Declared as the largest film city in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records comprising of approx 2000 acres of area, the Ramoji film city attracts millions of tourists every year. It is also a popular tourism and recreational centre, containing both natural and artificial attractions including an amusement park. It was established by Indian film producer Ramoji Rao (head of Ramoji group) in 1996.
Ramoji Film City : Largest Film City in the World
Let’s know more about this amazing film city in Hyderabad.
The Film City
The film city is so much complete in itself that a person can walk in with a script and come out with a movie. It is within this setting that lots Hindi Telugu Malayalam Kannada Tamil Gujarati Bhojpuri Oriya Bengali and English movies and TV spots are created every year in Ramoji film city.
As you enter the place you will also find miniature replica sets of Golconda fort, Hawa Mahal, Taj Mahal and London Bridge. The replica of Golconda Fort is built on a hilltop from she you can get spectacular views of entire film city.
Not just a Film City
The film city is also known for its serene beauty amusement parks, recreational sites and amazing hotels. The place is a must see for adventure seekers, fun lovers, experience seekers. The natural parks and amusement parks will fill you with an enthusiastic delight. It can be called a perfect holiday destination.
Ramoji film city also has a 5 star and a 7 star hotel for tourists who are looking for good accommodation options. These hotels also play host to corporate affairs ash mms wedding parties. It also offers interesting dining options including multi-cuisine restaurants, fast food points and stylish cafes.
Ramoji Film City – A Haunted Place ?
Today there are a lot of areas at the Ramoji film city haunted place that are no longer in use because of the notorious paranormal activities. There were accusations made about this being a publicity stunt but the weird activities at the place washed away all the doubts.
There are numerous accounts unnatural activities happening during shoots. These include lights falling off the ceilings, shadows in changing rooms, light men being pushed by invisible hands and thus being seriously injured. Strange marks that resemble Urdu have also been found on mirrors. People also claim to have seen ghosts on the premises.
History behind the place being haunted
It is believed that all these phantasmal happenings are because of the land once served as the fighting grounds for the Sultans of Nizam and therefore thousands of soldiers who died there were laid to rest in the premises. It is said that the apparitions of the dead soldiers wander around, lurking in the shadows of changing rooms, tearing clothes, knocking the locked doors. It is also said that the ghosts are especially menacing to women.
Ramoji film city is located at a distance of 30 kilometres from the city of Hyderabad on NH-9, near Anajpur village, Hayathnagar Mandal. It is one of the most popular sightseeing places of Hyderabad.
How to Reach ?
Buses, trains and flights from all major cities and states of India run to and from Hyderabad. A well established system of local buses and cabs is available easily. The place is easily accessible as the natives can provide you a lot of help.
Timings & Entry Fee
The film city available for visitors from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM throughout the week.
The entry fee is categorised into two ways :
General Guided Tour–
Rs.900 per person for adults,
Rs.800 per person for children (3-12 years).
Ramoji Star Experience with food-
Rs.1900 per person for adults,
Rs.1600 per person for children (3-12 years).
Address & Contact Numbers
Sales & Marketing Office Address in Hyderabad :
Phone Numbers :
Toll Free : 1800 4250 9999 / 9390008477
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