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Howrah Bridge, Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Linking Howrah and Kolkata across the Hooghly River, Howrah Bridge spans 705 m (2,312 ft), making it one of the longest cantilever bridges in the world. Completed in 1943, the busy bridge, a Kolkata landmark, was featured in countless Indian movies. An architectural marvel, it was constructed without the use of nuts and bolts. Drive or walk across the bridge, enjoying the views of the city skyline and the flowing river below. Arrange your visit to Howrah Bridge and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kolkata (Calcutta) using our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary maker.
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  • I always travel through the bridge whenever I goo to kolkata. It's an awesome bridge. It's a better at night time cos they beautify the bridge with beautiful lighting. We have a beautiful view of the ...  more »
  • Awesome bridge. You can enjoy view of Hugli river. It connects howra to kolkata. It near to howra station . Photography is not allowed near the bridge .  more »
  • The Howrah Bridge...where should a Calcuttan begin writing from. Built on the Ganges during the British era it connected the two districts of West Bengal,namely Howrah n Kolkata.Everyday millions of p...  more »
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  • A world class structure, one of the few cantilever bridges left in the world. Take a walk across and feel the super structure while being in it. Its an experience you will never forget.
  • Amazing piece of art. Near to Howrah Railway Station. One of the best architectural structure. Having support just at the endpoints no support in middle. Bus stop is also near which contain buses to all routes.
  • To feel the true vibe of howrah Bridge you must walk on the bridge. Those wind and those vibrating sound of bridge will make you feel alive. Morning walk on this bridge is best thing you can do to feel its true beauty.
  • One of the GIANT humongous cantilever truss bridge I have ever seen!! You forget yourself while admiring the beauty of this bridge. Watching this bridge while travelling in Ferry gives a pleasant experience. The most awesome experience comes when u travel ON the bridge by vehicle or when u walk on the pedestrian way at the sides of bridge. You will really appreciate the beauty of ENGINEERING when visiting this!!
  • One of the icons of Bengal remains our Howrah Bridge. It is a mixture of all - tourist destination, bridge for carrying passengers and vehicles alike, favourite photographic spot as well as basis for many memories. A place to connect to the masses.