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About Mathur Aqueduct

Mathur Aqueduct or Mathur Hanging Trough is a channel in Southern India measuring a kilometer in length and 115 feet in height. It is one of the tallest and largest bridges in Asia and was created in 1966 with the efforts of former Chief Minister Thiru K. Kamaraj over the Parazhiyar River also known as Pahrali in Mathoor , a small village in Aruvikkarai. This bridge is supported by twenty eight pillars and transmits water for irrigation from one hill to another. With 7.5 feet in width and 7 feet in height, it is a delight to watch for the tourists. Standing on this conduit, visitors get scenic views of the Western Ghats and alluring vast expanse of vegetation which makes it worth the visit. Stairs are built to make it easy for the visitors to visit this place along with children’s park to make the best of this place. There are also numerous bathing platforms developed around it for people to enjoy scenic beauty and water present in it.

Historical Context: It is the tallest and the longest bridge in Asia. This bridge was built in the year 1965.

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