Misti Hub Kolkata

Misti Hub – Kolkata When we think of Kolkata, the first thing that comes to our mind is Sweets. Also, one of the primary reason people visits Kolkata is sweets because nowhere in the world so much research and efforts are made just to make sweets. Besides, you will find sweet shops in every corner of the city. Each sweet shop specializes in unique sweets. The idea of Misti Hub was first proposed by the Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (HIDCO). Besides, it is under one roof where the best sweet producers of Kolkata are selling their specialities. Also, if you want to taste the most profound sweets of West Bengal in a single shop, Misti Hub is the place for you. Located adjacent to Eco Park, Misti Hub is a store-in-store concept, where you will also get various local sweets. Moreover, Misti Hub has been built to sell their sweets under a single roof. Each sweet shop has a cash counter, a refrigerator and storage space. Besides, there are a total number of 11 shops at Misti Hub, namely Gupta Brothers, BalaramMullick & RadharamanMullick, KC Das, Banchharam, Ganguram, Nalin Chandra Das & Sons, Mithai, Mishti Katha, Naba Krishna Guin and Hindusthan Sweets. Apart from branded shops, there are special counters where various kinds of traditional Bengali Sweets are available. These are Krishnagore’s sarbhaja, Joynager’s Moya, shaktigarh’s lyangcha, Burdwan’s sitabhog, Behrampore’s chanabora etc. Also, there are many numbers of sweets to try for those who love sweets. Here are my recommendations: • Banchharam – Gokul Pithe • Ganguram – Indrani and Malai Chop • BalaramMullick and RadharamanMullick – Baked Rosogolla • K.C. Das – Rosogolla or RoshoMalancho • Gupta Brothers – Cashew Smile and Mango Sandesh • Hindusthan Sweets – Cream Roll • Mithai – GhondhorajLebur Doi • Nalin Chandra Das & Sons – Malai Roll and Makha Sandesh • Naba Krishna Guin – ChanarJillipi and Paradise Sandesh • Mishti Katha – Doi Rosogolla and Butterscotch Rosogolla Roast Infrastructure As you go in, you will find an information desk, where there are write-ups available on the history of Bengal sweets. It will also remind you of early Kolkata with walls made of red bricks. Inside, there is a large skylight covered air-conditioned hall with a modern look. Besides, the shop outlets are nicely planned and built against the wall leaving plenty of space to move around the building. The Misti Hub also has a standing table and sitting areas, where guests can enjoy their favourite sweets. In addition, sufficient drinking water, washroom and parking for your vehicle are available. History Mishti-Hub is the initiative of the Government of West Bengal to promote the variety of sweets of West Bengal. Besides, HIDCO conceptualized the project and started construction in 2017. Mayor of Kolkata and State Urban Development minister of West Bengal, Firhad Hakim, had inaugurated it on 5th July 2018. Also, the Hub consists of shops of ten renowned sweet makers of Kolkata and also a sweet shop from every district. The district shop changes from time-to-time and allows other district shops to offer their unique sweets. Besides, every sweet shop in Misti Hub has immense experience of more than 25 years in sweet making industry. In the biography of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the earliest records of sweets of Bengal can be found from the 15th-century. Besides, in this era, people used to make sweets with Jaggery, thickened milk, and puffed rice or Kheer. Besides, various sweets made from Coconut are available during Makar Sankranti (Winter Solstice). During the earlier days, these sweets were only made at home and enjoyed occasionally, but...

