Location: Jheel Meel, Sector IV, Salt Lake City, Kolkata – 700106, West Bengal
No matter how old one grows, an amusement park still attracts the child in us. Amusement Parks have always been the best option for finding fun and leisure. The thrill and joy of the rides provides a good escape from the tiresome daily routine and exhilarates the body and mind. India boasts of housing a fair number of amusement parks that provide impressive facilities with international standards. Who can forget the much popular Essel World of Mumbai or the Fun n Food village in Delhi? India also stands as the proud owner of the world’s first amusement park with ISO 9002 certification from a European Certifying Authority. It is the Nicco Park in the joyful city, Kolkata.
One of the biggest amusement parks in India, Nicco Park was set up in the year 1991 in order to attract tourists to the state and to provide recreational facilities for the locals. Located in the Salt Lake Region of the city, it spreads across 40 acres in area. The park has as many as 35 different rides for all age groups. Apart from the joyful rides, it also houses lakes for boating and lushful gardens for reclining and gazing at the sky. An exclusive Rose Garden and big Food Park make this place a complete leisure package. An added advantage of this place is the reasonable price range for every facility. The park has been awarded several accolades for its excellence in terms of its facilities and maintenance of environment. It has also been praised for its innovative rides and for being the most popular park of Kolkata.
Nicco Park is one of the major tourist attractions of Kolkata. It is the best place for hanging around with peers or spending quality time with family. The pleasures and comforts offered at this place are praise-worthy and definitely call for a visit!
Timings: 11 am – 9 pm (Summers)
11 am – 8 pm ( Winters)
Open on all days
Entry Fee – Rs. 150 (includes some specific rides only)
Main Park Package – Rs. 500 (includes kungfu cowboy stunt show and unlimited rides)
Water Park Package – Rs. 450 (includes all water rides and some specific rides in Main Park)
Composite Park Package – Rs. 550 (includes all rides in the Main Park and the Water Park)
Snowglobe – Rs. 50 per child (children can play with artifical snow flakes and can also take their pictures)
Annual Ticket – Rs. 2500 (the ticket holder can enjoy all the rides for free throughout the year and can also avail discounts for those who accompany him)