Faridabad has come a long way since its existence of majorly industrial sector for Haryana but today the city has woken up to something other than a cluster of factories. Located 38 kilometres south of the national capitol, Delhi, Faridabad receives its fair share of footfall due to its superstar neighbour. Many people commute from Faridabad to Delhi or Gurgaon daily for work and even for weekend parties or fine dining. Though Faridabad has swollen quite a lot in terms of progress, it still has miles to go to compete with Gurgaon. The city is a major industrial hub of Haryana and today it is sought after location for modern residential high-rises wrapped around premium schools and glittery shopping arcades. A bunch of luxurious five star hotels accentuates the Faridabad skyline beautifully.
Faridabad of today is world apart from dusty dry patch of factories and warehouses. The city of today is well-connected through skyways, metro and string of comfy cabs. Visiting Faridabad is not such a headache now. The most famous attraction of Faridabad is Surajkund, a 10th century water reservoir built by Tomar king Surajpal and is about 8 km from South Delhi. Besides being a historical site Surajkund is more renowned for its annual ‘Surajkund International Crafts Mela’, which is a melting pot of global handicrafts and culture. Another of Faridabad’s charms is Badkhal Lake, fringed by Aravalli hills and is Haryana government’s latest pet tourist project for development. The city has a lot to offer and day by day is growing into a better version of itself.
Faridabad has grown accustomed to luxurious fine dining and houses its fair share of trendy restaurants and pubs. Global gastronomy is celebrated here and one can enjoy anything between Pan Asian to Multi-cuisine to North Indian to Italian. Most of the restaurants here practices a multi-cuisine menu, offering a wider range of cuisines all under one roof. Each of these places are good-looking and elegant to boot, ideal for family dinners and even the business ones. Luxurious five star hotels add to the gastronomy of the city with their own fine dining places. Paranda, Broadway, Banjara, Oasis, House of Soy and Veranda are some of the popular five star eateries. Bar hoppers need not travel to Delhi for their weekly booze-a-thon, Faridabad can take care of you. Grab a beer at Brew n Barrel or Geoffrey’s or Easy, all of them lively nightspots. =