Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Andhra Tourism

Hyderabad Zoo Also known as the Nehru Zoological Park, zoo was established in 1959 and declared open to the public in 1963. The park extends over 380 acres and is a premier recreation spot in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. The Forest Department of the Government of Andhra Pradesh manages the zoo and provides grants for it. We are at the forefront in India of building modern enclosures for the display of animals, such as the extensive safari parks and the habitat for nocturnal animals. 

B.M. Birla Planetarium was the first phase of the Science Centre. It was inaugurated in 1985. Not only it is 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 Universe as 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. This apart, special interactive sessions for students are organized.The Planetarium also conducts a popular course on Astronomy and Astrophysics. The Planetarium also regularly creates exhibitions on relevant topics.

The sprawling 1666-acre Ramoji Film City, set up by Ramoji Group in 1996, is the land of million dreams, where comprehensive and world-class filmmaking facilities await dream merchants for a celluloid journey. Certified by the Guinness World Records as the world’s largest film studio complex, at Ramoji Film City a filmmaker can walk with a script and walk out with film. The massive dreamscape vibrant with flamboyant locales, picturesque avenues, make-believe sets and outstanding film-making infrastructure make it as filmmakers’ paradise. 

AP State Archeology Museum or Hyderabad Museum is a museum located in Hyderabad, India. Archeologist Henry Cousens first explored the site in the beginning of the 19th century, and around 1940 the mound was excavated under the supervision of Nizam of Hyderabad. The excavated items were place in a museum built on the ancient site. In 1952, the museum's contents were moved to the current build, under the administrative control of Archaeological Survey of India.

Public Garden or Bagh-e-Aam,is a historic park located at Nampally,Hyderabad.This park contains the State Legislative Assembly, Andhra Pradesh State Museum, Contemporary Art Museum, etc.The parks have many picnic areas. The park has too many things to enjoy in one visit.