From beautiful monuments to historical forts, India has always been a land of magnificent architecture. Being a land of cultural diversity and rich heritage, some of the marvelous wonders of Indian engineers really amaze us and the visitors from outside. Whether it is the construction of an underwater tunnel or the longest tunnel in the world, Indian engineers have shown their talent in everything. If you also see these projects, then you will surely be stunned and will not be able to live without praising them. So let’s know about the amazing engineering marvels of India.
Atal Tunnel, Rohtang Pass – Atal Tunnel, Rohtang Pass
The horseshoe shaped 9.02 km long cum tunnel is the world’s most motorable tunnel. This tunnel is named after the former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee, 10,000 feet above sea level.
Pamban Bridge, Tamil Nadu – Pamban Bridge, Tamil Nadu
The Pamban Bridge is the second longest sea bridge in the country after the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai. Its specialty is that it connects the island and the mainland together.
Bandra-Worli Sea Link – Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Mumbai
Being the country’s first eight-lane cable stay, free way over open sea, this bridge took a decade to be completed and commissioned. The height of this sea link is equal to 43 storey building, which is 63 times more than the height of Qutub Minar in Delhi. It is said that this bridge has been built at a cost of Rs 1644 crore.
Statue Of Unity, Gujarat – Statue Of Unity, Gujarat
Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in the whole world. Being the highest, this structure has been kept within a radius of 7 km. Its grounds have a museum, three star hotel, a food court and memorial garden.
Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Bihar – Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Bihar
Mahatma Gandhi Setu is the second longest river bridge in the country after Bhupen Hazarika Setu in Assam. Being a long bridge, it took more than a decade to build it. Named after the Father of the Nation, this bridge connects Patna in the south to Hajipur in the north.
Bogibeel Bridge, Assam – Bogibeel Bridge, Assam
Being the country’s longest rail-cum-road bridge over the Brahmaputra river, it took a total of 200 months to complete the structure. Apart from being the 5th longest bridge in the country, it is the second longest rail cum road bridge in the country.
Signature Bridge, New Delhi – Signature Bridge, New Delhi
You can see Signager Bridge in the capital of the country, Delhi. Being the country’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge, it connects Wazirabad with East Delhi. Let us tell you that this is the tallest structure in the city and is almost twice the height of Qutub Minar.
We should salute the brightest minds behind these engineering marvels in India and feel proud of our country.