Ramoji Film city in Hyderabad

One Day Tour of Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad

Ramoji Film City has etched a special place in the hearts of the people of the country. The sheer magnificence of the sets, untouched natural beauty of the area and the impeccable service provided by the staff of the film city has attracted tourists and residents of the city for over two decades.

Ramoji Film City is nothing short of a dream world for any movie lover. In order to explore the best areas of this mammoth film city at a leisurely pace, we will recommend you to spare one complete day for the tour. But before that let us spare some time to know a little bit about Ramoji Film City.

Alluring Film City

Ramoji Film City is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hyderabad. If you love movies, you will enjoy spending every moment in this sprawling film city. Spread over an area of 1666 acres, Ramoji Film City is certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as World’s largest Film City Complex. The film city is the brainchild of film producer Ramoji Rao, and the complex was designed by Nitish Roy, an art director.

Film sets, theme parks, amusement rides, hotels and restaurants are located within the extensive area of Ramoji Film City. In this article, we will give a sneak-peak of the things to do and see at Ramoji Film City.

Ramoji Film City One-Day Tour

Your private vehicle or public transport will drop you near the ticket counter of Ramoji Film City. It is from this counter that you will purchase your tickets. Parking for your vehicle is also available in this area. You can also book your tickets or tour packages from the website of the film city before your visit.

After purchasing the ticket you will be directed to be seated on one of the buses run by the film city that will drop you to the entrance gate of the film city which is at a distance of a few kilometers from the ticket counter.

At the entrance of the gate, you will find several vintage red colored that resemble the famous London Bus. Take a ride on the bus to see the charming sets and locations within the film city along with a tour guide, who will give you a detailed description and importance of each of the landmarks within this magnificent place.

Here is a list of important landmarks within the complex of Ramoji Film City that you must see:

1. Baahubali Set

Bahubali Set at Ramoji Film city in Hyderabad

The massive Baahubali set is one of the major attractions of Ramoji Film City. If you have loved watching the film, this place will make you revisit most of the scenes once again. The life-size structures of chariots, elephants and the underground prison will surely amaze you with the artistic skills of people involved in making this remarkable film.

In the vicinity of the Baahubali Set, there is also a cafe named Baahubali Cafe where you can munch on some snacks before proceeding further.

2. Bhagavatham Set

Bhagavatam Set at Ramoji Film city in Hyderabad

The Bhagavatham Set at the Ramoji Film City is one of the most alluring mythological film sets in the country. The intricately decorated interiors along with appropriate lighting of this set will transport you to the bygone era. The sheer magnificence of the set is sure to enthrall every visitor!

3. Princess Street

Princess Street at Ramoji Film city in Hyderabad

How about visiting the famous Princess Street of London for a few minutes? No, I am not joking! In Ramoji Film City you can also have a tour of the iconic Princess Street without stepping out of the country.

The Princess Steet of the film City has been one of the favorite shooting locations for most directors who wish to present before the audience the unmatched landscape of London.

4. Railway Station

Railway station set at Ramoji Film city in Hyderabad

How many times have you almost missed your train? Well, I am sure that you have experienced such a situation at least once in your life. Luckily, the train from the Railway Station at Ramoji Film City seems to be the only train in the country that is in no hurry to leave the station anytime soon. The railway coaches of the set is a replica of the trains that we have seen in many of the famous Bollywood films.

The most interesting part of the train is its engine. While the coaches resemble those of a contemporary train the engine is a replica of the steam locomotive. Now that’s interesting, don’t you think so? Where else can you see such a train otherwise?

5. Japanese Garden

Japanese Garden at Ramoji Film city in Hyderabad

After having a sneak-peak into the streets of London how about visiting the lush green gardens of Japan? There is a beautiful Japanese Garden in the film city. It is one of the few Instagram-worthy places that deserves a special place on your photo album.

The well-maintained pathway, lush green plants and a Pagoda styled structure will instantly capture your attention as you step inside this alluring garden. Spend some time strolling around the garden and enjoy the beauty of nature.

6. Mughal Garden

Mughal Garden at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad

The sprawling Mughal Garden is another popular garden located within the sprawling complex of the film city. The magnificent Mughal architecture and the fountains add on to the surreal beauty of the garden. Although it is a popular choice for film shooting, the Mughal Gardens is also an exotic wedding venue for grand weddings in Hyderabad.

