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Visit Howrah Bridge

The Howrah Bridge or the Rabindra Setu is one of the most popular bridges of India also known as the gateway of Kolkata. Built on the river Hooghly, the bridge joins the city to the ......

The Howrah Bridge or the Rabindra Setu is one of the most popular bridges of India also known as the gateway of Kolkata. Built on the river Hooghly, the bridge joins the city to the Howrah district and efficiently the Eastern part of the country. It is one of the major Kolkata attractions and people from different part of the country come here especially to witness this amazingly structured bridge. Because of its magnificence and majestic charm it has been the face of Kolkata for over a century. The bridge is 705m long and boasts of 8 lanes jointly 97m wide. Almost one lakh vehicles and two million pedestrians commute through this bridge to either direction every day. The light which illuminates it and makes it look more beautiful at night is an added charm of the bridge.

Timing

Open 24 hours

PREFFERED BY

Experience Seekers, Photo Fanatics, Wanderers

TIME SPENT

1-2 hours

ENTRY FEE

No Entry Fee

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    City
  • Altitude

    9 m
  • STD Code

    033
  • Best Season

    Oct - Mar
  • State/Code

    /700xxx (vary)
  • LANGUAGES

    Bengali, Hindi, English