Ko Paen Bamboo Bridge, Kampong Cham

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Traverse the captivating structure of Ko Paen Bamboo Bridge, as it bears pedestrians, motorbikes, and cars across the mighty Mekong River. Considered the longest bamboo bridge in the world, it can seem unstable on first impression, but taking a stroll or bicycle ride across the structure confirms its craftsmanship. At almost 1 km (0.6 mi) long, the impressive bridge has to be rebuilt every year, after the Mekong annually rises and washes it away. Consider a visit during sunset to make the most of attractive photo opportunities. See Ko Paen Bamboo Bridge and all Kampong Cham has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kampong Cham trip builder tool.
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  • Some of the tour guides and online forums suggests the bridge is a thing of the past. Not so. We crossed over and back today, 13 June 2020. Credit to bamboo engineering. More of a tourist thing...  more »
  • We rode our bikes across here on the way to Koh Paen Island. Not something you get to do everyday...very cool and longer than you think. Be sure not to drop your phone/camera through the gaps: it...  more »

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