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Faridabad

Faridabad is a southeastern town in the state of Haryana founded in 1607 AD. Faridabad city is the most populated and most industrialized in whole of Haryana. The district headquarter is situated in Faridabad city. Faridabad alone is generating about 60% of the revenues of Haryana with its large number of industrial units. There is a belief that it was Baba Farid, an eminent Sufi saint, who founded Faridabad.

Places of Interest

Badkhal lake
Baba Farid's Tomb
Suraj Kund Tourist Complex And The Crafts Fair
The Aravalli Golf Course


Badkhal lake

It is located in Badkhal village, 32 km from Delhi. The lake fringed by Aravalli hills is a man-made embankment. A flower show is held every spring here. It's name is most probably derived from the Persian word bedakhal, which means free from interference. Close to Badhkal lake is the Peacock Lake, which is another picturesque spot.

Baba Farid's Tomb

The city of Faridabad is believed to have been named after Baba Farid, an eminent Sufi saint. There is a also a belief that it was he who founded Faridabad. His tomb in the town is a popular pilgrimage spot for the local people.

Suraj Kund Tourist Complex And The Crafts Fair

Situated at a distance of around 8 Kms from South Delhi, it is an ideal picnic spot. The Suraj Kund Lake here is surrounded by rock cut steps. Ruins of a Sun temple lie around the lake. The complex includes a beautifully done-up Rajhans, a pool of fresh water - Siddha Kund; its waters said to have healing properties and a garden. A delightful handloom and handicrafts fair is held here annually in February.

The Aravalli Golf Course

The first golf green was set up in Faridabad, Haryana in 1966, with the building designed by the famous architect named Joseph Allan Stein. It was handed over to Haryana Tourism in 1988 due to lack of maintenance and named as the Aravali Golf Course. Designed by Stephen Kay, today it is 18-hole golf course which spread over an area of 45 acres. An 18 hole game can be played with the repeat of the 9-hole game.In the Golf course there is provision for billiards. 6 luxurious rooms and a committee room have been added for the Golf lovers. The keen golfers can make a night stay here at the lush green golf course about 30 km from Delhi and tee off early in the Morning. Its ideal green terrain with elevations is set on standards that match world class leisure traditions of play.

How to reach

By Train
Local trains connect Faridabad to Delhi and surrounding areas.

By Road
Haryana Roadways has a fleet of buses connecting the city to the neighboring cities.

Metered auto rickshaws, taxis, tongas, private and state-run buses are available for local transport.

Fatehbad

The district Fatehbad, Haryana was formed on 15 July, 1997. The district headquarter is situated in Fatehbad town.

Places of Interest

Lat or a stone pillar
Humayun Mosque
Kunal Mound
Banawali Mound

How to reach

By Train
The district is connected by rail network.

By Road
Fatehabad is well connected with the neighboring cities by road