A few decades ago Gurgaon used to be a sleepy village near Delhi. in last decade and half it has become one of India’s hi-tech hubs. The city is filled with sleek office buildings housing offices of almost every multinational from Accenture to Honeywell. The city is famous for its vibrant night life and its reputation as a city that never sleeps. It is famous as a BPO hub, headquarters of India’s major telecom companies, and banking industry. There is no lack of places to visit in Gurgaon.
Some of them are listed below –
- DLF Cyber Hub
- Ambience Mall
- Kingdom of Dreams
- Sultanpur National Park Bird Sanctuary
- Damdama Lake
- Farrukh Nagar Fort
- Shikhar Adventure Park (SAP)
- Fun ‘n’ Food Village
- Leisure Valley Park
1. DLF Cyber Hub
Among places to visit in Gurgaon in evening the best is DLF Cyber Hub. One of the most hip and happening places in Delhi-NCR you can find major global food chains here such as KFC, McDonalds and Taco Bell as well as well known restaurants. There are plenty of bars as well. If you are looking forward to places to visit in Gurgaon for couples look no further. If you have a zest for life you must visit this place.
2. Ambience Mall
Among places to visit in Gurgaon with girlfriend one of the best is Ambience Mall. It has almost all shopping brands under its roof including the most famous western brands like Zara. There are Indian designer brands such as Ritu Kumar and Satya Paul selling haute couture. You can find world famous makeup chain stores such as Sephora. It is paradise for shopping addicts. Not only shopaholics but foodies too can visit. There is Mexican cuisine at Chili’s and Asian food at Asia 7. From a burger to fine dining all options are present. The mall also has Fun City with games such as dashing cars and shooting arcades etc to keep kids occupied
3. Kingdom of Dreams
If you like entertainment and Bollywood, then Kingdom of Dreams is a must visit. Located in Sector 29 of Gurgaon it is India’s first live entertainment destination. It sort of replicates an Indian street and represents all of Indian cultures. Watching the musical Zangoora at Kingdom of Dreams is an essential among places to visit in Gurgaon at night. There is a large food court with snacks and dishes from every part of India. The complex has a huge auditorium called Nautanki Mahal which resembles an Indian palace. It is where the musical Zangoora is held. Its ambience is spell binding and one does not want to leave the place behind.
ISKATE is the first natural skating rink and cafeteria in India at the Ambience Mall. Opened in December 2011, this entertainment area offers a one of a kind entertainment experience. With an area of 15,000 square feet, ISKATE offers a variety of activities, including the opportunity to experience a real skating experience for all ages.
ISKATE is one of the best ice rinks in the country. Facilities include state-of-the-art ice skating rink and lockers as well as an exclusive ice cream parlor.
5. Sultanpur National Park Bird Sanctuary
One of the best places to visit near Gurgaon within 100 kms is Sultanpur National Park Bird Sanctuary. The bird sanctuary is located about 15 kilometers from Gurgaon. In the past most of the area produced salt from brine wells but later it was seen that it is home to many bird species. The over 250 bird species were protected by declaring it a bird sanctuary in 1970s and a national park later. Migratory birds such as Common Teal, Greater Flamingo, Northern Pintail nest here during their flight. Bird species resident here include Great Egret, Crested Lark, Bank Mynah, Laughing Dove etc. The Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is also known as Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary after the famous Indian bird lover.
6. Damdama Lake
Damdama Lake is situated 20 kilometers south of Gurgaon and is a popular picnic spot among those who visit Gurgaon. Damdama Lake Gurgaon is close to Aravalli hills. It is reservoir of the Sohna Dam which spreads over an area of 12 square kilometers. It is home to many bird species and about 200 different species of birds can be found here. Some of the more well known species are cormorants, kingfishers and egrets.
7. Farrukh Nagar Fort
Farrukh Nagar Fort is located in Gurgaon District and was built by Faujdar Khan in 18th century. The fort stands at entrance to Farrukhnagar town. Since it had fallen into ruins the fort has been renovated and is now well looked after. To tour the entire fort may take upto 3 hours. It opens at 9 AM and is a must see for those who love history.
8. Shikhar Adventure Park (SAP)
Among adventure places to visit in Gurgaon is Shikhar Adventure Park. It is situated only 20 kilometers from Gurgaon in Wazirpur village. The adventure park has all facilities for indoor and outdoor activities ranging from rock climbing to obstacle courses. It is an ideal location for corporate team building exercise and school trips. It is also suitable for family holidays and a place to unwind.
9. Fun ‘n’ Food Village
Fun ‘n’ Food Village, located on the old Delhi-Gurgaon highway, was founded in 1993. Ideal for family outings, this amusement park offers attractions and water parks. The amusement park also offers markets with traditional crafts. Some of the most popular attractions of this park are mono rail and flying carpet
Wave Pool, which is the largest wave pool among all water parks in Delhi and Gurgaon, is the main attraction of this park. This park also has a snowpark covering 2500 square meters. There are also 21 types of rides, 22 water slides and a playground for children at this amusement park. In summer, rain dances are organized in this park.
10 Leisure Valley Park
An iconic landmark in Gurgaon this park has hosted international stars like Guns N’ Roses and Akon and is a favorite among residents for relaxing. Its spreads well over several hectares and has a musical fountain and joy rides. Every evening the fountains are lit up and the place turns magical.
From bars and pubs offering limitless night life to fine dining restaurants serving delicious cuisine from around the globe to spectacular musicals – Gurgaon has something to offer to every visitor. With so many choices of places,listed above are the Top 10 Best Place to visit in Gurgoan from malls to forts and things to do from skating to rock climbing there never will be a dull moment in Gurgaon.