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Address: Jagganath Ghat, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Phone Number: 91 033 2220 5370
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It is a bridge which joins Calcutta (re-named as Kolkata in the year 2001) and Howrah. You can have a walk on the bridge. It is nice to see the sunset from the bridge.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

It is a bridge which joins Calcutta (re-named as Kolkata in the year 2001) and Howrah. You can have a walk on the bridge. It is nice to see the sunset from the bridge.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Howrah Bridge is connecting two districts of West Bengal in India,namely Howrah & Kolkata.On the east bank of the river Ganges is Kolkata and on the west bank of the river Ganges is Howrah Howrah Bridge is really bridging the gap between the two cities and two distrcts as well.It is a link between the two districts.The river Ganges also... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A very old historic bridge on the river Ganga. Too much cosy but you can spend few moments in the evening and found the beauty of water and nature.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It's perhaps the oldest souvenir lifeline connecting the city to the mainland. Originally made by the Britishers to enhance their route communication and also the trade. It is one of the superior works of crafts which stands busy all day long.

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Bhilai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

here phtography is prohibited but if u want to feel it ,u can walk for just a distance from howrah station and stay for some time in between the area of bridge not on road side,slow and continues flow of wind give u a different pleasure for some time.I frequently do the same thing while I am going for anywhere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Dire poverty under this bridge! This is where the Park Circus Slum is located. If you're in the area and want to help out some poorer families, I'd recommend stopping and going underneath to visit! Please DO NOT go alone, take a trusted Indian who speaks Hindi. Women do not go alone, it is NOT safe, esp for foreigners!

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kolkata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Need to cross this bridge everytime anybody goes to Howrah station. A remarkable piece of architecture. Worth seeing.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Although it's rated by TripAdvisor as one of the top 10 things to do/see in Kolkata, this very ordinary bridge is nothing much of anything. If you're crossing it (perhaps going to Belur Math) then take a look, but otherwise, it's a pretty pointless stop on any tour. Especially as you are forbidden to photograph it! Who knows why?

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Secunderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

mighty bridge over hooghly river definetly must see bridge just experience it no words to say.. huge bridge over hooghly connecting kolkata with howrah railway station. there is a pedesterian way also on this bridge so you can also enjoy a walk on this amazing bridge in early mornings especially

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Proudly connecting Kolkata and Howrah.Built by the British and pretty well maintained. Hustling and bustling traffic all through the day. Try to walk across the bridge, stand in the middle portion to feel the Ganges view, cool breeze and ferry's plying across the river to carry busy pax across. very few such places in the world where you can get... More 

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