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Howrah Bridge

Jagganath Ghat, Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

one of the single span bridges in the world - a wonder by itself. the illumination in the evening lends an enticing effect. spanning across the mighty ganges, it connects the busiest nooks of the country.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Calcutta as i knew it or as it was called in the early 90's before the Babri Masjid Riots was very different, like any big city the whole city mingled and coalesced into a joyfilled experience, Howrah Bridge was an epic leisurely experince in the night, we were , bunch of us all grinning throughout the entire trip... i dont... More

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Hyderabad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Its great to see thousands of people walking on either sides of the bridge. I wanted to walk along with the crowd and wanted to feel the experience, on return i dropped off the cab at bara bazar did some shopping and then walked back to the hotel. It was just amazing to walk along with uncountable people crossing the... More

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

The bridge is an ancient one but still have a great tendency to support Kolkata. Best look of the bridge is from the middle of the river while crossing it to Bapughat. Also the feel of the bridge in the front and below the water attracts a lot.

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chennai
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

As a work of humans, it is perhaps a major achievement in Indian cities. A great structure which links Kolkata and howrah, it is indeed one of the attractions of Kolkata. My rating would have been higher if there was some semblance of discipline around this area, which would have enabled a tourist to view and enjoy the scene from... More

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Another attraction of Kolkota city,Must see in night time with lights and a distance view is more attractive,

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Howrah Bridge also known as Rabindra Setu in Kolkata is one of the oldest bridges of India. The bridge in turn puts you about 2 km (1 mi) north of Bara Bazaar in the heart of old Calcutta. Indeed, it seems more like a bazaar itself than a simple transport link between Howrah and Kolkata. Bordered by thin walkways, the... More

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It is a famous landmark of Kolkata. This is the busiest cantilever bridge in the world. The famous Howrah Bridge is the gateway to Kolkata. The ferries that run from below Howrah Station are a more convenient way to cross the river and give a good view of the bridge. It is one of three bridges on the river Hoogly... More

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Its a good engineering marvel. crowded approach and end spoil the mood. Check the place from near ghat / bank of the river.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The howrah bridge is a beautiful architectural icon in Cal, is i am glad to have been able to see it in person.

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