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ACTIVITES

Activities In & Around Kolkata

As a guest in the ‘City of Joy’, discover fun places in Kolkata, explore Bengali cuisine, experience local art & culture. To keep guests entertained during their stay at Airport City Hotel Kolkata, a variety of on- and off-site activities include sightseeing in Kolkata to fascinating monuments in Kolkata can be arranged through the concierge. Guest must visit Architecture and Historical Sites and do local shopping while in Kolkata.

HOTEL ACTIVITIES

When you live with us, you will be spoilt for choice. Here the best things to do to make your stay pleasurable

Relax at the rooftop pool

We have a luxurious rooftop pool that is perfect for some relaxation. There is also a rooftop bar to offer you your favorite drinks. Swim in the morning or relax at the evening with a drink, the options are many.

Gym

The Hotel has a modern gym with all the latest gym equipments. Hit the treadmill or try out some crunches, you will surely have loads of options for your best exercise.

Anytime

The hotel has 24 hour coffee shop named Anytime serving you coffee and snacks all throughout the day. Start your morning with a fresh cup of coffee or you can visit at the night for the same…the choice is yours.

THINGS TO DO IN KOLKATA

Sports Activities »


Golf »

The Golf turfs in Kolkata are famous for their lush green texture and the other subsidiary amenities. Kolkata houses three 18-hole golf course namely The Royal Calcutta Golf which happens to be the first golf club to be made outside Great Britain, Fort William and Tollygunge Club.

Calcutta Race Course »

This happens to be one of the largest in the world and is a place that definitely should be in your ‘must-visit’ list. Winters are the perfect time when you can catch the derby and bet on your favorite horses. The racing seasons are from July and until September and from November and until March.

Amusement and water parks »


Nicco Park and Wet O’ Wild

This is an amusement park situated in Salt Lake and can be termed as the Disneyland of Kolkata. There are innumerable thrilling rides and a place that kids would surely enjoy. Some rides would give you an adrenaline rush as well.

Wet O’ Wild is the newest water park of this city and one of the best as well. The best part about this park is the presence of an artificial beach along with many thrilling rides and arrangement for rain dance under a dome that gives the natural rain effect. There is also a waterfall.

Aquatica

This is the first water park of the city and hence, holds a special place in the heart of its people. Located in Rajarhat, this huge water park is perfect hangout spot if you are visiting during the summers.

Cultural Tour »

Kolkata is a city that has always been associated with rich culture and heritage. Being the city of the stalwarts like Rabindranath Tagore, Satyajit Ray and Amartya Sen, this city has its unique charm that attracts people from far and wide.

Rabindra Setu-Howrah Bridge

This bridge is one of the busiest bridges in the world and its construction got completed in the 1943. Made of high tensile steel, this bridge has to bear the weight of more than 80,000 vehicles and more than 1, 000,000 pedestrians daily.

Vidyasagar Setu-Second Hooghly Bridge

This is yet another bridge on the river Ganges that connects Kolkata with its twin city named Howrah. It is a cable-stayed bridge and the longest of its kinds in India and one of the longest in the entire continent of Asia.

Victoria Memorial

Victoria Memorial was built by Lord Curzon in memory of the Indian Empress Queen Victoria after she died in 1901. It was first opened for the public in the year 1921 was designed by William Emerson and the architectural costs were around 10.5 million. Indie the memorial you will paintings of the British royal family all around. The memorial has beautiful lawns surrounding it where you can see an audio-visual laser show every evening.

Marble Palace

Built by Raja Rajendra Mullick with more than 90 varieties of marble, this is yet another place that has history associated with it. There are beautiful chandeliers, huge statues, art treasures and many age-old original paintings.

Town Hall

If you want to know the history of Kolkata, this is the best place to be. Guided tours in English, Bengali and Hindi are conducted as you look at the models, artefacts, paintings that have been preserved here.

