Science City – World’s Finest and Largest Science Museum
The largest science center in India under National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Culture and the Government of India is situated in the E.M.Bypass Area in the “City Of Joy”. Science City – World’s Finest and Largest Science Museum
“Science” in our school days was quite boring for most of us. But Science City is such an amazing place which will provide fun ways to know science and it’s a best place for school going kids. Science City appears to be that friendly institution for kids which combines education with entertainment. Kids can easily learn new things about science with fun and ease.
Central park – Banabitan is the second largest open space in Kolkata after Maidan. It is also popular as “Banabitan-Biodiversity Park”. The public urban park is the favorite hangout destination for all age groups. The park appears to be “hexagonal shape” as it is fully surrounded by Keshtopur Khal.
The Alipore Zoological Garden (Calcutta Zoo), founded in the year 1876. It is India’s oldest zoological park covering 46.5 acres land. The Alipore Zoo is a major place for tourist attraction especially if you are in Kolkata during winter.
You must have heard about the longest living tortoise “Adwaita”? Yes Adwaita, an Aldabra Giant Tortoise, was alive for 250 years and he was a part of Alipore Zoo.
A little outside of Kolkata, around 16 Km from Esplanade, the Bhavatarini Mata, an aspect of Kali Mata, founded a temple profoundly known as Dakshineswar Kali Temple situated on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River. The name Bhavatarini meaning ‘She who liberates her devotees from the ocean of existence i.e. ‘Samsara’.
Dakshineswar Kali Temple,formally known as Sri Sri Jagadishwari Mahakali, built up by Rani Rashmoni, a philanthropist and a devotee of Kali on 31st May, 1855.