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Maidan

Just south of B.B.D. Bagh to just north of Alipore | and from the Hooghly River to J. L. Nehru Rd. and the shops of Park St., Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“open space” (19 reviews)
“playing cricket” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
Just south of B.B.D. Bagh to just north of Alipore | and from the Hooghly River to J. L. Nehru Rd. and the shops of Park St., Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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"open space"
in 19 reviews
"victoria memorial"
in 66 reviews
"playing cricket"
in 10 reviews
"indian army"
in 13 reviews
"open ground"
in 8 reviews
"horse ride"
in 10 reviews
"race course"
in 13 reviews
"red road"
in 9 reviews
"mounted police"
in 4 reviews
"urban park"
in 6 reviews
"green patch"
in 3 reviews
"the heart of the city"
in 18 reviews
"beautiful greenery"
in 3 reviews
"green space"
in 4 reviews
"open land"
in 3 reviews
"green place"
in 4 reviews
"crowded city"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a horse carriage at the Maidan and really enjoyed it. There were a lot of kids playing cricket and soccer.

1  Thank PushExplore
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

This place is close to the park street area which is full of hotels, clubs, restaurants, shopping &offices. So it is a nice place to enjoy a morning walk or some casual sports. Huge place and on one end of it is the victoria memorial...More

1  Thank riturajset
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

This wide expanse of land must be the biggest stretch of greenery in any metro city of India. Early morning joggers, cricket and football clubs all around and the passing trans along the Maidan add a charm to the place. A nice place for photographers...More

Thank RanjanaKanpur
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

You can reach easily here by metro. It is the commercial street of Kolkata. There is one lush green ground here and so the name. There are even shopping plazas like metro plaza where you get product of all ranges.

Thank sonam b
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Maidan is the open green space of Kolkata which acts like lungs of the city. To the north you have the Victoria Memorial and to the south you have Sahid Minar and Raj Bhavan.This area becomes verdant green during the monsoon which is soothing to...More

Thank sourav g
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

The commercial space of Kolkata, where all the top notch companies are placed. it has large playgroud hence got the name Maidan

Thank Rohit B
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

That is a very strange place... am odd mix of bazaar-market, 5 star hotels, stick and dirt everywhere. Once you get out of Maidan metro, there is either dirty bus station everywhere or fake market also everywhere. Anyway, Maidan is a very popular place for...More

Thank Jam4ika
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Maidan gives you a long sought green zone at the heart of the city. Lot of sporting activities taking place makes this a happening zone.

Thank Sumitkumar_13
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

The green lungs at the centre of the city, Maidan is surrounded by great places to visit. With the bus station conveniently located at one corner and ghats, temples, streets all around - one could call this the heart of the city too.

Thank Lucy L
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nothing of great interest in this barren field though the history is interesting. Kaushik made us aware.

Thank Jayant1947
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