“If watching a bridge is much more exciting than crossing that bridge, then you can be sure that it is a very beautiful bridge!”
― Mehmet Murat ildan
The northeast India had plenty of brides that has outdone their basic role i.e. to take you to the other side. These brides are more than about crossing barriers. Some of these are architectural marvel. While some holds a sentimental significance. On that note let’s look at the 5 most noted bridges of Northeast India.
Living Root Bridge, Meghalaya
These bridges are made of tree roots. The sub-tropical climates allow the rubber trees to be molded into walkways.
Living root bridge
Singshore Bridge, Sikkim
Singshore suspension bridge is the highest bridge in Sikkim and the second highest gorge bridge in Asia. Singshore Bridge is one of the major tourist attractions in the state.
Kolia Bhomora Setu, Assam
With a length of 3 kilometers, the bridge is surrounded by the Brahmaputra on both the sides. Smooth, and broad, it is one of the best places to go for a drive.
Kolia Bhomora Setu
Coronation Bridge, Darjeeling
The bridge is a living example of British architecture. It got its name from England queen's coronation but locals call it “baag pul” with statue standing on it.