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Location : Pune, Maharashtra
Venue : Indra Gandhi Udyan
How to get there : Pune is well connected to all the metropolitan cities by bus, train, and airways
Time of visit : 12.00 in the morning to 8.00 in the evening
Charges : Rs. 3 to 6 per ride; additional charge of Rs. 3 for availing parking facilities
Located in Pune, Appu Ghar is one of the famous amusement parks that attract thousands of visitors every day. It is a place of fun, adventure and excitement; It is in fact called a mini Disney land by many. It is constructed in the lines of Appu Ghar of Delhi.
One can enjoy here thoroughly, can getaway with stress and tension of his life which bug him everyday.
The rides are really adventurous. These rides are suitable for people from all age groups. There is something for everyone. The name Appu Ghar is derived from the fact that an Appu i.e. an elephant is its mascot. In fact, Appu was the name of an elephant that reigned during Asiad in 1982. This amusement park is located in the sector Pradhikaaran.
Major attractions of the amusement park :
There are several different types of rides that are available to the riders. Some of these rides are meant exclusively for children and aged citizens. Tourists from India and other parts of the world flock to this place in order to have thrill and enjoy the place whole heartedly. The adrenalin pumping rides can make people go ecstatic with joy and pleasure of the rides.
The famous rides that can offer the best entertainment are the huge roller coaster rides that turn at deadly angles to make the riders go crazy with excitement. Some of the other thrilling rides at Appu Ghar are merry-go-rounds, and spinners that turn the riders upside down or shake the body vigorously in circular motions. The rides are equally enjoyed by children and adults. Some less scary rides are also present at the sites that are specially meant for toddlers and kids. Several games and other activities are also offered by this amusement park.
The backdrop of Appu Ghar is not less amazing. The pathways are lit with beautiful and colored lights. There is an artificial hill that is specially designed for kids who can enjoy several funny activities A Lake near the hill is beautiful that provides myriad activities to be enjoyed by children. Lovely castles that are built in the vicinity offer interesting play options.
A complete day at rides can easily wear you out completely. One can relish food at the eateries and restaurants that offer different variety of snacks and other fast food items. Balloons of myriad sizes and colors attract the attention of children.
Appu Ghar is a nice place for spending a day with family and friends. One can take fully enjoy the rides and gather some cherish able moments of his life.