Howrah Bridge, Kolkata


Address:
Rabindra Setu, Fairley Place, B.B.D. Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Phone:
+91 33 2259 0264

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Description

The Howrah Bridge is a cantilever bridge connecting Kolkata and Howrah, the two cities located on either side of the Hooghly River. It is the sixth-longest cantilever bridge in the whole world and a majestic structure that does not have a single nut or screw. It was entirely built by riveting steel and is an engineering marvel. The Howrah Bridge is the busiest cantilever bridge in the world. © iStock/ Roop_Dey

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