Places to Visit in Haryana


The picturesque state of Haryana abounds in natural splendor, cultural extravaganza and is a quixotic amalgam of the bucolic and the urban. The state is shrouded in an age-old history and is a coveted tourist destination. Haryana Tourist Points are thus an ideal retreat for weary tourists.

Haryana, a stone's throw away from the Indian capital of New Delhi and strategically placed near India's Golden Tourism Triangle of Agra-Delhi and Jaipur is frequented by myriads of tourists tired of the humdrum of living in a concrete jungle. The state, noted for its scenic beauty is opulent in tourist attractions.

The pretty as a picture health resort at Sohna Hills is a popular tourist haunt. The resort is perched high on the Aravalli ridges and overlooks the stunning backdrop of the sylvan Damdama Lake, that gleams like a mirage of quicksilver under the playful saffron sunbeams. The sulphur hot springs; quaint cottages and pretty peacocks enhance the splendor of the place.

The aesthetic beauty of the alluring Badkhal Lake cannot be expounded by mere words. The lake is usually teeming with domestic as well as migratory birds and to augment its tourism potential hotels, resorts, spas and restaurants flank the sylvan water body.

Another eminent tourist resort Dabchick Hodel is a cozy nook with plush and elegant interiors that provide ample opportunities for recreation and leisure for tourists.

Places to See in Haryana



Badkal lake

Badkhal Lake is situated in the state of Haryana, which which is a very historically significant state in India. Right from the Battle of Kurukshetra (near Panipat) in the Mahabharata, Haryana occupies a strategic location in Indian history. Haryana, besides being popular tourist destination, is also a thoroughfare to several picturesque locations that are scattered over the northern reaches of the Indian subcontinent. Badkhal Lake is one of the weekend getaways frequented by the travel loving denizens of the Indian capital. Lakes provide a plethora of options like boating, swimming and angling.

Badkhal Lake is located in the Faridabad district of Haryana, just a stone's throw (35 Km.) from New Delhi. Its picturesque setting and the indolent waters provide ample relaxation to the weary overworked suburbanites.

Star monument

The enchanting Star Monument is a treasure to the state of Haryana. Situated in Dinaud at a distance of 12 kms from Bhiwani, the monument is built on the tomb where Param Sant Huzur Tara Chand Ji Maharaj lies in eternal peace. The building is shaped in the form of a star after the name of Maharaj Ji. The holy tomb or Samadhi in the Radhaswami Satsang Bhawan Complex measures 101 feet from the base which itself stands on a raised platform of 6 feet.

The Star Monument is a hexagonal pyramid shaped structure where three alternative sides are in white marble, the other three being made of blue Italian glass that are completely weather resistant. The wonder lies in the fact that the building doesn't have pillars or columns to support it. Stars twinkle on the three walls of the Samadhi and inside. A statue of Maharaj Ji stands near the western wall. Six paintings portraying the life of Maharaj Ji adorn the six corners of the Samadhi. Traditional techniques are used for ventilation.

Saras

Haryana, the Gateway to north India is a charming state whose exuberant citizens love to rejoice in colorful festivities. The popular tourist hub swarms with myriads of tourists seeking a break from the humdrum of a concrete jungle. Saras complex is an eminent resort where aficionados of Haryana love returning to.

The quaint resort is located in the urban and happening Gurgaon District, a stone's throw away from the nation's capital city, New Delhi. The estate sprawls across acres of lush greenery and overlooks the breathtaking backdrop of the jungle-clad Aravalli ridges. Surrounding the hills a picturesque sylvan lake glitters like a mirage of quicksilver in the oasis of idyllic green and augments the scenic rhapsody.

Patel Park in Ambala Cantt

Patel Park is located in Ambala sub-district of Haryana and is situated at just 1 km from the center in Ambala Cantonment area. It situates itself at 3021'29" North latitude and 7651'8" East longitude. Patel Park is a wonderful place amidst the bustling city. The huge expanse of greenery is quite unusual to such an old city, but Patel Park has been able to function as a place to 'breathe a heart full' in the Ambala city. Large trees line the beautiful park which provides the very necessary open space. The park is a favorite among people of all ages. For the children it serves as their adored play ground. The old people find it a great place for serene morning walks and a beautiful evening gathering. The nearby 'Shiv Ji Temple' is an added attraction for those visiting the park.

Sohna

The natural beauty of Haryana, a charming blend of the suburban pasture and the urban skyscrapers is a popular tourist destination. The Gateway to the north is teeming with hotels, resorts and a variety of accommodation; out of which the Sohna Hills resort deserves special mention.

The pretty as a picture health resort at Sohna Hills is a popular tourist haunt. The resort is perched high on the Aravalli ridges and overlooks the stunning backdrop of the sylvan Damdama Lake, that gleams like a jewel in a brass setting under the slanting rays of the bright overhead afternoon sun. The charming sight of the sparkling lake water transforming from a gold-amber hue at dusk to a shimmering aquamarine haze in the dazzling afternoons is a sight to behold.



Last Updated on : 9/09/2013