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Pai Memorial Bridge, Pai
(2.5/5 based on 420+ 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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  • This memorial bridge is a step in pai. Nice photo opportunity. Plan to get there before the crowd of tourist bus in the late afternoon.
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  • This is a pace of history. Read the sign for detailed information - originally this iron bridge was built in other place. During WWII the Japanese army built a wooden bridge here then burn it. After l...  more »
  • On big bike on route to pai from chiang mai. After coming down from all the curves road you will passing by a bridge. Nothing so special about the bridge except tourist still insist take photo for the...  more »
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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..