Nine Arch Bridge in Ella

Nine Arch Bridge in Ella

Set against a backdrop of thick jungle and tea plantations, Ella's Nine Arch Bridge is one of Sri Lanka's most stunning sights. It is an amazing sight to see the classic blue Sri Lankan train passing by slowly over the Bridge through the mist. This is an unique experience that will take you back in time..

The history of Nine Arch Bridge

The Nine Arch Bridge has a fascinating history which was built during the British period. The steel and metal that was allocated to build the Bridge had been used by the British Army during the First World War. Granite Rocks and slabs along with Bricks were used as substitutes to move the project forward. The Nine Arches Bridge stretches to nearly 300 feet at a height of over 75 feet. This is regarded as a Railway Wander and seeing the train spiraling up the hills is a great Site. The Nine Arch Bridge has become one of the most visited attractions in the Country. This is a Photographer`s Paradise with so much verity.

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