Millennium Park, Kolkata


Millennium Park in Kolkata is located on the banks of River Hooghly at Strand Road near BBD Bagh. Millennium Park was set up on 1st January 2000 and was first of its kind park in Kolkata. Its an amusement park for people of all ages.

Millennium Park of Kolkata,West Bengal is the brainchild of Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. The land on which Millennium Park stands in Kolkata belongs to the Kolkata Port Trust. The main aim behind setting up Millennium Park at Kolkata was to promote tourism and to grace the river bank with some glorifying beauty.

The main attraction of Millennium Park is its nearness to the river. Hundreds of visitors throng the park throughout the day. The park is covered with greenery all around. There are benches in the park for you to sit and relax amidst the magnanimous and elegant beauty of the Millennium Park.

For children Millennium Park has a small exclusive park beside the main park where they can take a ride on the merry-go-rounds, slides, swings, etc. The Millennium Park also has an in-house food joint where you can taste the mouth watering snacks and food of Kolkata. For those who want to sit under the shade, there are hut shaped shelters.

The best time to visit Millennium Park at Kolkata would be the evening when the Millennium Park looks wonderful amidst the colorful lights under the dark sky. This is the time when you can sit in the park and enjoy the magnificent beauty of the Millennium Park of Kolkata.

Last Updated on 10/22/2012