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Address: Downstream of Yalu River, Yuanbao District, Dandong 118001, China
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Historical bridge

This is a very interesting bridge that showed the aftermath of the bombing by American bombers during the Korean war. You should walk to the end where you can get a closer view of... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a very interesting bridge that showed the aftermath of the bombing by American bombers during the Korean war. You should walk to the end where you can get a closer view of the damaged bridge and a good look of the North Korean side.

Thank AndrewYew
Geelong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Bombed by the US military during the Korean War in the early 1950s this half bridge is symbolic. The removal of half the bridge prevented the Chinese supporting North Korea in the conflict. See the bridge at night when it is lit with changing colours. The Frienship bridge is right next to this older bridge.

1 Thank Susie V
Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

There isn't much other than a photo opportunity here, but it is a bridge that has been kept as it is due to it's historical significance. It is a reminder of how the UN forces taunted the Chinese by bombing the southern parts of the bridges along the border. It is also a symbol of why the Chinese ultimately got... More 

Thank BokMcDok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Well, you could only imagine standing over a beautiful green river.Here on the bridge you are not only about feeling the river but also North Korea and history.

Thank cody p
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Good for the historical value, but expensive and boring.

Thank Daren W
Gold Coast
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2012

You've just simply got to check this icon out - it's history and what it stands for (and has been left for) are awesome. Also, Dandong, where this is located is a city that is being built for 2.5m people over a period of just 5 years. They're on track to pull it off and that alone is worth seeing.... More 

1 Thank KerrytheBerry
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2011

Just another bridge and you can't cross it without special permit.

Thank JackMSydney

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