Bridges are architectural marvels and work of art. To connect the world beautifully is the epitome of civilization. Connecting from mountain to seas these bridges are a must-visit in India.
Howrah Bridge, Kolkata
The image of the Howrah Bridge falls into our mind when we think of Kolkata. Howrah Bridge is Kolkata’s most prominent memorial. This famous Indian Bridge dates back to 1943, built across the Hooghly River. The Bridge is suspended across the river and is only protected on the ends. The design of this bridge took six years, and there was no single bolt or nozzle in its building.
Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Bihar
Mahatma Gandhi Setu is one of India’s largest bridges across the river Ganges. The bridge was built in 1982 and connected Patna with Hajipur, the state’s capital. Gammon India Limited designed the 5,75 km long bridge, which took them ten years to construct this wonder.
Coronation Bridge, Darjeeling
Coronation Bridge is a majestic bridge in Siliguri in the western part of Bengal, Darjeeling. The bridge crossed across the river Teesta and was named after the coronation of the throne by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. It is differentiated by only the rose colour of the bridge. Because of the tiger statues at the two ends of the bridge, the bridge is also known by the locals as’ Bagh Pul.’
Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Mumbai
Bandra-Worli Sea connection is situated in Mumbai and is a cable-stayed bridge. It is powered completely by cables that extend from the tower to the bridge foundation. This Bridge across the Bay of Mahim is known as one of India’s most advanced bridges. The bridge was opened to the public in 2009, despite several challenges in its place and the burden it will inflict on marine life.
Golden Bridge, Gujarat
Golden Bridge is an emblematic Bridge of the British period. Ankleshwar links with Bharuch and is constructed along the Narmada river. The bridge was built by the British Raj to provide the officers in the port city of Mumbai with a free flow of trade and access in 1881. Thanks to the high building expenses, the bridge is called as such. The historical masterpiece is one of the bridges in India.