a digital postcard from there too (see photo).

Thank ScandinavianWanderer
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is the at north of nakhon phanon think it's the 3rd one very long over Mekong river to Laos you can take the bus across from one side to other

Thank scoobydave56
Reviewed 4 June 2017

It's not really worth the 11km trip from town unless you're going to Laos or are really into bridges.

1  Thank Stickman1
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The bridge is almost 10 km north of the city and is intended to link eastern Thailand to ports in Vietnam. In terms of a sight to be seen, the bridge is not a major attraction.

Thank Tinamue
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A nice large bridge. And it looks good at the sunset. The custom house and the entrance ate nice. But only Thai and Lao people where allowed to cross it.

Thank LarsJohnsson
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The bridge is nothing spectacular but the shrine is worth a stop. Best to go early in the morning when there are few people around.

1  Thank Lawrence W
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to this area many times visiting the wife's parents, but finally decided to stop at the bridge i have driven past a hundred times. A nice surprise, with great views and fast entry if you want to visit Loas.

Thank Troy S
Reviewed 31 May 2016

One of only a few land crossing into Thailand where full immigration service is available, meaning you can get a thirty day Thai visa. Most land crossing give only 15 day visa. .cannot walk across bridge into either country, must take a bus, seventy baht?

Thank Bob R
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Mimi H
31 October 2017|
Response from ScandinavianWanderer | Reviewed this property |
yes if you have visa for Laos.
Nina L
12 March 2016|
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Response from Lynn H | Reviewed this property |
The bridge is about 1km long, I didn't see anyone walking across, in fact there was very little activity just a car and a couple of trucks. I know there are buses from the main bus depot in town going a few times a day... More