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Address: Jagganath Ghat | 1, Strand Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001, India
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Impressive structure

Great to see and cross by taxi, on foot and by bus! We had lovely views of the bridge and from the bridge at sunset.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Towcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to see and cross by taxi, on foot and by bus! We had lovely views of the bridge and from the bridge at sunset.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss if you in Kolkata. Its an example of great structure and great thinking of Old people for new people.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Howrah Bridge is a Propped Cantilever bridge with a suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India. It is nice to have such a place which is very useful and have historical value as well.

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Jamshedpur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Howrah Bridge is the Icon of heritage city Kolkata. As soon as you enter the city via Howrah rly station, you will this great structure of steel made from Tata Steel.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A unique work of Britishers and a land mark of West Bengal. Whenever I cross the bridge i feel delighted at the age of 56. The glorious structure of the bridge attract the new comers with its majestic presence as a connector of Kolkata & Howrah.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a bridge that we Calcuttans go across all the time. Principally it connects the City of Howrah on the West Bank of the River Hooghly with Calcutta or Kolkata on the East Bank. It is contiguous to the Howrah Railway Station, which is the principal one among the three Railway Terminals serving Kolkata. It is an interesting sight... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic bride links Calcutta with Howrah and is extremely busy with thousands of pedestrains and heavy traffic. Well worth visiting just to people watch, and for the views of the Ganga River.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most famous bridge in Kolkata connecting Kolkata with city Howrah and also the most busy bridges with lakhs of commuters daily. The view of River Ganga alongside adds to its beauty

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bridge is constructed without any pillar so many years back that the technology is not so common even today. Due to traffic, it is difficult to reach during day time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most popular & ancient history of kolkata belongs to this howrah bridge.It's the connecting link between the heart of the city.It's founded at the time of british rule.You will surely get astonished after knowing it's past.Just enjoy it.

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