Burma. Famous bridge U Bein

• Burma. Famous bridge U Bein

U Bein Bridge - the longest and oldest bridge in the world, made of teak, length 1, 2 km. Daily about it goes a lot of locals and tourists. The bridge connects the second largest city of Mandalay in Burma to the old capital of Amarapura, crossing the lake Tauntome.

Burma. Famous bridge U Bein

By 1860, under the decree of the king Mindon, all Amarapura majestic palaces were transferred to the new capital of Mandalay, and from the remnants of the old palace pillars was built this bridge.

Burma. Famous bridge U Bein

bridge consists of two segments 550 and 650 meters, spaced at an angle of approximately 150 °. The bridge stands on the logs in 1086, some of which are now replaced by concrete pillars.

Burma. Famous bridge U Bein

With the light that day was not very lucky:

Burma. Famous bridge U Bein

The bridge is of great value for the pedestrian locals, especially during the rainy season:

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Famous local fishermen zastuzhivayut separate story. Behind them can be seen for hours, but better to do it from the boat:

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About mechanization here have not heard:

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"Grain-grandmother" of the work:

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Famous fishermen on the background of the famous dry tree:

Burma. Famous bridge U Bein

Bridge U Bein Bridge was built in about 1850 (according to other sources - in the end of XIX century) teak. For the construction of the bridge has been used wood, left over from the former royal palace in Hail.

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Funny girls:

Burma. Famous bridge U Bein

You will be in this area, do not miss the village on the side of Amarapura. For genre shooting place is not inferior to the bridge U Bein:

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Shop:

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Dog in a ditch valyaka:

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Monks, loudly celebrating the victory of their candidate in the local elections:

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The boats waiting for tourists who are in large numbers will catch up to the sunset:

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Boatman:

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Dear Buffalo:

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Another picture is very photogenic tree:

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U Bein Bridge has always had an important pedestrian value for local residents (especially in July - August, in the rainy season, but in winter the lake is almost completely dry.

Burma. Famous bridge U Bein