Mahatma Gandhi Setu Overview
Also known as the Gandhi Setu, the Mahatma Gandhi Setu is a bridge that has been constructed over the Ganges. It connects Patna to the south of Hajipur in the North and has a length of over 5000 metres. It is the 3rd longest bridge to have been built in India. The bridge was inaugurated by Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister, in the year of 1982.

Historical Facts:
-This was the second bridge made to cross the stream of Ganga in Bihar, before this, the Rajendra Setu was used. 
-The bridge took around 10 years to get built, from 1972 to 1982.
-The Mahatma Gandhi Setu is the third largest river bridge in India.

Architecture: The bridge has a length of 5750 metres

Chapra-Patna Highway, Muhammadpur, Patna, Bihar 800007.

Best time to visit:
September to March.
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