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Howrah Bridge



The Howrah Bridge extending across the Hooghly river is one of the best known landmarks of the city of Kolkata. Construction took more than six years. The bridge was completed in 1943. The huge cantilever bridge, strung on two 270 feet high pillars connects Kolkata from Howrah. It four traffic lanes are daily used by over a lakh vehicles.


Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Kolkata
Location: Kolkata

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