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Over the Brahmaputra River, Guwahati, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove across the bridge on a trip to Manas. The view of Guwahati is still superb but the traffic can be terrible.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Karma203
Reviewed 26 January 2019

Not much to see here but it is a famous and a really long bridge on the brahmaputra river. You would cross if going to the IIT Guwahati.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 January 2019

The bridge connects the edges of Guwahati town with the north part over the river Brahmaputra. The bridge is really long and nice. Sometimes there is massive congestion in the roads approaching the bridge but generally its less traffic.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sidhant_Sharma
Reviewed 7 January 2019

It is a truth that daily lakhs of people crosses the bridge but the history is unknown particularly to the present generation. It is my sincere submission before the Indian Railway Authority to arrange a place in Guwahati where the Children's can be attracted by...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank asis2015
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

The famous Saraighat Bridge...this iconic bridge has immense importance to the people of entire north east India. This double decker bridge has completed 50 years of service to the nation.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SoulSearching55
Reviewed 7 December 2018

Neighbouring to Guwahati city the Saraighat bridge is the first Road cum Rail bridge over the mighty brahmaputrariver was built in the early sixties.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ritutpal
Reviewed 29 November 2018

This is the first bridge over Brahmaputra river . Earlier there was only only rail cum road bridge but now a new road bridge has been constructed which helps easy movement of different vehicles . This is the main bridge connecting north and south Guwahati...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank xplorewithpassion
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Saraighat bridge is over the river brahmaputra. This bridge is a road-cum-rail bridge. Vehicles cross the river through the upper part and trains use the bottom part. A new bridge has been constructed in year 2017 by the side of the existing old bridge. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PuranjanBlr
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Saraighat Bridge is the first rail-cum-road bridge constructed over the Brahmaputra River in Assam.. The bridge was built by the Northeast Frontier Railway, under the direction of chief engineer Bankim Chandra Ganguli. Hindustan Construction Company built the foundations and piers for the bridge, and Braithwaite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DebajitBarman95
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

nothing special, just another bridge . Pls avoid as a traveller. u must have seen many similar bridges .

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sankar R
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Response from SoulSearching55 | Reviewed this property |
The bridge is open, it wasn't closed. But there were some cracks on the bridge for which temporarily traffic was diverted through the new bridge. Now both the bridges (new & old) are open. The best way to reach IIT Guwahati... More
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