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70 kms off Delhi and at 190 m altitude, the historical city of Nuh traces its roots to the Aryan civilization, and later the Tughlaq Dynasty..

Nuh, located in the Mewat district of Haryana is a modest home to several historical structures and ruins and is a day trip into a bit of history. With carvings on the red sandstone and grey quartzite, the architectural marvel of the place can be seen in its Shaking Monument, the Chui Mai Pond or Tank, the town of Sheikh Musa, Kotla and in the religious sites.

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1. Kotla and Shiva Temple

Kotla and Shiva Temple
Lying 7 km off Nuh is the village of Kotla famous for its ancient ruins. As per folklore, the Pandavas stopped here for a brief period in the Shiva temple during their 14 year long exile on the way fr (Read More)om Hastinapur.

2. Temple of Hathor

Temple of Hathor
Close to Sheikh Musa is the Temple of Hathor which is believed to be of the Third Dynasty of Tuthmosis of Egypt. A number of Greek and demotic papyri were found by archaeologists in the temple complex (Read More).

3. Chui Mai Pond and Water Tank

Chui Mai Pond and Water Tank
With floral carvings and chattris (cenotaphs) in Redstone, this ancient tank in Nallad is a natural reservoir and a sight to behold.

4. Sheikh Musa

Sheikh Musa
A fine blend of Muslim and Rajput style of architecture, Sheikh Musa is famous for its shaking minarets of the Tomb of Sheikh Musa. This man-made marvel is also known for its brilliant engineering tec (Read More)hniques such as - if a person shakes one pyramid, the other person can feel the vibrations in the next one.

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History - The Land That Witnessed Mahabharat Stories

The lesser known town of Haryana, which lies within a close proximity to the country's capital, is also a sacred land which has been a prominent part of the Hindu Mythology. It is believed that the Pandavas stayed in Nuh for a brief period of time during the time of their exile. The town also hosts some of the brilliant architectures of the Rajput and Muslim reign. Sheikh Musa, also known as shaking minarets, Chai Mui Pond famous a natural reservoir and the famous Egyptian temple of Hathor are the main attraction of the town.

Suggested Itinerary for Nuh

Day 1- Arrive at Delhi airport or Gurgaon railway station. Reach Nuh by noon. Visit Sheikh Musa, the tomb is famous for its miraculous shaking minarets and for its Rajput and Muslim architecture. Next, visit the temple of Hathor, the Egyptian styled temple. Later visit the Chi Mai Pond, the water reservoir is a popular picnic spot of Nuh offering the beauty of nature and architecture. Back to hotel.
Day 2- Visit the Kotla and Shiva temple lying 7 km from Nuh. It is believed that Pandavas stayed here for a brief period of time. Check-out from the hotel. Transfer to Delhi in the evening.

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How to Reach Nuh

How to Reach Overview

Delhi (70km) has the closest airport, you can take a taxi or bus to Nuh. It is just 45 km from Gurgaon, so it can reached by using a taxi or bus from Gurgaon as well. Nearest railway station is at Palwal.

How to reach Nuh by flight

Th nearest airport is the Indira Gandhi Airport in Delhi, which is well connected to the major cities in India and abroad. You can hire a taxi from the airport to travel to Nuh.

How to reach Nuh by road

The driving distance between Delhi and Nuh is 85 km. A number of buses are available from ISBT Kashmere Gate in Delhi to Nuh. Taxi can also be hired from Delhi to Nuh.

How to reach Nuh by train

The nearest railway station is located in New Delhi. You can travel from there to Nuh by hiring a cab.

Local transport in Nuh

Book a cab or car rental to take you around Nuh.

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Nuh, Haryana
Sheikh Musa
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View of Temple from the Top of the Hill

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FAQs on Nuh

What is famous about Nuh?

Located very close to the capital city and hence it is easily accessible.

What is not so good about Nuh?

There aren't many things to do in town apart from sightseeing.

Who should visit Nuh?

Ideal for a day tour from Delhi. Can be visited by people living in the nearby areas.

What is the best time to visit Nuh?

Best time to visit Nuh is between the period of October-March. Due to its tropical weather, the summers are extremely hot whereas, the winter period offers a soothing warmth during the day and chills of winter during the night.
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What is the local food in Nuh?

Nuh will offer you typical Haryanvi delicacies and popular Punjabi relishes. While here, you don't want to miss Rajma Chawal, Aloo-Tikki, Kheer, Karhi, Sabudana ki Khichdi, Singri ki sabzi, Methi Gajar, Bathua Raita, Kadai Hara cholia, Rabri, Chicken delicacies, Gajar ka Halwa, Laddu, Lassi and countless more, off a typical North-Indian cuisine
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What is the best way to reach Nuh?

Delhi (70km) has the closest airport, you can take a taxi or bus to Nuh. It is just 45 km from Gurgaon, so it can reached by using a taxi or bus from Gurgaon as well. Nearest railway station is at Palwal.
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What are the places near Nuh?

The top places near to Nuh are Delhi which is 66 km from Nuh, Agra which is located 142 km from Nuh, Alwar which is located 70 km from Nuh, Gurgaon which is located 36 km from Nuh, Neemrana which is located 61 km from Nuh

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Prachi Bansal

6 years ago
Holidify shouldn't have put it on their site. This place is demean for tourism, there is nothing to cherish, neither the route nor the sights. I won't suggest anybody to go, please don't waste time.
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