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    Location: Faridabad, Haryana, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2-3 hours

    Built date: 10 th century

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    The word ‘Surajkund ‘ means the lake of the Sun and is an artificial kind. It is an ancient reservoir From the 10 century. it is located on the Southern Delhi Ridge of the Aravalli range in Faridabad city of Haryana state. It is about 8 km (5 mi) from South Delhi. It is built in the backdrop of the Aravalli hills and an amphitheater-shaped embankment constructed in a semicircular form.


    There are many reasons for being attracted to this place. Actually, it is an ancient reservoir, that’s why people love to visit This place. The atmosphere of this place is actually amazing. The environment is neat and clean besides the nature of this place is amazing. If you are an ancient lover, this is the perfect place for you to visit. Besides this place is also known for its annual fair “Surajkund International Craft Mela. In the 2015 edition, the 2015 edition of this fair was visited by 1.2 million visitors. Including 160,000 foreigners, more than 20 countries participated in it.


    India's Famous Chhau Dance in group of people at Suraj Kund Fair Faridabad India.

    Actually, there is no history behind this place. People come here to see the place. If you are in Faridabad, Don’t miss it.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Handmade puppet dolls inn display at surajkund craft fair, Faridabad, India.

    The whole view of This place is awesome. It has been built in the shape of the rising sun,  with an eastward arc, besides being enclosed within a steep embankment. It is made in a semi-circular shape made of stepping stones. This reservoir provides a grand spectacle but in the past, it was a hunting forest resort. This reservoir abounds in dancing peacocks and it is filled up,  during every monsoon season.

    It remains dry during summer. Before the onset of the monsoon rains. In the 1920s, The tank underwent major repairs, during British times. So, if you are in this place, Don’t miss visiting the place.

    Opening Hours

    9 am to 5 pm is the visiting time of this place. For avoiding rush you can visit this place in the morning time.

    Entry & Others Fees

    It is free of cost.

    Near Restaurants

    Nearby restaurants in this place are:

    1. Art Lounge
    2. Paranda 
    3. Oasis 
    4. Dosa Junction
    5. Rockys Den

    How to Reach

    By air: Bagdogra international airport is the nearest airport to this place. So you can easily reach there by air.

    By rail:   Domingarh railway station is the nearest railway station to this place. So after reaching this station you can take a taxi to reach this Museum. 

    By road: You can easily reach there by road and that’s the easiest way ever. You can hire a car or take a bus to reach this place directly.

    Tips for Travellers

    Take all the essential things of yours


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is safe to visit.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: No, it is not allowed photography and videography is also.

    Que-03: Are there any parking facilities in this place?

    Ans: No, there are no parking facilities in this place.

    Que-04: Are There any restaurants inside this place?

    Ans: No, there are no restaurants inside this place.


    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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