2ND HOOGHLY BRIDGE - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About 2ND HOOGHLY BRIDGE
Also known as Vidyasagar Setu is a long bridge with a length of 823 meters over the Hoogly river linking the cities of Kolkata and Howrah. it is the longest cable-stayed bridge in India and It was the second bridge to be built across the Hooghly River, that's why it got this name.
Attractions Near 2ND HOOGHLY BRIDGE
Fort William, India
2.18km from 2ND HOOGHLY BRIDGE
The mighty edifice Fort William is situated on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River in the city of Kolkata which is spread over 70 acres. This is an example of ancient British architecture. Now it serves as a famous tourist spot in Kolkata and a lot of tourists visit this place every day to explore the wonders of the fort.
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden
2.77km from 2ND HOOGHLY BRIDGE
Also known as Indian Botanical garden and it exhibits a wide variety of rare plants and a total collection of over 12,000 specimens spread over 109 hectares and it is under the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) of Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.
Rail Museum Howrah
2.85km from 2ND HOOGHLY BRIDGE
Considered as the second rail museum to be constructed after National Rail Museum, Delhi. There is a vivid collection of preserved old and rare steam engines, electric locomotives, tracks, and signals. Tourists visit here to explore the history of Indian Railway.
Smaranika Tram Museum
3.32km from 2ND HOOGHLY BRIDGE
Trams were the lifeline of the city for a very long time before the advent of modern-day technology that brought about metros. The museum was inaugurated in 2014 and also goes by the name of ‘Smarnika’ which means remembrance. The museum truly pays homage to trams and to the memories of thousands of people who traveled every day in trams and still do.
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For more information about 2ND HOOGHLY BRIDGE, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vidyasagar_Setu