Ramoji Film City
Ramoji Film City is possibly the largest comprehensive film studio complex in the
world with over 2000 acres complex of studios, gardens, hotels,
multistoried buildings and special structures of all kinds.More...
|A producer or director can walk in with a script and walk out with canned film or television
programme. The Film City gives a choice of numerous flexible
locations, typically as well as spontaneous. Filmmaker can shoot in a
picturesque Indian village, or recreate a street in
Switzerland. Film maker can choreograph a song sequence in any of the gardens
and later change the look of the Gardens/Fountains, the layout of
the streets, the facades of the buildings in the streets, to give
a totally different locale to suit the requirements so no one
location will ever go out of style or suffer from repeated
exposure. Located an hours drive from the airport of
Snow World is the World’s Biggest and India’s
1st Snow Theme Park. Spread over 17,000 square
feet area, on Lower Tank Bund Road, behind
Indira Park, it is yet another landmark place
in twin cities. The entry is priced at Rs 400/- for adults and Rs 250/- for children for
one hour. It will be open to general public
from from 9am to 9pm. People will be allowed
in batches of one hour. Maximum of three
hundred people are allowed in every batch.
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.
Kasu Brahmanda Reddy National Park
A nature park
situated near Jubilee Hills, this
park is ,mainly used by Joggers
and Walkers from the nearby elite
residential houses. It has now become a joggers
paradise and its ambiance is seen to be
believed. The park spread over an area of 350
acres of natural forest has more than 500
plant species,130 bird species,20 mammal
species,20 reptile species and a large number
Open from 6am to 8pm and from 4pm to 6pm.Entry
fee is Rs 5/-.The annual membership is Rs
This is the first Botanical Garden in Andhra
Pradesh that is coming up in stages in
Kotaguda Reserve Forest near the Hi-tech city,
Madhapur. The garden spread over 120 acres
of undulating land and when completed will
have 19 sectors or 'Vanams'. The park also has
large water bodies, rolling meadows, natural forests, rich
grasslands and exquisite rock formations,
providing a visitor an unforgettable
The B.M. Birla Planetarium is not only one
of the best attended Planetaria in the
world, it has also been acclaimed to be
amongst the very best with a better rating
than those in Europe, USA, Far East,
Soviet Republics and elsewhere. The cosmic
presentations here have highlighted
various mysterious of the
they have unfolded—from Halley’s comet
through space explorations of the solar
system to the riddles of Black Holes and
the newly discovered dark energy. Entry
Fee: Rs 40.Show Timings: English: 11.30am,
4pm, 6pm/Telugu: 12.15pm, 3pm, 5pm,
6.45pm, 8.15pm/Hindi: 7.30pm
|Durgam Cheruvu (Secret Lake)
Durgam Cheruvu(which was supposed to
have supplied water for the Golconda
fort in the past ) is situated close to Shilparamam Crafts Village and Hitech City, behind Jubilee Hills. AP Tourism organises boating in this lake.
The Durgam Cheruvu lake is spread over
an area of 63 acre and is
surrounded by hills of the
The lake is also available for film shooting Rs.75000.00 per day. Boats can also be hired for film shootings at Rs. 2500.00 per day for 4 seater pedal boat and Rs.3000.00 per day for water scooter.
|Mechanised Boat: (For 20
minutes trip) Adult: Rs. 20.00 Child:
Water Scooter: Rs 50.00 per trip
Pedal Boat: (For 20 minutes trip) Rs.
20.00 per head
Durgam Cheruvu is situated near High Tech city,
Madhapur is 16 km from Hyderabad Railway Station on the Hyderabad - Bombay old Highway.
Lumbini Park is located at a distance of 3 km. from Hyderabad. It was developed by the Hyderabad Urban Development Authority
(HUDA) in 1994 and is spread over 4 acres of land adjacent to the Hussain Sagar Lake also popularly known as Tank Bund. The added attraction of this park unlike the other existing parks is that it has floral clock & musical fountains.
The highlight of Lumbini Park is the spectacular Musical dancing fountain with colorful lights. Every evening the show is held from
7.15 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Public Gardens are one of the largest
gardens in the city. Its a very calm place
to spend time with your family. Within
it's premises are a number of important
public buildings including the State
Legislative Assembly, State Archaeological
Museum, Jubilee Hall, Jawahar Bal Bhavan
and Telugu Lalita Kala Thoranam, an open
One of the most recent and glamorous
attractions of Hyderabad, NTR gardens spread
over 34 acres is absolutely unique with large scale use of fiberglass
in the form of insects and fruits. The
attractions are Machan Tree, Fruit restaurant,
railway ride and lots more. Its worth
visiting especially after the lights are on.