7. Fundustan

Fundustan at Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad

If you want to take your children to a fun and exciting place, Fundustan is perhaps one of the best places for children in Hyderabad. From thrilling rides to life sized toys and exciting video games, you can find these activities under one roof of Fundustan.

8. Movie Magic

Movie Magic at Ramoji Film city

Now that you have seen the massive film sets its time to have a sneak-peek into some of the other aspects of filmmaking. Have you wondered how your favourite character bashes up the most hated character of the film? Or how do the stuntmen bring action to life? It is at Movie Magic that you have the opportunity to explore such aspects of filmmaking.

Live Shows performed by professional stuntmen, Street Theatre performances and cultural performances are some of the attractions of Movie Magic.

9. Butterfly Park

Butterfly Garden at Ramoji Film city in Hyderabad

Can you just tell  how many varieties of butterflies exist? Don’t know? Then, you must visit the beautiful Butterfly Park to watch and admire the beautiful butterflies. You will surely be amazed to see the wide variety of these colorful insects at the park.

10. Bird Park

Birds Park at Ramoji film city in Hyderabad

The Bird Park at Ramoji Film City also boasts of a wide variety of birds that are not only native to India but belong to other parts of the world as well. Stroll through this beautiful Bird park to catch a glimpse of these cute-looking birds.

In case you want to take home an adorable winged friend, you can do so by picking your favorite soft toy from a store near the park.

11. Bonsai Garden

Bonsai Garden at Ramoji film city in Hyderabad

The beautiful Bonsai Garden should not be missed by any plant lover! Even if you are not a plant lover you can visit the garden to enrich your bonsai knowledge and admire these beautiful creations.

12. Sahas

Sahas Adventure Park at Ramoji film city in Hyderabad

The adventure park within the complex of the film city has been a favourite spot in the city for all adventure seekers. With over 14 exciting activities and games like All-terrain Vehicle, Mountain Biking, Paintball, Zorbing, and many others, it has attracted both children and adults from the city to experience an adrenaline rush. Several packages like Corporate Packages and Individual Packages are available for visitors.

Central Jail, temple, the exterior of an airport, Leg Garden, and Haveli are some of the other film sets located within the sprawling complex of the film city, which you can also visit.

Meena Bazaar, Wild West souvenirs, and Movie Magic Memorabilia are some of the best places to buy gifts and souvenirs from this iconic film city.

  • Location: Ramoji Film City Main Road, Hyderabad, Telangana 501512
  • Ramoji Film City Entry Fee: ₹ 1150 for Adults and ₹ 950 for Children
  • Ramoji Film City Timings: 9 AM to 5:30 PM (Tour Timings) and 9 AM to 2 PM (Entry Timings)

Best time to visit Ramoji Film City:

October to February is the best time of the year to visit Ramoji Film City as the weather remains comparatively pleasant.

How to reach Ramoji Film City:

You can book your seats online for one of the pickup bus services from different parts of the city. Bus services to the film city from Hafeezpet, Lingampally, Balanagar, Jubilee Bus Stand, Suchitra, Shapur, Gachibowli and Charminar are available.

You drive to the film city on your private vehicle or hire a private vehicle to drop you at the ticket counter of the film city.

Tips to remember while visiting Ramoji Film City

  • If you want to enjoy each and every corner of the film city, try to reach the counter at around 9 o’clock in the morning.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes as you will spend most of the time outdoors exploring places.
  • Always carry a bottle of water to keep yourself hydrated.
  • Carry your shades, hats and sunscreen along with you so that you can use them as and when required.
  • Rest for a while as you explore the places and eat snacks from the nearby cafes to keep you energised.
  • There are several multi-cuisine restaurants within the premises where you can enjoy a hearty meal.
  • Remember that some places may be more crowded than the others so if you are going to visit the film city with children, keep an eye on them.


A trip to Ramoji Film City will surely be a lifetime experience if you visit the above-mentioned attractions within the complex and follow the suggestions, as mentioned in the article. The magical film sets and performances of the film city will totally be worth the time, effort and money during the day.

If you have been to this magnificent film city then please share your experience in the comment sections below.

Latest posts by Chhavi (see all)