Bally Bridge

The picture taken at the banks of River Ganges, from Dakhineshwar Kali Temple complex. In the foreground is the concrete fence of the temple and beyond that is the famous Bally Bridge. West Bengal government has named it Vivekananda Setu. (Setu means bridge in Bengali language.) Vivekananda Setu, also called Willingdon Bridge. It links the city of Howrah, at Bally, to its twin city of Kolkata, at Dakshineswar.

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49 Responses

  1. Sylvia K says:

    A beautiful bridge and a wonderful capture, Indrani! I love your composition! And it's interesting to know it's named after Tagore, he's a very special favorite of mine and has been for a long time!! Have a lovely weekend!!

  2. TexWisGirl says:

    a beautiful pairing.

  3. Love the details on the fence.

  4. Karen says:

    I really like that fence!

  5. Gattina says:

    The bridge is beautiful, the sky a little grey !

  6. Arija says:

    Such a lovely shot with the fence complementing the bridge perfectly.

  7. eileeninmd says:

    Indrani, Pretty bridge and a lovely scene! Have a happy weekend!

  8. Bridge looking Good!!

  9. Beautiful bridge. I hope to capture it some day. πŸ™‚

  10. Bibi says:

    That's a beautiful bridge and Tagore has become one of my favorite poets.

  11. Icy BC says:

    Wow..that is a great view!!Love the deco on the wall!

  12. thomas says:

    A matching fence and an antique bridge.

  13. Ileana says:

    This fence looks very nice!

  14. Beautiful bridge, so well framed. Love the colors and details!

  15. I love the fence, ha ha.

  16. George says:

    I really like the composition of this beautiful photo.

  17. Antonina says:

    Very nice photo!
    Enjoy the weekend!

  18. Carver says:

    I love the fence and also a nice bridge.

  19. bettyl-NZ says:

    What a wonderful capture! The fence and the bridge are a great pair.

  20. The amazing Howrah Bridge continues to fascinate and inspires even after so many years.

  21. s.c says:

    Nice bridge. I only doesn't understand the colums right and left of the middle one or are they a later addition. Nice temple fence . I like it.

  22. Hi s.c, that is a good observation, but I am sorry I am not aware if those columns are later additions.

    Thank you friends for the comments and appreciations.

  23. Excellent, Indrani! As others have written – a fine composition.

    Β«LouisΒ» thanks you for linking this with Sunday Bridges.

  24. Wow! Great PIC! Will b visiting Dakshineswar Kali temple soon!

  25. What a nice composition!

  26. Love this place, especially in the early morning, when the mist is still in the air.

  27. beautiful bridge πŸ™‚

  28. Seeta says:

    Always wanted to visit Kolkata, seeing this pic makes me want to make that trip all the more… hopefully one of these days I will πŸ™‚

  29. A very fresh face of the iconic bridge….good job

  30. Wow ! just loved this one..great take..

  31. Old memories came back..!

  32. Wow, that's such a beautiful capture.

  33. Namrota says:

    I don't remember seeing a picture of the bridge from this angle. Beautiful.

  34. Ohhh now I want to visit Calcutta

  35. great composition and comparison


  36. columns .. when did this happened ?

  37. Jeevan says:

    You caught a wonderful view on the bridge!

  38. Looks like a painting !! How about a black and white version of the same πŸ™‚

  39. Wonderful composition! I liked how the massive structure looks even grander when garlanded by greenery.

  40. Wonderfully captured. The fence and the bridge seem to align well in the frame πŸ™‚

  41. beautiful bridge Indrani ji

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