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Howrah Bridge

Howrah Bridge, located over the Hoogli River in West Bengal, India, is said to be the busiest bridge of the world. It got its name owing to the fact that it connects the city of Howrah to Kolkata. The Howrah Bridge is a cantilever truss bridge that was constructed without using any nuts and bolts. This bridge acts as an important symbol of Kolkata.

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Howrah Bridge
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Victoria Memorial

The Victoria Memorial is a splendid architectural structure in white marble, modelled on the Taj Mahal, was built in the early 20th century. In memory of Queen Victoria and was formally inaugurated by the Prince of Wales in 1921 who later became King Edward VIII of England. The stately bronze statue of the queen near the entrance, the brass canons, wrought iron street lamps, manicured lawns, gardens and pathways, the magical lighting effect in the evening and a fairy tale 'Fountain of Joy' facing the memorial building create an atmosphere of unforgettable charm.

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Victoria Memorial
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