Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Mahakanadarawa Stone Bridge

Mahakanadarawa Stone Bridge (Sinhala: මහකනදරාව පැරණි ගල් පාළම) is an ancient bridge located near Mahakanadarawa Wewa in Anuradhapura District, Sri Lanka.

This bridge is believed to have been erected at the same time as Mahakanadarawa Wewa built by King Mahasena (276-303 A.D.). The ancient road that was running from Anuradhapura to the north of the country would have lain over this bridge.

The bridge
The bridge is 78 ft. long and 8.5 ft. wide and made of smoothened rock slabs.

See also
# Malwathu Oya Stone Bridge

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This page was last updated on 2 January 2023


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