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Address: Sagaing, Myanmar

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This is the old bridge

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Northern Cal
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Northern Cal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Buderim, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Chris W
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

This is the original bridge built by the British, the newer one took 4 years to build opened in 2008. This one has a lane each side with a train track down the middle, you get a great view on its crossing.

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