Located in the south-eastern part of Haryana, Faridabad is a very large industrial area across the country. The city got its name from the 12th century Sufi saint Sheikh Farid. Although, people have completely forgotten the beautiful places of Faridabad while traveling to Delhi, but let us tell you that there are some very beautiful places in Faridabad too. So let us tell you about 5 beautiful places (5 places you must visit) of Faridabad, where you should also plan to visit.
Visit These 5 Places in Faridabad
Raja Nahar Singh Palace
Established in the 19th century, Raja Nahar Singh Palace was built by the family of Jat Nahar Singh. It is also known as Ballabhgarh Fort Palace, which is located about 15 km from South Delhi. The place has huge pavilions, magnificent courtyards, beautiful rooms, huge arches and much more. This gives you a chance to get a glimpse of the rich history of the region.
Badkhal Lake is a very famous picnic spot, where tourists can enjoy boating, birdwatching, games etc. However, now the beauty of this place is visible only during monsoon. However, throughout the year you can do many activities like horse riding, camel ride etc. Along with this, you can also enjoy the flower show held in the spring season.
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Baba Farid’s Tomb
Baba Farid was a 12th century Sufi saint and the city is named after him. The tomb of Baba Farid was built by the Mughals in the 13th century. It has two gates, Bashishti Darwaza and Noori Darwaza. There are two tombs in this tomb, one of a Sufi saint and one of his eldest son. Many people come here from all over the world to offer sheets and flowers to the grave. Every Thursday many people gather here and sing qawwali, or decorate Mehfil-e-Sama.
Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
Shirdi Sai Baba Temple is a very famous religious place and devotees can come here at any time of the year. This temple is very beautifully built and has big white, green and yellow colored marble stone. This temple is built on 3 acres of land and has a 5.25 feet tall idol of Shri Sai Baba. The day begins with Baba’s holy bath followed by prayers five times a day. A large number of devotees visit every Thursday in the Bhandara organized by the temple.
Nahar Singh Cricket Stadium
Named after Jat Nahar Singh, the stadium was built in 1981 with a seating capacity of 25,000 people. The stadium has 6 centers and 3 practice pitches. The place attracts a large number of tourists, especially cricket lovers, throughout the year.