India's Rising Industrial Centre
In the current times when powers in the virtual world are at par with those in real life, everybody wishes to work in this sector. And then, the IT hubs of our country come in the picture! In this virtual era, IT parks play a great role, and the cities having IT parks are given a lot of importance and are preferred by thousands of people to live and work. One such place is Faridabad falling in the National Capital Region(NCR). It is growing at a very fast rate. Situated near Gurgaon, it is turning into Gurgaon quite quickly. Even though there are families living over there for ages now, it is mostly inhabited by the working professionals of some or the other IT firm.
Aiming to become north's Silicon Valley, Faridabad is also full of tourists in the spring. The winters, as well as summers here, are quite harsh, thus, spring is a very good time to be in Faridabad. Since it is visited by a lot of professionals regularly, there are a lot of recreational activities available. Just like any city can be broadly categorized into two, one before the development, and one after the development, Faridabad is also divided into two parts, Faridabad and Ballabgarh. Ballabgarh is more like the older version of Faridabad, before development.
Development in the Recent Times
Faridabad is Haryana's largest city which is growing at its full potential. It is one of the major satellite cities of Delhi. Located 284 kilometres south of the state capital Chandigarh, the place is quite happening. Reaching new levels in the industrial sector, it has made the lifestyle of its people better a lot. Faridabad was also included in the second list of the PM's Smart City Project. It has been described as the eighth fastest growing city in the world and the third in India. This itself speaks volumes about the city's importance and rate of growth.
The place is also aiming to be self-sustained in the near future, becoming smart in truly every sense. While it has mostly found itself in the better ranks owing to its rise in the world of tech, it is also quite famous for the production of some other good like- Henna(Mehendi), tractors, motorcycles, switch gears, refrigerators, shoes, tyres and garments. For the purpose of employment, and a better future, Faridabad is quite a place to live in.
Top things do in Faridabad
How to reach
Being an NCR it is very easy to reach Faridabad. The easiest way is to reach Delhi and then go to Faridabad. And Delhi being the national capital is one of the easiest places to reach.
How to Reach by Flight
The nearest airport is in New Delhi, the Indira Gandhi International Airport, which is 35 kms away. From there taxis, cabs, autos are available to reach Faridabad.
How to Reach by Train
Faridabad has three railway stations-
Faridabad (FDB), New town Faridabad (FDN) and Ballabgarh (BVH).
It has fair connections with the rest of the country.
How to Reach by Bus
A lot of buses are available from Delhi, other cities of Haryana, some cities of Punjab and even Rajasthan, including Jaipur.
How to Reach by Road
It has an excellent network of roads, and can be reached by neighbouring states easily.
How to travel within
Every option is available to travel within the city including auto rickshaws, cabs, and taxis.
Staying in Faridabad
Being an NCR, it is far more developed than the majority of the country. It has a number of hotels, guest houses and PGs to stay in. Since it is also an industrial hub, there are a lot of options for tenants as well. There are a number of malls to hunt for some souvenirs. Also, the kind of different cuisines which are available can surprise any outsider.
Overall, for anybody who is looking for a place which has a history of industrial growth, amalgamed with all modern amenities, having multiple fancy places, Faridabad is the right choice.
- Take an entire day to visit the Adventure Park Camp Dhauj. It is one of the best places in the area to spend some thrilling time and indulging in a sport. There are many games and activities to choose from.
- Visit Baba Farid's tomb
- Explore the beautiful ISKCON temple.
- Visit all the other temples in the city.
- Try out the great exotic cafes in the area.
- Head out for some shopping!