About Coronation Bridge
Also known as the Sevoke bridge, the coronation bridge spans across the Teesta river and connects neighbouring Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri and is located 20kms from the city. The bridge which is among the ‘Places to visit in Siliguri’ was named to commemorate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1937. Having the characteristics of Roman architecture.
The bridge is supported by a beautiful arch and is locally referred to as Bagh Pul or Tiger Bridge because of the two tiger statues at one entrance of the bridge. Visitors enroute Sikkim or Darjeeling often stop by the bridge to admire the lush landscape and dazzling blue waters of the Teesta river and the beauty surrounding it.
Location: 20kms from the city on Highway 31.
Time: During the day.
Best time to visit: All round the year.