The Coronation Bridge is built across the Teesta River. It was built in 1937 to commemorate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. It establishes connectivity between Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri. It is an outstanding example of engineering, architecture and craftsmanship of the British.
Set against the backdrop of lush green mountains and the tranquil flowing waters of the Teesta, the Coronation Bridge offers a panoramic view of the scenery. One can enjoy the cool breeze, while gazing at the verdant green forests. The atmosphere atop this bridge is serene, accompanied by the rhythmic sounds of the Teesta, making it an ideal picnic destination. Tourist vehicles travelling to Sikkim or Darjeeling often halt at this bridge to bask in nature's glory. The Coronation bridge is fast emerging as one of the popular tourist destinations, owing to the efforts made by the Government to develop this place.