Hyderabad Now Has A Stunning Cable-Stayed Bridge; To Light Up On Occasions Like Burj Khalifa In Dubai

by Suchismita Pal
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If you’re asked about Hyderabad’s famous tourist spots, which places would you remember? Charminar, Golkonda Fort, Mecca Masjid or Ramoji Film City? Well, there is a long list of mind-boggling tourist attractions in Hyderabad and the cable-stayed bridge at Durgam Cheruvu will be an add-on to the already existing wonders of the city. The construction of the bridge is complete and it is awaiting a formal inauguration. The 238-metre long bridge will be illuminated each night with multi-coloured lights and will wear themed decors on special occasions like Independence Day, Eid and Diwali. On top of these, it will also cut down the route between Hyderabad’s MindSpace and Jubilee Hills by 2 kilometres. Read on to know the details.

Durgam Cheruvu Bridge In Hyderabad To Display 25 Themes According To The Occasion

The Dergum Cheruvu cable-stayed bridge is anticipated to draw a large number of tourists from all over the world due to its breathtaking view at night. It took nearly ₹180 crores to construct the bridge. The cables and pylons of the bridge will light up in versatile colours, and they will display 25 themes according to the occasion, like Dubai’s Burj Khalifa building. The bridge will have themed lighting on special occasions like Telangana Formation Day, Independence Day, Eid and Diwali. The lights of the dazzling bridge will also reflect on the lake. The Dergum Cheruvu bridge is the first cable-stayed bridge in the city.

Hyderabad Cable-Stayed Bridge

Picture Credits: Twitter/ We are Hyderabad

K. T. Rama Rao, Minister of IT of Telangana had recently uploaded a video of the bridge on Twitter and it has already grabbed a huge number of likes and comments. Rao wrote on his post, “A sneak peek of the very soon to be unveiled cable-stay bridge on Durgam Cheruvu.” 

MindSpace to Jubilee Hills Distance Cut Down By 2 Kilometres

The bridge gets a good number of health freaks in the early mornings. The authorities have asked the residents of the buildings in the vicinity of the bridge to decorate their houses with colourful lights for the bridge’s inauguration, which will take place in the evening. The Durgam Cheruvu bridge will shorten the distance from MindSpace to Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad by 2 kilometres. Reportedly, the inauguration ceremony of the bridge will take place this month but the dates are not out yet.

Hyderabad Cable-Stayed Bridge

Picture Credits: Twitter/ We are Hyderabad

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So, the next time you plan a trip to Hyderabad, don’t forget to visit this bridge to feast your eyes on its marvellous lighting. Meanwhile, here are the char things you can do at the legendary Charminar of Hyderabad:

 

 

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