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Nicco Park

Nicco Park
Fact File
» Timing- 11.00 A.M. To 8.00 P.M. (Winter)
11.00 0A.M. To 9.00 P.M. (Summer)
» Ticket - Rs. 50/- (approx.) (8 free rides included)
additional Rs. 150/- composite for all rides
» Address - Jheel Meel, Sector IV, Salt Lake
» Phone - 2357 6052/8106/8101-4

Location
Set up in Salt Lake, on the north-eastern fringe of Kolkata (Calcutta), this amusement park covers an area of 40 acres.

About the Park
Joining the modern stream of theme parks, Nico Park is the Disneyland for Kolkattans with its various adventure rides. Popularly known as Jheel Meel. Opened in 1991, Nicco park is one of the biggest amusement parks in the country and has innovative entertainment for all age group. This amusement park offers wholesome fun for children as well as adults and draws crowds from suburban Kolkata especially on the weekends.

Nicco Park is a wonderful place for picnics or freaking out with kith and kin. It is a feast for the eyes of the nature lovers. There is an exquisite Rose Garden and a large Food Park which sells mouth-watering North Indian, Bengali, South Indian and Chinese fast food. The nature lover would simply love to recline on the bed of soft green grass and watch the clear and mackerel sky above. There are severel Kiosks in the park run by reputed restaurants of Kolkata which cater to all tastes with its multitude of palatable cuisines.

Today, Nicco Park in Kolkata enjoys the proud distinction of being the first amusement park in the world to obtain ISO 9002 certification from a well-known European Certifying Authority.

Different Varieties
There are a wide variety of rides to choose from, with the Toy Train, Cable Car, Tilt-a-Whirl, Water Chute, Water Coaster, Flying Saucer, Pirate Ship and Moonraker being the popular ones. The Cave Ride is the latest addition and is the only of its kind in this part of the world.

Nearby Attraction
Adjacent to the park is the Nalban Boating Complex offering a close-to-nature experience with its greenery, flowers and the cool breezes blowing across the wetlands. Opposite the Salt Lake stadium is the Subhash Sarovar (lake), which is not very well maintained but has the potential to become a nice tourist spot.


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