From Coronation Bridge To Howrah Bridge; Twitter User Shares 12 Stunning Bridges Of India

by Shreya Rathod
From Coronation Bridge To Howrah Bridge; Twitter User Shares 12 Stunning Bridges Of India

We love going on trips with our friends and family. Taking road and train trips, feeling the breeze blowing our hair and collecting joyous memories is what satisfies you. However, to achieve a perfect trip, it is important to have the best infrastructure. A Twitter user has shared a tweet thread of 12 stunning bridges in India that you should know of!

12 Stunning Bridges In India

A Twitter user, Colours of Bharat, has posted a tweet thread mentioning 12 bridges in India that are truly stunning.

1. Coronation Bridge In Darjeeling

The Coronation Bridge in Darjeeling connects Kalimpong and Darjeeling, and spans over River Teesta.

2. Vidyasagar Setu In Kolkata

Vidyasagar Setu in Kolkata is also known as Second Hooghly Bridge.

3. Pamban Bridge In Tamil Nadu

Rameswaram on Pamban Island and Mandapam in mainland India is connected by the Pamban Bridge — a railway bridge.

4. Golden Bridge In Gujarat

This bridge connects Ankleshwar to Bharuch and was built in 1881.

5. Howrah Bridge In Kolkata

Overlooking the Hooghly River in West Bengal, the Howrah Bridge is a balanced cantilever bridge.

6. Vembanad Rail Bridge In Kerala

It connects Edappally and Vallarpadam and is the second-longest railway bridge in India.

7. Jadukata Bridge In Meghalaya

The 140-meter-long Jadukata Bridge, which crosses the Kynshi River, is the longest cantilever bridge in all of India.

8. Godavari Arch Bridge In Andhra Pradesh

The Godavari Arch Bridge, located near Rajahmundry, is a bowstring-girder bridge that crosses the Godavari River.

9. Mahatma Gandhi Setu In Bihar

Mahatma Gandhi Setu in Bihar is the third longest river bridge in India and connects Patna and Hajipur.

10. Dhola-Sadiya Bridge In Assam

Also known as Bhupen Hazarika Bridge, it is a beam bridge that spans the Lohit River.

11. Living Root Bridge In Meghalaya

One of Meghalaya’s most exquisite tangible heritage assets is the live root bridges. These sites have just been tentatively added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

12. Bandra-Worli Sea Link In Mumbai

The Bandra-Worli Sea Link is an 8-lane wide bridge that connects Bandra and Worli.

Also Read: 9 Facts About Living Root Bridges Of Meghalaya

So, the next time you decide to take a trip, try travelling by these bridges.

Cover Image Courtesy: Colours of Bharat/ Twitter