Coronation Bridge was built to mark the coronation of King George V in 1937 and the work was started by John Anderson, the erstwhile governor of Bengal. It is located close Sevokeswari Kali Mandir in Siliguri, at the confluence of the Teesta and Rangeet rivers.

Its primary purpose was to provide a link to the beautiful hill stations of the Northeast, as well as Dooars (alluvial flood plains at the foot of the Himalayas) and Bhutan. Today, it serves as a significant gateway to such holiday destinations as Darjeeling.

The Teesta river flows underneath the bridge, and standing atop the bridge, visitors can witness the panorama of the green hills that greet you on the opposite end, the lofty Himalayas rising in the distance, with the Teesta gushing merrily below. The bright magenta turrets are perhaps the quirkiest facet of its charm.

The bridge is considered an engineering marvel due to its cantilever system. It is also called Bagh Pool by the locals because of the statutes of two lions on one end.

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