Places to Visit in Gurugram

Travellers are preffering these places in Gurugram

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Distance: 16 kms

Kingdom Of Dreams

The Kingdom of Dreams or KOD is India's first live entertainment, leisure and theatre destination. Located in sector 29, Gurugram, it offers a taste of contemporary and modern India with the mix of a technological masterpiece. Culture Gully, India's first-ever skydome has stalls capturing the culture of fourteen different states with local fine arts, cuisines and street arts. With two international standard theatres and advanced state-of-art technology, it promises to take you on a mystical and an unforgettable journey of diverse culture, lifestyle and traditions of different parts of India. This iconic attraction showcases Indian arts, crafts, heritage, culture, cuisine and performing arts with the promise of an unparalleled experience. Sprawling over a massive area of six acres, the leisure and entertainment destination was inaugurated in September 2010. With a construction cost of INR 2 billion, this grand centre is run and organised by the Great Indian Nautanki Company(GINC). Many superstars are associated with the Kingdom of Dreams, with Shahrukh Khan being the brand ambassador. This famous destination aims to cherish and relive the rich cultural heritage of India through music and drama. It hosts famous Musicals and Theatres like 'Jhumroo', a famous musical comedy dedicated to singer Kishore Kumar and Zangura which is the biggest Bollywood musical ever.

Experience Time: 2-3 hrs

Distance: 19 kms

Cyber Hub

The Cyber Hub is primarily a food cum entertainment area located in Gurugram, in proximity to the national capital state of Delhi. This high-end venue is dominated by leading restaurants and also has a few shops located here. The Cyber Hub is no doubt the best place to hang out and relax after a tiring day at the office, to simply chill out with friends or to spend a relaxing Sunday with family here. In fact, the Cyber Hub is located just next to the Cyber City, which is a corporate park, which houses top IT and Fortune 500 Companies; and the Cyber Hub caters mostly to the working crowd of this area. This strategic location of Cyber Hub, just beside a popular industrial area on the NH-8, ensures that the place is always buzzing with people and is especially crowded during weekends and on important events. The open area and various theme parties give the place a unique edge. This uptown party hub is famous all across Delhi and NCR for its lively nightlife and is a heaven for food lovers and party animals. Some of the best bars cum restaurants that the city boasts of, such as Frazier Cafe, Hard Rock Cafe and Imperfecto can be found here. There is also a gaming area, wherein you can enjoy fantastic indoor games with your near and dear ones. The Cyber Hub is one place that you definitely cannot miss out on your next visit to Delhi or Gurugram, to experience fun, food and leisure all rolled into one.

Experience Time: 4-5 hours

Distance: 25 kms

Damdama Lake

Damdama Lake is an amoeba-shaped natural lake few kilometers south of Gurugram, off the Gurugram-Alwar road. An hour drive away from New Delhi, it has a calm, rural and peaceful vibe about it. Home to over a hundred and ninety species of native and migratory birds, water levels reach as high as fifty feet during monsoons and winters and most of the migratory birds are spotted during these seasons. Damdama lake is the biggest lake in Haryana in advance of three thousand acres and is a perfect place for picnics and on-site training for team-building exercises in addition to being a favorite hangout spot for family outings. Located about 20 km from Gurgaon, Damdama lake is one of the best options for a fun-filled day in Gurgaon. With the rocky Aravalli hills in the backdrop and uneven topography, this scenic lake is a quick getaway for people in and around New Delhi. Damdama Lake also has many resorts offering adventure sports and paddle boating on the lake. Rock Climbing enthusiasts may indulge and try out their skills at the Aravalli Hills with a difficult terrain. The lake was commissioned by the British in 1947 for rainwater harvesting. The lake has an average height of twenty meters but soars up to fifty meters during monsoons and covers a vast area in advance of three thousand acres.

