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Atharnala Bridge

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Atharnala Bridge Overview

Ranked 39 of 52 sightseeing in Puri

Atharnala Bridge is one of the popular sightseeing locations that defines culture and architectural history of the region. The bridge was constructed by Bhanu Deba of the Ganga Dynasty, in the 13th century over Mandupur stream. The bridge is spread over a length of 85 metre and breadth of 11 metre. Still in use by the city inhabitants, the bridge is serving the purpose of daily transportation.

The bridge is situated at the entrance of the town and is considered to be an architectural marvel. The mighty historical testament grabs attention of tourists due to its testimony and architecture as the bridge encompasses eighteen arches ranging from seven to sixteen feet across.

Besides, the present bridge has been constructed directly on the top of the original brick bridge. Atharnala Bridge is used by natives and tourists for crossing over the stream.
 

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