The Napier Bridge is a bridge in Madras, India. It is one of Chennai's most iconic landmarks. The bridge was built in 1869 by Francis Napier who was the Governor of Madras from 1866 to 1872. The bridge is built over the Coovam River connecting Fort St. George with the Marina beach. The nearest bus stop to the bridge is the Anna Square bus stop from where one can easily walk to the bridge.