Experience Time: 1 day

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Sohna

Also known as the Greater Gurugram or Southern Gurugram, Sohna is a municipal district in the Gurgaon district of Haryana. The town derives its name from the word "sona" (Gold) coloured dust that is found in the area, especially after heavy rainfall. Set at the foot of Aravalli hills, the place is surrounded by hilly terrain. It is becoming a popular weekend getaway spot for families and couples because of its medicinal water spring, Shiva temple, and picnic-worthy Damdama lake. The lush green landscape and the peace and serenity of Sohna is a complete contrast from the chaotic city life of Delhi and Gurgaon, making it a perfect retreat offering a relaxing weekend. Sohna is also famous as the site of the annual vintage car rally held every year during February.

Experience Time: 3-4 hours

Distance: 21 kms

Ambience Mall

Finding a perfect place to spend time with your family and friends? Ambience Mall in Gurgaon is one! Situated at Delhi Gurgaon Border on the NH8, the mall has a total of 6 floors, with three basement levels for Car parking. It houses retail stores of famous international and designer Indian brands. Apart from being a shopping paradise, Ambience has an amazing food court. Every joint here serves delicious meals. You would go on licking your fingers! The Mall encounters heavy footfalls during the festivities and weekends. Ambience Mall has a place for all luxury and semi-luxury brands. It also houses some decent pubs like Firangi Paani and Underdogs. Not only this but it also has an ice-skating rink. Ambience Mall as it says, "Space for a Million Smiles", never lets its visitors go empty handed. Your kids will go mad over the gaming section, wives or girlfriends will hover the clothing sections, and men, like every time, will be a happy spectator. As a conclusion, with entertainment, food, and dazzling showrooms, the Mall indeed proves to be a perfect place to spend some quality time.

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Distance: 9 kms

Manesar

One of the fastest growing urban centers in the country, Manesar is a unique combination of modernity and traditional lifestyle with a backdrop of the Aravalis, making it an increasingly upcoming destination that needs to be marked on your next road trip from Delhi to Jaipur. It is highly advised to you spent at least a day in this industrial town to experience its farm life, its spas and relax, before you head out again. Manesar is a developing industrial center in the suburbs of the nation_ã_s capital and is fast turning into a great destination to experience the rugged rural life. The place is famous for its rustic life, its views of the wonderful Aravali Hills and its farm tourism is considered to be a must-stop on the journey towards Jaipur. There are a few resorts in Manesar which offer a rural Haryanvi experience. Based on a concept similar to that of Choki Dhani of Jaipur, these resorts offer different activities for an entire day and campfires by the night. Overall, Manesar gives the people of Delhi an interesting rural offbeat experience and a good change from the usual city life.

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Distance: 70 kms

Murthal

A place that is known for its Parathas, lives for the Parathas and offers nothing but Parathas, Murthal, situated on National Highway 1 connecting Delhi to Amritsar, is a step away from being the Paratha capital of India. A large village in the Sonepat district of Haryana, Murthal has become synonymous to the go to destination to have some of the most mouthwatering Parathas in the world. Established by a few people in order to serve as an eating junction for the truck drivers, its dhabas soon gained popularity and found themselves on a list of favorites of the capital's youth. The place is buzzing with more than 50 dhabas and restaurants each famous for its unique taste and types of Parathas offered. It is great place to enjoy some simmering hot, taste-bud-tickling Parathas with friends and families along a long journey.

