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Maidan

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Address: 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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2223-2451
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US$100.00*
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Private Tour: Places of Worship in Kolkata including Mother House
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Maidan is the place one would go to -- to catch the Sun or the wind. Disembark at the Maidan metro & cross the street to reach the greens. Winter strolls are especially appealing.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is nice place to visit. It has metros going their from dumdum. Maidan in oldest place in kolkata.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very good place for a picnic in winter. Morning walks are also good to do. People simply run and jog here to be physically fit and mentally awesome. Children and elders too enjoy the horse rides. You will be glad to visit this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the famous place in Kolkata.Various historical places are surrendered in this area. Metro station also here.

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Guwahati, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The maidan in front of the Victoria Memorial was a much cleaner place when I visited as a child in 1990s. The maidan is dirty; but the horse rides are wonderful . Though the charges are high ; but the ride with family is worth the penny spent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maidan in the heart of the city of Kolkata is a vast expanse of open land which is unique for such a large city with a population much in excess of 10 millions. I have visited many countries and their large cities but such a big open space in the center of the city is very rare. Belonging as it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maidan is the place one would go to -- to catch the Sun or the wind. Disembark at the Maidan metro & cross the street to reach the greens. Winter strolls are especially appealing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a pleasant open space in the heart of Kolkata. Large open fields, strewn with rubbish, unfortunately. Locals seems to enjoy it. It's a nice escape from the congestion of the streets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is in the heart of kolkata. It is beautiful and big. Its a perfect hangout place for friends. Go for a horse ride. Relax and sit back and enjoy the breeze.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is a park type. You can hangout with friends. You can book a ride. You will feel the breeze and horse ride. It is in the heart of kolkata.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maidan is the known place of Kolkata. Maidan has its own metro station and this metro station is nearest to the Victoria Memorial as well as the Birla Planetarium people do visit this place on tour to Kolkata.

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