India’s first underwater restaurant in Ahmedabad shut down
The AMC sealed the restaurant ‘The Real Poseidon' on Thursday for not having Building Use (BU) permission.
The underwater restaurant, located in Ahmedabad's Bopal area was inaugurated on February 1.
"We have sealed the restaurant as it had not taken necessary development permission. It had also failed to take permission from the health department. "The seal will remain in place until it seeks the necessary approvals needed under town planning rules. We will not allow it to operate otherwise," Ahmedabad Mirror quoted DyMC (New West Zone) Devang Desai as saying.
At least 1,60,000 liter water is stored to create aquarium housing 4,000 fishes in the restaurant constructed at 20 ft underground. It has 32 seat capacity. Average lunch or dinner prize per person cost around Rs 1,000 in ‘The Real Poseidon'.