The city of Kolkata is full of tourist attractions and Rabindra Sarovar Lake is one among them. It is an artificial lake located in south Kolkata that was earlier known as Dhakuria Lake. It is a perfect place for a family outing or a romantic date. It is very well connected by the metro and also the suburban railways. In the vicinity there is the children’s park, natural forest, gardens and an auditorium. The nearby forest is more than 100 years old. During winters, thousands of birds migrate to this region and it is mesmerizing to watch them and listen to their voices. Overall, the place is very soothing and calm, thus making it ideal to spend an evening with loved ones.
Central Park has a wonderful rose garden, which is a feast for the eyes when they all blossom. The park is built around a huge water body. It is the second largest open space in Kolkata, Maidan being the first one. It is very close to the Central Park Metro Station and is the favorite among lovers. There are boating facilities in the adjacent lakes, which are mostly full during the weekends. Tourists can also see a number of West Bengal government buildings surrounding the park area. The park has a butterfly garden where you can spot some of the most colorful butterflies. The garden is maintained by Nature Mates Nature Club, supported by the West Bengal Forest Department. There is also a walking track thus making it convenient for morning walks, jogging and evening strolls.
Eco Park, New Town became operational in the year 2013. This park is an effort for sustainable development and also acts as scenic getaway from the main city. The park is usually visited by those who wish to escape the dullness of the monotonous city life, sometimes batches of students come here to see the workings of nature, giving the park a very lively yet peaceful vibe. When you visit the city, do make a trip to the Eco Park, New Town, as it acts as a break from the concreteness of the city.