Five things to do in Gurgaon

2 4Gurgaon has a history related to the time of Mahabharata. Legend has it that Gurgaon is the ancestral village of Guru Dhronacharya, the teacher of Pandavas and Kauravas. Formally it was known as Gurugram. The great Sheetla Mata Dham is also situated in Gurgaon. People from all over the India come to this temple.
Over a period of time Gurgaon has taken over other NCR regions. It boasts of as one of the largest IT hub of India and smokeless factories in Udyog Vihar. But Gurgaon is just not the concrete buildings and multinationals. It’s has much more to offer to kids, ladies and even historian, bird-watchers and adventurers.

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Damdama Lake is known as nature’s paradise. Damdama Lake is a reservoir in Sohna. It is one of the biggest lakes in Haryana. Surrounded by the Aravali Mountains, it is one of the popular picnic spot to spend the weekend away from the city in a quiet and scenic atmosphere. In the serene location, one can enjoy boating in row boats, paddle boats and motor boats. Damdama is known for its splendid adventure sports facilities such as Para sailing, kayaking, cycling, angling, rock climbing, valley crossing, free fall, swimming and much more action packed surprises. One can also go for nature walks in the nearby Aravali hills. It is a hotspot for adventure sports and activities near Delhi, and is a regular haunt for students, corporates and families who wish to have fun while honing their leadership and team building skills at the same time. Dream Island Resort is the best adventure resort at Damdama Lake.

 

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If you want to experience the miniature of Indian culture and Bollywood culture Then Kingdom of dreams is a place to be. It is an amalgamation of a desire and a vision to present the best of India at a scale never seen before – to capture the minds of millions of Indians and travellers who visit the country to experience “Incredible India”. Kingdom of Dreams is India’s first live entertainment, theatre and leisure destination. The destination consists of two theatres, Nautanki Mahal and the Showshaa Theatre, and a cultural and cuisine area known as Culture Gully which is the arts, crafts and food boulevard with theme restaurants and live kitchens from 14 states of India, represented with their representative architecture and decor. Kingdom of Dreams is an entertainment destination designed to provide an exceptional and magical experience.

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The Sultanpur National Park and Bird Sanctuary is considered to be one of the most popular and well known bird sanctuaries in India. The sanctuary is located in the Gurgaon district and it is an ideal place for birding and bird watchers. It is home to numerous species of birds, animals and mammals. The sanctuary is best visited during the winters, as a large number of migratory birds visits during that period. Approximately 250 species of Birds are found at Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary. Some of them are resident, while others come from distant regions like Siberia, Europe and Afghanistan. Every year more than 100 migratory bird species arrive at Sultanpur in search of feeding grounds and to pass the winter. In winter Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary provides a picturesque panorama of migratory birds such as Siberian Cranes, Greater Flamingo, Ruff, Black winged Stilt, Common Teal, Common Greenshank, Northern Pintail, Yellow Wagtail, White Wagtail, Northern Shoveler, Rosy Pelican. There are four watch towers located at different points, an education and interpretation centre, a library, films, slides and binoculars for the benefit of bird lovers. A calm walk along the perimeter of the park takes up to two hours of magical journey of nature’s beautiful sites and chirping music.

If the Gurgaon heat makes you lethargic and lazy then to revive your energies head to Fun-n-food resort. It offers Water Park, indoor snow park and more. Along with the joy rides, one can also see the performances and creations of artisans and craftsmen at work. The park offers 21 amusement rides, many water slides, rain dance, kid’s water play area and much more. Enjoy a multitude of rides with family and friends.

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When you want to indulge in the original sin of shopping then Gurgaon is a paradise for shopaholics. It has been popular as the mall capital of NCR. The city boasts of some of the oldest and biggest malls of NCR. Not to miss is the Ambience mall that offers 1 km of shopping on every floor. It has nearly 250 shops of local and International brands. The food court of Ambience mall is a culinary delight as it serves variety of international and local cuisine. One can try Burmese and Korean food at Asia 7, or just chill at the Rockman’s Beer or catch all the fun in the sports world by chilling at one place called The Underdog Sports Bar. Kids can have fun at the Fun City, a covered entertainment centre with go karting, 16 track bowling alley and 5-D. On the 6th floor there is I-skate. It is a new concept of lifestyle entertainment which caters to all age groups.it gives one of the unique experience of skating on real ice.
So to sum up one can say that GURGAON IS A CITY THAT NEVER TIRES.

 

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