Mother’s Wax Museum is a wax museum located in Action Area – II of New Town, Kolkata, India on the 5th and 6th floors of the West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation building. It was established in November 2014, it contains wax statues of more than 50 personalities, including statues of Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Salman Khan. The museum has been named after Mother Teresa.
Eco Park (or Prakriti Tirtha) is an urban park in New Town, Greater Kolkata, and the biggest park so far in India. The park is situated on a 480 acres (190 ha) plot and is surrounded by a 104 acres (42 ha) waterbody with an island in the middle. The park was conceptualized by the Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee in July 2011. West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (HIDCO) is the overarching body coordinating the construction of the park, along with different other government bodies responsible for the implementation of different works inside the park.
Nicco Park is an amusement park located in Jheel Meel, Sector – IV of Bidhannagar, West Bengal, India. The park was created to attract tourists to the state by providing family-friendly recreation as well as educative entertainment. Nicco Park opened on 13 October 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.
The water theme park Aquatica is located in Kochpukur. It is close to Thakdari (Rajarhat) and also New Town (Action Area – I). The area is well connected by public transport bus (12C/2) from Howrah station. The bus passes through Ultadanga, up to Baguiati Jora Mandir along VIP Road, takes a U-turn, and then passes through Kestopur Bazar and reaches New Town below Box Bridge (the bridge near Technopolis that connects Sector V and New Town) and finally reaches Aquatica via Thakdari. Box bridge is very well connected by public transport from VIP Road side and EM Bypass side too. There is regular Auto service from Box Bridge to Aquatica. Plenty of taxis are available to go to the place and many taxis wait there for returning passengers. While going to Aquatica, the taxi driver may ask for some extra.
While the whole structure is climate controlled there is a lot on offer for both day time and night time visitors. Those visiting during the day can enjoy the glorious view besides sifting through the curio shop and enjoying their favourite cuppa. Night-time visitors, on the other hand, will have access to the fine dining restaurant serving up their choicest delicacies, all at a very reasonable rate. They will also get a remarkable view of hundreds of supple stems with softly glowing petal lights, swaying in the wind and stretching over three kilometers.