Experience Time: 2-3 hours

Distance: 5 kms

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary

Being one of the many weekend getaways from Delhi, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary witness a lot of footfall especially from the people of neighbouring areas of Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida and Delhi. It is home to a myriad of migratory birds and is a great spot for bird watching, especially during winters. It is situated at a distance of 40 kilometres from Dhaula-Kuan in Delhi on the Gurgaon-Farukh Nagar Road. There are approximately 250 species of birds here during the peak season, like in September. During winters, one can experience an excellent picturesque panorama of various species of birds. This sanctuary is undoubtedly a paradise for the bird watchers. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary has been declared as a National park by the Haryana Government. The government has also initiated various measures for the development of this area. These measures include construction of mounds, digging of tube wells and widening of paths, along with improving the vegetation of the area. It is home to a plethora of resident and migratory birds. The various species of migratory birds flock here after covering incredible distances from various parts of Europe, Siberia and Central Asia. To ease the process of bird watching, there are about four towers erected at different points of this property. Other facilities include- parking facilities, toilets, availability of drinking water. An educational interpretation centre has also been set up here to offer guidance to the visitors. The tourist complex is also equipped with decent rooms with all basic amenities. Some resident birds are common hopoe, paddyfield pipit, gray francolin, Indian roller, spot-billed duck, great egret; while some migratory birds found here are Siberian cranes, great flamingo, ruff, northern pintail, white wagtail, common greenshank and rosy pelican.

Experience Time: 1 day

Distance: 21 kms

City Shopping

The high rise buildings of Gurgaon are mostly apartment buildings or the cyber hub offices. Nestled among them are some amazing shopping centers of Gurgaon. For a layman, shopping in Gurgaon is synonyms with the Ambience Mall. But apparently, that's not the only shopping destination in this fast paced city. A jewel of DLF Cybercity but not the only one, Ambience Mall is a shopaholic's paradise. However, so are the other shopping destinations. Ambience Mall is definitely at the pinnacle of every shopper's list in Gurgaon. However, it is not the only place to shop for high-end brands here. Galleria is another market area to shop for extravagant brands. It is located in the posh Sushant Lok 1 locality. Gurgaon has within its vicinity, shopping destinations to suit every pocket. Other than the premium brands selling malls and markets, there are places like Arjun Marg, Qutub Plaza and Sadar Bazaar selling both branded and non-branded items at astonishingly good prices. These are some of the top markets to get the best value for money and attracts people from the whole NCR region. Arjun Marg houses hundreds of shops which cater to the middle class and have a repository of bags, footwear, and casual wear. Sadar Bazaar is an inexpensive market in Old Gurgaon which is always buzzing with activity. It's the best place to go if you're looking for fancy non-branded items. The Sector 14 Market in Gurgaon and Qutub Plaza make shopping merrier as they are dotted with various food joints. Qutub Plaza is considered to be the oldest market area of Gurgaon, but it still holds its charm.

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Distance: 17 kms

Breweries

If you're a beer lover, SS Brewery, Striker's Pub and The Manhattan Club are a few of the breweries which you need to try, when in Gurgaon. Great music, and a variety of freshly brewed beer makes these breweries get crowd night after night.

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Distance: 17 kms

Prego- The Westin

Prego t the Westin Hotel offers a great deal on a fixed (although flexible) menu + unlimited drinks. The food is exceptional with some of the best cured meats and bread you can taste. Their drinks included in the menu are pretty good. They have a very good DOCG Italian red wines which goes well with the food. But the icing on the cake is the service which is truly exceptional.

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Distance: 19 kms

Striker Pub & Brewery

Striker is one of the super breweries and pubs to open up in the last couple of years in and around Gurgaon. They make pretty decent beer especially their light and wheat beer. It is one of the few places that play good live music as well. This place is packed practically all week and its best to visit early or late if you don't want to wait too long for a table. The Sweet Chili Potato, prawns Pepper and Salt, Chicken Strips with Ranch Dressing, the Non-Veg Platter and the Lamb Galauti Kathi Roll all go well with your drinks are tastes delicious. The atmosphere on weekends is electrifying and if you like good music, this is a great place to hang out. Striker certainly strikes its target clientele with bang-on!

