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Howrah Bridge

Jagganath Ghat | 1, Strand Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001, India
+91 33 2220 5370
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  • Average11%
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“rabindra setu” (99 reviews)
“twin cities” (31 reviews)
LOCATION
Jagganath Ghat | 1, Strand Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001, India
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+91 33 2220 5370
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"rabindra setu"
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"engineering marvel"
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"twin cities"
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"flower market"
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"heavy traffic"
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"iconic structure"
in 36 reviews
"ferry ride"
in 22 reviews
"west bengal"
in 47 reviews
"ganga river"
in 23 reviews
"kolkata city"
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"early morning"
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"must visit place"
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"steel"
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"pillars"
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Reviewed today via mobile

You will find it hard to digest that even people come to here to visit this Bridge only such is the awesomeness of this Bridge which hasn't use a single nut and bolt made entirely of riveted joint.

Thank vaibhav k
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Reviewed yesterday

It's one of the engineering marvels standing the test of times. Sialdah station is also not far off from here. Great view of expanse of Hoogly.

Thank Rohit S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Howrah bridge or Rabindra Setu as it is called never ceases to amaze me! that it has lasted so long and its still so robust is awesome.

Thank prasan68
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There was a time in 70's and 80's when you could not disembark in Calcutta (Kolkata) and not cross the Howrah Bridge which was the connecting point between the Railway Station of Kolkata and the city. See how easily we slip from Calcutta to Kolkata...More

Thank Travelbug5099
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great view on the river, close to market flower, nice and typical neighbourhood. For the bridge itself, too many trafic, cars, pollution to truely enjoy it.

Thank pmartelli
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is great steel bridge and one of the attraction in kolkat. It looks great during sunset and sunrise. It is nice place to take photo.

Thank prathap s
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Till recently the bridge was the busiest bridge (for its road surface), but not any more. Steeped in history, this bridge - a cantilever bridge is an engineering marvel. When we were kids, we would be asked the eternal question by our elders as we...More

Thank AniruddhaDeb
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is Iconic Monument....at Howrah. Must visit......Worth seeing.....Engineering masterpiece.....Nice place adjacent to Howrah Railway Station

Thank Alokanand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This bridge was adjudged one of the most attractive bridges of its time when it was built over seventy years ago. Millions have been using it daily, yet it still retains a charm. Certainly worth a visit

Thank Prodipto B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

i have been to the city many times but for the first time I crossed the iconic bridge. It was huge & one of its kind. But before I could enjoy the ride it was over. The river view from the bridge was very soothing...More

Thank shwetasharadsingh
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Sujit P
10 October 2017|
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Response from Kaushik_Dwari | Reviewed this property |
There is no facilities of boat riding but you can avail steamer launch ,Hardly Rs. 10 Per person for 1 way trip.
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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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Diane G
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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