With children getting easily bored of watching television, it becomes a big concern for every parent to keep entertaining them time and again. Despite of fun camps and home assignments, children look forward to visit different places. Though most of them have been to the places listed below, but you can still accompany your kids and keep them rejuvenated. Here are a few recommendations that might suit to your child’s interests and also enlighten them with interesting facts!
1. Nandan Kanan
This is the most sought after destination by the children. It accommodates a good number of members from wildlife and lies in the vicinity of Kanjia Lake. The zoo is opened from April to September between 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. You may enjoy the rides in the toy train. The garden and park remains closed on every Monday. Later from October to March, the timing is scheduled from 8:00 am to 5:00 am.
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2. Nicco Park
It is a good amusement park where children can have some fun-filled rides and have an excellent time. There is an artificial lake running in the middle of the park. Enjoy various games, roller-coaster rides, swings, sea-saw and many more. If you have to visit this place then go any time between 9:00am to 6:30pm. The kids as well as parents can enjoy the rides. You may find this place as a good picnic spot.
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3. Bhawani Mall
Shahid Nagar, Bhawani Mall is one of the most attractive hang-out spot for everyone. Every movie buff looks forward to the new releases. Apart from that, kids also get an opportunity to have fun by having a ride in the automatic toy cars. Another attraction of this mall is the scary house. Experience some spooky attractions, ultra violet lights with jungle theme over here. If you feel hungry, do not worry! This place has a lot of eating joints to take care of your appetite.
4. Pathani Samanta Planetarium
Opened between 2:00pm to 5:00pm on all days of the week, this place hosts a lot of education based shows pertaining to astrophysics, space science and astronomy. It aims to generate awareness amongst the people regarding their environment. The shows include audio visual programme, night sky watch, poster shows and display of astronomical instruments. So, if you wish to give some exposure to your little ones about space, this place can keep them engrossed in the shows.
5. Odisha State Museum
It is open on all days except Mondays. The museum is divided into eleven sections- Archaeology, Epigraphy, Numismatics, Armoury, Mining and Geology, Natural History, Art and Craft, Contemporary Art, Patta Painting, Anthropology and Palmleaf Manuscripts. Have an enriched knowledge about history as you see a fabulous collection of antiquities and specimen for display, preservation and research in museum.
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6. Ocean World Water Park
The timings to visit this place is 10:00am to 5:00pm and you have to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- per person. It is a complete amusement spot for the young ones as well as parents. Have a superb and thrilling experience in the exquisite water games. Enjoy water-rides and bumper boat ride under the water of the Ocean World.
7. Regional Museum of Natural History
It is a good place where children can inculcate the importance of conservation of our natural resources. Located near Acharya Vihar square on National Highway 5, this museum provides an excellent learning experience about the natural heritage and the importance of its conservation.