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Bogoda Bridge

Hali Ela | Badulla, Badulla 90000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 117 7012
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Road is average to the bridge you can bath in the river as well.No shops on the way food has to... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Badulla, Sri Lanka
Place where can see the Hitoric Sri Lankan 'Enginiering Concepts'

There you can see unbelievable wooden work, which built without using any mettle or other... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Roshan N
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Hali Ela | Badulla, Badulla 90000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 117 7012
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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
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
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This great piece of work can be seen at Bogoda, Hali-ela, near to badulla town. It is about 10km from the main road. Road is small and not comfortable. Better to use private transport if possible. Wooden Bridge is the most iconic work here. Very...More

Thank Sandun N
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

You have to travel almost 10km to reach the destination.the road is somewhat difficult but it is fun. Parking is available. We should walk about 50 steps to reach the bogoda temple.you can even spend the night in the vishrama hall (a place you can...More

Thank Ravin K
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a very old wooden bridge over 800 years old and still the same old wood! Unfortunately the road to the is very bad. It is only 16km frm Town, but it take by car 35min.

Thank kurt600
Reviewed 15 September 2016

It is difficult to reach without a car. Hidden in the middle fo a remote village. But it is worth the visit.

Thank Prasad T
Reviewed 18 August 2016

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 the Dambadeniaya Era, was build by King Walagamba. The bridge has been build with an interlock system where...More

Thank Harshana W
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Bogoda bridge and the Buddhist temple is situated at Hali-Ela in Badulla district. The main attraction here is the old wooden bridge which belongs to the Dambadeniya Kingdom Era (1220–1354 AD). This bridge is constructed to cross the Loggal Oya and it was on the...More

Thank Sudantha80
Reviewed 18 March 2016

This ancient bridge said to be about 500 years old is the oldest bridge in Sri Lanka, made entirely of wood. The use of the motorable road is not said to be encouraged by the resident monks of the adjoining temple as it ends in...More

Thank Max J
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Bogoda bridge is hard to access. You need to travel a fair distance from the Hali Ela town and the road is in terrible condition especially for the last few kilometers. Most vehicles park and take a tuk tuk for the last few kilometers but...More

1  Thank Niran123
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