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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... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Bograt17
,
Adelaide
This is the old bridge

This older bridge is more interesting than the new bridge. It still has railway in middle. Driving... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
sactokw
,
Northern Cal
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Sagaing, Myanmar
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

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...More

Thank Bograt17
Reviewed 18 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.

Thank sactokw
Reviewed 9 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...More

Thank olie293
Reviewed 27 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...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 13 December 2016

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

1  Thank PoliticalAtheist
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...More

Thank lunarJade
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...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 30 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...More

Thank 1dancing_fool
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.

Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 19 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.

Thank Chris W
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