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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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Gurgaon, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

It was probably a destination years back. Now it's nothing more than a bridge to cross the road. History and feel attached to it is what's important, but I am not sure if it's still a tourist attraction.

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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

as you all know a unique & marvelous civi engineering structure. A must visit place to see. I like my 2nd visit to kollkata

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New Delhi, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Howrah Bridge is one of the engineering marvel of the World. Your trip to Kolkata is incomplete without walking / travelling on the bridge and pause for a while to witness the Sunrise / Sunset over Hooghly. Boating in Hoogly with the bridge in view and passing underneath it with the expanse of the bridge coming alive in your eyes... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Standing over it makes you feel between the ocean ,very beautiful bridge. Specially if you visit early morning or at the time of sunset.

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Kolkata
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This bridge is the Icon of Kolkata and still one of the most important link to Howrah from Kolkata. It is a heritage structure fully made of Steel and rivets, no bolt were used. Recently the bridge has been repainted and beautifully lighted. Every evening a cruise leaves from Millennium Park jetty for 1 hour and takes you around the... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Have been here for first time and was happy to see the same. Its really huge and on the same when came to know that it is build without any pillars, was amazed about that.

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Melbourne
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Maybe it is the history of this bridge that sets it apart? Or the economic significance? Or the adjacent flower market that adds fascination? Or watching the constant stream of humanity going about their business? Or the size and activity of the river below? Whatever! Its worth the visit.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Since 1943 this bridge is the pride of Kolkata... since my childhood I visited this engineering masterpiece bridge several times but the charm is same.... Do visit...

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Should take the Local Ferry ride to and fro and enjoy it .... Once in the afternoon and later in the even..... Delightful

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I remember visiting Howrah bridge as a 8 yr old kid, and even after so many years the charm of the place is unchanged. Amongst few places in Kolkata that still hold that majestic old world charisma. Looks pretty in night and makes for good photo ops. Vehicular traffic is bad as anywhere else in the city

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