7 Must Visit Places in Faridabad
7 Must Visit Places in Faridabad
1) Suraj Kund
Suraj Kund was built by Surajpal Tomar. Suraj Kund represents the rising sun. Ruins of a Sun temple lie around the lake. The complex includes a beautifully done-up Rajhans, a pool of fresh water and a garden. It is said that the freshwater has medicinal properties. Every year, a cultural fest is also held where you get to witness rural handloom, cuisine coupled with dance performances and acrobatics. In short, you get the feel of the “real” India which still resides in the villages.
2) Dhauj Lake
Dhauj Lake is a place for the adventure enthusiast as it has some really good rock climbing options. It is a natural lake which dries up during the hot summer season and again gets filled with water during the monsoon season. This lake also has a small artificial dam.
3) Raja Nahar Singh Palace
Nahar Singh Mahal is also commonly known as Ballabgarh. As a matter of respect and remembrance, this palace was given the name of Raja Nahar Singh who died in the war of independence. This palace is known for its architecture. This is located at main road entering in Ballabgarh market which is at a distance of about 45 km from Delhi. The palace was revamped with antiques and relics recently.
4) Badkhal Lake
Badkhal Lake was located in Badkhal village, 8 km from Delhi Border. Owing to unchecked mining the lake has mostly dried up. The place has an annual flower show which attracts participants from both the country and outside. You can also find some Haryana government restaurants in the vicinity.
5) Shri Sai Baba Temple
Shirdi Sai Baba Temple is situated in Sector-16A of Faridabad which lies on the Badhkal-Surajkund Road. Also known as Sai Dham, it covers an area of around 3 acres, with a hall spread over 560 sq. m.
The white marble edifice of Sai Baba is over 5.25 feet tall and attracts devotees from varied places. This temple also houses idols of Dwaraka Mayee and Dhuni, which are kept at separate places inside the temple. This temple is located at about 30 km from South Delhi and can be reached by bus and cab.
6) Baba Farid’s Tomb
Baba Farid’s Tomb is the huge attraction of the Faridabad city. This immortal tomb of Baba Farid is crowded by the pilgrims in every season of the year. Pilgrims come here in the heavy cold month of January, February and hottest months of June, July. Pilgrims do not think about the worst weather or conditions throughout the year, devotees come here and salute at Baba Farid’s tomb. Baba Farid was known as a well-known Sufi Saint. This location is known as the most important location in Faridabad. It is believed by the locals of city Faridabad that Baba Farid had found Faridabad. As entering in the city his tomb is the first place to visit. It is the most visited place not only by tourists but locals too.
7) Leisure Valley
It is located in Faridabad City mainly near to Surjkund Road is a big park like structure. The outside structure is made of stones, inside you will find some green trees, and grass on the ground, The valley is good but not best as it is losing its identity. The inside environment is cool and gives you freshness feelings.
So, this place has something to offer to even the most seasoned travelers. These 5 must visit places are just the tip of the iceberg, there might be more. So, come to this town and explore. And for your journey, do not forget to book your taxis from AHA taxis.