East Indian city Kolkata gets new QR based Integrated Tourist Pass for easy exploration

 Wednesday, December 7, 2022 



The exploration to the east Indian city Kolkata will be made much easier with the new Integrated Tourist Pass which is a single ticket entry provision for multiple tourist spots.

There are many tourist attractions in Kolkata to explore which include Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum, Science City, Nicco Park, Alipore Zoo and many more. As per the reports, the tourism department has collaborated with more than 30 popular tourist attractions in Kolkata.

This QR based Integrated Tourist Pass is named as “Discover Kolkata” will launch soon on 15 December 2022.

The pass for all 21 destinations will be available at $6.10, however, the tourists will also have the liberty to avail lesser number of places of interest as per their choice. The price will be in conformity with the entry fees of the destinations they are booking.

The places of interest where the facilities of the City Pass can be availed are Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum, Netaji Bhawan, Nehru Children Museum, Birla Industrial and Technological Museum, Smaranika Tram Museum, Asiatic Society, Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House, Science City, Nicco Park, Rabindra Tirtha, Nazrul Tirtha, Aircraft Museum, Eco Park, Alipore Museum, Mother’s Wax Museum, Gandhi Ashram, Natya Sodh Sansthan (Bidhannagar), Kolkata Port Maritime Heritage Museum, State Archaeological Museum and Kolkata Police Museum.

The pass will save tourists time they have to spend standing in queue for purchasing the usual ticket. It’s transferable as well, West Bengal Tourism Minister Babul Supriyo said, adding that if there’s a good response after launch, an attempt may be made to facilitate people in entering the venues after QR scanning separately, instead of them having wait in usual ques to enter.

The integrated tourist pass at present is still in the marking and once it is ready, it will be made available online (mobile application based service) and also over the counter at designated venues in the museums and other tourist hotspots.

To make the experience more convenient and less confusing, various attractions will be clubbed together. Every zone will have its own set of attractions clubbed together.

With this, exploring the City of Joy made much easier and this new Integrated Tourist Pass will not only save time but will improve tourism in the city as people will be able to move seamlessly from one attractions to another.

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