Description

The Kalutara Bridge is a prominent landmark in the town and links the western border of the country with the south. Measuring a length of nearly 40 metres, the bridge is found at the mouth of the Kalu Ganga River - one of Sri Lanka's main rivers ...more

Kalutara, Sri Lanka

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The Kalutara Bridge is a prominent landmark in the town and links the western border of the country with the south. Measuring a length of nearly 40 metres, the bridge is found at the mouth of the Kalu Ganga River - one of Sri Lanka's main rivers that stretches across a distance of 129 kilometres. Prominent landmarks near the Kalutara Bridge include the Kalutara temple at the southern end of the bridge which is also a popular attraction in the area. The origins of the bridge date back to the early 1900s and it is presently one of the largest bridges in the country. From the bridge, it is possible to catch a glimpse of Adam's Peak in the distance - a conical mountain which is one of the best-known attractions in Sri Lanka.

Ticket Price

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Opening Hour

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Recommended Visit Duration

Around 10-15 minutes

Suitable For

Adults, Families, Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers

Must See

The view of Adam's Peak in the distance

Prayer Facilities

Open private space will be available around the Kalutara Bridge area to make use of during prayer times. Muslim travellers who wish to visit a mosque may head towards some of the prominent mosques in Kalutara such as the Hill Street Mosque, Alawiyathul Naqshabandiya Mosque, Kalutara Bazar Mosque and the Kalutara Mosque.

Halal Food

Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near the Kalutara Bridge can visit some of the many Halal restaurants in Kalutara. Kandoori Restaurant and Sathira Food Center in Mahamewunawa are two popular Halal restaurants and finding Halal food in the area will not prove to be difficult.

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