Friday, March 16, 2012

Ahmedabad-Science City

Science City

The Science City in Ahmedabad is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city. You can come to this educational center to learn about how the city and the state of Gujarat as a whole is progressing in the field of science and technology.

The Science City in Ahmedabad was set up by the Government of Gujarat to highlight its eagerness to promote scientific thought and develop in the field of science and technology. Located on Sola Santej Road, the Gujarat Science City, as it is also called, offers extensive educational and entertainment options to the tourists.

The Science City was set up in the year 1960 and since then this educational and entertainment zone with its amazing displays, laboratories, activity corners and live demonstration shows have become a major places to go for sightseeing in Ahmedabad .

Visitors can come over here and watch a 3 dimensional movie in the IMAX 3 D Theatre . The theatre has screens, which are eight stories high. The IMAX experience is truly fantastic and is a favorite amongst the children. Some of the shows that are worth watching include Mystic India and First City in Space. You can come to the Hall of Science and check out the Aquamobil, the hot air balloon or generate electricity by paddling on the bicycle. Apart from this, you can also take a look at the Musical Dancing Fountain . It is one of the major crowd pullers of the Science City. Children can also go for the 30 Seater Simulator . The simulator provide with an experience of riding a roller coaster, flying in space and flying an aircraft. The ride simulation is one the biggest attraction of this center. Besides these, you can also visit the 9000 square meters Energy Education Park and learn about renewable energy or check out the butterflies and different kinds of cactuses and other plants in the Life Science Park . Another major attraction of the Science City of Ahmedabad is the huge LED screen located outside.

The Science City in Ahmedabad is open from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. everyday. Alcohol, tobacco and other addictive substances are not allowed inside the premises of this entertainment cum educational center. Entry into this park is not free. One also has to pay a certain fee in order to go on the rides. The IMAX Theatre shows start at 2:30 p.m. with the last show at 7:30 p.m. The Musical Fountain shows start at 6:30 p.m. with the last show at 8:40 p.m.

So, come to the Science City in Ahmedabad with your friends and family and embark on a journey of scientific discovery. You are sure to have a great time over here.

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