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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit at Sunrise or Sunset to get good view of ganges, and take some breathtaking view of Ganges. Sunrise is still advisable due to low traffic and one can walk around without gettineg mowed over.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb experience, preferably through a car, marvelous architecture and engineering designs, very pleasing to eyes

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Locally called Rabindra Setu, this huge Cantilever bridge strung on two 196 feet high pillars, connects Kolkata to Howrah. Traffic on this bridge is chaotic throughout the day. Looks great when lighted up at night . You can never miss this bride while in Kolkata.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DurgeshRajadhyaksha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bridge is definitely old and is the symbol of Kolkata. It is a hanging bridge taking tons of load daily of all vehicles visiting the Howrah station. The view of the Ganges and ghats from the bridge is nice. Of course you cannot stop...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EnakshiC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You should come down to the river and see it of course and you can look at the bridge also. You will see a mass or people and a fair amount of squalor to go with the vivid and chaotic scene around the markets that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bridge served as the main connection between howrah and Calcutta(currently Kolkata) for many years. it is a 4 Pillar architecture bridge on ganges river.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for recalling our legacy, though it was built by British but now a gem of the City of Joy : Kolkata.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its one of the best creation of British in India. Single cantilever bridge of India. You can have river ride as well over boat and have a glimpse of the same in the evening while the different colour lights are on.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful landmark in Kolkata. amazing views of the regions around. awesome during sunset and sunrise.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Swatie_m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Adjoining Howrah railway station to other side over river hoogly is Howrah bridge. Giant is it in shape. Engineering par excellence. Do pay a visit just to know how engineering works magically in good old days till now.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Sujit P
10 October 2017|
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Response from Santhosh K | Reviewed this property |
No need of pre booking. Just go around 9am- 12pm or in the evening,buy the ticket ( Rs.5 from millennia park to howrah), hop on it and enjoy the view of Howrah.Ferry is the another transport to locals just like bus and tram... More
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Bibek R
10 July 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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DianeHoff
12 January 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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