Tunga Bridge is a famous bridge in the town of Thirthahalli in the state of Karnataka. This bridge was built by Sir M Visvesvaraya. It is also known as Jayachamarajendra Bridge. This bridge connects the Thirthahalli town across the Tunga River to the other side of the river.
Tunga Bridge is a major landmark of Theerthahalli and a popular tourist destination. It offers a spectacular view of the Tunga River and the surrounding landscape. Tourists can walk on the bridge and enjoy the cool breeze and scenic beauty.
The construction of Tunga Bridge was completed in 1943 and it was named after the then king of Mysore, Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar. The bridge is a concrete arch bridge which is 183 meters long and 6 meters wide. It is considered to be one of the longest bridges in the region.
This is not only a popular tourist spot, but also an important transport link for people in and around Theerthahalli. The bridge serves as an important link between the two sides of the town and has contributed greatly to the economic and social development of the area.