The Devil's Bridge


The original name of this bridge is "Rakotzbrücke", but it has become popularly known as the "Devil's Bridge" - how else than with the help of the devil himself could a bridge builder construct such a perfect circle?

The bridge was built over the course of 19 years from 1863 until 1882 from basalt stones along with various other basalt constructions in a 200-hectare landscape park that the local land baron began laying out in 1844.

The bridge spans the Rakotz Lake.

Access to the bridge has been prohibited as the basalt stones are starting to crumble and the city has secured the area and started renovation of the bridge.

Rakotzbrücke aka The Devil's Bridge

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