Arts and Culture »


Indian Museum

It is the largest museum in Asia and the oldest one in Asia-Pacific region. It has the largest collection of Indian natural history and Indian Art. The dinosaur and meteorite hall inside the Geology section is a must-see. The Government Art College and the headquarters of Anthropological Survey of India are in the same building. The museum has a library consisting of books which are of high historical value.

National Library of India

The National library is located in Alipore and is one of the leading public library. It was inaugurated in 1836 by the Governor General. The main source of books was through public donation and monetary donation by proprietors. It was initially a partial public library and its main was to collect and record all the books about India at one single place.

Academy of Fine arts

This is one of the finest art societies in the country and also one of the oldest. There is a lot to see here for the art lovers as there is unique collection of art made by Rabindranath Tagore and Jamini Roy. There are various other exhibits as well.

Birla Planetarium

This is one of the largest in the world and the largest in South-east Asia. The astronomical shows and a mini-tour of Kolkata are the specialties of this place.

Movies and theatres

Kolkata theatre has always been in the limelight since time immemorial. It is home to some of the most famous artists of the country starting from poets and theatre personalities to singers and film artists. There are many theatres in the city that you can visit and we would let you know about the show timings.

There are multiples as well like Inox, Imax and many more. Do not forget to watch 4D in City Centre II.

PLACES TO SEE ROUND THE CITY

Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal is also known as the City of Joy or City of Palaces. Kolkata is a city that offers something for everyone. It is modern city that has a very rich culture and history associated with it. Kolkata ranks 3rd among the most popular metropolitans and is bestowed both age-old buildings and modern shopping arcades, amusement parks a lot more. It has a huge population of 15.7 million and rests on the eastern side of Hooghly River. Some of the places to visit in Kolkata are:

Victoria Memorial:

Victoria Memorial was built by Lord Curzon in memory of the Indian Empress Queen Victoria after she died in 1901. It was first opened for the public in the year 1921 was designed by William Emerson and the architectural costs were around 10.5 million. Indie the memorial you will paintings of the British royal family all around. The memorial has beautiful lawns surrounding it where you can see an audio-visual laser show every evening.

Indian Museum:


It is the largest museum in Asia and the oldest one in Asia-Pacific region. It has the largest collection of Indian natural history and Indian Art. The dinosaur and meteorite hall inside the Geology section is a must-see. The Government Art College and the headquarters of Anthropological Survey of India are in the same building. The museum has a library consisting of books which are of high historical value.

National Library of India:

The National library is located in Alipore and is one of the leading public library. It was inaugurated in 1836 by the Governor General. The main source of books was through public donation and monetary donation by proprietors. It was initially a partial public library and its main was to collect and record all the books about India at one single place.The National library is located in Alipore and is one of the leading public library. It was inaugurated in 1836 by the Governor General. The main source of books was through public donation and monetary donation by proprietors. It was initially a partial public library and its main was to collect and record all the books about India at one single place.

Maidan:

It was vast uninterrupted mass of land across the edge of Hooghly. It is the perfect place for Polo and has supported games like horse racing, football, cricket and even rugby.

Alipore Zoo:

The Alipore Zoo was found on 1875 by the Prince of Wales. Initially it was the place for cross breeding among the lions and tigers and was not so popular. Adwaita one of the oldest member of the zoo was a major attraction until March 2006. It was a 250 year old Aldabra Giant Tortoise.

Shaheed Minar:

“Tower of the Martyrs” is the other name of this landmark and is situated on northern part of the Maidan and was made in honor of Sir David Ochterlony.

Eden Gardens:

Eden Garden is known all over the world as one of the biggest stadium to hold International cricket games. It can accommodate as many as 100,000 spectators.

Science City:

Science City is situated near the Bypass and is the home for interactive science programs and live bio-science exhibits. It is the first place to have an Omnimax theater. The robotic replicas of the extinct dinosaurs are its special attraction.

Nicco Park:

It is the perfect place for fun lovers and provides you with complete entertainment. It is one of the best amusement parks situated in Salt Lake which has a water park to. Merry go round , choo choo, roller coaster are some of its popular rides.

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