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Lakes

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Kolkata city has a number of small and large lakes spread over its frontiers. Many of these lakes are derived from the river Hooghly that eventually terminates in the Bay of Bengal. The lakes of Kolkata constitute some of the best picnic spots in the city. The visitors can be seen indulging in a number of activities at these lakes like angling, swimming and boat rowing.

Rabindra Sarobar Lake is one of the best lake bodies in the city of Kolkata. The site witnesses a flush of the people, people who come for the tranquility of it. Early joggers energize themselves with the fresh air, senior citizens come for the solitude, young people take it as a dating place and kids to make a dive. The lake is a recombinant of two lakes. Likewise there is Nalban Lake in the Salt Lake City area. Spread over 400 acres, the fresh water lake reflects the beauty of the natural ambience around. The lake has a number of facilities for rowing and other activities. The newly installed hovercraft facility has given the tourism around a real fillip. Besides these lakes there are many smaller ones, especially in swampy regions.



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