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Mausoleum of Job Charnock

Job Charnock’s Mausoleum – Kolkata At the northwest corner of St John’s Church grounds, near the Second Rohilla War Memorial,you can see Job Charnock mausoleum. A small concrete path that leads to a small gated cemetery partly paved with 18th-century gravestones. Moreover, the centerpiece area is a hollow thick-walled octagonal cenotaph.It’s the grave of Job Charnock, the founder of Calcutta, or now Kolkata. Charnock died in 1693, just after his third visit to Calcutta. Besides, the grave dates his demise to 10 January 1692 (not 1693), as years then considered to start in March. Brief about Job Charnock Job Charnock belongs to the Lancashire family of London. His father was Richard Charnock. Also, he was an employee of the English East India Company. In the year 1658, he joined the Company.His post was at Cossimbazar, Hooghly. He was faithful to the company and worked for the company’s trading divisionat Patna, Bihar, for four years. Then he got promotion also in 1664 and later became a senior manager in 1666. Soon he became the company’s long-serving dutiful officer. Besides, his hard work and honesty helped him become the head at Cossimbazar. Also, second in charge of the company’s operations in Bengal. Later, he got married to a beautiful Hindu widow, despite criticism from his co-workers. St. John’s Church St John’s Church is the third oldest church in Calcutta and located next to the Old Mission Church. Besides, it was also one of the first public buildings.The East India Company had erected it after Calcutta became the capital of British India. In 1784 the construction of the church started with 30,000 rupees raised through a public lottery. It was completed in 1787. Besides, the Maharaja Nabo Kishen Bahadur of the Shovabazar RajFamily donated the land for the church. On 6 April 1784, Warren Hastings, the then Governor-General of India, laidthe foundation stone. Architect Lieutenant James designed the church. It is a combination of brick and stone. It is commonly known as the “pathuregirja” or ‘The Stone Church’. The stones came from the ruins of Gaur and shipped down the Hooghly River. Besides, the walls of the church contain statues, memorials, mostly of British army officers and civil servants. It also has a precious painting the Last Supper. The painter Johann Zoffany had painted it in Leonardo Da Vinci style and also gave an Indian touch to this historical painting. The Church is standing on an old graveyard, so the compound has several tombs and memorials. The church compound still exhibits valuable historical memorials. Such as Job Charnock’s Mausoleum, Black Hole of Calcutta Monument,Second Rohilla War Memorial, Francis (Begum) Johnson’s grave, and also Lady Canning’s Memorial. Mausoleum of Job Charnock Charnock died in 1692 in Calcutta, shortly after the death of his son. But according to the exhibition at the Victoria Memorial, Job Charnock died in1693. Eyre, Job Charnock’s son-in-law, had erected it in 1695 over Charnock’s grave and regarded it as a national monument. The rock used to construct thetomb later named after him as “Charnockite.” Also, on every side of the mausoleum, one can find tombstones. Besides, Bengali craftsmen built the monument. Besides, the personification of Indo-Islamic design reflects two cultures. Eyre may have tried to make the public image of his ancestors seem more respectable to the growing Anglican community in Calcutta. However, the inscription didn’t mention Charnock’s Hindu wife, Maria. Trivia • Job Charnock had died in January 1692. • Job Charnock’s son-in-law, Eyre erected the mausoleum, after the demise of Job Charnock. • Besides, the mausoleum is in the northwest corner of St John’ Church. • Also,...

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Mother’s Wax Museum

The Incredible Wax Museum Madame Tussauds may be there in everyone’s bucket list but is not a feasible target to achieve for most people. However, that doesn’t stop you from meeting your favourite personalities’ wax statues and posing for a click with them. Besides, your very own city of joy, Kolkata brings you the joyous reasons to be happy about. Also, the place is the destination for kids and adults to pose with wax figures of renowned celebrities. Location: Mother’s Wax Museum is located in New Town, situated in the north-eastern part of the city. Besides, it is close to the Netaji Subhas International Airport, just opposite to the sprawling Eco Park. Necessary Information: • The museum is open on all days from 12 pm to 7:30 pm except on Mondays. • Besides, the price of the ticket for a person above the age of 12 is Rs.200. • Tickets can be booked online also to avoid standing in the queue. What’s Inside ? The wax museum has statues of personalities from different fields of life and also caters to the interests of every person of varied age groups and personalities. • Sports Here you can pose with the present Indian cricket team captain to yesteryear stars of the 22 yards. Also, Stalwart cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Virat Kohli, Kapil Dev and world-famous footballers like Messi have their wax statues here. Besides, posing with them once in a lifetime is a must, isn’t it? • Bollywood In addition, your dream of posing with the original disco dancer or getting romantic with the charming heroes of the silver screen may come true here. The glittery world of Bollywood beckons you at the wax museum where you can meet life-like wax statues of Bollywood superstars like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Mithun Chakraborty. Re-enact the poses that you have copied a million times and click some enviable snaps to preserve forever. • Hollywood Also, Mother’s Wax Museum brings Hollywood at your feet. Besides, get clicked hand-in-hand with Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie or Nicole Kidman, the people you have grown up dreaming about. • Music Music lovers can enjoy posing with the figures of their most admired music personalities from all over the world. Copy the dance poses of Michael Jackson or look up in wonder at Pandit Ravi Shankar, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar and Manna Dey. • Historical Personalities Not only does the wax museum house only the celebrities from the world of glitz and glamour but also renowned historical leaders who have contributed a lot towards the making of an independent and modern India. Have the privilege to stand beside life-like wax statues of world personalities like Swami Vivekananda, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Mahatma Gandhi, Subhash Chandra Bose, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Mother Teresa, B.R. Ambedkar and Pranab Mukherjee. • Bengali film personalities Since this museum is in Bengal, it is incomplete without wax figures of the most famous characters of the Bengali film industry. Thus, here you can find statues of yesteryear Bengali superstars like Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen and world-famous directors like Satyajit Ray. • Scientists Also, world-famous scientists like Einstein and Jagadish Chandra Bose have their wax statues here which will leave you delighted. Why is it a must-visit ? The Mother’s Wax Museum is not only the best place for you to meet the real-like wax figures of the personalities but also introduce your kids to them. In addition, you can bet that this is one museum gallery that will leave you gaping in...

