Vidyasagar Setu is a modern day engineering marvel and is the largest cable stayed bridge in Asia. Located near the Race Course,it is the imposing and ultra-modern Second Hoogly Bridge. The bridge connects the twin cities of Calcutta and Howrah. It was inaugurated in the year 1992. It was built at a cost of Rs. 388 crores. It is capable of handling around, 85,000 vehicles daily on 9 lanes. A beautiful bridge that spans the Hooghly, it has been built to ease the load off existing Howrah Bridge. It affords a panoramic view of the Calcutta skyline.