6 Less known facts about Hyderabad

Nestled among one of the oldest rock formations of the world the city of Hyderabad has so much to explore and unveil.

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Here are six less known facts about Hyderabad!

1 RAMOJI FILM CITY

The Land of dreams-Ramoji Film City is India’s answer to Disney Land with its very own Indian touch! It boasts of being the largest integrated film city in the the world which is thronged by around 1.5 million tourists every year. Spread across a sprawling 2,000 acres, this wonderland is a mesmerizing treat to the eyes.With innumerable Indian and foreign movies (including Hollywood) shot here at various locations, this place establishes itself as a prime destination luring film makers to Ramoji studios.This place has got lots in store for its visitors ranging  from the Japanese gardens to Mughal gardens, a sanctuary garden, a movie magic park, a bird park, Eco zone, Kids play area, live street shows and lots more.

Enough said about it, one must have to visit this place to believe its magnificence and experience the splendour of the world’s largest integrated film city! Also don’t give a miss to the splendid inauguration and closing ceremonies here!

2 PRASADS IMAX

With 72-feet high and 95-feet wide screen, accompanied by 635 seats and a 12,000-watt sound system, Prasads Imax is the second largest IMAX 3D screen in the world. It possesses a 6-channel sound system with an output of 11,000 watts of uncompressed digital surround sound giving a jaw dropping 3D movie watching experience to its viewers.This complex also houses multiplexes, gaming zones, food outlets and other recreational zones. Prasads Imax also boasts of being one of the first Green theater in the country for having installed a 100 KWp solar photo-voltaic power generation system on its rooftop.

3 BUDDHA STATUE

The Buddha Statue situated on the man-made Hussain Sagar lake is the world’s tallest monolithic statue of Gauthama Buddha. Standing 18-meters high, this statue is one of the famous tourist  attractions in Hyderabad. This marvel has been chiseled out of a white granite rock and is erected  on a red lotus pedestal.The night view of this monument is spectacular.

4 P.V. NARASIMMHA RAO EXPRESS HIGHWAY

P.V. Narasimha Rao Express way abbreviated as PVNR express way is India’s longest flyover connecting Rajiv Gandhi  International Airport with the city at Mehdipatnam. This elevated express way extending up to 11.6 km prohibits cycles,bullock carts, two wheeler and three wheeler vehicles.The construction of this express way has eased out the traffic problems for the commuters travelling towards the airport.

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5 MICROSOFT’S R&D CENTER

Hyderabad, a home to several MNC’s and IT companies also houses Microsoft’s biggest research and development center outside Redmond, Washington. Established in the year 1998 , it has played a pivotal role in attracting more IT companies  and shaping Hyderabad into an IT Hub.

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6 FACEBOOK OFFICE

With the IT boom all across the globe, Hyderabad managed to attract Facebook to set up their first international office in Asia.

Take a look at their cool office

 

 

Hyderabadis, FEEL PROUD!

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