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Rail Museum

Rail Museum – Howrah The Saga Rail Museum of Howrah became open to the public in the year 2006, under the category Specialized Railways and is currently under the Indian Railways. It is currently under the charge of Mr. Debasis Ghoshal the Heritage Inspector. Moreover, at the Rail Museum of Howrah, you get a chance to witness the evolution of the Railways with the change of time. It even offers the rich history of the Indian Railways, but a bit more of emphasis is led on the history and evolution of Eastern Railways. Attention Drawing Elements The entrance starts with different rail tracks with an array of varying vintage locomotives. Besides, the locomotives here are in interesting combinations – from narrow gauge steam engines to electric and diesel engines. It also contains an engine that belongs to East Pakistan which crossed the international boundaries and entered the Indian territory during the 1971 Indo-Pak war. Hence the Indian Army occupied it. The Wonderful Depictions Furthermore, the Museum displays pictorial elaboration on the history of the Eastern Railway Central Zone (ECR), South Eastern Railway Zone (SER) and North East Railway Frontier Zone (NFR) and not leaving behind the metro rail network of Kolkata. Besides, there are several other trains display also like the giant locomotive that interrupted the Heritage Train between Howrah and Bandel on the 9th of September in the year 1999. Then there are also trains celebrating the birth anniversaries of great humans like the train celebrating the 150th birthday of Rabindranath Tagore and another train commemorative of 100th anniversary of Sri Aurobindo’s arrival in Pondicherry. The Main Attractions The place also has a collection of age-old photographs, drawings firm’s and document which provide us with fascinating information of about 150-year-old locomotives, carriages, trains and salon cars. Besides this, the Museum also has a toy train that takes on a tour around the whole Museum showcasing all the attractions. There is also a miniature depiction of the Himalayan Railways of Darjeeling and a giant meter gauge belonging to Badrpur, and each locomotive is given company by luxurious saloons which remain closed. However, a third saloon is present, which is always open for display. Lush Greenery around Furthermore, the garden of the Museum is clean and maintained. Besides, at the center of the garden, there is a circular mound on which stands an octagonal tower. On the eight walls of that tower are present the engravings of the details about the different railway zones of India. Also, the path of the mound leads to the Hall of Fame. Moreover, the garden is full of art made out of railway junk, which adds to its beauty like the wheels of the trains, signals, signal levers etc. The Hall of Heritage Furthermore, there is a Hall of Heritage which is a two-storied building which resembles the Howrah Station, and the building contains an elaborate description of various railway tracks, routes, stations, signals and bridges. Inside it, there are two huts which provide us with a detailed description of the Howrah Station and the Eastern Railways. Besides, various pictures and maps showcasing different memorable occasions of the Eastern Railways enrich the walls of the Hall of Heritage. Also, on display are railway crests which signify pride and motto of the Eastern Railways and are of immense heritage value. Necessities A few old coaches of the trains have been turned into refreshment centers of small restaurants where you get super delicious food to satiate your hunger. Besides, the Museum remains open an all days except Thursday from 10.30 am to 5.30 pm and on...

