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Distance from Shikohabad :

260 Km.

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Overview

Faridabad is the largest city in the north Indian state of Haryana. It is a leading industrial center and situated in the National Capital Region bordering the Indian capital New Delhi It is surrounded by Delhi to its North, Noida to its North East, Greater Noida to its East and Gurgaon to its West. Faridabad is also a major industrial hub of Haryana, Faridabad is famous for Henna production from the agricultural sector, while tractors, motorcycles, switch gears, refrigerators, shoes and tyres constitute its primary industrial products.


The largest city of Haryana, Faridabad is situated on the plains of the river Yamuna and guarded by the Aravalli Hills on the western and south-western side. It is well connected to the city of Delhi by regular trains and buses.

Seeking to protect the Grand Trunk Road (now National Highway 2), Farid, the treasurer of Mughal EmperorJahangir, founded the city in 1607 AD, building a fort and a mosque. A pargana was later centered on Faridabad, which the ruler of Ballabgarh held as a jagir.

 

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Apart from being the economic hub of Haryana, it also generates its fair share of tourism every year in the month of February during the Suraj Kund Mela. The Suraj Kund Mela is a crafts fair held near the Suraj Kund Lake and is a platform that showcases the rich collection of arts and crafts items from different states of the country. 

Faridabad’s food scene is as vibrant as its locals. Tourists should try the street food of the city that reflects the city’s character. Here, travellers can head to the local market in Sector 5 and have some chilled lassi. Tourists can also head to the Sector 15 market and enjoy chaats like pani puri and aaloo tikki. 

 

Best Time to Visit

 April To September 

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