Parks in Kolkata: Your Green Getaways

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If you are planning a stay at Kenilworth Hotel, Kolkata, being near some of the city's finest parks is a definite perk. In fact, you will find yourself close to what many consider the best park in Kolkata - Elliot Park. So, if you are looking to balance urban exploration with some quality time in nature, you're in just the right spot. Let's delve into your green options.

Elliot Park

Situated just a few kilometres from Kenilworth Hotel, Elliot Park offers 40 acres of green space. Perfect for a morning walk or an evening jog, the park also has statues and fountains that add an aesthetic touch. The park is open from 4 am to 9 pm daily, making it accessible for early risers and late-night strollers alike. Moreover, it offers free Wi-Fi, allowing visitors to stay connected while enjoying the outdoors. Kids can have a field day in the playground, while couples can enjoy boat rides. The lush greenery and open spaces make it a paradise for nature lovers.

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Manzuma’s Son Park

Ever heard of a park that is also an art gallery? Manzuma's Son Park features artistic installations scattered amidst its beautiful flora. The park is open from 5 am to 9 pm, providing ample time for both morning and evening visits. It's also pet-friendly, so your four-legged companions can join in the adventure. Though lesser-known compared to its counterparts, this park offers a unique blend of culture and natural beauty. Its convenient location makes it a quick getaway for some much-needed fresh air and a dose of art and culture.

Millennium Park

Located along the banks of Hooghly River, Millennium Park is a standout among the parks of Kolkata. It's a place where you can relax while watching boats sail by. For an elevated experience, try the park's ropeway ride, offering stunning views of the river and cityscape. It's a great spot for families, featuring dedicated play areas for children and comfortable benches for those who simply want to sit and soak up the scenery. The park is open from 11 am to 8 pm, making it ideal for afternoon outings. If you fancy seeing Kolkata from the water, this park also serves as a launch point for river cruises.

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Whether it's embracing nature at Elliot Park, experiencing art at Manzuma’s Son Park, or enjoying river views at Millennium Park, Kolkata's parks offer a rich tapestry of experiences. After your day out, why not come back to the comfort of our cosy rooms at Kenilworth Hotel, Kolkata? From our delightful restaurant options to the rejuvenating experiences at our spa, we've got everything you need for a relaxing stay. Our Ayurvedic spa treatments can work wonders on both your body and mind. Additionally, we offer steam rooms and yoga sessions with skilled instructors.

If you are keen to explore more of what Kolkata has to offer after your leisurely walks in these parks, why not dig into the city's culinary scene? Read our blog, "A Food Lover's Guide to Kolkata," where we will take you on a gastronomic journey through the city's most mouthwatering spots.