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Howrah Bridge

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Address: Jagganath Ghat | 1, Strand Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001, India
Phone Number: 91 033 2220 5370
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Ancient and marvelous

Very famous place in Kolkata, it was made during british rule during colonial times. The bridge is still robust and witnesses one of the heaviest traffic in the city. The view... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very famous place in Kolkata, it was made during british rule during colonial times. The bridge is still robust and witnesses one of the heaviest traffic in the city. The view from the bridge is amazing. Heavy winds, floating ships make the environment amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the most beautiful bridge on holy river ganga.still from british time it is amazing us with it's "steel beauty".connection between kolkata and howrah..proud of kolkata..

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Thank Rajesh S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This bridge is probably famous all over the world mainly because of its engineering genius. Its built on river ganga connecting the two cities of Kolkata and Howrah. Built by the British its a bridge that stands without any pillars and only on rivetted joints. Can you believe that? and it holds all that weight at the same time. Looks... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is the oldest bridge that connected Howrah with Kolkata. It is the only bridge to reach howrah from kolkata that's why its named as Howrah bridge. It is one of the best attraction for photographers. I have taken many interviews of flower seller besides howrah bridge and I came to know that the middle position of howrah bridge is... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to see just the bridge, probably in excess of hundred years old but so grand and elegant - proudly carrying all the traffic across the Ganga river. Steel structure was painted recently, well lit - worth paying a visit.

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Thank Sabbirhussain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

its ionic bridge,its more than 60 years old bridge but nothing happen ,it can also open from mid when big ship is travelling

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Thank Gaurav R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It great to see such vintage bridge still in the service of the nation. The looks are nostalgic and admiring this engineering marvel is a treat.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its the signature structure of Kolkata. Its more than 60 years old bridge but standing tall & serving as not only an iconic structure of Kolkata but also its lifeline as well.

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Bokaro Steel City, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Its amazing to see a bridge that standing tall even after so many year. Its mocking the lifeless building of today

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This iconic bridge which is the identification of Kolkata city is a picturesque bridge made by and in the British era which connects Howrah and Kolkata over the Hooghly river. This is a toll free bridge. There are foothpaths on both side of the bridge which pedestrians use . Except on Sunday the footpaths are very crowdy and should be... More 

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