Experience Time: 2-3 hours

Distance: 18 kms

MGF Mall

With top-notch brands and enticing eateries, MGF Mall in Gurgaon is a paradise for people looking forward to chilling a little. It is located just next to the MG Road metro station and hence is an easily accessible mall for metro commuters. Apart from some good food joints and an exceptional variety of fashion brand outlets it also has a movie theatre for you to grab your seats and watch the new releases. People living nearby have made the mall a permanent weekend spot. Shopping, eating, and watching a movie seems to be incomplete without playing a handful of games on your visit to the mall. Mgf Mall in Gurgaon is a home to gaming sensation, Amoeba which has a bowling alley, kiddie rides, redemption games, and video games. There is even a party hall just in case you are wondering to celebrate the birthday of your young budding child. To add some more excitement on your visit to this mall, we got to tell you that on the second floor is a real escape game known by the name of The Hidden Hour. So now you even have adventure added up to your list!

Experience Time: 1 to 2 hours

Distance: 12 Kms

Mata Sheetala Devi Temple

Mata Sheetala is a Hindu goddess widely worshipped in North India, West Bengal, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan as the pox-goddess. She is the Goddess of sores, ghouls, pustules and diseases in Hindu mythology. The temple is popular for its festival in the Chaitra month of Hindu calendar i.e. between March and April.

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Distance: 27 kms

Cocktail & Dreams

The entrance of Cocktail & Dreams gives an impression of a place being shady and unsafe but the interiors are banging opposite! It has been made to look like that on the outside, to live up to the theme of the place "Speakeasy". The choice of music and the ambiance is unusually brilliant and different from the usual bars/pubs. Special mention for the waiters and the bartenders who customize the drinks and food with a smile for customers! They have this option of tailor made cocktails, which is simply wonderful.

Experience Time: 2-3 hrs

Distance: 19 kms

Club Rhino

Overlooking the posh neighborhood of Golf Course Road in Gurgaon, everything about Club Rhino is classy and urbane. The club is located on the top floor of South Point Mall and promises to take its customers on full filled nights with the best music and friendly service. The interiors are quirky, and you'll find the walls covered in slogans. Although the club earned quite a nice reputation, it, however, seems to provide an all-encompassing experience which is common in most clubs now. The party scene here is quite energetic, and the organization targets people who love to dance. The Dj mostly plays Bollywood or Punjabi songs. Club Rhino is your go-to place if you plan to organize corporate get together and office parties. The food is average, their service decent. It is a place for people on a budget wanting to party in the swanky vicinity of the Golf Course Road. If you have a penchant for crowds, Club Rhino is the place for you.

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Distance: 5 kms

Sai Ka Angan Temple

Dedicated to Sai Baba, Sai Ka Angan Temple expands over an area of 3344 square metres. The complex is built in the shape of a cave and has important aspects of Sai Baba's life in Shirdi replicated in his memory. The idol of Sai Baba is installed under a Neem Tree and the place around it is lit with oil lamps. Hymns written for Baba are sung often while devotees can meditate and soak in the divine vibe of the temple complex.

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Distance: 33 kms

NeverEnuf Garden Railway

NeverEnuf Garden Railway is an enchanting infotainment park with miniatures of all sorts including boats, trains, buildings and landscapes. Some of these models are controlled with the help of a remote and add an interactive touch to the display. The park also has lawns and gardens where one can take a long relaxing stroll and feel rejuvenated.

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Distance: 6 kms

Tau Devi Lal Biodiversity Park

Tau Devi Lal Biodiversity Park is mostly used for recreational purposes. It has a walkway used most for morning or evening walks and jogs. Most areas of the two-acre park are decently maintained green patches including a rose garden with colourful and fragrant roses. The greenery attracts birds to some extent too, hence, it is quite preferred by bird watchers as well.

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Distance: 873.5 kms

Vintage Car Museum

Vintage Car Museum was established to explore the history of transportation in India. It exhibits a stunning collection of actual pre-mechanised and mechanised transportation including automobiles, railways, aircraft, etc. Technology buffs, especially those interested in the history of transportation in India, are bound to visit the museum. The museum also partners with schools and research centres to provide material for research and documentation on the subject.

