Area Attractions

As a guest in the ‘City of Joy’, discover fun places in Kolkata, explore bengli cuisine, experience local art and culture. To keep guests entertained during their stay at Hyatt Regency Kolkata, a variety of activities including sightseeing in Kolkata to fascinating monuments in Kolkata can be arranged through the concierge. Guest must visit to Architecture and Historical Sites and shop while in Kolkata.

Hyatt Regency Kolkata

JA-1 Sector III, Salt Lake City
Kolkata, West Bengal, India, 700 098

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Hotel Activities

Yoga Classses

After a hectic and stressful day at work, through special yoga classes, guests can attain physical, mental and spiritual peace-YOGA, originated in ancient INDIA. Yoga in Indian traditions, which dates back to the Indus Valley Civilization, however, not only has physical exercises; but also has meditative and spiritual cores. The ultimate goal of Yoga is Moksha (liberation) of one’s soul which can be attained through proper principles and discipline. Hyatt Regency Kolkata hosts yoga classes from 7:30 am to 8:30 am on Tuesdays , Thursday and Saturdays. A uniquely designed, personalized yoga session can be arranged for guests with prior appointments.

Squash Court

Squash is a racket and ball sport played by two or four players in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball. The players alternate in striking the ball with their rackets onto the playable surfaces of the four walls of the court. The objective of the game is to hit the ball in such a way that the opponent is not able to play a valid return. The in-house squash court is open from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, and a marker player is available if required. Rackets and balls can be hired from the outlet. Coaching is available by prior appointment.

Tennis Court

Tennis is an Olympic racket sport where each player uses a tennis racket that is strung with cord to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over or around a net and into the opponent's court. The object of the game is to maneuver the ball in such a way that the opponent is not able to play a valid return. The hotel has an outdoor clay tennis court that is open from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, subject to weather conditions. A single player can come and play with a tennis marker on request. Tennis accessories such as rackets and balls can be hired at the counter. Tennis coaching is available by prior appointment. Children can attend the weekly tennis classes, where the trainers take personal care of each child.

Jogging Track

The perimeter of the hotel offers a 0.6 km jogging track. Jogging helps build leaner and stronger muscles and even contributes to the strength of bones. It improves the functioning of cardiovascular system and helps you maintain a healthy body. The track offers lush green gardens, palm trees and a clean environment which is perfect for a morning stroll to awaken, or an evening breath of fresh air.

Sports and Fun Activities

Royal Calcutta Golf Club

14.8 KM
The first golf club in the world outside Great Britain. It was established in 1829 and is the oldest golf club in India. RCGC has an 18-hole golf course. King George V and Queen Mary conferred the title "Royal" to the Club to commemorate their visit to Calcutta in 1911. Apart from golf, it offers tennis courts and a fine swimming pool. The Club also maintains a Lawn Bowls Pavilion in the Kolkata Maidan.

Calcutta Race Course

12.8 KM
One of the largest race courses in the country built in the year 1820 and is maintained by the Royal Calcutta Turf Club. The racing season is from July to September and November to March. The races are usually held on Saturdays, and also on other public holidays. There is also a huge polo ground just adjacent to the race course which is considered to be the best in the country. Like other heritage landmarks of Kolkata, the racecourse too, plays a perfect reminder to the colonial era and opulence of the bygone times.

Aquatica

Started in 1999, this 8 acre water theme park in Kochpukur, Greater Kolkata is one of the largest water amusement parks in and around Kolkata, as well as eastern India. It's a unique blend of Indian Hospitality & entertainment which offers a sense of privacy & peace, the ideal escape in calm countryside from the bustling city life. The theme park offers visitors a cool respite from the heat and grime of city life. It is quite a popular destination on the day of Holi.

Salt Lake Stadium

2.1 KM
Witness one of the fiercest 100 years old rivalry in football match between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal at Yuba Bharati Krirangan- Salt Lake Stadium. This derby features in the FIFA's classic derby list. The matches witness large audience attendance and rivalry between patrons. It is considered to be one of, if not the biggest Asian footballing rivalry. The two clubs currently meet at least 3 times a year, twice in the I-League and once in the Calcutta Football League. Both teams have huge and dedicated fan bases around the world. Both clubs represent a specific class of Bengali people, Mohun Bagan represents people existing in the western part of Bengal, while East Bengal is primarily supported by people hailing from the eastern part of pre-independence Bengal province. This stadium is also the home of Athletico de Kolkata of Indian Super League.

Eden Gardens

13.8 KM
Established in 1864, the oldest cricket stadium in India, also called as the Mecca of Indian Cricket. It is the home venue of the Bengal cricket team and the IPL franchise cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders, and is also a venue for Test, ODI and T20I matches of the India national cricket team. The stadium currently has a capacity of 66,000. The ground has been referred to as "cricket's answer to the Colosseum," and is widely acknowledged to be one of the most iconic cricket stadiums in the world.