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Eco Park Kolkata

The dream world of Eco Park, Kolkata New Town Eco Park, Kolkata is one of the biggest and best theme parks so far made in India. In addition, it is a dream world where you can bring out the child in you and enjoy with your friends and family on any free day. Furthermore, the entire space of the Eco Park is divided into ecological zones, theme parks and recreational spaces. Also, different types of flora are beautifully on display all around while there are other points of interest like the copies of the Seven Wonders of the World. Hence, it is one recreational park you cannot miss to visit. Location The Eco Park is in the Major Arterial Road in New Town. Moreover, it is very near to the Kolkata International Airport and the roadway connection via EM Bypass and VIP Road are pretty good. Information: • From 1st March to 31st October, the timing is 2:30 pm to 8:30 pm for weekdays and 12 pm to 8:30 pm on Sundays. • From 1st November to 28th February the timing is 12 pm to 7:30 pm on weekdays and 11 am to 7:30 pm on Sundays. • The park remains closed on Mondays. • The entry ticket will costs you INR 30. Thematic Areas Eco Park has several zones under thematic interests. Some of them are- • Eco Children’s Park- This is an entertainment park for kids. It consists of play areas, fountains and also, sculptures to interest them. • Adda Zone- This is a huge space with seating areas facing the magnificent lake and musical fountains where you can sit, and relax. Besides, people can enjoy the views with friends and family. • Butterfly Garden- This is a garden having a lot of flowering plants to support different varieties of butterflies. Besides, this garden around a body of water is truly a wonderful thing to experience. • Lake Front Promenade- This is a coconut tree-lined pathway with beautiful street lamps lighting up the breezy, romantic afternoons while you walk along the 112-acre water body that defines the park. • Rabi Aranya- This is a special area dedicated to plants and flowers mentioned by the poet Rabindranath Tagore in his literary works. Besides, it helps to keep alive the spirit of Shantiniketan. Thus, it is truly one of a kind gardens you must see for yourself. • Seven Wonders of the World- This is one magnificent area of the park that delights both children and adults. Moreover, the miniature replicas of the Seven Wonders of the World give the visitors the opportunity to feel these architectural wonders from as close quarters as possible while being in their city. • Sangraha- This is a novel initiative taken to preserve the works of art on display in various pandals during the Durga Puja festival. The pandals are demolished after the festivities are over, but the best of the lot and the award-wining ones find the place in this innovative museum at the Eco Park. • Rose garden- A treat to the eyes, this is a garden with varieties of roses in myriad hues that will surprise you pleasantly. • Artist’s Cottage- The artist’s cottage overlooks the flower lake and the rose garden and is the perfect place for creative inspiration to any artist or poet. • Graffiti wall- A wall in this Eco-Park displays the paintings of great artists like Subhaprasanna and Jogen Chowdhury who have enlivened the walls with lively art. • Mask Garden- Moreover, a separate part of the Eco Park has been dedicated to masks of different...

