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Address: Jagganath Ghat | 1, Strand Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001, India
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The Howrah Bridge

The Memorable Howrah Bridge is a Sight to behold! The Steel Structure is still seen in AWE! The Bridge is one of Engineering Marvel!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Nagpur, India
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Nagpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Memorable Howrah Bridge is a Sight to behold! The Steel Structure is still seen in AWE! The Bridge is one of Engineering Marvel!

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

Heritage bridge built by the Britishers,without any supporting pillars an example of British engineering,worth seeing in the evening when the lights are on,better seen on a boat cruise on the ganges

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the bridge and the flower market. It was a Monsoon day so wet and fun. The area is pretty dirty and a bit of a spaghetti junction. Enjoy the pictures in the guide book and unless you are crossing the bridge you are not missing out.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

nothing to say about this historic beauty! located on the river ganges it offers a panoromic view of the neighborhood. although it relaims crowded most of the time, take a walk... you will definitely enjoy!

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Jalgaon, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Howrah Bridge is one of the oldest and strongest bridge with no pillars in between. Lakhs of lakhs vehicles go through it but its the same as it was. I travel through it daily and feel an awesome thing while going through it.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well the British has given us one of the most beautiful legacy and that are the buildings bridges etc and one of it is the magnificent the Howrah bridge .It's a beautiful structure and when we were travelling on it the view of hoogly river the sorrounding gives a very different feeling it's lovely. I did one ride in the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised when I saw the great Howrah Bridge in Kolkata.It situated over the holy river Ganga.

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Thank Sankha G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Howrah Bridge is one of the oldest and strongest bridge with no pillars in between. Lakhs of lakhs vehicles go through it but its the same as it was. I travel through it daily and feel an awesome thing while going through it.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Howrah Bridge is a cantilever bridge with a suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India. Commissioned in 1943, the bridge was originally named the New Howrah Bridge, because it replaced a pontoon bridge at the same location linking the two cities of Howrah and Kolkata (Calcutta). On 14 June 1965 it was renamed Rabindra Setu after the... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the only bridge of about one kilometer over river Ganga with no pillars in between. Pillars are only to the ends of the bridge.

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