You might not know these 5 facts about Howrah Bridge, the story will surprise you… That's why people come from all over the country and abroad to see it.

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale  - Senior Editor
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Howrah Bridge: Recently, Bollywood actor Kartik Aryan shared a picture on Instagram, in which he was seen posing on Howrah Bridge. Karthik Aryan, who is busy shooting for Bhool Bhooliya 3, was seen wearing the same outfit in which he is shooting the movie. This bridge is very busy. In Karthik's picture, taxis coming from behind can be seen. Howrah Bridge is the identity of Kolkata and West Bengal. After all, it is very important to know about its specialty. If you are planning to travel in Kolkata, Howrah Bridge Do go see it. Let us know some surprising facts about it…

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Surprising facts about Howrah Bridge

Howrah Bridge was the longest cantilever bridge at the time of its construction and is currently the sixth longest such bridge in the world. It is built on the Hooghly River in West Bengal.

In 1965, the name of this bridge was changed from the famous Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore to Rabindra Nath Setu. Now it is famous by the name of Howrah Bridge.

The height of this bridge is 23 meters, the daily traffic on it is about 1 lakh vehicles. With 150,000 people walking on it, it is known as the world's busiest cantilever bridge.

Not a single nut or screw was required to build this famous bridge of Kolkata. It is surprising that not a single nut was needed to set such a huge structure together.

Not Switzerland… this is a village situated in India, you can travel very cheaply, you will feel like living in a foreign country

This famous bridge has been seen in many films, such as Do Bigha Zameen, China Town, Amar Prem and many other films have been shot here.

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