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Yalu River Broken Bridge

No.0 Jiang'an Road, Zhenxing District, Dandong 118000, China
+86 415 214 4499
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Historically interesting bridge

Unfortunately it was not possible to access the Broken Bridge when I arrived into Dandong after... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
paullegate
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Luton, United Kingdom
See China Korea Friendship Bridge

I too am confused with which is which. There is a new bridge that i looked for but didn't find... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Simon K
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No.0 Jiang'an Road, Zhenxing District, Dandong 118000, China
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Unfortunately it was not possible to access the Broken Bridge when I arrived into Dandong after visiting DPRK but I was still able to get a good close up view of it when I was crossing the Friendship Bridge on the train from Pyongyang. The...More

Thank paullegate
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I too am confused with which is which. There is a new bridge that i looked for but didn't find. Maybe next time :)

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This place was definitely the highlight of our trip to Dandong. The price is great for what you're seeing. You get super up close to North Korea and also get a glimpse of the propaganda seen at that time while on the bridge. As two...More

Thank gabygar_
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I'm no history buff, but I'm enough of a geek that I already knew a little bit about the bridges in Dandong (thanks to the Mercenaries video game, but I digress). Dandong was one of a range of destinations suggested by my wife for a...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This bridge, built by the Japanese in 1905 was destroyed in the Korean War. The Chinese restored their side of the bridge, but the North Korean half is still missing. As a result, you can now walk out halfway across the Yalu river and feel...More

Thank Philip K
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Really worth spending an hour walking the bridge; you feel very close to the DPRK. Really great experience.

Thank damiengobrien
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Visiting the Broken Bridge was completely worth it. For ¥30 per person you can walk all the way to the end of the bridge that still remains. It was like stepping into the more recent past. For us there was an bit of awkwardness in...More

Thank kkaaaayy
Reviewed 10 February 2017

There is rich symbolism in the bridge stopping halfway with pylons standing like sentinels the rest of the way to the DPRK side. You can walk out to the middle of the river from the Chinese side to loud music and lots of Chinese flags...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 17 October 2016

There is nothing much to actually see. I'm sure you hav seen a broken bridge before. It's the history of the Korean war that makes you think about 3 years of terrible war, millions of people killed or wounded, military and civilians, and all this...More

Thank david88
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The bridge represents an important time and place of the Korean War. Another interesting perspective of history. Also, walking out on the bridge gives a great view of North Korea and Dandong.

Thank Chet D
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