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Excellent piece of engineering, but very crowded

The Farrakha barrage, was built over the Ganges river to divert water from the Ganges to the... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2017
Seema1709
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Chandigarh, India
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Not much to see

There really is not much to see other than the dam built by the government. Went just around the... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Lone_wolf99
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Jun 20, 2017
“Probably the only attraction in farakka”
Jun 13, 2017
“Excellent piece of engineering, but very crowded ”
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Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

This long bridge built over river ganga is probably the only reason farakka is known to people in and around the country. But there isn't really much to see here. The bridge is under CISF control and therefore its not even possible for you to...More

1  Thank stantp1916
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

The Farrakha barrage, was built over the Ganges river to divert water from the Ganges to the Hooghly,for flushing out sediment deposits in the Kolkata harbour, without mechanical dredging. We crossed it while travelling to Kolkata from Malda. The barrage was very crowded, and because...More

1  Thank Seema1709
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

I am visit the place yesterday, and I hope most people love the place vary much, the actual length of the bridge 2.3 kilometer, so most visit the place.

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Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

You might get the description of this barrage and other information from the internet. You might get some pictures as well. All these depict a positive portray of the barrage. But I am a daily commuter through the barrage and trust me it gets horrible...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2016

There really is not much to see other than the dam built by the government. Went just around the rainy season so the water level was high. I spent about two hours here roaming around the place. No way to spend more time here. May...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2016

While travelling towards new jalpaiguri we had crossed this bridge. Excellent over view from the train. It was big bridge to cross.

Thank lina630
Reviewed January 16, 2015

If you are travelling to Farakka u must see Farakka Barrage, unfortunately photography is not allowed here as of now.

Thank shirshendu_0
Reviewed June 26, 2014

Farakka Barrage is a barrage across the Ganges River, located in the Indian state of West Bengal, roughly 16.5 kilometres (10.3 mi) from the border with Bangladesh near Chapai Nawabganj District. Operations began on April 21, 1975. The barrage is about 2,240 metres (7,350 ft)...More

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