Cities to Visit Near Kolkata

Swabhumi



Swabhumi is one of the finest heritage parks in eastern India. Swabhumi holds the elegance and charm of the Indian culture and has embodied it beautifully in its infrastructure. One of the busiest hubs of Kolkata, Swabhumi is worth a visit.

Swabhumi in Kolkata, West Bengal is situated on the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass Road opposite Salt Lake Stadium and near Subhas Sarovar Lake. Swabhumi is sited on a natural mound made up of garbage as earlier this spot was a dumping ground.

Swabhumi at Kolkata is the most frequented park for it imbibes within it the cultural beauty of the rural India. Within Swabhumi you can check out the small village set up that take you to the secluded village ambiance. To add more flavor to your visit, Swabhumi hosts various shops that display some ethnic arts and crafts and designer wears.

Swabhumi has different segments which include

  • Traditional crafts village named Shilpgram
  • Urban Zone named Sambhar
  • Food Park called Santushti
  • Meena Bazaar and
  • Party ground called Sabhaghar


Some of the specialities at Swabhumi that you must check out for are Madhubnai and Gond paintings, Dokhra crafts, Kantha stitch saris, wood carvings, showpieces from Puruliya, Kalimpong and Krishnanagar, handlooms, ethnic jewelery, etc.

Swabhumi offers you popular arts and crafts, designer clothes, antiquities, food, etc. under one roof. Swabhumi is easily accessible by a bus or hiring a taxi from any part of the city. An added advantage of visiting Swabhumi is that you can also watch a movie in its attached theater called 89 Cinemas.



Last Updated on 10/22/2012