Kingdom of Dreams is the ultimate gateway for family and friends over the weekend. It is one of India’s largest live entertainment and carnival destination and is a mixture of both Indian culture and performing arts.
The park is located in Gurgaon, near Leisure Valley Park.
The highlight of the carnival is the famed Culture Gully, where arts, crafts and delicious cuisine meet. One will be entertained by awesome street performers, who will mesmerize everyone with their breathtaking skills.
Other feature of Kingdom of Dreams includes a state-of-the-art auditorium, and an amphitheater for live productions. They also have two theatres, Nautanki Mahal and the Showshaa Theatre.
It is spread over 6 acres and built at a cost of over Rs 2 Billion. KOD is run by the Great Indian Nautanki Company (GINC), a joint venture between Apra Group and Wizcraft.
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan is the global ambassador of Kingdom of Dreams .
Highlights of the Park
Visit the Nautanki Mahal, which is a huge 835-seat auditorium designed like a grand palace.
One will get to see many different kinds of international and national theatrical productions. The auditorium has a hydraulic stage, automated fly bars, and a matrix sound system that makes the experience one of a kind.
Zangoora – The Gypsy Prince was the first original Bollywood Live musical to be performed in Nautanki Mahal.
This place also has a Maharaja Lounge that serves snacks and drinks during the show interval.
Culture gully is the famed boulevard where arts, crafts and food meet. Spread across100,000 square feet, with themed restaurants and live kitchens from 14 states of India, these pavilions are distinguished by their architecture and décor.
For eg: the entrance to Mumbai is through a local train compartment that resembles the Victoria Terminus while the Goa stall has a beach shack serving Goan treats.
The state pavilions hosts many unique street performances, artisans and handicraft stores. This ‘Indoor street of India’ has a mystic center and massage center that provides ‘Dry’ massage. A must visit for everyone.
This theater is 350-seated amphitheater with a unique and eye catching soaring tent. You can catch multiple theatrical performances taking place here, based on Indian mythology.
IIFA Buzz Lounge
For all Bollywood lovers, IIFA Buzz Lounge is a Bollywood themed resto-bar on the first floor of Culture Gully. Launched by Salman Khan, it showcases Bollywood memorabilia, the IIFA Awards trophy, movie costumes and posters.
Location: Near IFFCO Chowk Metro Station, Sector 29, Gurgaon (Delhi).
Ticket Price: Entry to Culture Gully is 700 rupees, of which 600 rupees is redeemable on food.
Open: Tuesday to Sunday, 1 p.m. until 1 a.m.