Pai Memorial Bridge, Pai

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#3 of 10 in Historic Sites in Mae Hong Son Province
Built by Japanese soldiers during World War II, Pai Memorial Bridge originally served to transport weapons and provisions to Burma. Nowadays, the iron structure has become a popular tourist attraction and photo op site. The worn planks and overgrown bushes tell of the wear and tear this historical structure has undergone. Nearby you'll find plenty of cafes and souvenir shops to round out your trip. Put Pai Memorial Bridge and other Pai attractions into our Pai road trip app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Scooter rental facility went on. Pai car driving around the road is almost not relaxing the required dates. The bridge is cool machine rather than historical.
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  • Basically the Pai memorial bridge is just a bridge with uneven wooden planks that you can walk on from one end to another. It is a bridge on which you can take some nice photos as a remembrance.  more »
  • A small sweet bridge next to the main road bridge. You can run free across and motorcycle take pictures in a small sidecar (this for a fee). At the end of the bridge there are boards with the historical background.
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  • Who like history about World War II need visit this place. The old wood bridge was destroyed. Now is there iron bridge from seventies. But still is interesting history. Nice view to river, around from bought side lots of small shops with souvenirs, fruits and drinks...
  • Original bridge was built by locals who were hired with daily wages ranging from 50 Satang to 1.50 Baht by the Japanese troops during WW2 while occupying this whole region. After the war ended, Japanese troops burnt it down But since it became a popular means to cross the river over rafts, locals successfully restored it. However, in 1970's there was a big flood which totally destroyed it, the local authority decided to ask for a fund from Central Budget Bureau to construct another concrete bridge alongside. Later, they restored the old one as well.
  • They have made a tourist destination out of this.. overall a decent experience though not much to do here except for pics clicking.. mix it with some other place Good view of the river below and once can also do rafting on bamboo boats at the River down even though i found it slightly expensive
  • * nice to see but not necessary The robots/ transforms on the other side are cool. When you are close, you can check it out. But you will survive, if you don't see it :)
  • Its a bridge with history. If your not into that, your not interested in reading some backround information or not in the mood for it, then its just a bridge. Lots of electric cabels hanging around and a loud bridge right next to it. Stopp and have a look, but dont bother going there for the bridge...

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