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Swabhumi

Swabhumi
Location
Swabhumi is located on the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass and opposite to the Salt Lake Stadium. The park lies adjacent to Subhas Sarovar Lake.

Park Attractions
Swabhumi is one of the best heritage parks in the eastern sub region of India. The park is located in the eastern fringes of Kolkata city. The park with a natural hillock portrays the pristine beauty, wrapped in the warm aesthetic ambience. Swabhumi holds some mind blowing treasures of arts and crafts. The park with its rich collections continues to be one of the best visited parks in the city.

The park area is divided into various sections, with each section presenting a speciality of its own. The five main sections at Swabhumi inculcate the traditional crafts village called Shilpgram, the Urban Zone called Sambhar, the Food Park or Santushti, Meenabazar and Sabhaghar. Swabhumi is a gateway to Indian arts and culture. The popular exhibitions in the park display famous works and schools of paintings (Madhubani and Gond paintings), popular crafts (like Dokhra crafts) and designer garments by famous Indian fashion houses. The popular items exhibited include paper products, Kantha Stitch Sarees, Wood Carvings, Block Printed Sarees, Showpieces from Puruliya, Kalimpong and Krishnanagar, Wrought Iron Furniture, Handlooms, etc.

The park is one of the best places to look for antiquities, designer apparels, items for interior home decoration, popular arts and crafts articles, popular food of Indian sub continent and of course the best party place. Talking more about fun and partying, the Sabhaghar is exclusively meant for banquets, parties and conferences.

Accessibility
Swabhumi Park can be reached by boarding a bus or hiring a taxi from the center of the city. By train one can drop at Ultadanga Railway Station and take taxi from there. It takes less than an hour from the city center, BBD Bagh.


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