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Raj Bhavan

The Raj Bhavan is the official residing ground for the governor of West Bengal. The Mahal was designed and conceptualized by Charles Wyatt and this happened at the Kedleston Hall of Derbyshire. The construction work took place under the supervision and guidance of Lord Wellesley. The processing of the edifice started in the year 1799. The construction completed in the year 1803. The project took 13 lakhs to get completed. The Raj Bhavan has a total area of 27 acres. The structure is imposing and vast and it amounts to 84,000 square feet. The first social event that took place here was a breakfast engagement for around 700 guests. This happened on the month of May in the year 1802. The event was held to commemorate the anniversary of the superior Battle of Seringapatam and this battle Tipu Sultan was put to death. The Various Suites to Talk about At Raj Bhavan you have the cluster of the finest residential suites. These suites are located at the corners areas of the second floor. You have the Prince of Wales Suite on the first floor and this stands on the North West area of the Bhavan. The Prince of Wales suite is noted as the VVIP suite and this is used to accommodate the president. The suite is also used for the accommodation of the Vice President, the Prime Minister and the various heads of the state. At the ground floor you will find the wondrous Marble Hall. This has been meticulously designed by Captain Charles Wyatt and it resembles the neoclassical style. Location of Raj Bhavan You will find the Raj Bhavan in Central Kolkata and the place is close to Dalhousie. The History of Raj Bhavan The Raj Bhavan is the official resting ground of the Governor of West Bengal. The same was built in the year 1803 and the place is also known as the Government House. At the time of 1858 when the administration passed on from the East India Company to the then British Crown the building became the dwelling place of the Viceroy of India. In the year 1911 there was a shift in the capital city from Kolkata to Delhi and this is the time the Bhavan became the official abode of the eminent Lieutenant Governor of Bengal. After independence this became the home of the Governor of West Bengal and it started to be known as Raj Bhavan. It was from the time of Lord Wellesley that the Raj Bhavan went through innumerable changes. At the time of 1860 the Viceroy Elgin added the metallic dome to the main building of the Bhavan. At the time of Lord Curzon electricity and lift were introduced. This is the one known as the bird cage lift. This is the petite lift and it still operates today with all technical success. Raj Bhavan stands with the unique plan. There is the central core in the building and there are the radiating wings. The state rooms can be accessed from the exterior area by using the flight of the grand staircases. The staircases are towards the north of the building. Once you go towards the south you find the portico. This comes with the colonnade and the stylish veranda and in the way the entire building is perfectly ventilated. There are more things inside the Raj Bhavan. You have the council chamber and it is used by the Governor General. This is when he presides over the executive and the Legislative Council. The Council Chamber is used for holding large meetings. There is even the Bharat...

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Race Course

The Race Course in Kolkata is also known as the Royal Calcutta Turf Club and in short it is known as RCTC. The Race Course is the premier horse racing club and it is based in the city of Kolkata. In fact, this is considered as one of the best racing grounds in entire India. The ground was initiated by the British and it has its strategic position in the middle of the city. This is a must to visit destination in case you are on a tour in Kolkata. The Race Course is attached to a Polo Ground and this is considered to be one of the bests in the entire country. The Details of the Race Course The race events are being organized at the Race Course and the events start from the beginning of the monsoon. At the end time of the year the big events are being held and the most eminent people take part in the ceremony. Apart from the sporting events that are conducted at the place the Race Course is also known for its wondrous ambiance and peaceful setting. Nearby you have the wonderful Eliot Park and you can even visit the Maidan close by. The Maidan is one of the biggest and the most massive playgrounds in Kolkata. From the time of commencement the Race Course has been maintained dedicatedly by the Royal Calcutta Turf Club. People come here for the perfect fun and entertainment. The illuminated Race Course makes people remember the grandeur of the British era. In fact, this is one of the best landmarks in the city. In fact, you can say that the Race Course is the perfect symbol of British rule in India. The Location of the Race Course Once you go close to Victoria Memorial you can highly have a view of the Race Course. The History of the Race Course The Race Course came into being in the year 1820 and the place got its shape and identity under the supervision of the British. Horse Polo was a famous pass time for the Britis people. They took immense interest in the game. Calcutta at that point of time was the foremost ruling ground of Kolkata. It was the seat of prime British administration. At the time of the British rule Calcutta was under the influence of the Western culture. The British people were more than cruel on the local people of India and at the same time they were the introducers of several sports and entertainment. The British organized the elite and prestigious club and this was named as the Royal Calcutta Turf Club. The Club supervises the gaming events that take place at the Race Course. The Races that take place are named as Queen Elizabeth Cup and the Calcutta Derby Cup. Other prestigious racing events take place at the course. The same ground is also used for the reason of playing polo. The ground is green and gorgeous and it falls under the list of must to see places in...

