Howrah Bridge, Kolkata Overview
Howrah Bridge, Kolkata is an iconic structure that has been built over the River Hoogly. The bridge was completed in 1858 and is a major tourist attraction. This bridge was built to accommodate the increasing traffic that was formed during the colonisation of India by the British.
There are several other monuments that dot around this area including the Howrah Station, Victoria Memorial and Chowringhee-Gandhi Maidan.