Thursday, 9 May 2013

Maidan




About Maidan                    


Maidan is considered to be the landmark of the city that is capable of reflecting the essence of the Bengali culture. Maidan is situated at the heart of the city and is one of the main attractions of the city.

The place is also chosen as the venue for political rallies and meetings. It comprises of around 400 hectares of greenery, from the city’s north and south covering a length of 3 km. Chowringhee Road bounds the stretch to the east, Strand Road to the west, Governor’s House or Raj Bhawan to the north and Tolly Nullah to the south that also covers the Victoria Memorial and Royal Kolkata Race Course.