Atharnala Bridge in Puri, Odisha. A living illustration of middle age Odishan engineering, Atharnalabridge was developed by Bhanu Deba of the Ganga Dynasty in the thirteenth hundred years on the waterway Muthiya and is still being used.
Atharnala is a blend of two words, ‘Athar’ and ‘Nala’. In neighborhood oriya language ‘Athar’ signifies ‘Eighteen’ and ‘Nala’ signifies ‘Entry’, so ‘Atharnala’ combinely signifies ‘Eighteen Passages’.
There are 18 block sections on which the scaffold has been made. It is viewed as a design wonder and is one of the most verifiable vacation destinations of Puri nowadays.
It characterizes Odisha’s designing wonder of the antiquated times and is genuinely the entryway into this delightful city. The extension is arranged at the entry of Puri town, inviting each of pleased local people use it consistently as well as all sightseers who travel to the Holy city of Lord Jagannath.
The scaffold is spread over a length of 85 meter (280 feet) and expansiveness of 11 meter (36 feet). The strong authentic confirmation snatches consideration of sightseers because of its declaration and design as the scaffold envelops eighteen curves going from seven to sixteen feet across.
On top of the first block span the current extension has been developed straightforwardly. Atharnala span is a safeguarded landmark by Archeological Survey Of India.
Covering an area of 3051 sq/kms, the District might be isolated into two unique regular divisions-the Littoral lot and the Level alluvial lot. It is likewise situated at 19′ 28 N Latitude 26′ 35 N, 84′ 29 E. Longitude 86′ 25 E. Its elevation is adrift level. The number of inhabitants in the District is 16, 98, 730 (according to 2011 Census) and the thickness of populace is 488 individuals for every sq.
Being in closeness to the Bay of Bengal, this District has heat and humidity. The summers are from March to June, storms from June to September and winters are from October to February. The base temperature of the District is roughly 16. 45 degrees Celsius and the most extreme 33. 9 degrees Celsius.
You can get food from local market, which is available near sea beach. That one is a big market.
You can visit any time here.
By Train – The nearest Railway Station is Puri Railway Station it’s jut 2.8km away from Atharnala Bridge..
By Flight – The Nearest Air Port is Bhubaneswar which is 1 hr 14 min (57.9 km) via Badshahi Rd/Bhubaneswar – Puri Hwy/Cuttack – Puri Bypass Rd.
By Road – Udaypur is well connected by road. A number of Public Transport, i.e. Buses are running from Puri Bustand.
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