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Gokteik Viaduct railway bridge

Gokteik Viaduct railway bridge

The Gokteik Viaduct north of Pyin Oo Lwin is the highest and most dramatic bridge in Myanmar, built with in tandem with the railway during the British colonial time. Completed in 1901, the steel frame was designed by the famous Pennsylvania Steel Company of the US and materials shipped from overseas.

The bridge spans the 300m deep Gokteik Gorge and offers spectacular views into the thickly covered ravine. A train ride from Mandalay or Pyin Oo Lwin is one of the most exciting train rides in Asia.

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