has everything to offer, right from multiplex theatres;
offering complete movie experience; to mega malls
to satiate one’s obsessive compulsive disorder.
There are humble thelawala selling their fares alongside
the world famous golden arches of Mc Donald’s.
Then there are clubs and bars for people who want
to enjoy the nightlife of Gurgaon. For fitness freaks
parks are galore, where one can go for early morning
jogging or a leisurely evening stroll.
Where to Stay (in &
There are many options
starting from budget hotels up to expensive five-star
hotels. Taj group is also planning to come up
with their Taj Ginger, their equivalent to low-cost
airlines. Following are some of the hotels in
Gurgaon: 1.Shama Tourist Complex: Inside Gurgaon
City(0.5 km from Bus Stand) 2.Vatika Garden Retreat:
Village Karanki (Sohna-Balabhgarh Road, Gurgaon)
3.The Plaza Solitaire: Delhi-Gurgaon Road, Sector-14,
Gurgaon 4.The Bristol Hotel( 5 *): Adajacent to
DLF Qutab Enclave Phase-I, Gurgaon 5.Sohna Tourist
Complex: About 25 km from Gurgaon 6.Saras Tourist
Complex: (Damdama Lake), About 20 km from Gurgaon
7.The Radisson Hotel(5 *):Near Mahipalpur on Delhi-Gurgaon
Road Beside these, some guest houses, lodges (near
bus stand) and some Dharamshalas are also situated
in the city.
Places of Interest in Gurgaon.
It lies 11 km west of
Gurgaon on Gurgaon - Farrukhnagar Road. Tradition
has it that milk was supplied from this place
to Guru Dronacharya and his pupils at Gurugram
(Gurgaon). It is also identified as Thullkottiha
( of the Buddhist literature) and was visited
by Lord Buddha.
It lies 3 km west of Gurgaon
on Gurgaon Dharampur Road. Traditionally, the
site is believed to be the residential place of
Guru Dronacharya and his pupils. The site has
yielded Painted Grey Ware and late medieval remains.
It is situated 5 kms east
of Sohna on Sohna Hathin Road. It had been an
important center of art and architecture in the
time of Gurjara-Pratiharas. Two beautiful ../images/homepage,
one representing Uma Maheshvara seated on Nandi
of early medieval period, and another representing
Adinath of medieval period.
Situated 5 km south of
Nuh on Gurgaon Alwar Road, the village boasts
of one of the highest mounds in the region. A
coin of Kanishka, some coins of Kushanas and a
number of coins of Muslim rulers have been found
at the site.
It is situated 13 km east
south of Nuh on Nuh Hodal Road. It has yielded
Painted Grey Ware, early historic wares and late
It lies 10 km east of
Nuh on Nuh Hodal Road. The village is known for
its lake. The mound has yielded Painted Grey Ware
and early historic wares. The stone sculptures
located at the site represent Varaha and Narsimha
of medieval period, and Lakshmi of late medieval
Sultanpur Lake Bird
Ten Km from Gurgaon and
42 km from Delhi, the place is a heaven for bird
lovers. It is a find of Peter Jackson, the world
famous authority ornithologist. It was opened
for tourists on 6th Feb. 1972. To this lonely
and lovely retreat, flock the migrant birds from
Europe and Siberia. These birds come here with
the onset of winter and return when their colder
homes have warmed up. Camping equipment like beds,
Chairs, central tables, lights, stoves etc are
available at the site, on hire at reasonable rates.
To facilitate bird watching, there are observation
hides and watch tower.
Sohna Sulphur Springs
and Tourist Complex :
The tiny town with pretty
name, Sohna is credited with sulphur springs.
This is situated in the heart of the town by the
side of a perpendicular rock and is approachable
only by foot through narrow lanes which are inaccessible
to vehicles. The water is strongly sulphurous
and its temperature varies from 46° C to 51.7C.
° The present site of main kund, called Shiv
Kund, is believed to have been the abode of hermits
during ancient times. The hot water is believed
to have curative effect for skin infections and
diseases like gout and rheumatism. Hindus consider
the tank sacred and come for a dip in its water
on solar/lunar eclipse and Somavati Amavasya.
The complex is studded with an extravagance of
colourful flowers, trees and shrubs. Its vast
landscape, with peacocks strutting about, grips
one with all its beauty and splendor. Sohna by
night becomes a wonderland of lights, simply bewitching.
Shama Tourist Complex,
Named after the Indian
popular bird, the Shama Tourist Complex at Gurgaon
is located in the heart of the town. It is about
0.5 km away from Gurgaon Bus stand and near to
General Hospital of Gurgaon. It has become a favourite
motoring stop over a journey to Jaipur side, as
it is about 1 km away from Delhi - Jaipur National
Too much water has flown
down the bridge after DLF started the big bang
of construction boom in Gurgaon several years
ago. Gurgaon can be clearly divided into two distinct
worlds. The older areas of Gurgaon adjacent to
Sadar Bazar still give a feeling of bustling market
full of dusty alleys. During night they give resemblance
to Van Gogh’s famous painting, “The
Potato Eaters”. Newer areas of Gurgaon have
altogether different feel. Especially during night,
the skyline with glittering malls and speeding
cars whizzing past the newly built expressway,
can compete with best cities in the world.
Food in Gurgaon:
Gurgaon can offer platter
suited to every taste and pocket. One can get
the ubiquitous thelawala and the premium multi
cuisine restaurant on the same side of the road.
There are world famous fast food outlets like
Mc Donald’s, Pizza Hut, Burger King, KFC
and Subway. Apart from them there are roadside
dhabas and chat vendors along with mid-range to
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