Kizuna bridge Panorama, Cambodia

The Kizuna bridge (Khmer: ស្ពានគីសូណា) is a bridge on the Mekong River in the town of Kampong Cham and in the district of Kampong Cham.

It was opened in 2001 and was the first bridge to be built over the Mekong river in Cambodia. Construction of the bridge was funded by a $56 million grant from the Japanese government. At 1500 metres it was the longest bridge in Cambodia until the construction of the Koh Kong Bridge, a 1900-metre Thai-Cambodian bridge in Koh Kong built in 2002. The Kizuna bridge links eastern and western Cambodia by road for the first time. Construction of the bridge began in 1999 and took three years to complete. An estimated 10,000 people crowded the bridge for the opening ceremony.

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