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U Bein Bridge

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Address: Amarapura, Myanmar
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US$276.00*
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Private Tour:Explore the Wonders of Mandalay Including Lunch on Boat
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Private Tour: 3-Hour Sunset at U Bein Bridge
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U Bein Bridge Sunset Cycling Day Tour from Mandalay

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You can just walk across the bridge and back again. However I would suggest that you hire a boat and get taken out to the far side of the bridge. The boatman will take you under... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Newtown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Both of the sunrise and sunset just so magical. 2 magical scenes happens everyday. First sight I thought what is this? Justa bridge eith traditional market? But this sunset and suntise moment really killing me softly!!

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I wouldn't call this stunning, but it was worth seeing the sunrise. The disappointing part was that it was dry season, so little water, thus no reflections. There were a number of tourists about, and it felt as if everyone was waiting for this 'momentous' event ... and when the sun came up, it was just average! The bridge itself... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the U Bein bridge in the late afternoon. We had chance to walk across part of the bridge (very busy - packed with people), then we got on boats and were taken out so that we had a view back to the sunset behind the bridge. A pity about all the vehicles in the view! We were also... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While coming highly recommend as a must see stop in Mandalay we found the U Bein Bridge over Taungthaman Lake to be overrated. It is a nice walk, our guide provided us with historical information, and it is fascinating to see old teak pilings still in use, most of the bridge surface, railing and some of the piles are not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this place with my Exodus tour group. The 5:00am start was worthwhile as that must surely be the best time to visit... simply stunning

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We hired a car and driver for $35 US for the entire day and visited a number of pagodas, temples, etc. before ending our day at U Bein Bridge. We walked half way on the bridge and went down the stairs to the rest area and enjoyed a beer and glass of wine while watching the beautiful sunset with hundreds... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place gets really busy but the boat ride out into the lake is quite fun and crowded. All the smoke from burning in the distance may bother some if your sensitive to that. We stayed and had a meal at the shore which was great. Enjoy !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came here in the early evening for the sunset which was truely stunning but there were hundreds of other people here too, who also wanted to take advantage of the sunset. Fortunately our guide suggested we hire a boat to witness the sun going down from the water which was a great idea and we got some fantastic photos.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You can just walk across the bridge and back again. However I would suggest that you hire a boat and get taken out to the far side of the bridge. The boatman will take you under the bridge before dropping you off at the other side. Then you can walk back across the bridge so you see it from two... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have the time and chance, go and watch a sunset at this really special bridge! You won't be disappointed!

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