Top 5 Places To Visit In Gurgaon (Gurugram)

There are times when the night or day sky is no home and all you need to do is break the shackles that force you to stay indoors. Although, Gurgaon is fully equipped with the world’s leading multinational companies but the overwhelming bustle of corporate life can break your bones and knock you down at times. There will be times when juggling between work life and household chores will get on your nerves. So, here we graciously provide you with places to visit in Gurgaon so that the region, which is a microcosm of dynamism and dysfunction doesn’t bother you much!

1. Kingdom Of Dreams

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Kingdom Of Dreams is a blessing in disguise for corporate workers and kids alike who have an affinity for leisure and entertainment. It is a marvel of Indian heritage, art, culture, craft, cuisine and performing arts. Major highlights of this aura-stricken place are Nautanki Mahal, Showshaa Theatre, IIFA Buzz and Culture Gully. This kingdom is richly crafted which is beyond the figment of a common man’s imagination. Zangoora and Jhumroo are the swashbuckling shows whose tickets are sold like hot cakes. Cuisines of  the Culture Gully are devoured scrumptiously. To the delights of shopaholics, Culture Gully is a boulevard of crafts, traditions and rustic charms from almost all the Indian states.

2. Ambience Mall

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Ambience Mall is the largest mall in India spread across 1 square kilometres area and one of the largest in Asia. It is a splendid shopping arena which has over 250 domestic and international brands. Besides that, it has movie theaters for cinema lovers; ice skating and bowling alleys for the young and night clubs and fine dining food courts for the food buffs. It is an acme of lifestyle supremacy.

This mall also consists of golf courses, car showrooms, recreational zones, high speed elevators and escalators and beer gardens. The incredibly close proximity from south Delhi makes this a favorite hangout place for Delhi and Gurgaon locals.

3. Fun And Food Village

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Fun And Food Village is an amusement park which offers the longest water channel (400 feet) known as the lazy river. It is a premiere place for a day trip, for both kids and adults. It is open all year round except during the  major Hindu festival of Diwali and can be visited between 9.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. It offers a variety of attractions for school kids, corporate workers and college students. It is located on the old Delhi Gurgaon road and also has the largest indoor snow park in India. It has State of Art infrastructure and several spine tingling amusement rides along with the Water Park, which is fondly loved by the visitors.

4. Leisure Valley Park

Leisure Valley Park is located near IIFCO Chowk metro station, Gurgaon. It is a favourite place for all nature aficionados and the flower show is mesmerizing to watch. A visit to this park can be an enticing escape from the humdrum of life. The lush green meadows, placidity, serenity and wonderment of nature are breath taking. It also hosts various musical concerts and exuberant parties. It is a tiny forested hamlet with several rivulets, which make it an unforgettable tour. It has no entry fee and photograph maniacs should surely include it in their bucket list.

5. Cyber Hub

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Cyber Hub is located in DLF phase 2 of Gurgaon and is extremely popular among the corporate workers. This place boasts of the city’s finest bars and restaurants. Food varies widely from local cuisines to international lip-smackers. Food joints such as Soi 7 Pub & Brewery, The Red Mango, Dhaba by Claridges, The Wine Company, Nando’s, Angels in my Kitchen, and Kebab Express among others are some of the hot favorites of the foodies. The above mentioned restaurants not only have an alluring name but also serve mouth-watering food to die for. It is open on all 7 days of the week and is a pleasant place for food connoisseurs.

Conclusively, this financial and industrial city in the state of Haryana has ample of options to be tried and enjoyed to the best. Do visit these places with anyone from your parents to siblings to friends to that special person and enliven the good times.

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About Rohit

An architect by profession, Rohit Agarwal is a curious traveller, seeking out the minutest detail about the places he travels to, and that’s what one will find in his writings. His writings have appeared in various blogs, he’s currently trying to bring forth as many different places a traveller who shares the same level of curiosity like him would like to visit through his writings.

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