Howrah Bridge, Kolkata (Calcutta)

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. Make Howrah Bridge a centerpiece of your Kolkata (Calcutta) vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary app .
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  • this bridge is lifeline of kolkata ..it is made on hoogly river and at night this bridge looks awesome ..pink light on bridge make bridge a heritage site ..u can go on this bridge free there is no fee...  more »
  • It is a bridge of iron And it is very long and lot of vehicle are romed on that bridge and the bridge is very strong  more »
  • Simply wow, for this construction. Amazing view. Fab I felt very excited to see this howrah bridge and it didn't disappointed me. Super place to visit.  more »
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  • What can I say about this magical engineering marvel. Historical. Mesmerizing. Beautiful. Crowded. Powerful. That lovely breeze from the river Ganga. You need to be be at that place to experience that feel.
  • This bridge is an example of modern technology and it famous in the world for this kind of longest cantilever bridge. It was built by the English during their ruling in India. It was made in replace of the then wooden bridge supported on many boats. It was the first bridge that joins the two cities Calcutta and Howrah.
  • πŸ”ŽHowrah Bridge, India's longest and World's sixth-longest cantilever bridge. It is One of the busiest bridge in the world. It is the busiest cantilever bridge in the world. It opened 3rd February, 1943. The bridge is a famous symbol of Kolkata.πŸŒ‰πŸŒ‰πŸŒ‰πŸŒ‰πŸŒ‰
  • The beauty of this Iconic Bridge can only be felt when you are there in person. When you are among one of those hundreds and thousands of faces who cross this Bridge for work or for living. The first glimpse of this bridge from the river will surely make your eyes pop out with pride. Go Kolkatta and take a walk on this iron mammoth and feel what it takes to be iron strong !!!
  • It is one of the marvel of engineering.. I think it does not have any pillars of foundation on the ground... It connects the city of Kolkata and Howrah. It's a bridge which helps thousands of vechile and pedestrians to have transportation every day.. And I heard that this bridge is closely maintained in every basis. Really it's good to walk in this bridge with awesome feeling!
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