Arts and Culture

Academy of Fine Arts

10.3 KM
Founded in 1933 by Lady Ranu Mukherjee, it is one of the oldest fine arts societies in the country and a must-visit spot for all. It consists of an art gallery and a museum. The museum on the first floor has a priceless collection of objects des arts. The items on display include rare paintings by famous artists such as Rabindranath Tagore and Jamini Roy. A hotbed for theatre groups, both budding and professional, the Academy is the focal point of all-star names and the biggest theatre stalwarts have graced the Academy with stellar performances.

Birla Planetarium

10.1 KM
Opened as Asia’s first and the Commonwealth’s second planetarium, the Birla Planetarium now boasts of a Carl-Zeiss hybrid projection system with opto-mechanical projector that is capable of simulating the night sky accurately. Regular astronomical shows are presented with commentaries in English, Hindi and Bengali. They have 9 state-of-the-art, full dome high-resolution digital projectors to create an immersive impression of the cosmos, an attractive exhibition gallery, an information circular corridor, a souvenir shop (called Astro Corner) and lots of new stuff. The central hall is air-conditioned and can accommodate 500 spectators at a time.

Indian Museum

13.9 KM
The Imperial Museum at Calcutta in colonial era texts, is the ninth oldest museum of the world, oldest museum in India and the second largest museum in India, and has rare collections of antiques, armour and ornaments, fossils, skeletons, mummies and Mughal paintings. It was founded by the Asiatic Society of Bengal in Kolkata, India, in 1814. The founder curator was Nathaniel Wallich, a Danish botanist. In particular the art and archaeology sections hold collections of international importance.

National Library

12.3 KM
Built in the Italian Renaissance style, this was formerly the residence of the British Viceroy. Established in 1936, it is now the biggest library in India, it boasts of a collection of more than 21,00,000 books including digitised books, maps, periodicals, manuscripts etc. The best part is that membership here is free of cost. There is a Rare Books Section and a Foreign Language Books Section.

Kumortuli

7.1 KM
A traditional potters’quarter in northern Kolkata. The city is renowned for its sculpting prowess, which not only manufactures clay idols for various festivals but also regularly exports them. In the lead up to Durga Puja (one of the largest festival in India), thousands of artisans toil diligently in about 550 workshops to complete the statues of Durga and her four children in time for the festival. Most pleasing to note is that the idols are made out of environmentally friendly materials such as bamboo and clay.

Emami Art Centre

7.3 KM
A destination for Modern & cutting- edge Contemporary Art, Emami Art is a one-of-a-kind art space built in keeping with international standards. Positioned as a key destination for artists, visitors and art collectors, the gallery support artists & artisans and contribute to society’s well being. A regular session of curated exhibitions, includes the works of new talents and eminent masters of regional, national and international repute, contributing to the academic, the academic uplifts the popular. Emami Art’s new 10,000 sq.ft. art space is located in the Kolkata Centre for Creativity (KCC), a state-of-the-art multi-disciplinary interactive art center, off Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, Kolkata.

Mother Wax Museum

10.5 KM
The museum has been named after Mother Teresa. A wax museum located in Action Area- II of New Town, Kolkata on the 5th and 6th floors of the West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation building. Established in November 2014, it contains wax statues of more than 50 personalities, various famous personalities around the world in the genre of Bollywood, Hollywood, Tollywood, Music, Science, Literature, Social, Spirituality, Political and Sports.

Historic Sites

Howrah Bridge – Rabindra Setu

7.7 KM
Opened in 1943, this 2,590-metric-ton bridge, constructed of high tensile steel, is one of the busiest bridges in the world. Apart from the stormy weather of the Bay of Bengal region, it successfully bears the weight of daily traffic of approximately 80,000 vehicles and, possibly, more than 1,000,000 pedestrians. You can get a boat or a ferry, particularly in the evenings — the view is beautiful when the bridge is lit up. You can now party under the bridge as various Cruises lets you hire a boat for the entire night during which the cruise will pass under the bridge twice.

Second Hooghly Bridge – Vidyasagar Setu

13.1 KM
Vidyasagar Setu, also known as the Second Hooghly Bridge, is a bridge over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India. It links the city of Howrah to its twin city of Kolkata. The design for the bridge was laid down by a German Structuring and Consulting firm, Schlaich Bergermann & Partner. LED lamps and an electronic toll collection system was also scheduled to help with the traffic flow across the bridge.

