Eco Tourism Park, Kolkata
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Eco Tourism Park

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24 Ratings & 13 Reviews

About Eco Tourism Park

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Eco Tourism Park is an urban park situated in Rajarhat. Spread over an area of 480 acres and surrounded by 104 acres of water bodies, this park was inaugurated in December 2012 by Mamata Banerjee.
Locally known as Prakriti Tirtha, this park has ecological zones, theme gardens and urban recreational spaces. The ecological zones include wetlands, grasslands and forests. The Eco Park is further sub divided depending on the type of flora planted. There are different areas exclusive for wild flower meadows, bamboo gardens, grasslands, tropical tree gardens, bonsai gardens, rose gardens, tea gardens, cactus, and butterfly gardens. An amphitheatre and boating facilities are also available.
Eco Tourism Park is open on weekdays from 2 pm to 8 pm and on Sundays and public holidays from 12 pm to 10 pm. The park remains closed on Monday for maintenance.
The other attractions near Eco Tourism Park are The Four Fountains Spa, Eden Gardens and Central Park.
This is the best place for people who want to spend some leisure time with their families under natural eco-friendly surroundings. One can travel by car or bus to the Eco Tourism Park from the city limits of Kolkata.


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  • Best Time:  During Sunset
  • Length of visit:  More than 3hrs
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Arpit Bhattacharya

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  • Arpit Bhattacharya
  • 1 Review
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  13 readers
  • Posted Jan 16, 2016
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Shubham Agrawal

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  • Shubham Agrawal
  • 2 Reviews
  •  398 readers

"Must visit"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
As our Eco Tourism Park from Kolkata is the largest park in INDIA or you can say that it is the largest in ASIA too. It becomes a must visit destination for the visitors. You can spent your whole day hanging around. In my opinion it will be fun for the cricketers who go and enjoy there with teammates. It will be fun.
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Sayan Podder

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  • Sayan Podder
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 1 Review
  •  2 helpful votes
  •  440 readers

"Eco Tourism Park is a beautiful sight"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
This is a very beautiful sight in Kolkata Newton. Which is made just some days ago in a big area. It is very romantic and everyone can go there along with family, friend and lover. It is just an awesome place in Kolkata to spend time.
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Sukanta Saha

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  • Sukanta Saha
  • Lives in Dhanbad
  • 6 photos
  • 8 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  2140 readers

"Fabulous place"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
L am just shocked when I just entered the Eco Park. Me and my friends were planning somewhere to visit then we decided that we shall go to Eco Park. So we had for Eco park and got ticket of Rs 20/per person. I was just shocked it was tremendous experience over there lots of things to do. Like Boating etc. We can also have Picnic there. We clicked lots of image of Eco Park. I must say Kolkata has a fabulous place and we enjoyed a lot. Friends go once you will be addicted.
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Bibhas Biswas

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  • Bibhas Biswas
  • Lives in Navi Mumbai
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  • 5 Reviews
  •  773 readers

"Awesome place to visit"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
It's really a great place for outing with friends, family or your loved ones. A beautiful place with a humongous pond in the middle and an island. The park has a entry fee of Rs. 20 its huge and beautiful. Built amidst nature with a huge water body. The walking track is awesome with flowers and plants lined up. There are many cafes and eatery, you have option of cycling which are available on hire, there are golf cart for elders to take a round, there are shikara, paddle boat and motor boat rides available. It's really a great place to visit.
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Dipanjan Das

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  • Dipanjan Das
  • Lives in Jaipur
  • 3 Reviews
  •  837 readers

"Awesome place for Family Outings"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jan 12, 2016
Visited this place with family a few days back. It's a huge premises which has 2-3 entry/exit points. Also parking should not be a problem if you are travelling by your own car. This place is absolutely mind blowing with multiple food joints. You don't wanna walk? No problems. They offer unique bicycles [as seen in yesteryear movies], they offer Battery Cars to roam around the park. There is provision for boating and watersports as well. They do have an "island" where a restaurant is there which serves delicious food. After dark, there is "light and sound show" which adds additional values. To conclude, if you need a family outing for a day, this is the place. Oops, almost forgot, Food is not costly like other "parks".
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Rahul Sarkar

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  • Rahul Sarkar
  • Lives in Chaibasa
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  • 3 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  1767 readers

"Awesome place to visit"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Jan 1, 2016
Awesome place to visit and perfect for everyone. One can come for picnic. Great place and one must visit it. It is one of the best place to spend your holiday or a weekend.
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Arijit Sen

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  • Arijit Sen
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 22 Reviews
  •  34 helpful votes
  •  14699 readers

"Outing at Ecopark"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Nov 28, 2015
It's really a great place for outing with friends, family or your loved ones. Built amidst nature with a huge water body. The walking track is awesome with flowers and plants lined up. There are many cafes and eatery, you have option of cycling which are available on hire, there are golf cart for elders to take a round, there are shikara, paddle boat and motor boat rides available. It's really a great place to visit
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Phoebe Paget

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  • 8 Reviews
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"It was a good Park"

  • 3.5/7
  • Posted Sep 5, 2015
Eco Park was indeed a very nice park and lovely to walk around. There isn't that much to do there but there are some food and drink stalls. Walking in the evening was most pleasant as the water glistened from the lamps.
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Souvik Bhattacharya

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  • Souvik Bhattacharya
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 18 Reviews
  •  11 helpful votes
  •  11843 readers

"It's huge but lacks activities"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Aug 25, 2015
Ecopark is the latest major tourist attraction in town. Its all season destination whether with friends or with families. Huge stretch and lots of greenaries around. Also maintenance is good but I disliked the fact that there is no separate lane for cycles or motor carts. You will hear people ringing cycle bells or cart is honking asking for pass while you are trying to walk peacefully.

If someone prefers to see varieties of flowers then be there during advent of spring. Butterfly garden has no butterflies and park lacks any activities. Daily musical fountain show at 6. 55pm and 7. 20pm.

Few food stalls are available. Parking fee is exorbitant at flat INR 50!! Entry fee is INR 10 per adult and children above 3 years.

Many construction is going inside the park and eco lodge is also under construction for tourists. The attraction has great potential to be world class and a great initiative by local authority. Like many countries for such attraction will prefer to have yearly pass for families for those frequent visits.
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  • 9 votes

David Z

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  • David Z
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 4 Reviews
  •  73 helpful votes
  •  15542 readers

"Clean, well maintained activity park"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Dec 11, 2014
Visited twice till date. It is very clean and well maintained. The tandem cycle, boat rides, etc are fun although a little expensive. Cycles for Rs. 150/- for 20 mts and boat ride Rs. 150/- half an hour. Not too crowded even on weekends. Food isn't anything to write home about and is of the usual samosa, chips variety. Wonderful place for kids, with lots of activities, and a refreshing outdoor place for parents and grandparents. Ample parking, but be prepared to walk a lot.
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