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Science City

Science city- The one-of-a-kind attraction of India Science city is one of those places in Kolkata where you can visit whenever you want. Besides, the finest part about this place is that you can visit here with your parents, with your partner. Also, you can attend this place with your friends. Science city has numerous things in its palate to offer. Well, it was inaugurated in the year of 1997, and since then it is entertaining people. Moreover, it represents the progress of science and its incorporation in human welfare and industry. For several years, it is delivering numerous memories to people. The significant attractions of science city that will take your breath away Dynamotion- Well, this is a large spiral-shaped building. It also comprises of numerous interactive exhibitions that involve physical science. Besides, the energy ball signifies the unique structure of the building. You can do various things here like making a soap bubble that will float in the air, walking on the piano floor and also creating some music. Moreover, you can also move a floating ball, peeping in the well of infinite depth. Power of ten- Power of ten is new on the board. It is a panel-based exhibition that unfurls the mystery of the universe. Illusions- Here, you will find some visuals and pictures that may seem impossible to you, apparently. Also, these visuals will help you to acknowledge the difference in your visual perception. Life in water- There is a 40-tank aquarium that consists of fishes of exotic varieties. Also, the authority provides them with the natural underwater environment. Space odyssey- The space odyssey will provide you with an electrifying adventure of the universe. Here, you will also find numerous entertainments like a time machine, space theatre, 3D theatre and countless other things. Time machine- The name says it all. This is a place where you will witness a synchronization of audio and visuals. It will also give you a sensation of capsule ride. Mirror magic- If you want to confuse your brain, mirror magic is the thing for you. Once you enter this maze, you will feel trapped in the mirrors. 3D vision theatre- In the 3D vision theatre, you will witness an immersive experience. Besides, it will deliver you with unique Polaroid spectacles. The stereo projection will also craft a three-dimensional effect. Space theatre- It is a dome theatre. Besides, it will provide you with an astonishing sense of involvement. The Astrovision 70 extensive format film projection system will deliver the viewers with unsurpassed sizes. Butterfly enclave- If you love colors, this place will fascinate you. Here you will find numerous colorful butterflies, and they also are in search of the nectar from flowers. Besides, they also hover to the different trees to lay their eggs. Maritime center- Maritime center is a permanent pavilion that stays within the science city. It was built with the collaboration of Kolkata port Trust. Besides, it portrays the glorious Indian maritime history and maritime activity. Musical fountain- It is a fully computerized fountain. Moreover, the water jets of this fountain have synchronization with music. It will also make you relaxed and happy. Trivia • It is the largest science Center of the sub-continent. • In the Dynamotion, you can make slope bubbles and also make the dishes float in the air. • Besides, the butterfly enclave will allow you to enjoy the different colors of a butterfly. • Also, there is a ropeway service that you will find on the premises of Science city. • Besides, when you will enter the Mirror Magic section, you can...

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Dakshineswar Kali Temple

The Dakshineswar Kali Temple was an attempt made by the Royal widow Rani Rasmani and she initiated the task in the attempt to show devotion to Goddess Kali. At the time there was no provision to reach Benaras on rail from Calcutta. This is the reason Rani Rasmani journeyed to Benaras by boat and it was a huge convoy that followed her. There were 24 boats and these carried the servants and relatives of Rani and it was a huge arrangement for the purpose of establishing the temple. However, on the night before the pilgrimage had started Rani saw a dream in which the divine mother instructed her not to move to Benaras but to establish the temple at Dakshineswar. The Making of the Temple This was just like a divine resurrection for the Rani and she bought land at Dakshineswar and this is the place she started with the construction work of the Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Things started in the year 1847 and the work continued till the year 1855. Here you would just feel the essence of the centrepiece shrine of Goddess Kali and there are even temples of Lord Shiva. There is also a separate temple dedicated for the worship of Radha Krishna. It took 9 lacs for the total construction of the temple. From the amount 2 lacs was spent for the inauguration of the temple. The temple is constructed on an area of 25 acres and this is the reason one can say that this is the biggest temple in Calcutta. The total premise of the temple is 46 square feet. The temple resembles the nava ratna style and it is a specimen of perfect Bengal architecture. The roof of the temple has spires and this has been artistically grooved having similarity with the Pirhas. The visitors will love the colossal look of the temple. The elongated structure of the temple is highly unique and it is made to rest perfectly on the platform having the flight of stairs. The temple faces towards the south and it has the lovely three storey formation. The temple is encircled with a narrow and the covered verandah. The audience or the spectators are made to stand at the verandah and this is the place from where they are made to offer dedication to the goddess. This is the Dakshina Kali temple and this is the reason it is called the Dakshineswar Kali Temple. There is the adjacent and the spacious natmandir and the same just stands facing the main temple. There is even something known as Garbagriha and here stands the deity of Goddess Kali and she is even famous as Bhavatarini. The temple resembles the love and dedication of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahangsa. The amazing structure of the temple really entices the attention of the visitors. The Responsibility of the Temple An elderly sage was given the responsibility of looking after the temple and carry on with worship at the place. It was in the year 1855 that the temple was consecrated and after the death of the priest the responsibility of worship was given to his younger brother Ramakrishna. This was the starting of the devotional journey and in fact, under the dedicated supervision of Ramakrishna the temple earned much fame and reputation. He had a unique relationship with Goddess Kali and this was the reason the temple became so special. Ramakrishna did not continue as the priest for long. From the beginning of his tenure as a priest he was filled with maha bavava and interacted with the deity as if he was talking to...

