Faridabad is the largest city of the state of Haryana sharing its borders with Delhi on the north, Uttar Pradesh on east and south, and Gurgaon on the west. The river Yamuna flows through the eastern side of the city, making its agricultural lands most fertile in the region. Faridabad is famous for manufacturing henna, tyres, shoes, tractors, and motorcycles. It is also known for its educational institutes for primary and secondary education.
Places to Stay
Faridabad offers various hotels for tourists to choose from, such as: Ivory Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1200), Mahalaxmi Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 2500), Hotel Star Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel New Hindustan (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
While Hindi is the official language of Faridabad, other languages spoken here are Punjabi, Harayanvi and English.
The important festivals celebrated in Faridabad are Holi, Diwali, Dussehra, Guru Purnima, and Ramanavami.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Faridabad such as Siddhadata Temple, Shiva Temple, Town Park and Sector 15 Market. Malls such as SRS Mall, Parsvanath Mall and Eldeco Station are preferred for their branded stores and restaurants.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Faridabad is Indira Gandhi International Airport; located about 35 km away from the city.
Faridabad city has three railway stations: Faridabad Station, New Town Faridabad and Ballabgarh. Regular trains from Faridabad to different parts of India run from these stations.
There are daily bus services to Delhi, Agra, Chandigarh and Mathura from Faridabad. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Sri Krishna Travels, Neeta Travels and PK Travels. When you make use of any bus ticket offer on various travel websites, you can save a lot of money.