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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  • Nice to look at, especially in the Morning hours when there aren't that many People around yet. We were there at 6 o 'clock, because unfortunately it is still something this but there are fewer People in the Photos;)
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  • The Route over the Tracks To the Bridge is nicer than the Bridge itself. So An Excursion is definitely worth it. If you walk along the Tracks from Ella, the Track is also almost ground level.
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  • Many people, we went around 11:30, so forget the photo without tourists you may need to prefer the early morning. The passage through the forest is well + nice as the one by the Rails.
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