Victoria Memorial

10.8 KM
The Victoria Memorial is the most impressive reminder of the British Raj to be found in India. Commissioned by Lord Curzon, the then Viceroy of India, the white beauty gets its name since it was designed to commemorate the demise of Queen Victoria back in 1901. It’s said that the VM was built to rival the Taj Mahal. In winter, there’s also a sound and light open-air show that gives you a quick glance into Kolkata’s history. Covering four centuries in a matter of minutes, the newly-improved show is now a digital show with 3D projection on the building.

Calcutta University

7.0 KM
It is one of the first institutions in Asia to be established as a multidisciplinary and Western-style university. Within India it is recognized as a "Five-Star University" and accredited "A" Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council. The Court of Directors of the East India Company sent a dispatch in July 1854 to the Governor-General of India in Council, suggesting the establishment of the Universities of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay.

Mullick Ghat Flower Market

10.1 KM
This 130 year old flower market, the largest in Kolkata, and one of the biggest in Asia. People travel all over the city and suburbs to sell flowers here. Located right under the southeast end of the Howrah bridge, the market runs along the riverside. This market is an amazing sensory experience. Anyone will get lost in the fragrance of the thousands of flowers, their colours and the bustle of the crowds that visit every morning when the fresh flowers arrive. If you’re into photography, this a great place to hang out with your cameras as the colours here are suited for every frame and composition.

Prinsep Ghat

13.0 KM
A ghat built in 1841 during the British Raj, along the Kolkata bank of the Hooghly River in India. The Palladian porch in the memory of the eminent Anglo-Indian scholar and antiquary James Prinsep was designed by W. Fitzgerald and constructed in 1843. The monument to Prinsep is rich in Greek and Gothic inlays and one of the oldest recreational spots of Kolkata. It has illuminated and landscaped gardens and pathways, fountains, and renovated ghats. There is also a railway station named after the same along with a jetty nearby called the Man-O-War jetty that belongs to the Kolkata Port Trust and commemorates the role played by the port in the Second World War.

St. Paul's Cathedral

12.1 KM
Cathedral of Anglican background in Kolkata, noted for its Gothic architecture, is the seat of the Diocese of Calcutta. The cornerstone was laid in 1839; the building was completed in 1847. It is said to be the largest cathedral in Kolkata and the first Episcopal Church in Asia. It was also the first cathedral built in the overseas territory of the British Empire. The edifice stands on Cathedral Road on the "island of attractions" to provide for more space for the growing population of the European community in Calcutta in the 1800s.

Tipu Sultan Mosque

7.7 KM
Located at Dhartamtalla Street, the mosque is a relic of architectural and cultural heritage. This building was built in 1842 by Prince Ghulam Mohammed, the youngest son of Tipu Sultan. Unlike usual Islamic culture, people from all sections of society and religions are obliged to visit and take pictures of this historical premises.

Dakshineswar Kali Temple

14.5 KM
Situated on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River, the temple was built in 1855 by Rani Rashmoni, a philanthropist and a devotee of Kali. The temple is famous for its association with Ramakrishna, a mystic of 19th Century Bengal. The temple compound, apart from the nine-spired main temple, contains a large courtyard surrounding the temple, with rooms along the boundary walls.

Belur Math

24.5 KM
Located on the west bank of Hooghly River, Belur, the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda. This temple is the heart of the Ramakrishna Movement and one of the significant institutions. The temple is notable for its architecture that fuses Christian, Islamic, Hindu and Buddhist art motifs as a symbol of unity of all religions.

Marble Palace

5.9 KM
The Marble Palace in Thakurpukur is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city of Kolkata and is visited by tourists from far and away, all through the year. The palace, built in Neoclassical style, is very well known for its architecture, and its vast collection of sculptures, furnishings and paintings.The Palace is a delight for anybody who appreciates good architecture and art. Built adjacent to the Marble Palace, lies the Marble Palace Zoo, the first of its kind to be opened in India, which also adds to the popularity of the palace. It was built in the year 1835 by Raja Rajendra Mullick and parts of the mansion are still occupied by his descendants.

Nightlife and Entertainment

Park Street

9.7 KM
Park Street remains Kolkata's foremost dining district, with many restaurants and pubs. It is often known as "Food Street" and "The Street that Never Sleeps". This area provides an apt experience to nightlife seekers as the place is bustling with high energy nightclubs to restaurants and rooftop pubs. ".

New Market

7.7 KM
New Market- Pretty designs, eye-catching knick-knacks and a riot of colours make Kolkata’s New Market a “must visit”. New Market was established by the British in the 1800s. There are over a thousand shops in seven blocks – from A to G. Everything is available at reasonable prices.

Mani Square

Mani Square is one of Kolkata’s retail and entertainment destinations. It is a “must visit” for a “global super mall” experience. Located on the E M Bypass Kolkata, it is a destination for all kinds of shopping and dining experiences. A high-class movie set up is the USP in the mall.

