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Howrah Bridge

Address: Jagganath Ghat, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Phone Number: 91 033 2220 5370
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Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

U have to visit this place if u are in Kolkata. It's an icon. Not sure if u are allowed to stop but the sight to the bridge n from the bridge is excellent n mind blowing. Must visit

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Howrah bridge is an identity of Kolkata.... Ver beautiful... Very useful.... Very well made.... A must see.... Especially from ferry....

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guwahati
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Was there recently. The architecture is worth seeing and good build.lots of traffic being the business hub of kolkatta city. Overall a great piece of construction gifted to kolkatta.

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Olympia
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I like walking and looking at the local and the local habitats. Go take a look at this bridge or any and marvel at the river life in India

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Patna, India
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We were on a river cruise which travels in and around the Howrah bridge. What a sight. Totally camouflaged the heavy traffic which goes on this bridge

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It is an example of one of the oldest example of metal hanging bridges of the world.Though the maintenance needs to be better but still it is a must visit.The setting sun in ganges is a treat.

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Navi Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A place wotrth visiting.This is an ammazing Construction.It is on the Hoogly river and an enjoyable location.Lengthy of the bridge is appreciable.We recommend each and and everyone tourist not to miss visiting and appreciating this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The iconic landmark monument in Kolkata and makes for an ideal photograph of the city with river hooghly. A ride over the bridge is strongly recommended.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It was built before INDEPENDENCE ( 1947 ) of INDIA by the British .The Howrah Bridge have no support in the water of river GANGA . It join KOLKATA with Howrah district and rename the Bridge as "Rabindra Satu " of famous Nobel laureate Kabi Guru Rabindra nath Thakur

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Mumbai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

A great heritage bridge which still bears the brunt of cross over traffic. Shanghai has done around 7 bigger bridges than this in 18 months. Nevertheless its synonymous of Kolkata

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