Root bridges are not built but grown of the roots of Ficus elastica trees. Such a living bridge over time gets additional supports from secondary roots.

Especially interesting is so-called Umshiang Double-Decker Root Bridge near Cherrapunji – here in the deep valley there are grown two bridges one above the other.

Location, GPS coordinates: 25.2512 N 91.6716 E
Categories: Bridges and overpasses
Values: Architecture, Visual
Rating: 4 out of 10 stars
Where is located? Asia, India, Meghalaya, East Khasi Hills District, Nongriat

Double decker root bridge near Cherrapunji on the map
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