Yet another famous landmark in Chennai,my home is The Napier Bridge. It is also known as the “Iron Bridge” . This bridge was constructed in honor of Lord Napier who was the Governor of Fort St. George , Madras Presidency.
It was built in 1869 across the Coovum river by Governor Napier who held this office from 1866 to 1877.
The bridge connects the Marina beach with Fort St George….
Today, every time you drive past the bridge towards the beach or away, the architecture, the sunlight streaming through the gaps will make you pause and reflect….