Esplanade is situated a little distance from the western banks
of Hooghly river. Esplanade constitutes the heart of Kolkata city.
It is one of the busiest destinations in the city. Esplanade in
every way reflects the kind and character of the city. The place is
a booming commercial centre and houses some of the best attractions
in the region. With a great number of enterprises and institutes
located in the precincts, the Esplanade is without any doubt the hub
of commercial activities in the city.
The key establishments of Kolkata city stand on the territorial
lands of Esplanade. The place presents the high profile of the
Kolkata metropolis. The region is packed with business enterprises,
important government offices, hotels, banks, shopping arcades and
more. The region is provided with some of the best hotels of
Kolkata. Besides business organizations and hotels the place has a
tram car service that takes across famous tourist place of Kolkata,
Maidan. The Maidan supports a number of popular attractions
including the Shahid Minar and the Polo Grounds. Shahid Minar,
previously famous as Ochterloney Monument is a variant of Qutub
Minar and stands to a height of about 48 metres from the ground.
Areas Under Esplanade
- Esplanade is one of the central townships of Kolkata city.
The metro station at Esplanade provides the commutations in the
- The railway station, in proximity to Esplanade, is the one at
- The domestc and international airports are 9 kms and 12 kms
far from the city suburbs.
- Park Street
- Eden Gardens