One of the most popular attractions in Bangalore, Innovative Film City (IFC) was established in the year 2008. Around 40 km from the city center, spread in an area of 50 acres of land, IFC has around 27 kinds of amazing entertainment options for people of all age-groups. Theme restaurants, an amphitheater, entertainment spaces, and food court are a part of the complex.
Along with the first Dinosaur Park of India, IFC has several other attractions such as Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum, Haunted Mansion, Aqua Kingdom, Funplex within 4D – Theatre, Ripley's Enchanted Mirror Maze, and Double Decker Carrousel, Cartoon City, Louis Tussaud's Wax Museum, Mini Golf, Go-Karting, Fashion café, Innovative Wannado City, Fossil Museum, Roller Skates, Adventure Sports, a multi-cuisine restaurant cum lounge Moulin Rouge and so on.
Location- Bidadi (off the Bangalore Mysore Highway)
Entry Fee- INR 599 per person for the standard package of 25 attractions
INR 399 after 03:00 PM
Timings- 10:00 AM to 06:30 PM
Attractions in Innovative Film City
Ode to Earth & 4D Theater
Called Ode to Earth, this section at IFC, offers a walk through several screen, where an audio-visual on history of the Earth is running. 4D Theater is its most amazing feature, running a show that shows the protagonist lost in an old temple in a volcano.
Tribal Museum offers an insight into the life and living style of different tribes of Indian, as per their clothes, food habits, clothes, shelters and so on.
An amazing place for kids to enact different roles with lifelike backgrounds. They can play roles of a TV Anchor, a Dentist, a Fire fighter, a News reporter, a Policeman, a Judge, a Veterinarian, a Chef, a Pilot and a Doctor. There are realistic costumes with equipment’s for the kids. All your kids’ act will be recorded so that you can buy it later.
The Wall of Fame for Indian Cinema
There is a ‘Wall of Fame’ at IFC where real and reel life photographs of yesteryear’s actors of Bollywood, have been displayed.
If you and your kids love dinosaurs, this is the place to be. A mini Jurassic park, the places has sounds, habitats and realistic inhabitants of dinosaurs’ species including a T Rex. There are benches kept carefully near dinosaurs so that you get yourself clicked in interesting poses.
Ripley’s Believe it or not
Ripley’s Believe it or not museum, the first one in India is a treasure house of exhibits that were collected by Robert Ripley from around 200 countries, during his lifetime. The displays here are amazing.
Another famous entertainment space here, Miniature city has replicas of world wonders, spread all across the world. Some of the exhibits include the White House, Pyramids of Egypt, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Statue of Liberty, the Great Wall of China, and the Buddhist cave of Ajanta, etc. You can also miniature Amtrak train and miniature airport with flights moving on runway.
Home to a fine collection of fossil vestiges from the Jurassic Age, the Fossil Museum has a 60 feet high fossil of T Rex, which is the highlight of this attraction. There are information kiosks also from where visitors can gather details about dinosaurs who once inhabited this earth.
Louis Tussaud’s Wax Museum has lifelike specimens of several celebrities around the world. Some of the most popular personalities who have statues here are Enistein, Gandhiji, Dalai Lama, and Shakespeare. A separate section for kids include Harry Potter, Sleeping Beauty, Frankenstein, and Snow-white and Dwarfs.
The haunted mansion here offers a ride in an open rail coach where you travel across a faintly- lit mansion that is filled with several things to scare the visitors.