TIRUPATI: Devlok, the world’s first mythological and spiritual theme park, is being developed at Tirupati by Vaishnovi Versatile Ventures Private Limited, under public-private partnership (PPP) with the department of youth advancement, tourism and culture (tourism department), Government of Andhra Pradesh on build, operate and transfer (BOT) basis for a period of 33 years in 38 acres of land on Alipiri – SV Zoo Park Road.
The total cost of Devlok Theme Park has been estimated at Rs 707.40 crore. Disclosing the details of the project for which permission was sanctioned, managing director of Vaishnovi Versatile Ventures Private Limited K. Ajay Kumar said that it is first-of-its-kind thematic experience destination where entertainment and enligh-tenment will be in perfect harmony. Devlok is the first attempt in man’s civilised history to bring the epics of Hinduism alive through a theme park, he said.
Devlok consists of Sriharidham — miniature replicas of 108 great temples of India, along with Asta Dasha Sakthi Peeth-ams, Dwadasi Jyothira Lingas, live Vishnu Pancha Bhoomika, Shiva Bhoomika, Devi Bhoomika temples and world’s biggest diya, kundalini tower, moksha bell, nirvana, Bharat spiritual museum, spiritual library, spiritual merchandising, spiritual gardens etc), Divya Desam tower where Venkateswara Mahatvara rides on ground floor, Dashavataram 10-D virtual reality arena on first floor, Viswa Karma temple architecture museum on second floor, Sri Devi Bhuvana Kosha Prasad temple on third floor, Viswam–Vedic Cosmology Experience on fourth floor, Himagiri – ice temples along with snow park and snow restaurant would be featured.