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Bogoda Bridge

Hali Ela | Badulla, Badulla 90000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 117 7012
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Bogoda Bridge is a Wooden Bridge Over 800 Years Old and Still Look Elegant & Perfect.

This is a very old wooden bridge over 800 years old and still looks the same old wood... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Titus D
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Sri Lanka
marvelous creation .

This is oldest surviving 400 years old wooden bridge in sri Lanka . situated at 7 km from Badulla... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
deepika998
,
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Hali Ela | Badulla, Badulla 90000, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 117 7012
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very old wooden bridge over 800 years old and still looks the same old wood! Bogoda Bridge is more than 400 years old, is the oldest wooden bridge to be standing in Sri Lanka. The bridge was built in 16th century during...More

Thank Titus D
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is oldest surviving 400 years old wooden bridge in sri Lanka . situated at 7 km from Badulla , hali ella . from hali ella junction can take tuk tuk . Bridge is built totally out of wood . craftsmanship unbelievable !!!! King Walagamba...More

Thank deepika998
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

It was hard to find but was well worth the drive out of the way. The bridge itself we were told was constructed from a single tree and the nails holding planks together also came from the same tree... amazing construction. Very beautiful. The tranquility...More

Thank Menekag
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

I caught the bus from Ella to Hapi-ela and hiked the remaining 9 kms to the bridge and back again. The bridge is 400 years old and is reputed to be the oldest wooden bridge in the world but this is disputed. By the bridge...More

Thank palawanismyhome
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Road was some what in poor condition. Bridge and the temple is wonderful. Wooden work is amazing and the surrounding environment increase the beauty of it.

Thank Achintha U
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

The best wooden creation that I ever see in my life and can't believe how they built that. It was located far from the main road but in beautiful location.

Thank monashaandrew
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is a tiny wooden bridge that will take no longer than 20 minutes of your time, considering the descent by stairs as well. It is mostly like a time travel, not a must do, but if you have time to spend, like I did,...More

Thank Ioana L
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

road is average but wooden bridge and temple unlivable actually river is very beautiful you must visit

Thank giham
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Road is average to the bridge you can bath in the river as well.No shops on the way food has to take from town.

1  Thank mgcscooray
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

There you can see unbelievable wooden work, which built without using any mettle or other substantial. The beauty is not only the bridge it is fully covered with a roof and all decorations protected over 300 years. The place also having history since King Walagamba...More

Thank Roshan N
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