|Howrah Bridge, Kolkata
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Howrah Bridge, Kolkata Overview
Howrah is the second largest city of West Bengal, India. Howrah is one of the most preferred tourist destination. There are many places of attraction that can explore in Howrah. Among these Howrah Bridge is most significant sightseeing spot.
Howrah Bridge is a sizable steel Bridge constructed over the Hooghly River. It is consider to be among the longest cantilever bridge in the World. It links two cities both Kolkata and Howrah. In 1965, it was given another name called Rabindra Setu and this name kept in honour of the renowned Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore. But today it is popularly known as the Howrah Bridge.
Howrah Bridge is spreads about 1500ft over the Hooghly River and is 71ft wide. There is a total of 4 lanes of strand road, bicycles, and pedestrian.
On your visit to Kolkata, this is one attraction that you must definitely not avoid visiting. It is no less than a magical wonder that the bridge stands with such grandeur.