Swabhumi - a gateway to Indian art and culture


Swabhumi is one of the best heritage parks in Eastern part of India. The park with its rich collections is considered to be one of the most visited spot in Kolkata

Swabhumi is a heritage plaza wherein best of India's rich art, culture and tradition has been portrayed. The park located high up on a natural hillock portrays the pristine beauty and the visitors are quite attracted by it. Once you get inside the park, a whole new world of India's art and culture opens up in front of your eyes.

Location of Swabhumi, Kolkata


It is located on the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass and opposite to the Salt Lake Stadium. The park lies just adjacent to Subhas Sarovar Lake.

How to reach, Swabhumi, Kolkata

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Local Trains and Metered Taxis are easily available to get there. One can also avail the Metro rail. The nearest metro station is Dum Dum Metro Station. Local trains from Sealdah too are good options wherein you have to get down at Ultadanga Railway station.

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Special Attractions of Swabhumi Park, Kolkata


The park showcases and demonstrates different arts, crafts, heritage and culture from various Indian regions with the main focus on Bengal's heritage.

Swabhumi is a great place for souvenir hunting. You can see here the rare Dokhra craft, which is one of the most colorful and artistic handicraft patterns available in Bengal.

There is a section called Meena Bazar, where you can find everything starting from ethnic jewellery to a magician. Here you get you hand tattooed in mehendi. Beside all these, there is also an inhouse astrologer where you get your present and future predictions.

You can also find here displays of famous works and schools of paintings like Madhubani and Gond paintings, Dokhra crafts and designer garments by famous fashion houses of India. Apart from these are popular items like Kantha Stich saris, woodcarvings, paper products, block printed saris, crafts from Puruliya, Krishnanagar, Kalimpong etc.

The park is one of the best places to look for antiquities, designer apparels, items for interior home decoration and many more.

Inside the park, there is Sabhaghar-a place meant for banquets, parties and conferences.

There is also a Food Park, namely Santhusthi, where you can find the best cuisines of East, West, North and South. You will find here Ahaar(East Indian cuisine), Paschima (West Indian cuisine), Dakshini (South Indian cuisine) and also some delicious Ice Cream Parlors and Cha Ghar or Tea Room.

Visit this Unique Place today. It is surely one of the best heritage parks in Eastern India.


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