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Howrah Bridge

Jagganath Ghat | 1, Strand Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001, India
+91 33 2220 5370
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Jagganath Ghat | 1, Strand Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700001, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the oldest bridges in india with a suspended span commissioned in the year 1943. Must see attraction.

Thank Kirannelli
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just passed through it by car. But could see it is a huge bridge sustaining the road from one to the other side.

Thank MarceloCalegare
Reviewed 2 days ago

You cant afford to miss the Howrah bridge (new name Rabindra setu) if you are in Kolkata. It is a situated on a busy place and this bridge connects Howrah (a suburb earlier but now part of the old city itself) to Kolkata. There is...More

Thank Saiprasan
Reviewed 3 days ago

Famous bridge - yes, Spectacular - not really! But seems to be iconic - drove over it a couple of times. Pollution bad most of the time, so couldn't get good/clear pictures of the bridge unless close to it or on it.

Thank SquashAddict
Reviewed 4 days ago

They built them tall. They built them long. They built them strong. They built them to last. The Howrah Bridge opened 74 years ago, is still formidable today but "they - Braithwaite, Burn and Jessop" have long gone, victims of an industrial revolution that had...More

Thank Denz690
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Howrah Bridge is a bridge with a suspended span  over the Hoogly river. The bridge is one of four on the hoogly River is a famous symbol of Kolkakta  and West Bengal. It is one of the visitable place in kolkata.

1  Thank SAkhtar21
Reviewed 4 days ago

I saw Howrah bridge many times from far, but this time my bus took this route to reach Darmatala bus stop.it really a charm to go from the bridge, I enjoyed it

Thank maushami
Reviewed 5 days ago

Getting down from Punjab mail at Howrah station I had some time to spare. So I took the underpass which leads to the ferry terminal. bought a ticket of 5 rupees & entered the jetty area.The jetty gives an awesome & complete view of Howrah...More

Thank Rezwanur R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on a local ferry to get nearer to the bridges. This is a a good thing to do. However be aware that at certain times there may be bad smog so you may not get good photos like the ones you see in...More

Thank JennyM99
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Your trip to Kolkata cannot be complete without the view of the "Oh So majestic!" Howrah Bridge. It's magnificent. It's Art.

Thank AfreenSid
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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.
Bibek R
10 July 2017|
Response from jaybulani | Reviewed this property |
howrah Bridge from howrah railway station is at walking distance.
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.