Places to visit in Faridabad
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Faridabad is one of the most populated cities in the state of Haryana. It is located near the Delhi border and is a leading industrial Centre in Haryana. Faridabad is included in the list of smart city missions on the second number by the government of India. According to a city Mayor Foundation Survey, Faridabad is on the eighth number in fastest growing city in the world and the third number in India. Faridabad is also a part of the Delhi Metropolitan Area. Apart from industrial development, Faridabad has some places that any tourist would love to roam.
Here are some top places to visit in Faridabad are:
BABA FARID’S TOMB
Baba Farid was a popular Sufi saint and it is believed that Faridabad city is named after him. This tomb is a popular tourist attraction point in the city Faridabad. The shrine, here in Baba Farid’s tomb is made up of white marble having two gateways, one towards the east and the other towards the north side. Those gateways called Nuri Darwaza and Bahishti Darwaza respectively. This Bahishti Darwaza is made of silver and decorated with floral designs. At night, the tomb looks more beautiful. Every Thursday evening there is a Mehfil-e-Sama is organized where qawwals participate from different parts of the country and this grand evening is attended by hundreds of people.
CAMP DHAUJ LAKE
Camp Dhauj is in the area of Managar village at Dhauj in Faridabad. It is a Camp where night stays are also available. The beautiful mountains at Dhauj are an unbelievable and fascinating mixture of nature. Many activities like Tarzen Swing, Burma Bridge, Commando Net, Barrel Crossing, Balance Commando Net, Balance Walk, Machan Climb, Monkey Crawl, Natural Mountain Climbing, Rappelling, the skill of Crossing a River, and artificial Rock Wall are available there. Camp Dhauj Lake is a beautiful spot to visit in Faridabad.
RAJA NAHAR SINGH FORT
The Raja Nahar Singh Palace is an old place of the 18th century built by Raja Rao Balram. Raja Rao played an important role in the struggle of Independence. Raja Nahar Singh fort is a beautiful palace and also known as Ballabgarh Fort. This palace is beautifully decorated and has attractive pavilions and courtyards. Its carved arches and elegantly decorated rooms reveal to the pages of history. A Large number of tourists visit this magical place in Faridabad every year.
Surajkund is basically a picnic spot in Faridabad. It is an artificial kund which is located at the backdrop of Aravali hills. Surajkund is a place for people who love birds and nature photography. Here several species of flora and fauna can be spotted on a regular basis.
Surajkund Mela is a famous International Craft festival that showcases the talent of different artists all around the country. The Suraj Kund Mela theme changes every year and it is organized in the month of February once in a year. This fortnight festival engages visitors in traditional Folk dances, musical shows, and puppet skits. Food stalls from different states of the country is a big highlight. Fun rides, adventure sports, and many more activities are also there for children at the mela. Although held once in a year an overall superb place to see in Faridabad.
CITM is a beautiful lake and a picnic spot for local visitors and an attractive place for nature lovers and photographers as the sparkling blue water of the lake forms a scenic landscape that looks beautiful. Lake runs deep and has rugged with stones underwater.
Badkhal Lake is famous for boating, bird watching, and other recreational activities in Faridabad. Badhkal lake is an attractive place but now the lake does not exist due to excessive mining, its water has dried up. However, the region is currently full of grassland and recreational activities still held there.
ISKCON Temple in Faridabad is located in sector 37 in the Ashoka enclave 2. ISKCON temple is a part of the International Society for Krishna which educates devotees about the life of Krishna, Hindu God. Here, all the festivals, especially Janmashtami is celebrated with great passion. Temple has specific timings for opening and it’s ideal to visit during Arti. Temple remained closed from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM and 9:30 PM to 4:30 AM. Devotees can buy Prasad, books, idols, mala, and many other things and can also enjoy delicious food in the cafeteria where vegetarian food is served.
NAHAR SINGH CRICKET STADIUM
Nahar Singh Cricket Stadium is named after an Indian rebellion, Nahar Singh. The Nahar Singh Cricket Stadium is a historic attraction and perfect place for visitors who loves cricket. The stadium was built in 1981 in Faridabad has seen many cricket matches having glorious victories.
SHRI SHIRDI SAI BABA TEMPLE
Shirdi Sai Baba Temple is located in sector 16A of Faridabad. The temple is devoted to Hindu God Shri Sai Baba, who is believed to be very kind and powerful. The temple is made of pure white marble and spread across 3 acres of land.
Traveling to Faridabad city is worth time and money. Overall, Faridabad is a beautiful city to visit and all the travel places mentioned above are worth visiting. Explore the choices from above and spend the most exciting vacation in Faridabad.