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Ramoji Film City: The Largest Film Studio Complex in the World

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Ramoji Film City is a film studio located in Hyderabad, India. With its size reaching around 2, 000 acres, it is certified by Guinness Book of World Records as the largest film studio in the world. It was built in 1996 by Ramoji Rao, a Telugu film producer.

 

 

 

The film city opens at 9:00am everyday. It is a popular tourism and recreation centre with natural and artificial attractions such as film sets, theme parks and amusement rides among others.

 

 

 

Regarding entrance fees, there are four types of day tour packages that Ramoji Film City offers:

  • Ramoji Festive Day Tour (Entry Time: 9:00am to 2:00pm only)

Adult : US$25
Child : US$21

  • Ramoji Festive Premium Experience (Entry Time: 9:00am to 11:30pm only)

Adult : US$46
Child : US$42

  • Ramoji Festive Noon Fiesta (Entry Time: 12:00nn to 2:00pm only)

Adult : US$42
Child : US$38

  • Ramoji Festive Twilight Experience (Entry Time: 2:30am to 4:30pm only)

Adult : US$28
Child : US$24

What are you waiting for? Book now and witness the magical fun at Ramoji Film City!

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For accommodation in Hyderabad, book here.

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Toran Making for Preschool Children

Toran is from the Hindu culture. It is a decorative element that they hang in their doors during festivals and weddings. They adorn their homes with it to attract Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth.

Here are simple steps on how you can make a toran with your preschool children:

Materials

  • string
  • colored paper

Steps

  • Cut a semi-circle shape. 20181116_122555.jpg
  • Cut a “flame-like” shape. Screenshot_20181117-113415.jpg
  • Fold them into two equal parts. Stick two semi-circle shapes together, and put the string in the middle. Screenshot_20181117-113403.jpg
  • Use the third semi-circle to cover the string. Screenshot_20181117-113351.jpg
  • Repeat the same steps for the flame: Stick two “flame-like” shapes together and paste it closer to the semi-circle shape to create an image of a lamp with a light.
  • Paste the third “flame-like” shape to cover the string. Screenshot_20181117-113247.jpg
  • Do many of these “lamps” and stick them on a string. 20181116_123312.jpg
  • Now, you have your toran. Hang it on your wall and be ready to welcome the goddess of wealth! 20181117_113549.jpg

Easy steps to make a toran with your children! Have fun!