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Howrah Bridge

Jagganath Ghat, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Pune, India
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Also known as Rabindra Setu..this one definitely stands out as architectural marvel because "The bridge does not have nuts and bolts," Looks beautiful during night light. If you come out of Howrah Junction you can see this bridge. Being located near to Howrah junction this is a gateway to Kolkata and you have to cross this to enter the city... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Howrah bridge is a pride of Kolkata, its the best bridge in Kolkata and also in India for many....its connects kolkata to Howrah which is the biggest Railway station in India and is a focal point for all railways.....

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Well - I am sure some people here would castigate me for it - but for me the city is still Calcutta and not Kolkata - as the former is how I have always associated with it - from my childhood days. The howrah bridge which is also known as the Rabindra Setu (named so after the great Indian poet... More

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Bangalore
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8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

It was one of the bucket list item for me - walk on the Howrah...touch it...feel it. And yes, I did that. The bridge is maintained in the best possible way. Hats off the the Bengal govt or KOL corp whoever is managing it. As you stand on the bridge, you will see the real life of Kolkata. There are... More

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Visakhapatnam, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

when you leave railway station and just make your foot prints on kolkata then you will see a beautiful bridge on right side none other than howrah bridge it is used in many cine shootings it is full of rods and long with water flowing down the bridge you can enjoy the breeze coming from hooghly river it is a... More

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Bhubaneswar, India
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Very popularly known as Pride of Kolkota.It's a unique cantilever bridge with a suspended span over the Hooghly River. It's also known as Life line bridge as it carries more than 100000 vehicles and more than 200000 pedestrian on it.It;s view in night time with light make it

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

the only thing different is, this bridge is without a base, or else there is nothing spectacular abt it. If you go by a taxi or ur own vehicle u cant stop at the bridge, however there is a foothpat parrallel to eh bridge where u can stand n njoy the breeze and river flowing under for sometime.

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Bangalore, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This bridge is so huge and majestic that would make you go ga-ga. This man made structure is truly an achievement and something that we should be proud about. With the ganga flowing underneath and a tram track on the bridge i don't think there's any other bridge in the world that would leave you thinking - so huge yet... More

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very nice place, Seen this in many tamil movies. A marvellous construction. I hired a local taxi and went there, not sure whether kolkatta toursim is arranging a trip to this place. If so it will be good. As not many people may like to take their own initiative to visit places

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I am a Musician That's why I Travale.every whr every time .and how rah bridge is connect me to How rah station.morning and evening.when I travelling Morning is defrent look bcz of low traffic. Its like a new day.new morning.and evening its little bit. Noysy.but u see hole kolkata. And thats.Very Nice.

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