It is an amusement park in India, located in Salt Lake City, Kolkata. The park was created to attract tourists to the state by providing family-friendly recreation as well as educative entertainment. Nicco Park opened on October 13, 1991, and has since been referred to as the Disneyland of West Bengal. Presently, the 40 acre park is home to over 35 different attractions and has served over 24 million customers. Nicco Park also provides a “green” environment. It has approximately thirty-five rides that include the Toy Train, Tilt-a-Whirl, Magic Carpet, Paddle Boat, Water Chute, Water Coaster, Flying Saucer, Pirate Ship, River Caves, Cyclone and Moonraker. The Giant Cyclone, added in 2003, is among Asia’s largest. The ride 750 meters in length, has seven drops and goes as high as 55 feet.
Attractions such as the park’s cable cars and Eiffel Tower provide panoramic views of the park from above. Natural attractions include a rose garden and a forty feet high waterfall.
A decommissioned MIG-21 fighter aircraft from the Bagdogra Airbase is on display at Nicco Park, serving as an attraction with educational value. It was a gift from the Eastern Air Command in 2008.
Near this, is Nalban Lake, It is a 400-acre lake, surrounded by beautiful forest. Situated amidst serene atmosphere, this place is a real delight for all those who love tranquility and solitude.
Apart from enjoying the beauty that nature has bestowed upon this place, you can also engage yourself in boating, ranging from simple paddle boats to deluxe Shikaras.