Surajkund Location Map


Location Map of Surajkund

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About Surajkund


This is among the ancient reservoirs in India, which dates back to the 10th Century. Literally, Surajkund means the "Lake of the Sun". Even known as the "Peacock Lake", the delightful beauty of the lake attracts many tourists from its neighborhood. This semicircular shaped artificial lake was constructed in the form of an amphitheatre. This reservoir is known to be built by King Suraj Pal of the Tomar dynasty. Being a worshipper of the Sun God himself, he even constructed a Sun temple near the western bank of the lake. The renowned crafts festival of Surajkund that is held every year in the month of February attracts foreign backpackers as well.

Location of Surajkund



This kund or lake, along with its Sun temple is located within proximity of the village of Surajkund that lies in between the Baharpur village and the Lakkarpur village. These villages are a part of the district of Faridabad in the state of Haryana. The famous Anagpur Dam, which was believed to be built prior to Surajkund, during the 8th Century is situated at a distance of around 2 km towards from the lake of Surajkund. Based on the Aravalli hills' backdrop, this reservoir as well as the dam is positioned in the Haryana state. Fed by a small local stream or nallah from the north western part, the drainage basin of this lake is included in the hill ranges of Aravalli.

Located at just about 20 km away from the city center of Delhi, this man made lake is one of the popular spots among Delhites for picnic. The following table shows the distance chart from some of the well known places in the capital city of Delhi:

Sl. No.Name of the PlaceDistance from Surajkund
1South Delhi8 km
2Indira Gandhi International Airport in West Delhi25 km
3New Delhi Railway Station22 km
4Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station in Delhi21 km
5Qutub Minar11.5 km
6Tughlaqabad3 km


Besides these, the place can be even reached by road from the cities of Gurgaon as well as Faridabad.


Last Updated on : 1st April 2013



     


     

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