If you are visiting Rourkela with your kids then make sure that Indira Gandhi Park would surely be in your list of places to visit in Rourkela. A treat to every kid, Indira Gandhi Park is near to the downtown of the city of Rourkela. Sprawling over a massive 42 acres of land, this well-maintained park houses grass meadows, gardens, a small zoo, aquarium, lake, and a doll museum. The garden includes different varieties of floral species along with lawns, shrubs, and a musical fountain. Whereas, the zoo comprises different species of birds and animals. Deer, black beer, peacock, and crocodile are some animals which kids can expect to see here in the India Gandhi Park in Rourkela. This small yet beautifully designed zoo doesn’t stop here to amaze kids, it also has a toy train for the small ones which gives children an enthralling tour of the entire zoo.
Apart from this, there is also an aquarium which treats the eyes of tourists, especially the kids, with some glorious species of fish. Coming on to the doll museum, dolls from various countries are kept on display here. Not just limited to this, this kid’s friendly place in Rourkela also houses a lake where visitors can enjoy a boating ride to add some more alluring memories in their Indira Gandhi Park tour. Along with that, a big tower that gives mesmerizing city views also attracts a lot of tourists. Just to let you know that Indira Gandhi is the last place where the first lady prime minister of India - Indira Gandhi gave his last speech before getting assassinated, and hence, the name Indira Gandhi Park derives. To commemorate her, a life-size statue of Indira Gandhi is also installed in the park which one of the major highlights of this place.