Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, Ella

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A major crossing point along the nation's main rail artery, Demodara Nine Arch Bridge stands as a marvel of the region's colonial-era engineering. Completed in 1921, the bridge features nine successive arched spans stretching 91.5 m (300 ft) across a small valley. Standing at a height of 24 m (80 ft), the structure features no steel or metal in its construction--only bricks, cement, and rocks. You can make your way to the bridge from the nearby town of Ella via a jungle trail, at the end of which you'll have a clear view of this landmark structure. Alternatively, ride the train between the two stations on either side of the bridge for fine views and a chance to travel like the local population. With our world travel planner, Ella attractions like Demodara Nine Arch Bridge can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Bridge was on our way to Thissamaharama. We stopped here and enjoyed the view from up. There was a strike on that day so we were able to climb down the railroad and do some pictures. It's a very l...  more »
  • Ella, from Kandy or nanu oya (nuwaraeliya) by train you can come, If you OK to 3 rd class boxes cheap ticket, 2,1, class you must booked before, that Ella nine arach beautiful location , must take car...  more »
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