Bogoda Wooden bridge
BOGODA WOODEN BRIDGE
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Bogoda Wooden Bridge was built over the Gallanda oya river which is tributary of Mahaweli River & the bridge initially made out wood without a single nail bridge in Sri Lanka.
The bridge was 400 years old and a unique feature of the bridge is that this bridge comes with a roof clad in flat tile of the Kandyan era. Near the bridge there is a ancient cave temple with the image house built using a natural rock cave & it was built 1st century BC. It is said the king Walagamba have been using this cave during time he was hiding from a Indian invasion in capital Anurdhapuraya. Also there is a secret tunnel built by the king to escape route.
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