About Eden Gardens

Eden Gardens is a cricket ground in Kolkata and is the oldest cricket stadium in India. It has witnessed many historical matches of cricket. The name of the stands in the stadium are named after the local cricketers and soldiers. It has been a host to 15 world cup matches. It is covered by a geometrically accurate roof over a fairly irregular stadium which makes this stadium an unlikely engineering spectacle. It provides the best facilities for the cricketers and the spectators. It is a must-visit for sports lovers.

Must See

  • Experience live matches along with 60,000 people is a magical experience.
  • Superb floodlights.
  • Electronic match display boards.
  • Awesome pitches and team cheering spirits.

How to reach

It can be easily reached by taking a cab, taxi, or bus available from all the major areas in the city. The nearest metro station from Eden Gardens is Park Street and it is a 15-minute walk from Park Street. 

The basic taxi fare is Rs. 30 up to the first 2 km and after that the fare increase by Rs.3 for every additional 0.2 km. Taxis are available at a regular frequency, with 0 to 5 minutes wait time.

 

Tips

  • A very comfortable seating arrangement.
  • Police are everywhere for the safety and guidance of the public, both inside and outside of the stadium.
  • Buy tickets for blocks that are near the boundaries, which offer a clear view of the entire ground.
  • Cleanliness is maintained in the stadium.
  • Food stalls are available.
  • Water is available at a slightly high price.

Visit Time

Depend on the match schedules:

Sunday: 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday: 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday:9:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Waiting Time

30 to 45 minutes

 

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Entrance Fee

Yes

It depends on the matches being played.

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Time you can spend

2 to 3 hours

 

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Weather

Haze 32.4°C

 

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