Nine Arches Bridge Ella, Sri Lanka – Information you need to know

 

The iconic spot of whole Sri Lanka would be The Nine Arch Bridge in Ella. It´s beautiful, it holds history and it´s must see place when in Sri Lanka. There is all the information you need to know for visiting ☟

HOW TO GET TO THE NINE ARCHES BRIDGE ELLA?

This famous bridge is located in Ella Town. On the map you can find it almost exactly in the middle inland, in the southern part of Sri Lanka Island. You can walk there from Ella Town, you can drive there your scooter/tuk tuk or you can get a taxi there. The exact location is here.

WHAT IS THE NINE ARCHES BRIDGE ELLA

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The Nine Arches Bridge is 90 metres long and 24 metres high bridge built by British in 1921. It’s literately in the middle of jungle, coconut trees and growing tea.
We still remember our first look at this scene and how we were amazed by architecture of this bridge and the composition in the green lush around.
It´s allowed to walk on the bridge, just watch your step as it´s almost 30 metres high! No entrance fee or ticket needed.
Train goes 6x per day but the time schedule is changing all the time and often the train is late, so you will be the best of to ask in your accommodation about the up-to-date time schedule for train passing by.

WHERE TO STAY IN ELLA

To check accommodation and prices in beautiful Ella Town of Sri Lanka click here.

And our last tip – when in Ella try the best curry we have ever eaten from matey hut!

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