Milennium Park

Open Time : 10:00 am – 6:30 pm

Entry : paid

Address : Millennium Park, Strand Road, Bara Bazar, B.B.D. Bagh, Calcutta, West Bengal, India

Why to visit Milennium Park

The Millennium Park in Kolkata is a private park that stretches for nearly 2.5 kilometers along Strand Road on the Hooghly River's eastern shore, opposite the Railway Club and near the FairlieGhat.

The park is ideal for picnics and getting away from the city to rejuvenate and relax. The Millennium Park in Kolkata offers a stunning view of the Howrah Bridge.

Things to do in Millennium Park:

  • A long walking path is formed along the bank. Many benches are within this garden. Enjoy an evening walk, especially with friends, family, and loved ones. 
  • This park features kid rides for children. Along with many rides, there are merry-go-rounds, toy trains, and disco rides. The price is less than that of local fairs, at only 20 rupees per head per ride.
  • There are numerous snack vendors and food stalls at reasonable prices. Small open-air restaurants with riverfront seating are available.
  • You are free to take a boat ride whenever you want. Every Saturday and Sunday, the jetty hosts the 'Mayurpankhi (nao) cruise.' It will only cost you 100 rupees per hour.
  • During the monsoon season, the Government of West Bengal celebrates the "Ilish festival," where you can enjoy the prolific taste of "Ilish" while cruising on the river.

 Entrance timing and fees

  • The park is open from 10 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. every day of the week, with children's rides beginning at 2 p.m.
  • The entry fee is Rs. 10 per person. The prices of the rides range between Rs. 50 and Rs. 100.

FAQ on Milennium Park

What are the places to visit near Millenium Park?

Nearby to Kolkata's Millennium Park are a number of intriguing locations to explore. Like the flower markets at "Babu Ghat," "Princep Ghat," etc.

How to reach Millenium Park?

The Millennium Park can be reached in a number of ways. From Dharmatala or the Esplanade metro station, you can take a bus or cab. only a short stroll from Dalhousie Square. B.B.D. Bagh is the closest circular railway station. Once at this train station, you can see the entrance to Millennium Park. From Howrah station to Millennium Park, there is a ferry service between Kolkata and Howrah. The ferry ghat is called Fairly Place.

What restaurants are near Millenium Park?

Restaurants near Millenium Park: (0.08 km) Scoop (0.08 km) Madras Hindu Restaurant (0.08 km) Just Baked

What hotels are near Millenium Park?

Hotels near Millenium Park: (1.17 km) Polo Floatel Kolkata (1.13 km) The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata (1.90 km) The Oberoi Grand

Special Tip

The best time to visit the park grounds is in the evening, when the park is illuminated by the lights adorning either side of the walk, giving the park and the enigmatic riverfront a special aura but do carry mosquito repellant cream.

By Abhilasha Prasad

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