Natural Root Bridge

State/Province/Region
OT
Country
IN
Nearest Area
Cherrapunjee
Town
Cherrapunjee
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Cherrapunjee in Meghalaya, India is a very remote region of the world, very difficult to access, and receives the highest amount of rainfall in the entire world.

Description

Fig trees extend their roots across rivers and gullies to form a natural, living bridge in Cherrapunjee, India. Villagers have been training these roots to cross the various streams in this area for hundreds of years, and they are still used for foot traffic to this day.

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Date Added
February 28, 2015
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February 28, 2015
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