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Distance: 7.8 kms

Aravalli Biodiversity Park

Expanding over 1.54 square kilometres, Aravalli Biodiversity Park was established to ecologically restore and preserve the vegetation on the desert and arid land areas in the region. It was opened on the occasion of World Environment Day in June 2010, after a Supreme Court Ban was implemented on stone mining in the region. The biodiversity park has about 160 plant species, over 170 species of birds and animals.

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Distance: 1.2 kms

Leisure Valley Park

Leisure Valley Park is a pleasant green patch maintained amidst the concrete jungle. The park spreads over a square kilometres space and has a jogging park, a garden, musical fountains and a restaurant that make it an apt recreational park. Evenings are a special treat when the fountains are lit with bright lights and the water sprays to the tune of soft mesmerising music.

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Distance: 21.4 kms

Tikli Bottom

Tikli Bottom is a private guest house that offers a feel of living on a hill station. The attraction is basically a Haveli with four bedrooms, beautifully maintained garden with trees and a swimming pool. From the location, one can get a magnificent view of the Aravalli hills that surround the property. They also provide facilities to make their guests feel comfortable and ensure a memorable stay.

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Distance: 18.7 kms

Qutub Khan's Tomb

Qutub Khan's Tomb is an 18th century structure built in the memory of Adam Khan who served as a general to Emperor Akbar. The tomb has a unique octagonal structure and is an illustration of Mughal architecture. In 1830, Blake, a British Officer chose to reside at the location and removed all the graves. The tomb was later restored by Lord Curzon after Blake's death.

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Distance: 10.4 kms

Fun N Food Village

Fun N Food Village is a stunning water park with the largest collection of water themed slides in the country. They have enough variety of exciting slides and pools to suit everyone's preference ranging from lazy river, wave pool, family slide, the tornado aqua shoot, twister, multiline slide and speed coaster. It is a perfect attraction for family or corporate outings.

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Distance: 21.4 kms

Lohagarh Farms

Lohagarh Farms were established to create self-sustaining rural communities and create opportunities for employment. The attraction also serves as a platform for village artists to exhibit and sell their art and handicraft. One can participate in activities like farming, pottery, trekking, etc. to get closer to nature. The farms offer activities and accommodations away from the urban life for one to connect with the basics of human nature.

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Distance: 29.3 kms

Farrukh Nagar Fort

Farrukh Nagar Fort was established in 1732 by Faujdar Khan who served as a Governor to Emperor Farrukhsiyar. The town was famous for its salt trade till the British put a ban on it in the early 1900s. The rich cultural heritage of the town can be gauged by the presence of historically significant monuments like the Jama Masjid, the Sheesh Mahal, Sethani ki Chattri, several Havelis and the Sultanpur National Park which make it a famous tourist destination.

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Distance: 7.7 kms

Museum of Folk & Tribal Art

Founded by a renowned painter, sculptor and a historian, K.C Aryan, the Museum of Folk & Tribal Art has a splendid collection of tribal handicrafts made of iron, wood & stone, embroidered fabrics, colourful murals and terracotta objects. Some artefacts with religious importance are also displayed at the museum. The complete collection gives a sneak peek into the culture and art of the tribal regions of Gurgaon.

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Distance: 46.6 kms

Pataudi Palace

Pataudi Palace, also known as Ibrahim Kothi, belongs to the Pataudi Royal Family. It was built by Nawab Ibrahim Ali Khan in 1935 who appointed a famous architect, Robert Tor Russel to design the palace in the style of the colonial mansions found in Delhi. The entire property spreads over an area of 25 acres and has beautiful gardens, lawns and fountains that add to the beauty of the stunning palace.

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Distance: 1.8 kms

Oysters Beach Water Park

Oysters Beach Water Park is a water themed park with a number of rides, slides and pools including thunderstorm, pirate station, torpedo, rapid racer, cruiser, lazy river and rain dancing, etc. to suit every age group and everyone's preference. It is a perfect recreational centre to visit on a hot sunny day for family outings. The park has enough facilities to make their guests feel comfortable and offer a memorable experience.

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