Top Attractions and Historical Places to visit in Gurgaon

Abhay Mishra Jun 15, 9:45 am 0
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Gurgaon, the Millennium City, is situated south of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. Although a major commercial hub, Gurgaon is also a tourist hub. It also has innumerable attractions representing the intriguing history. Among the top attractions – Ujina, Malab, Saiyad, Sultanpur Lake Bird Sanctuary and the Gurgaon Skyline. Not to forget, savoring on delicious cuisines at top restaurants is part of the package. Restaurants in Gurgaon offer some of the most delightful fares that are authentic and oh-so-delicious. To make your visit less stressful, we’ve listed the top places to visit in Gurgaon. Read on…

 

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Farrukh Nagar Fort (Source)

 

Famous Pataudi Palace

The Pataudi Palace is an abode of the Nawab of Pataudi in Gurgaon, Haryana. It is popularly termed as the ‘Palace of Indian cricketer’, Tiger Pataudi or Nawab Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi. The beautiful and exquisite white palace is set amidst gardens and lawns. As you step inside, the opulence will make you travel back to the royal era. The interior is breath-taking with a perfect blend of contemporary design and old world charm. It is decked with antique furniture. The magnificent chandeliers and architecture can leave the visitors spellbound. To add to the beauty of the Pataudi Palace, there is a cricket ground in the garden which has been the passion of the Nawab.

 

Spellbinding Qutub Khan’s Tomb

One of the most spellbinding places to visit in Gurgaon is Qutub Khan’s tomb. It occupies a land area of 97×27 feet area. Qutub Khan’s tomb is comprised of red sandstone. The tomb was built in a traditional Mughal architectural style. Although it now stand in ruins, it still has a charm unlike any other. At present, the tomb is protected and safeguarded in order to preserve what’s left of history. The Architectural Survey of India (ASI) has taken over it. Qutub Khan’s tomb is located at the distance of around 2kms from Old Thana or Police Station in Gurgaon. You can simply hire a local auto rickshaw or a cab to reach the historically rich destination.

 

Beautiful Farrukh Nagar Fort

Farrukh Nagar Fort was built by local Nawab Faujdar Khan in the year 1732. This fort is an octagonal shaped town. It consists of the Sheesh Mahal, Baoli and Jama Masjid which are also the major attractions here. The Farrukh Nagar fort has an impressive and steadfast bastion. It is designed with a typical Mughal architecture. It was one of the entrance gates to the Farukh Nagar town. Although mostly in ruins, it still remains one of the must-visit places in Gurgaon.

 

Chain of Restaurants in Gurgaon

The hotels and restaurants in Gurgaon offer innovative food choices for every occasion whether it is an intimate dinner or family celebration or a kind of brisk business lunch. Cilantro is the world cuisine restaurant which offers delicacies from South East Asia, Mediterranean and Italy. Those looking for authentic regional food and dishes even have options here. Saffron is one of the major restaurants in Gurgaon where the chefs are known for indulging the palate with the kebabs and curries. Then, the bright and colorful Konomi offers delicacies from Japan long with the extensive range of Shochu and Sakes. Here there is the Bar at the lobby that offers the best selection of premium drinks and cocktails for the lovers of leisure hours.

 

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Gurgaon is one of the must visit places in India. With many an eye-catching historic as well as dining destinations, it is imperative to stop by these places to visit in Gurgaon. Book a room in some of the best hotels in Gurgaon on our app. Or carry us along to get fabulous cashback at a Gurgaon restaurant.

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