Mathoor Hanging Bridge, Kanniyakumari
Mathoor bridge : -
The tallest as well as the longest trough bridge in Asia, having a height of 115 feet. Constructed in 1969, this bridge has became a place of tourist importance. The bridge has been constructed at Mathoor across the river Parazhiyar and the trough canal on the bridge carries water for irrigation from one side of a hill to the other side of a hill.
The trough has a length of 384 metre and a height of 7 feet with a width of 7 feet 6 inches. The canal is being shouldered by 29 huge pillars. The district administration has created tourism infrastructure facilities over here. It is 60 kms from Kanyakumari.