Kanyakumari to Mathoor Hanging Bridge


A journey from Kanyakumari to Mathoor Hanging Bridge is adventurous and very exciting. Kanyakumari is a famous tourist destination in southern part of India. The beautiful location amidst valleys, coconut tress and paddy fields enchants one and all.

Kanyakumari is an easily accessible destination that is connected by rail, road and air. The nearest airport to Kanyakumari is the Thiruvananthapuram airport. Taxis, buses and auto rickshaws are easily available at the airport for moving around to different places and locations.

On their way from Kanyakumari to Mathoor Hanging Bridge the tourists can visit the exotic locations and sites in the city such as the Byawatch Water Park, Gandhi Kamaraj trust, Government Museum and many more. After exploring the nearby tourist locations, the visitors can ahead of Kanyakumari to Mathoor Hanging Bridge. The tourists can reach this attractive location by car or taxis that are easily available in Kanyakumari.

The hanging bridge was constructed in the year 1966 across the river Parazhiyar. It is located in Mathoor, a community of the Aruvikkarai revenue village. This bridge is the longest and tallest trough bridge in Asia. The canal in the bridge is used for carrying water to the fields for irrigation purposes. The bridge is 7 feet 6 inches wide and 7 feet in height. The can is provided with 28 pillars that support the huge bridge. Recently a staircase has been built as well as a children's park has been set up by the district administration.

A trip from Kanyakumari to Mathoor Hanging Bridge is a memorable experience.

Last Updated on 9/15/2011