Sanjeevaiah Park is a major recreation centre
located next to Hussain Sagar, at the end of
Necklace Road, in Hyderabad. It is named after
the former President of India, Mr. Neelam
Sanjeev Reddy. It houses a rose garden, rock
garden and a floral clock. Sanjeevaiah Park
which was the favourite destination for
couples has now got the much needed face lift
and is not attracting people of all ages.
Shilparamam is an arts and crafts village showcasing the various art forms and handicrafts of various artists from all over the state. It is basically a centre stage of cultures, a melting pot of traditions and an endeavor to preserve the dying art forms.
| The topography of the land blends lush green expanses with typical Hyderabad rock structures and meanders through
plains, hillocks and mini- valleys into a
haven seemingly designed for a very rustic
and rich rural appeal. Potential buyers can come and pick up objects of art directly from the artisans without having to deal with middlemen.
In its complete form, Shilparamam will have Crafts Museum, Cultural Museum, Art Gallery & Library, Multi-purpose Auditorium, Common Facility Workshops, Research & Design Center, Dormitory accommodation for participating or visiting persons and artists & Rest Houses.
Shilparamam is about 25 km from Hyderabad railway station and 31 km from Hyderabad bus station. Located at
Madhapur, it is easily accessible by road, and well connected by public transport.
over 300 acres and is one of
largest zoo parks in Asia and has
collection of a large number of
Snakes. One can find other
Animals and Reptiles too in this
park. Open 9am to 5pm and closed
every Monday. For details call 24477355.
Located at a distance of 20 km. from Hyderabad, this lake is also called as Osman Sagar. It was constructed by Mir Osman Ali Khan, the VIIth Nizam of Hyderabad after the disastrous floods of 1908 by constructing a dam across river
Musi. The lake was planned by Mokshagundam Visweswarayya for supplying water to the city of Hyderabad. The lake is spread over an area of 46 square kilometers. It has well laid out lush green gardens and a swimming pool. It is a very popular picnic spot for the city crowd. The Gandipet Lake is
20 km from Hyderabad railway station.
Located 24 km to the north of Secunderabad,
Shamirpet has a beautiful lake and a deer
park. Its peaceful environs make it a great
picnic spot. AP Tourism offers comfortable
cottage facilities for accommodation, while
the forest lodges can be booked with the AP
Forest Department office at Saifabad.
22 kms from the
city, a small tank named after
Nizam VII's eldest son, Himayat
Ali Khan. The whole area is green
and fresh during the rainy and
winter season. A small stretch
on the dam is a very romantic
place for a hand-in-hand walk.
Guest house facilities are
available and can be booked
through the APTTDC. call..3453036.
The Majestic Entrance opens the doors to the world of Ethnic Rajasthani Resort of culture, and fantasy, a culmination of the images and dreams of visitors to experience the true Rajasthani life style....!
You can get a taste of Royal Rajasthani Chowki style Dining Hall.
Its got Katahputhli -the
is well Designed for performing plays, Dances, Puppet shows and other variety
programmes.Another attraction is the Jodhpur Hut - A mini handicrafts mela with crafts depicting the Rajasthani culture.
Its situated on the Medchal Road,
Kompally, R.R, Dist..
park for children, situated near
lower Tank Bund. This park offers
a Boat ride too. It has become a favorite destination
for joggers. Presently the park is on a major
Harina Vanasthali National Park
Located 15 Km. from Hyderabad, the park
has more than 350 black bucks, 400
cheetals and a number of wild boars, small
mammals, reptiles and over 100 species of
is a reservoir 16
kms away, this tank once used to
be the city's water source. Now,
it has only become a tourist attraction. Its a
mile long bund formed by 21 arches.
The Alleygator emerged as a favorite funcentre for the young as well as old people.
The Alleygator has four lines of bowling alleys, six pool tables, and video games. The cafeteria serves tasty food, which makes the place a perfect entertainment centre. The smoke free and alcohol free environment of The Alleygator makes it a perfect place to enjoy the leisure time with the entire family.
The Alleygator has true cosmic bowling alleys, which gives utmost pleasure to the players. The lights changes automatically, with a pleasant sound, and the system also displays the score. It also has ball wall facility for new comers, ladies and children. This
facility helps new comers and ladies to score better.
Its the happening place for go-karting.
Situated on the medchal Road, Kompally about 9 kms from Paradise cross
road. Entry fee is Rs 10/-.
Timings are from
Ocean Park is a one of it’s kind Water Theme Amusement Park modelled on International standards. The amusement park is situated at Gandipet just 15 kms from Hyderabad offers a spectacular mix of Internationally popular. Water Rides and Amusement Rides for all age groups and
provides full day entertainment to all it’s
Patrons. Spread over a sprawling 20 acres of lush landscaped gardens it
offers a number of internationally popular water and
Open from 11am to 8 pm
It is a
multi-theme' park. Far from the
hustle and bustle of the busy city, this
amusement part that offers a variety of
entertainment and leisure activities for
the entire family. Built on a 50-acre
plot, the park has special packages for
corporates and non-resident Indians.
