• Ocean World is an Aquatic Theme Park with diverse marine creatures for people to ascertain life under water
Kolkata, December 9, 2023: Festive season that starts from Durga Puja in Kolkata culminates in Christmas and New year. Winter season with its nip in the air, sun kissed morning and pleasant weather is the perfect time for family outing ,picnic , fun and frolic with the aroma of the freshly baked cakes wafting in the air.
Acropolis Mall, India’s leading mall, has introduced “OCEAN WORLD” – a Spectacular aquatic theme park for the first time in the city of joy in December that will continue to enthral people till January. On this occasion Acropolis Mall invited children living in the slum area of Dhapa to behold the wonder of Ocean World and get to know the marine creatures living under the water. The event was in collaboration with TdH Suisse – A Swiss Child rights organization and DRCSC a Non-profit organization working in Dhapa area to educate the children . The visit was an educative and entertaining one as the children were asked to participate in a painting competition. The theme was Ocean world and its marine life forms.
At a formal function , Actress Sonalee Chaudhuri presented prizes to the children in presence of Mr. K Vijayan, GM, Acropolis Mall.
OCEAN WORLD is the theme park that simulates different marine environments and ecosystems from around the globe. The Ocean world in Acropolis showcases a grand Ship inspired by the swashbuckler film series “ Pirates of the Caribbean. Visitors can witness several aquatic creatures including Hammerhead shark, Killer Whale , Octopus, Sea lion, stingray , Dolphin, Shark and many more. The theme park is an ideal opportunity for children to know life under deep sea.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. K Vijayan , GM, Acropolis Mall said , “ Ocean World is an exciting opportunity for children and all to ascertain the ecosystem of ocean and to explore diverse marine life forms under the deep sea. This is the first time any such aquatic theme park, our city is witnessing. We are expecting guests to visit this park to educate their children about the marine ecosystem and be entertained with plethora of gaming options and drool worthy food this Yuletide season. We will be holding creative workshops for children themed on ocean world every week which will educate and engage them further and keep them away from the virtual world”.
About Acropolis Mall:
Acropolis Mall is one of the state-of-the-art malls in Kolkata that houses over 80 renowned brands in Apparel, Electronics, Consumer durables, Electronic gazettes, Jewellery, Luggage, Cosmetics, Grocery items, Food & Beverages, Salon and Beauty care products . The shopping mall is the right retail mix layered with various kinds of retail zones. The mall with its Four-screen Multiplex, Spacious Food Court, Fine Dining Restaurants, Family and children entertainment zone is an apt destination for families to enjoy Shop and Dine & Entertainment.
Developed by Merlin Group, the leading real estate group of India, Acropolis mall was inaugurated on 25th September,2015. It is an iconic architectural masterpiece with an elegant elevation covered with a glass façade which spread over a sprawling area of 4.50 lakh sq ft with five level parking facilities. The mall has been frequented by over 1,20 lakhs visitors every week . It has been conferred with a clutch of laurels since its inception which bear testimony to its quality and service. The awards include “ Most admired shopping centre of the year (east) in 2018 by Images”, “Best Retail Project of the year 2018-19 by Images”, “ Certified Green Building By IGBC “, 4-Star Energy Conservation Award 2020 by Encon”. The mall is also recognized by CNBC Awaaz Real Estate Awards –East Zone,2019 as the Best Retail Project in east zone. Acropolis mall is the first mall in Kolkata to have installed a state-of-the-art Firefighting kiosk with rescue Equipment in keeping with its commitment to the advisory to Indian Institute Of Architect. The facility was inaugurated by Shri Jagmohan, IPS, Director General, West Bengal Fire & Emergency Services, Govt of West Bengal in presence of Shri Sushil Mohta, Chairman, Merlin Group. The kiosk will serve the neighboring area as well.
The mall has been housing several interesting events, fashion shows, cultural fest and launch of popular films over the last five years. Acropolis mall has become one of the most popular destination malls to reckon with in right spirit.
The mall has also contributed to the community as a responsible corporate citizen. It has undertaken an initiative to collect old clothes for underprivileged children and old people living in the vicinity of Ruby Hospital and presented the clothes to Kolkata Society for Cultural Heritage for them. The mall has provided space to self-help group women representing economically backward section to display and sell handmade environment friendly Rakhis to people.