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#12 of 29 Places To Visit in Guwahati
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National Highway 31, Amingaon, Guwahati, Kamrup, Assam 781031, India
entry fee
No entry fee
All days of the week
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
visit duration
Around 1 hour

about saraighat bridge

The Saraighat Bridge is a the reason why Guwahati is said to be the Gateway to the Northeast. The bridge was built with a view to connect the Northeastern region with rest of India. It was the first bridge built over the river Brahmaputra that has completed 50 years in the year 2008. It has a length of 1,492 m (4,895 ft) and ranks among the longest bridges above water in India. The bridge was inaugurated by the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru in the year 1963. It is a majestic road cum rail bridge that is today maintained by the Northeast Frontier (NF) Railway. 

The view of the unfathomable Brahmaputra from the Saraighat Bridge is quite breathtaking. Stand in between the bridge and look at the river flowing and you will never be able to erase this sight from your mind. Besides if you are interested in Photography, don't forget to carry your camera because you can have some of the best shoots of your life here. Dawn and dusk is the best time to be here.

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Saraighat Bridge traveller reviews

1 Saraighat Bridge review
Rahul Bagaria
Rahul Bagaria
Saraighat Bridge
Jun 25 2014
Saraighat bridge is the first out of few bridges on River Brahmaputra. It is an important point of entry to from Northern part of guwahati. Both rail & vehicle bridge are built one upon other. During evening time, when lights are on , its worth ...... read more

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