Aalankrita-the Ethnic Gateway
Spread over an area of 10 acres,
Aalankrita blends the convenience of a
5-star resort, the ambience of a
heritage Aalankrita - the ethnic gateway
site and the ethnicity of the times gone
by. Located about 16 km from
Secunderabad, the facilities here
include an air-conditioned conference
hall, Well-side Restaurant, a pyramid
shaped Meditation Centre, a covered
swimming pool for day and night use, a
sunken dancing floor, air-conditioned
cottages, an antique shop, exhibition
hall, walkways and a sprawling open air
theatre that can accommodate about 3000
Dream Valley Resorts
Nestled amidst lush green environs and
located at Gandipet, Dream Valley
Resorts is a water theme park with
waterslide, cascading waterfalls, water
squirts, a 9-hole golf course and go-karting
Pragati Green Meadows & Resorts
Spread over 26 acres and an hour’s drive
from Hyderabad, Pragati Resorts offers
facilities like swimming, boating,
children’s park, coffee and snack bar,
restaurant, conference hall, uniquely
designed cottages for overnight stay.
Pragati Sparsh, part of Pragati Resorts,
set in the sylvan surroundings, offers a
complete range of Ayurvedic Treatment
and medicines in association with
Santigiri Ashram of Kerala and in
coordination with the Department of
A picturesque holiday spot, the Treasure
Island, located on 60 acres of landscape
at Gandipet, offers a variety of leisure
and fun oriented activities - horse
riding, billiards, disco, go-karting,
Lumbini park is one of the
attractive leisure spots in the city.
The park which is near Hussainsagar lake
has a floral clock, nature trail,
children’s play area, and musical
fountains. The boating facility which is
one of the major attractions is extended
to the middle of the lake.
Lumbini Laserium The spectacular
state of the laser show on the water
screen with a musical fountain, is
India’s first Multi media Laser Show,
that narrates Hyderabad’s history, in a
thrilling display of laser lights.
NTR Gardens: A leisure and
entertainment centre adjoining the
Hussain Sagar Lake, the NTR Gardens
houses a Memorial of Late Shri N.T. Rama
Rao, former Chief Minister, with an
exemplary piece of architecture. The
sprawling gardens, set up in an area of
36 acres, offers a serene atmosphere and
yet provides recreation facilities such
as Machan Tree, Japanese Garden, Car
Café, Souvenir Shops, Fruit Restaurant
and Children’s playing area. A mono rail
system takes children around the Garden.
It’s an amusement park with a
difference…see it to believe it.
Sanjeevaiah Park one of the garden
spots in Hyderabad is located near
Hussain sagar lake. This park is well
spread over with lush green trees
meadows, beautiful landscaped gardens
and play area for children. One of the
significant features of the park is it
has variety of high-breed rose plants of
different colours. There is also a Rock
Garden which is added attractions to the
Yogibear Children’s Park is located
adjacent to Sanjeevaiah park. This park
is an entertainment centre for children
and toddlers. The park is b e a u t i f
u l l y landscaped with small lawns.
Play things like swinging bars, slides
are added attractions for children. The
park has a miniature Golf Tract of 19
holes, a snack bar and an event shed for
Indira Park, a recreation centre for
children is situated near lower Tankbund.
It is an excellent place for spending
evening hours amid greenery and chirping
of birds. The Park has a small lake with
boating facility. It also has a rose
garden with flowering, bushy trees.
Adjacent to the park there is skating
facility for children.
Prasad’s IMAX, India’s 3 rd IMAX Theatre
is located in the heart of the city on
the banks of the Hussain Sagar Lake. It
is a fully integrated family
entertainment center. Spanning an area
of 2,35,000 sq ft., this centrally air
conditioned facility is a high tech, one
stop recreation hub providing the people
of Hyderabad with a unique and exciting
experience, like never before.
Featuring the world’s most powerful film
projector, the facility houses South
India’s first Imax theatre. IMAX is a
brand that is recognized worldwide. The
facility possesses a 6-channel sound
system with an output of 12,000 watts of
digital surround sound. The Prasad’s
IMAX Theatre has food outlets, coffee
bars, gift shops etc.. setting a new
benchmark in entertainment. The center
also houses a five screen state of the
art multiplex with a combined capacity
of 1800 seats.
Hyderabad’s first food court, located in
this complex, provides a sumptuous
spread of multi-cuisine food
interspersed with fast food counters.
The Eat Street
The Eat Street food outlet at People’s
Plaza, Necklace Road is a fun place for
the entire family, to enjoy all
varieties of ‘chaat’ and delicious
snacks in the enchanting lakeside
ambience.This is a must visit for
tourist to relax with the best of foods.
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