Grab a little time away from this technology dependent, mundane lifestyle.
Rather than staying behind closed doors, relax your minds in the weekends and visit these amusement parks and grant yourself a different experience.
Referred to as the Disneyland of West Bengal, Nicco Park happens to be one of the biggest amusement and kid entertainment zones of Kolkata. Spend your weekend leisure here with your loved ones to enjoy the various Joyrides and also a medium sized water park within – the Wet ‘O’ Wild.
Timings – Gate: 10:30AM to 6:30PM.
Rides: 10:45AM to 7:30PM
Location – Jheel Meel, Sector IV, Salt Lake City, Kolkata – 700106
Considered as one of the largest water amusement parks in Kolkata as well as Eastern India, Aquatica is an apt place for the carefree folks. Located in the outskirts of the City of Joy, the park hosts incredible water sports of different kinds; ‘Aqua Dance Floor’, ‘Black Hole’, ‘Niagara Falls’ being a few among the list. Swimsuits and other accessories are also available on rent.
Timings – 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Location – Kouchpukur, Near Rajarhat Township, Almost 6 kilometers from Nicco Park, Kolkata – 700156
NEW TOWN ECO PARK
This ecotourism stretch of 480 acres is a treat for the garden lovers, a nature study tour destination for students, an outdoor shooting spot for the keen photographers, a serene and romantic site for the love-birds and an ideal place for family outing for those who want a break from the citified wilderness.
The park has been divided into certain zones; a Lake Zone, certain Thematic Areas like the Glass House on Sabuj Sathi, Lake Front promenade, Eco Children’s Park, Adda Zone, Musical Fountain and other exciting activities like Paddle Boating, Shikara Riding, Kayaking, Gaming Zones and many more.
Timings – Tuesdays to Saturdays: 12PM to 7:30PM
Sundays and holidays: 11AM to 7:30PM
The park is closed on Monday.
Location – New Town, Major Arterial Road (South-East), Action Area II, Kolkata – 700156
Science City, the largest science centre in the Indian subcontinent is one of its kind. There’s a Space Theatre, an Evolution Park and a Digital Panorama that depicts the important milestones during the last 6 million years of human evolution.
The Science Park comprises Caterpillar Ride, Gravity Coaster, Musical Fountain, Road Train, Cable Cars and several exhibits on physical and life sciences. There’s also a maze set up in the lush green ambience.
Timings – 9AM to 8PM
Location – Science City, J.B.S Haldane Avenue, Kolkata – 700046
The Millennium Park is a private riverfront park in Kolkata. Its landscaped gardens, children’s amusement rides and the river alongside attract more than a million people annually. An added attraction is the access to the Silver Jet Jetty and Fairley Jetty for those who fancy a boat ride.
Come here with your loved ones to enjoy the scenic beauty of the Kolkata riverside.
Timings – 10AM to 8PM
Location – Strand Rd, Fairley Place, BBD Bag, Kolkata – 700001
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