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Address: Jagganath Ghat, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Phone Number: 91 033 2220 5370
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Impressive engineering structure

If you visit the flower market them it is worth walking over this impressive engineering structure to the other side and returning in a local ferry. You are not allowed to take... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you visit the flower market them it is worth walking over this impressive engineering structure to the other side and returning in a local ferry. You are not allowed to take photographs on the bridge itself. Be aware there were several locals attached themselves to us, who would not go away when our guide told them to, we only... More 

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Howrah, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

One of the famous engineering crafted between Calcutta and Howrah by the British . The bridge is on Ganges and there is no nuts and bolts in the architecture . It carries more than lac of people and transports each commercial day. View from the bridge is very very nice .

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Darjeeling, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The world famous Howrah Bridge is indeed a really magnificent piece of architecture. I suggest people to go to Babughat first and take the ferry across the Hoogly and see the Howrah bridge from the ferry which is a beautiful view.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This bridge is unique in its structure feel and style. It is like a monument but still a part of life for most of the people at Calcutta. Something you can feel only by being there. Specially early morning or evenings are wonderful. A magnificent structure one can not miss if you are in Calcutta.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

One of the landmark of Kolkata and a beautiful creations. This bridge is the lifeline of Kolkata. It handles major traffic from Howrah to Kolkata. It's the entry point of Kolkata.

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Varanasi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Apart from the extremely heavy traffic that crosses the bridge, everything else makes Howrah Bridge a very exciting place to visit in Kolkata. Moreover, the multi-colored lights after dusk make it even more beautiful. It goes without saying that it is a must visit.

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Howrah bridge is the icon of City of Joy (Kolkata). This engineering marvel is made by British, but I have not found such a bridge anywhere in India. There is no rusting even after so many years. It joins twin city of Howrah and kolkata

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

A cantelever bridge built by the British is a work of art. It is a Kolkata symbol. Do take a walk on it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Here is a tourist attraction you can scarcely avoid . Its so closely interwoven with Kolkata's identity . I saw it after a rain deluge and with the taxi's , ox carts and multitude of pedestrians and bicycles it took on an almost reflective , romantic appearance . A good place to get some photographs of river life and views... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Adjacent to Howrah railway station, Rabindra Setu (Howrah Bridge) welcome all the travelers. Eye-catching bridge can be best viewed if you take a jetty to ahiritola or bau bajar.

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Address: Jagganath Ghat, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Phone Number: 91 033 2220 5370
Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Kolkata (Calcutta)

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