U Bein Bridge at Sunrise or Sunset ,
Info : U Bein Bridge at Sunrise or Sunset
The U Bein Bridge in Mandalay is the world’s longest footbridge made almost entirely of teak spans just over one kilometre on the wide and shallow Taungthaman Lake, supported by more than 1,000 poles, mostly crafted from teak. Stroll from one side of the bridge to the other in around half an hour, and watch life on the lake go by. It’s particularly vibrant at sunrise and sunset when monks, fishermen and village residents make their daily commute across. It’s also possible to make the trip by paddle boat, which is particularly stunning in the early morning and at twilight.
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