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Faridabad Tourism

Faridabad is Haryana's largest city and its major industrial hub as well. Faridabad is the main part of district Faridabad which has two divisions - Faridabad and Ballabgarh. The city shares borders with New Delhi on its north, Gurgaon to its west and Uttar Pradesh on its south west ends.

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Surajkund International Crafts Mela

Faridabad is also famous for its 15-day annual Surajkund International Crafts Mela. Since its inception in 1987, the Surajkund Mela is widely flocked by art connoisseurs and enthusiasts to witness the colourful traditional craft festival of India. It is organised in the month of February (Feb 1-15) every year. This fair exhibits the great artworks of the artisans from different states of the country. In other words, we can say that the whole country unites in one ground to celebrate its diverse ethnicity and art. You can not only buy these artefacts but can also have a look at how they are created, as some of the artisans work on their masterpieces then and there. There are a lot many things beyond art or artefacts that are to be seen. Cultural programmed, tempting food from all the states of India, camel rides, folk dance and music are a few things to experience

Restaurants and Local Food in Faridabad

There are several food joints which serve luscious north Indian food. You can find out some food stalls serving Rajma chawal, chhole bhature, chhole chawal at a nominal cost and the taste is par brilliance. Faridabad being situated in north India is not limited to only north Indian food. You can easily find restaurants serving Gujrati dishes, Chinese, chaat, continental, Mughlai food and several others
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Suggested Itinerary for Faridabad

Often visited as an add-on complement to the national capital, Faridabad is a one-day getaway city. If you are visiting the city around February, do visit the Surajkund Craft Mela. Alternatively, you can visit the Iskcon temple and have their delicious prasad. Head towards the Baba Farid's tomb and the Sai Baba Temple. You can also shop at the local market or spend your evening near the Surajkund lake.

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How to Reach Faridabad

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Faridabad is well-connected via roadways and is located at significant point. The city also has three railway stations of its own; Faridabad, New Town Faridabad and Ballabhgarh. The nearest airport is the Indira Gandhi International Airport, 35 km away.

How to reach Faridabad by flight

Closest airport is the Indira Gandhi International airport, New Delhi at a distance of about 35 Km. You can easily hire a taxi from the airport for Faridabad or use a combination of the Delhi metro and autos

How to reach Faridabad by road

Faridabad can be easily reached via road from Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, New Delhi and other nearby cities. Faridabad lies near the national highway which is also connected to cities like Mathura, Agra, Etawah, Kaushambi, New Delhi, Allahabad and many others

How to reach Faridabad by train

There are three railway stations in Faridabad; Faridabad (FDB), New town Faridabad (FDN) and Ballabgarh (BVH). Faridabad is well connected with the rest of the country. Several people commute to and from Delhi for colleges or offices everyday

Local transport in Faridabad

Travelling within the city is convenient. To travel short distances you can take cycle rikshaws or auto rikshaws. While for further locations there are bus services, autos and radio taxis which could be booked through phone calls or internet. Plans have been implemented by the DMRC (Delhi metro rail corporation) to extend its link covering Faridabad and the work will be completed by September 2014, which means that Faridabad will also have a modern and convenient way of travelling after that

Most frequently searched routes to Faridabad

Route Name Distance Time
Agra to Faridabad 216 km 3 hours 16 mins
Chennai to Faridabad 2,172 km 1 day 9 hours

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FAQs on Faridabad

What is famous about Faridabad?

One of the largest cities of Haryana, industrial and commercial centre.

What is not so good about Faridabad?

Not a tourist hotspot.

Who should visit Faridabad?

For one-day add-on getaways along with Delhi.

What is the best time to visit Faridabad?

It is advisable to visit during monsoon or winters as the lake dries up in summers due to the heat. The Surajkund fair, the main attraction of Faridabad takes place in February. In January the region is really chilly and can be avoided.
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What is the local food in Faridabad?

There are several food joints which serve luscious north Indian food. You can find out some food stalls serving Rajma chawal, chhole bhature, chhole chawal at a nominal cost and the taste is par brilliance. Faridabad being situated in north India is not limited to only north Indian food. You can easily find restaurants serving Gujrati dishes, Chinese, chaat, continental, Mughlai food and several others
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What is the best way to reach Faridabad?

Faridabad is well-connected via roadways and is located at significant point. The city also has three railway stations of its own; Faridabad, New Town Faridabad and Ballabhgarh. The nearest airport is the Indira Gandhi International Airport, 35 km away.
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What are the things to do in Faridabad?

The top things to do in Faridabad are Baba Farid's tomb, Camp Dhauj lake, Sri Shirdi Sai baba temple, Faridabad, Raja Nahar Singh fort, Surajkund, Shopping in Faridabad. You can see all the places to visit in Faridabad here

What are the places near Faridabad?

The top places near to Faridabad are Delhi which is 30 km from Faridabad, Agra which is located 152 km from Faridabad, Gurgaon which is located 39 km from Faridabad, Garhmukteshwar which is located 87 km from Faridabad, Noida which is located 15 km from Faridabad

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Ankit Sagar

2 years ago
Faridabad is the most peaceful city in delhi ncr better than Gurgaon or noida .Only concern is pollution due to big industries. People are well educated . Geographically it's best location because it (Read More) is the only city which connect gurgoan , noida and delhi .

Rohit Shroff

4 years ago
- Be mindful of pickpockets and be extra careful especially at nights since safety might be a concern
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