South City Mall

13.0 KM
A state-of-the-art mall with a shopping area of about 1,000,000 square feet is known for housing some of the best brands in the city. You can find an array of national and international retail brand outlets along with various food outlets and gaming zones that add to its charm. It also hosts a multiplex for movie buffs to enjoy a day out.

Salt Lake Sector-V

4.7 KM
The sector-V region of Kolkata hosts the best of bars, pubs, breweries and nightclubs provides the newest area of nightlife and entertainment in the city. This place also hosts various musical events and shows to sum up your trip the “City of Joy”- Kolkata.

Nandan- Rabindra Sadan Cultural Center

11.2 KM
- Even in the age of multimedia entertainment the raw power of live actors performing on stage remains undiluted. Perhaps the concept of viewing people from behind screens, is what we are used to with the television and the cinema has made the art of the theatre even more attractive. Rabindra Sadan Cultural Center provides the best theatre experience in this “City of Joy”. Nandan-the modern cinema complex is venue to a host of movies and film festivals.

Quest Mall

8.2 KM
Quest Mall in Park Circus is where you need to head to for shopping, top things to do, events and best food. For top-end global luxury brands, this is the mall to hit up in Kolkata. Burberry, Canali, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Tumi, Rolex, Rosso Brunello, Thomas Pink (a London-based luxury clothing line), Emporio Armani, Coach, Gant, Bang & Olufsen - they are all here. Some top restaurants and bars of finest quality also features in this mall.

Family Activities

Nicco Park

3.3 KM
The first theme amusement park in eastern India and has been established with the objective of providing wholesome family entertainment. The park is the Disneyland of West Bengal and has a variety of unusual games and attractions and an exciting open air “Food Park”. The best bowling alley of Kolkata- Super Bowl in Nicco Park has four bowling lanes, four pool tables, and one air hockey table, as well as a derby game. There are several other game options available here, including pool and air hockey. Wet-O-Wild is one of the most popular water parks of Kolkata in Nicco Park with exciting water rides and a 48-foot giant waterfall.

Science City

5.4 KM
It is the largest science center in the Indian subcontinent. Science City provides edutainment for the complete family. It covers every aspect of science and technology and has interactive exhibits. There is also a designated picnic area. There are tons of interactive exhibits (everything from early plant models to prehistoric robotic animals), a ropeway, and cable cars. Anyone from space enthusiasts to budding scientists and science nerds is guaranteed a good time. The Digital Panorama is a one of a kind show that crams important milestones of last 6 million years of human evolution into one panoramic 3D show. Embark on the Evolution of Life, a ride that takes you through milestones in the evolution of living these complete with light and sound effects and CGI.

Zoological Garden

11.8 KM
Established in 1875, and spread over nearly 100 acres in the heart of Kolkata, is the Zoological Garden. Inaugurated by the Prince of Wales in 1876, it is one of the oldest and largest zoos in India. It is home to a variety of exotic animals like Royal Bengal Tiger, Indian Elephant, the Great Indian one-horned rhinoceros, white tiger, zebra, antelope, deer and more. Also, bookmark this place and admire various attractive and flamboyant birds like Macaws and Lorikeet, Swinhoe's Pheasant, Lady Amherst's Pheasant, Golden Pheasant, Ostrich, Emu and Hornbills. During winters, the zoo is flocked by migratory birds like Sarus Crane.

Indian Botanical Garden

16.7 KM
The garden was originally founded in 1786 by Colonel Kyd and contains about 12,000 living plants and over 2.5 million dried plant specimens in the herbarium that have been collected from all over the world. This is the oldest of all the botanical gardens in India. The great banyan tree at the Botanical Gardens is around 255 years old and is considered to be the oldest citizen of the city. Covering about 14,500 sq. m of land, it is the widest tree in the world. The Great Banyan has been in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the largest canopy and covering the widest circumference.

Eco Park

9.9 KM
Also known as Prakrithi Tirtha, an urban park in New Town, Kolkata and the biggest park so far in India. The park is situated on a 480 acres plot and is surrounded by a 104 acres water body with an island in the middle. The park have different areas like wild flower meadows, a bamboo garden, grasslands, tropical tree garden, bonsai garden, tea garden, Cactus Walk, a heliconia garden, a butterfly garden, a play area and an amphitheater.

Tram Rides

A legacy of the British, the tram service in Kolkata was launched in 1873 and is operational till date. The Kolkata Tramways are the oldest operating electric tram systems in Asia running since 1902. Soak in the nostalgia as you pass through some of the most iconic structures of the city such as Shaheed Minar and the Victoria Memorial. Take a ride in this iconic vehicle and get set to write your own travel stories