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Howrah Bridge

Jagganath Ghat, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
91 033 2220 5370
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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guwahati
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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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65 helpful votes 65 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

brilliant......but one puzzle is the calcutta police wont allow u to take the photos of it. and they tell u hell no. of rules to you until u pay them 100 bucks. and ha.........ha............kolkata govt is allowing to shoot the movies on that bridge... it happens in india only

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Patna, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

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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123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The drive through the Howrah Bridge seems like a Time tunnel. Absolutely brilliant. I completely got lost in the grandeur of this masterpiece beautifully nestled in the heart of City and just a stone throw away from Howrah Station.

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