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Best places to visit in Park Street Kolkata
Park Street in Kolkata is one of the major destinations to visit in Kolkata as the place houses most of the attractive places of the city. The easiest way to reach there is take the metro route and get down at the Park street metro station. You can find the entire major places very near to each other. Details about the beast places to visit in Park Street Kolkata have been pointed below. Whenever you come to the city and plan to visit this place then you can explore the destinations altogether in one or two day.
The park street is officially named as Mother Teresa Sarani dedicated to mother Teresa as the residence of mother Teresa is located there. The street is basically known for its nightlife and celebration of Christmas Eve with great pomp. Famous musicians like Blur Fox and Moulin Rouge are known to host their night show in this region. The street is also favoured due to its major restaurants, bars and pubs located in the vicinity. Due to all these reasons the street is known as the ‘street that never sleeps’ or the most active region of the city.
The busiest nightlife could be spotted at this Tantra Park. There are two bars in the park, one that offers a suitable dancing floor and the other is a hangout area. DJ music beats will make you tap your fit and dance on the floor. Clubbing, partying, hanging with friends till midnight all you can get at this place and this hub remains open till late midnight at 2 am when all other get closed. Best Bollywood music, celebrating with celebrities, enjoying fashion shows and having passionate moments are the great features of this Asia’s largest pub.
South Park Street Cemetery
This place located at a distance of 1.2 kms from Park Street makes us imagine the atmosphere of the 19th century when there were British rule. It is said to possess many fascinating stories. Heritage walks with charming vegetation around are the part of the tour. Some may find this place perfect for photo shooting although cameras are not allowed inside, mobiles could be used as optional cameras. Some may find it enchanting and mysterious. Visitors are allowed inside during the day time. There are tombstones of the British rulers and people light candles even at the day time. The place would be nicer if it is well maintained.
New market Park Street Kolkata
This is a market in Esplanade that houses all kinds of materials and you can buy anything you want in one stoppage. Great items with reasonable price are found and bargaining can be done and works here. There are full of street markets with nice standard items on the show and you can go through them whether you buy or not does not matter. It is very active area all through the year where people are always seen strolling around and marketing.
Nehru children’s museum
Run by an NGO called National Cultural Mission it is a huge museum of five storied building. It stands on Jawaharlal Nehru road near to the Rabindra Sadan Metro Station. It is nice place to spend time with your kids and they would find the place very exciting it is filled with various types of dolls and toys from all over the world. There are also stories of the great epics, Ramayana and Mahabharata displayed by small miniature models with 3D effects. Painting and dance classes are held in the forth and fifth floor. The entry fee is rupees 10 for the young ones up to age 16 and rupees 20 above them.
Next time if you are in Park Street then visiting this bookstore is a nice option for the book worms. It possesses attractive ambience and a decorated interior. Further modification would make it more beautiful. Different kinds of books are available in the store and there is also a tea bar in the first floor.
Apart from these options there are many other top destinations nearby like Birla Planetarium, Nandan and academy of Fine Arts. So overall we can find that if you visit Park Street Kolkata, then most of Kolkata is covered.