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Pai Memorial Bridge, Pai

(2.4/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
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 at the forefront of your travel plans using our Pai itinerary builder.
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  • The bridge is worth a visit if you are interested in history and the 2nd World War. Otherwise, she's no architectural masterpiece. However there can be found the Thai Jack Sparrow, which makes pretty good photos if you are interested in. Otherwise, there are still some shops for souvenirs or something to eat.
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  • It's just the same old wooden legs comes a lot of mostly locals and Chinese had legs that seemed to go beyond the 100 m looks a little seemed to take pictures and give the souvenir shop around there are just a quick drive to ride a motorbike Uncle audibly but is one
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  • A tourist attraction next to the main road out of the city, while the victim arrived at the bridge side of the aisle, there are several grocery stores. Can cross the bridge to reach the other side, but go to afternoon sun, hot weather episodes, it is strong. History of the bridge and conspicuous read before reaching the bridge, there are people visiting take a visit at any time. If not, this would be more than interesting hot.
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  • A picturesque historical bridge that's still standing right next to a much more modern and utilitarian-looking one. Great place for photo-ops.
  • it's not that interesting. If you have a scooter check it out but otherwise I'd say just don't bother. It's nothing you have to see.
  • This bridge was built by the Japanese in the WWII to help their logistics in the country. It might have some historial significance, but to me, it was just an old bridge, missing some wood parts (probably on purpose) and with some photo ops. There is a Captain Jack Sparrow actor around there taking very funny pictures with tourists. There was also a bamboo rafting activity but didn't see anyone trying it out.
  • Nice sunset viewpoint
  • Just an old bridge with historical story behind it..