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Howrah Bridge

Jagganath Ghat | 1, Strand Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001, India
+91 33 2220 5370
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Jagganath Ghat | 1, Strand Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001, India
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Reviewed December 19, 2016

Always wanted to visit the bridge as it is architectural wonder more than hundred years old. Now named the 'Rabindra Setu' connects the city across Hoogly river. A wonderful experience.

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Reviewed December 19, 2016

Went over the bridge 3-4 time in this visit, and every time it amazes me. It is huge, grand and beautiful. Would be better if it was illuminated fully in the night. The traffic jams on the bridge have also decreased a lot. Much smooth...More

Thank Jaideep C
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Howrah Bridge looms large as a Gateway to Kolkata when one enters thru Howrah Station. We Kolkatans are proud of the bridge, and it is a big connect into the city. Tourists should experience this bridge even from a ferry cruising on the Ganges.

Thank sbrb2015
Reviewed December 18, 2016

One way to experience local life is to take the ferry from one side of the river to another (suggest the main rail station stop) and walk across the bridge back to you original side (suggest the flower market site). You will walk with the...More

Thank The B
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

The Howrah bridge is one of the greatest architecture situated at Kolkata.This connect the howrah district with Kolkata district over The Ganges

Thank airiddha
Reviewed December 17, 2016

A must see from land or from the river. Throngs of people and vehicles.mUnder it is the flower market, a sure MUST do in Kolkata.

Thank Maria V
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Nice view of Hoogli river, I traveled by ferry just to see this bridge a bit closely. Its an awesome experience by Rs. 10 only and everyone should try it. If you are lucky, you can see be a witness of a puja too.

Thank samiwashek
Reviewed December 14, 2016

Howrah Bridge is the symbol of Kolkata city. Though Howrah Bridge is more than 100 years old, but it is well maintained and hopefully will be in good shape for another 50 years.

Thank ppratimmoulik
Reviewed December 14, 2016

We travelled kolkata and reached howrah bridge . We were very much amazed to see the howrah bridge for first time and it is very nice.

Thank Puneet A
Reviewed December 14, 2016

It's just a bridge so no big deal as far as that goes. But it is very famous and as so many other reviewers have mentioned, it is a nicely designed/built bridge that used to be very important -- and is still important with a...More

Thank Brent T
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Bibek R
July 10, 2017|
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Response from jaybulani | Reviewed this property |
howrah Bridge from howrah railway station is at walking distance.
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Diane G
January 12, 2017|
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Response from Arghya_Ghosh | Reviewed this property |
To see Howrah bridge from ferry, one has to take Bagbazar bound ferry surely at evening 6:30-7:30 approx.
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Priyanka15
December 15, 2016|
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Response from Vikram1971 | Reviewed this property |
Take a launch ride starting from Fairlie (ghat) up to Bag Bazar (ghat) with stopover in between should be worth the total time. for a two way trip should be max 45 minutes. One can get a nice glimpse of the bridge from... More
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