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Rabindra Sarobar Lake

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Why locals love it

Well maintained beautiful man made lake previously known as Dhakuria Lake. Named after great philosopher poet and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in 1958. The only Japanese Buddhist temple in Kolkata is located on the southern fringe of the Rabindra Sarovar.

Why you should visit it

Well maintained pathways at the perimeter of lake.
Haven for migratory and local birds.
The complex contains a safari garden and children's play area including rabbit hut.
There is a mosque on one of the lake's islands, which predates the excavation of the lake itself.
Houses local rowing and swimming clubs.
Plenty of trees and plants.

Special tip

Come in early morning or late afternoon to enjoy a walk around or for jogging. Car Parking is free in the morning, paid during evening.

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Md
Local
December 8, 2019
Great lake and nature view
Jeit
Local
July 13, 2019
Well..firstly the meaning of sarobar is lake....this place is surrounded by natural thing...mostly couples visits here and spend 30 minutes to 3 hrs... The best time to visit this place is evening time.. You will get to see colored fountains between the lake.. And couples gets closer to each other and dive into romantic thoughts.... The environment of this place is calm and pleasure...sitting next to the lake is an awesome experience u will ever get..
Rishabh
Local
January 15, 2019
Amitava
Local Expert
May 3, 2018

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