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First hanging bridge of kerala

It's situated in kollam district. Second hanging bridge in india. The hanging bridge built at the... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
KAMALVARGHESE
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oldest motorable bridge in India

its is the oldest motorable bridge in India,also called punalur suspension bridge,built by british... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
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Shenkotta Road, Punalur 691305, India
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

It's situated in kollam district. Second hanging bridge in india. The hanging bridge built at the time of aayilyam thirunal maharaja. To connect redfort and kollam through the hanging bridge is the ultimate aim behind this bridge. Albert henry from Scotland designed the hanging bridge.

1  Thank KAMALVARGHESE
Reviewed 25 February 2018

its is the oldest motorable bridge in India,also called punalur suspension bridge,built by british almost 400ft long ,the suspension brudge was built to avoid wild animals that time,built in 1877 a treat to watch a new bridge is built side by side,on both ends big...More

Thank Arun Alex E
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This well preserved monument has a length of 400 feet , build in 1877 over the Kallada river by a British Engineer Albert Henry.

Thank MaheshKrishna
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Hanging Bridge in Punalur built by the British is a treat to watch. tucked with the new road, the heritage monument is blended with the new surroundings. only the the barriers make it stand out and make the visitors notice the structure. the bridge is...More

Thank john4864
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Such an awesome place. It gives a different feel... and also it is ma home town I'm proud to be here. I love my place PUNALUR. A historical place.

Thank Sijo A
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Good old bridge Engineering marvel Built by Britishers That too on such a high elevation With full & full of iron parts In the heart of town Not maintained well To be taken care of

Thank chettiyappan
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Built in 1877 by a Scottish Engineer over the Kallada river this suspension bridge is one of its kind. Punalur is situated some 46 kms from Kollam on to the North East side and is a hilly area. The purpose of the bridge as its...More

Thank vinjan6618
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

hanging bridge is the oldest bridge in Punalur ,it built by Britsh . the secret of the bridge is still unknown . there is no fixation point visible on the bridge ... but is was not known by out side world ,pls watch

Thank Lalumanji
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Hanging bridge was built by British in 1877 by Albert Henry.. When elephants enter the bridge the other side raises and they used to get frightened. Later the bridge was fixed in four wells. The Wells have large blocks of zinc which prevent rusting of...More

1  Thank renjulaly1
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Punalur Suspension Bridge was built by Albert Henry across the Kallada River in the year 1877. The bridge is situated across river Kallada and joins the Kollam -Chengotta state highway

Thank Mini P
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