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Maidan, Kolkata (Calcutta)
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Explore Maidan, a district famous for its vast, lush parkland. The family-friendly green environment attracts many tourists throughout the year because of an abundance of historical and cultural landmarks. The area hosts cricket, soccer, and hockey games, as well as military parades. Visit the nearby 18th-century fort, or the landmark memorial full of galleries and historical memorabilia. A stroll around the cemetery reveals the final resting place of British settlers. With so much to see and do here, plan your visit in advance to make the most of your time. Using our online itinerary creator, Kolkata (Calcutta) attractions like Maidan can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This huge green space is the favorite of Kolkata residents who come to relax, watch the sunset, or a picnic. Herds of goats graze near the tram tracks. A picturesque place.
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  • This is actually an area in itself,it is so huge. Acres of greenery, right at the middle of Kolkata city. Most of it is owned by Indian Army, as they are the custodians of Maidan area, but there are n...  more »
  • Maidan or Moidan as pronounced in Kolkata is vast strech of land in the middle of the city. You can always see some soccer being played here, a lot of attractions nearby. best thing is to just walk ar...  more »
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  • Just at the centre of the golf course this is a big park placed in acres. Sitting their suddenly you feel you have cut off from all the cities noise and never ending running. All you feel is a calm atmosphere with nature's natural silence. Many teenage and locals visit here. Spending time and hanging out with friends here is very refreshing.
  • One of the more beautiful and serene places in Calcutta, is a treasure to this city and is thoroughly enjoyable for morning activities running cycling.. You name it. Also a great place to unwind in nature after a hectic week
  • Victoria memorial,Indian museum,birla planetorium,mohor kunjo(park) available in maidan.A big place for 1day enjoyment.
  • Went to baaji bazar which is very near to the Sahid minar maidan in Esplanade. Opposite the bus terminus.
  • If you're thinking where does the magic happen in the city this is the place. The place is calm and surreal in its own weird sense. Maidan is huge if not ginormous field with acres of land and giant trees in its belly. The thing which attracts me here is the life happening around you while you sit with a warm cup of chai. There are soccer playing adolescents, lyrical teenagers humming with their guitars, couples pacing down the endless patches of lush green grass, families with a picnic basket and more. While the city of joy hustles and bustles through the day, a life breathes here un-flinched.