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The place located in Thalai mannar. It's the end of the sea other side is India located just... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Samueljebaraj24
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Madurai, India
via mobile
Once a natural bridge between India and Sri Lanka.

At the end of the island Mannar starts the Adams bridge. This used to be a natural bridge between... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Langkapura
,
Winterswijk
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some idiots have built a resort right on the furthest point of Adams Bridge and won’t let anyone in to see it unless you’re staying there. Seriously criminal for people to ruin a countries natural beauty with greed and stupidity!!

Thank Amarnamatt
Reviewed 5 February 2018

As i have said before Mannar is a hidden unexplored destination which is worth a visit. There are so many places to discover in this little island with its diverse history it will suit all travelers who have a wide range of interest as it...More

1  Thank khairy60
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Story of Rama and Ravana and one piece of the missing history and the bridge. lot of birds for the bird lover and also a kite surfing spot if you are in to it.

1  Thank Kanishka M
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The place located in Thalai mannar. It's the end of the sea other side is India located just 30miles away Adams bridge is a historic one to see. There you can see small island of sand visible in sea it continues while the water level...More

Thank Samueljebaraj24
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This is a place to visit and a birdwatcher's paradise. It's an interesting phenomena to see the islands appear and disappear within minutes and then, the flocks of birds resting, feeding on their migratory journey. Once you get there, you realise how close the Indian...More

1  Thank indirakah
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A string of small islands in the seas off the north western coast, this is steeped in mythology. Some islands are patrolled by Sri Lanka's navy and are deserted save for the many species of birds. Travel to the first island took us less than...More

Thank Shobhana D
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The best way to see the bridge is by going to the Pier, cross the railway and passing the light house there are lots of fishing boats, these can be hired by talking to the locals fishermen, make sure you get a few life jackets...More

Thank denha
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

At my guesthouse they already told me that there is no ferry running right know but I wanted to try it. So I want up to Taliamannar (nice trip with the bus) and tried my luck.. and failed. Quite disappointing though, I didn't really see...More

Thank Nono C
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I was lucky that the navy had lifted the ban on foreign tourists going out to the islands four days previously. I was allowed to visit islands one and two of the 19 islands, which create a natural link between Sri Lanka and India. Leaving...More

2  Thank ladyinvintage
Reviewed 26 September 2016

At the end of the island Mannar starts the Adams bridge. This used to be a natural bridge between Sri Lanka and India. Nowadays its only some small islands and sandbanks. Still you can see clearly (especially from the air) that is was a natural...More

Thank Langkapura
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NishD
26 December 2017|
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Response from Samueljebaraj24 | Reviewed this property |
No, There is no boat service to cross the island. You can't even hire a boat to cross. So better to cross by road or train is the only option.
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