Faridabad- An industrial town in Haryana
Faridabad is a famous industrial town of Haryana. The town was founded in the year 1607 AD. Faridabad is believed to be founded by a famous Sufi Saint Baba Farid. Faridabad city is having a very large number of industrial units and is generating more then 50% revenue of entire Haryana state. Faridabad is connected to the National Capital Delhi and this makes Faridabad one of the most preferred towns in the NCR. Faridabad is also treated as the education hub of Haryana. There are many educational institutes in Faridabad.
Places of Attraction in Faridabad
Badkhal lake is one of the most beautiful places of Faridabad. It is located in Badkhal village which is situated at a distance of about 30kms from Delhi. Badkhal lake is a man-made lake situated in Aravali region.
Peacock Lake is another famous lake in Faridabad. The lake is situated very near to the Badkhal Lake. It is a beautiful lake in Faridabad.
Baba Farid Tomb
The tomb is a famous spot in Faridabad. As per beliefs Faridabad was founded by Baba Farid the famous Sufi Saint and his tomb is situated here.
Suraj Kund Tourist Complex
Suraj Kund is very famous place in Faridabad. Every year a handicraft and hand-loom Fair is organized here in Suraj Kund in the month of February. Suraj kund is a famous picnic spot and tourist destination. The place is surrounded by rocks. The place is worth a visit destination.
The Aravalli Golf Course
The Aravali Golf Course is a 18 hole golf course spread over an area of about 45 acres. The building of the golf course was designed by famous architect Joseph Allan Stein in the year 1966 which was further handed over to Haryana tourism in the year 1988. The place is worth a visit for golf lovers.
How to reach Faridabad
Faridabad is well connected to all major towns of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
By Road Faridabad is about 50 kms from the Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT) Kashmiri Gate Delhi on the road towards Mathura popularly known as Mathura Road.
By Train Faridabad itself is a railway station among some other railway station in the district like Ballabgarh and Palwal.
By Air The nearest airport is in Delhi. One can board a taxi or a bus to reach Faridabad from the airport.
Where to stay in Faridabad
There are many private as well as Government Hotels in Faridabad. One can stay here at reasonable expenses.