(Last Updated on : 26/12/2013)
Tourist Spots around Delhi
serve as a major as a major source of attraction for the sightseers. Apart from its magnificent monuments, mosques, forts and shrines, tourists also throng to get glimpses of the amusements parks, enchanting lakes, gardens and picnic spots and flamboyant restaurants make the city a perfect holiday destination for travelers. A list of tourist spots around Delhi has been described below.
Badhkal Lake is situated in Faridabad
, about 16 kilometers from Delhi. It is an artificial lake with picnic, boating facilities available for its visitors. Endowed with a swimming pool, the lake is also surrounded by the Aravalli Mountain Range
on its side. The lake gives its visitors the pleasure of angling and bird watching.
Ballabhgarh is situated in Faridabad District of Haryana, only 20 miles away from Delhi. A fort was built here in 1739 by the forefathers of Jat Raja Nahar Singh who was the king of this princely state.
Dasana, 40 km on Delhi-Ghaziabad
road serve as a pleasant spot congenial for outing. A canal waterfall amidst a mango grove makes the place an amiable jaunt spot.
Dhansa is a village in Jalore District
of Rajasthan. The place with its rustic looks and rural surroundings attracts tourists.
Hindon River is a tributary of the Yamuna River. The place serves as fine fishing and picnic spot. The river flows between the Ganges and the Yamuna River before it meets with the Yamuna River in Delhi.
Maur Bund village is situated 32 km behind Jaipur
village. Known as the snake charmer's village, the best time for visiting this place is early in the morning.
Okhla, a neighborhood of the old village in South Delhi district is famous for its public garden close to the Yamuna River
. The place is also famous for its Bird Park and Wildlife Sanctuary. Many rare migratory birds can be seen here during the month of September.
Rajghat -Narora in Uttar Pradesh
on the banks of river Ganges. It is about 150 km away from Delhi. Narora is famous for its several bathing locations near the Ganges. The parks and the 'Belon wali mata mandir' are famous tourist spots.
Sardhana is a city located in the Meerut district which is 85 km away from New Delhi. Famous for the ancient Mahadev temple, Sardhana was also the capital of Begum Samru. The place is also noted for the Boodha Babu Mela that is organized every year by the Sardhana municipal board.
Sohana, a town in Gurgaon District
in the Indian state of Haryana bears its name from the gold dust which accumulated after the heavy rain falls. The place is famous for its hot water springs with high concentration of Sulphur in it. The main kund in Sohna, the Shiv kund is said to possess curative powers. The place provides with holiday resorts for relaxations. The vintage car rally held in the month of February is also of great attractions.
Sultanpur is an ancient town situated on the right bank of Gomati River. The city was destroyed during the Revolt of 1857. Major points of attractions include the Victoria Manzil and Christ Church. The Chimanlal Park is also worth a visit. The water bird sanctuary that attracts many migratory birds during the winters is worth watching.
Suraj Kund is an ancient reservoir meaning Lake of the Sun. it was built by the Tomar king Suraj Pal of Tomar dynasty in the 10th century. It is an artificial lake built near the Surajkund village between the villages of Baharpur and Lakkarpur in Faridabad District
of Haryana. The kund is built in the shape of the rising sun with an amphitheatre shaped embankment constructed in semicircular form. Built on the backdrop of the Aravalli hills, the lake gets filled up during the monsoons and during the dry spell it gets water from the north western side by a local nallah. An annual fair during the monsoons serve as a great tourist attractions.