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Address: Jagganath Ghat, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Phone Number: 91 033 2220 5370
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Howrah Bridge is one of the most busiest bridge located between kolkata and howrah on the river ganges. Great view for ganges from there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Howrah Bridge is one of the most busiest bridge located between kolkata and howrah on the river ganges. Great view for ganges from there.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Great view of the Ganges! You will like to see ships going under the bridge! It is a nice bridge to walk as well.

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Howrah Bridge, located over the Hoogli River in West Bengal, India, is said to be the busiest bridge of the world. It got its name owing to the fact that it connects the city of Howrah to Calcutta. Hawrah Bridge in Kolkata, India, also known by the name 'Rabindra Setu', was set up in 1874. It stands on two 270... More 

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Udaipur, India
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Without going to Hawrah Briget, anyone's visit to Kolkata sis incomplete. A must visit place for any traveller. Well knows for it's built & the link between two highly crowded areas. Millions of people pass through this bridge on daily basis. It has biggest flower market nearer. Photography is strictly prohibited there as police authorities will stop you doing this.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

A great piece of engineering work that brings together the two sides of Kolkata. Provides both spectacular photo opportunities OF and FROM the bridge. Be careful though as this is a bit of an accident black-spot for traffic. Plenty of other things to see and activities to do around the bridge too. Worth a visit!

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Udaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

View from Bridge is very nice...It connects Howrah & Kolkata. Vehicle parking is not allowed so one has to move on slowly.Its one of best Bridges I have ever seen...

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At High Seas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Its not just an icon for kolkata and its people,its an integral part of their life.Its beauty is very good,only thing lacking is traffic management which is either pathetic or absent

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kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Probably one of the best and the busiest bridges of the world. The design is without any use of nut or bolt. The bridge i tthe main bridge to connect the Kolkata city wit Howrah. Very beautifully lighted at evening hours.

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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I have been to Kolkata many times, but not often at the shore of the Ganga within the city, so driving over the Howrah bridge, which connects the twin cities of Howrah and Kolkata, was the only opportunity to get a glimpse of the Ganga within the metro area. I remember how much I liked to see the river each... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Unless you are an engineer see the Massive pillers and members of bridge while going through bridge.

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