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Snow World: The World’s Biggest and India’s 1st Snow Theme Park inaugurated in city

Hyderabad:  Shri Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh  inaugurated Snow World, The World’s Biggest and India’s 1st Snow Theme Park on Republic Day at Lower Tank Bund in city. Mr. Naidu, accompanied by Mr. Sri Talasani Srinivasa Yadav, Minister for Tourism & Culture, A.P; Sri P. Chandra Shekhar, Minister for Law & Courts, A.P, Sri Teegala Krishna Reddy, Mayor of Hyderabad; Smt. Chandana Khan, unveiled a plaque to mark the inaguration, cut the ribbon. Immediately after the inauguration, he proceeded inside the Snow Theme Park, wearing a protective clothing and spent few moments there. Later he addressed the two thousand plus invited guests assembled at the inaugural function.

Speaking on the occasion, he said tourism is playing a very important role world over. A place like Snow World, help people to have unforgettable thrills and fun in life. So that they can forget their hardwork and go back fresh. Children too will have exciting experience. Further he added that countries like Singapore and Mauritius earn lot of foreign exchange. Andhra Pradesh too has lot of scope to develope tourism projects which can attract foreign tourists. Nearly 2400 people can visit Snow World a day he said. And appreciated promoters for their efforts in putting up Snow World.

With this inauguration, twin citians can chill out at minus 5 degress celcius can go merry with SNOW and have a SNOW-FILLED fun holiday unlike never before, a la, holidaying in Switzerland. And all these, barely at a fraction of cost of a trip to your favourite holiday location in Switzerland.

Snow World the world’s biggest and India’s first Snow Theme Park, being established by pioneers in leisure industry in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Ocean Park Multitech Ltd(OPML). Spread over 17,000 square feet area, on Lower Tank Bund Road, behind Indira Park, it is yet another landmark place in twin cities our Chief Minister has always dreamt of. It is project set up in collaboration with Tourism Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh

Ocean Park Multitech Ltd, promoter of India’s popular and the third largest Amusement Park ‘Ocean Park", aims to create top Snow Theme Park featuring (India’s first Snow Theme Park) with many fun rides and games, Snow View Restaurant and Indoor Go-Carting, 4-D Theatre. All these are first of its kind of activities, never available in India.

It is designed by famous architect Mr. Nitish Roy. Plans are afoot for 4-D Theatre in future, which is, yet another first in India and fifth in the world. The Cryozone aims to create top Snow leisure experiences. It will introduce snow fun to kids and adults since places like Hyderabad, snow is a rare and unusual commodity. Inside of the snow playground themed with a 300-Degree mountain horizon with snow and blue sky. The reflection of lighting these mountains create a wonderful effect on the snow area. Alpine huts, trees and animals placed around the snow area complete the real winter snow experience.

With consultancy from Unlimited Snow, a Netherlands firm with a rich experience and expertise of being consultants to world renowned projects which include Winter Olympics, The Snow Theme Park which is called Cryozone features Kids Snow Play Area, Snow Wars, snow Tube Slide, Sleigh Slide, Ice Bumping Cars, Merry Go Round, Ice Skating and Ice Sculptures.

Aimed at all ages of holiday goers who include kids, teenager, youth and adults, the facility is planned in such a way that people of all ages and abilities can play variety of snow games which include Snow Slides with special snow tubes and toboggans for kids. A special area will be created for playing with snow and creating snowman or an igloo. For the naughty there will be a snow ball party with friends as targets. Highlight of all the kiddy games will be Go carting with "Snow Mobiles", which even adults will be screaming to go!

All these snow wonders will be made possible by artificially producing snow using state of the art technology supplied by Woomera Snow Guns LTd., Australia. The snow thus produced almost match with that found in nature and doesn’t contain any harmful chemicals and substances. The Snow is produced using Mineral Water Quality water is harmless even if eaten. Special warm clothes, gloves and waterproof shoes will be provided to all the customers to protect them from extreme cold climate inside. A steaming hot soup will be served to all the visitors to acclimatize to the environment.

This ambitious project is being set up at an estimated cost of Rs. 12 Crores. The entry is priced at Rs 250/- for adults and Rs 200/- for children for one hour. It will be open to general public from tomorrow from 9am to 9pm. People will be allowed in batches of one hour. Maximum of three hundred people are allowed in every batch.
 

-MK
Reachout's News Bureau
Jan'
2004

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