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Appu Ghar was a popular amusement park located in New Delhi, the capital city of India. It was opened in 1984 to commemorate the 1982 Asian Games, which were held in New Delhi. Appu Ghar was inaugurated on 19 November, 1984 by the then Prime Minister of India, Shri Rajiv Gandhi. It was the first of its kind in India when it started, and has come a long way since then and successfully created a niche for itself. Appu Ghar was located in the famous Pragati Maidan on Mathura Road, and was spread over 15.5 acres of land. Entry to Appu Ghar was from Gate No. 4 of Pragati Maidan. Appu Ghar was named after its mascot, an elephant. "Appu" is the name of the elephant and "Ghar" means house in Hindi. Appu was a live elephant mascot that became the star of the 1982 Asian Games held in New Delhi. Inaugurated on 19 November, 1984 on the occasion of the birthday of former Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, Appu Ghar quickly became a crowd puller for the residents of the Indian capital as well as...      Read more at wikipedia...
 
Description
A Mini-Disneyland
Appu Ghar in New Delhi is a crowd puller for the residents of the capital as well as those of neighbouring towns. Children will have a time of their life over here, while the enjoying the various rides.

The Swinging Sensations
Appu Ghar has the usual fare of exciting games like Roller Coaster, the Big Splash, Dodgem Cars, the Eerie Tunnel, Giant Wheel, Columbus Jhoola - a ship high up in the sky, the Speeding Cup, a Cable Car, a Saucer that works on centrifugal force and lots more.

Ice Games
Appu Ghar has now introduced Ice Games at OYSTERS, where four acres of the Water Park have been blanketed with ice for winter sports. These include sledding, skiing, ice boating, where one can row through a river full of icebergs and bowling on ice.

Amusements for the grown ups are also available over here such as Rain Dance, Ice Dance all to the tune of fast music and according to the seasons in Delhi. This water park is the best place to cool down the sultry summer heat.

The entry to the park is from Gate No. 4 at Pragati Maidan and remains open on all days of the week. One can visit the park on Mondays to Saturdays from 1.30 to 9.30pm and on Sundays from Noon to 9.30pm.
 
Location
Pragati Maidan, Near ITO, New Delhi
 
Visiting Hours
Weekdays - 1.30 pm to 9.30 pm
On Sundays - Noon to 9.30 pm
 
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