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Nine Arches Bridge, Demodara

The Nine Arches Bridge (Sinhalese: අහස් නමයේ ආරුක්කු පාලම, also called The Bridge in the sky)[1] is one of the iconic bridges in Sri Lanka. It is located in Demodara, between Ella and Demodara railway stations.

Nine Arches Bridge
Nine arches bridge
Nine arches bridge in Demodara
Coordinates 6°52′36″N 81°03′42″E / 6.876709°N 81.061622°E / 6.876709; 81.061622Coordinates: 6°52′36″N 81°03′42″E / 6.876709°N 81.061622°E / 6.876709; 81.061622
Characteristics
Material Stones, bricks and cement
Total length 300 ft (91.44m)
Width 25 ft (7.62m)
Height 80 ft (24.38m)
No. of spans 9
History
Construction end 1921

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Demodara Nine Arch Bridge". Retrieved 16 June 2015. 

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