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Nicco Park

In Kolkata, one of the best amusement parks for kids is Nicco Park. It is in Salt Lake City Kolkata. The fun park was formed to attract tourists and kids. It is one park that has lots of fun activities to do. It attracts each and every one in a family, and for friend’s recreation too. Moreover, the fun park came into existence in October 1991 as the Disneyland of West Bengal. The area is covered up to 40 acres. Besides, it has 35 different attractions. Furthermore, it has served up to 24 million customers. Concept and Construction Nicco Park is one of the famous amusement parks in Kolkata. On the 300th anniversary of Kolkata, the concept of an amusement park came. In addition, it gives massive excitement to the people by the rides with solar energy that causes no pollution. Besides, the vibrant and spontaneous spot became favorite amongst kids, youngsters, and parents who all prefer the attraction of such a wonderful place. This place tried to serve customers from the past 20 years. Moreover, the name and fame didn’t fade as because of the quality of the park, which got ample recognitions. Like recognition from the Safety Management System and Environment Management System. Also, Nico park is the first one in the world to gain a certificate of Social Accountability. Fun park rides and water park Also, this park is fully packed with amazing rides which include Tilt-a-whirl, flying saucer, magic carpet, paddle boat, toy train, river caves, giant Cyclone, pirate ship, moonraker, water chute, Cyclone etc. These are some of the outstanding rides for people and tourists. Some other popular parts of the parks are water-themed rides, slides and pools. Wonderful thrill rides People who are seeking for some energetic excitement, they are welcome to this fabulous amusement park. Besides, River cave is the first-ever ride in the dark tunnel. The ride brings goose bumps as it enters the cave through a canal in the dark and some surprises which include dinosaurs, volcanic eruptions etc. Besides, people can enjoy rides like a pirate ship, bull ride, twist and turn. Kids ride Kids will diffidently love this park because some of the rides are designed only for the kids. It has a playhouse which has a well-maintained kid’s corner with perfect swings, slides, jungle gym, see-saw etc. encircled by trees. Thus, it provides refreshment to the kids. A colorful boat is also available that confirm an enjoyable ride for the kids. Nico super bowl Nicco Park has an amazing super bowl in Kolkata. It is undoubtedly one of the favorite spots for teenagers to hang out. Well, it’s entertaining and fun to play games. Besides, it includes an air hockey table, a derby, and pool tables. Moreover, it offers several bowling tournaments in Kolkata. Per person entry fee is Rs 55, and the price of the game is Rs 110 to 200. Wet-o-world This place also includes a water park which is known as wet-o-world. It has numerous water rides. If you want some delightful effects, then this can be the best place. Also, it is adventurous and enjoyable. It has a wave pool, lazy river, splash pool, tube slide, rain dance, pirate bay, body slide, family swirl, wave runner, and also the falls. Attractions of green gardens Furthermore, it has attractive lush gardens and 40 feet high waterfall. These are mesmerizing and also the center of attractions. Besides, it includes the Eiffel Tower and bowling alley that you can climb, and people can enjoy the entire view of the park. Moreover, it has a fighter plane,...

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