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Gurgaon Tourism


Not long back, Gurgaon was known as the suburbs of Delhi, the capital of India. In a short span of time, this small city of Haryana has now emerged as one of the best and liveliest cities in the country. The city is also known as the 'Millenium City.' Gurgaon is just 20 miles away from the Indian capital – New Delhi. The place has the highest number of professionals, slick office complexes, shopping malls, and over a million inhabitants. The city has witnessed rapid growth in recent years.

In the past few years, Gurgaon came up as the educational and professional hub of the country. The city has about 7 universities and several reputed schools along with 250 Fortunes and 500 companies. Recently the name of the city was changed to Guru Gram. This Gurgaon travel guide on Gurgaon tourism will help you explore the city easily and inform you about the places to visit in Gurgaon, Gurgaon tourist places, the history and Culture of Gurgaon, and the best time to visit Gurgaon.

History of Gurgaon

The history of this beautiful city takes us back to the period of Mahabharata. It is believed that the city has got its initial name from Guru Dona or Dronachaarya. Pandavas presented the region to their royal Guru as a Dakshina (fee). The region was then named Guru-Gram, and with time, the region has got its name Gurgaon. Ruled by many dynasties from Mughal to Maratha to the British, the city has faced many changes and several up and down of the dynasties. Finally, in 1966 the region came in the governance of the Haryana Government.

Culture - Traditions and Cuisine of Gurgaon

Just like other cities of India, Gurgaon has rich Culture and traditions. The Culture and traditions of Gurgaon are dated back to Vedic times. The city now has numerous professionals who migrated from different cities and states of India.

Being situated near Delhi, Gurgaon has a huge influence on the city. Some popular festivals and events of Gurgaon include Sohna Car Rally, Kartik Cultural Festival, Shopping Festival, Gilterati - Art and Literary festival, etc. Apart from all these regional festivals, Gurgaon celebrates all the national festivals like Diwali, Holi Dusserah, etc.

The Gurgaon Utsav is an Indian folk festival, which is organized every year. The festival attracts many people from around the country. In this festival, people get to know to learn more about Indian Culture and folks' aspects. Gurgaon celebrates all its festivals with all vigor and enjoyment. The festivals are – Lohri, Basant Panchami, Holi, Baisakhi, Teej, Janmashtami, Gugga Navami, Diwali, Dusserah.

Fairs like Sohna Car Rally and the Kartik Cultural Festival are also famous among the locals of Gurgaon. Gurgaon is a multi-lingual place because it is a melting pot of various people coming together from various parts of the country. The most common language is Hindi.

Food of Gurgaon

If you love to savor various international cuisine, you will love visiting the city of Gurgaon. Being one of the metropolitan cities of India, Gurgaon has the taste of native Indian food. There are huge numbers of restaurants established in Gurgaon to tickle your taste buds. The city mostly has popular North Indian cuisine, which includes Dal makhani, butter Chicken, Kebab, Shahi Paneer, Cottage Cheese, and Saffron Milk. There are many options for spicy food lovers, and you have to savor Samosa, Gol Gappa Aloo Tikkim Bread Pakora, Fruit Chaat, Dahi Bhalla, and Pav Bhaji. You can taste all this food at mobile vendors of the city.

Tandoori Chicken - This is one of the most favorite dishes of the locals. This is prepared in the traditional cylindrical clay oven. As ingredients, it has Cayenne Powder, Red Chill Powder, and turmeric Powder. The chicken is cooked at high temperature in a clay oven.
Butter Chicken - It is also known as Murgh Makhani. It has its special place in Indian Culinary. Garnished with lots of creams, the dish is cooked in butter for giving a special rich taste.

Mughlai Recipes - Mughal is known for its rule and popular for its love for foods. Many dishes were invented during their reigns, and many dishes were brought with them. Gurgaon People love Mughlai food. With Non -Veg, many vegetarian dishes are admired by the people.

Gurgaon Weather and best time to Visit


Language Spoken

Hindi, English

Gurgaon Map


Places to Visit Gurgaon


Visited by many travelers, Gurgaon in recent years has emerged as one of the IT hubs in India. Even though it is a recently developed city, many best places to visit in Gurgaon are Sultan National Park Bird Sanctuary, Heritage Transport Museum, and Kingdom of Dreams. Some other Gurgaon travel places are Damdama Lake, Sheetla Devi temple, Ambience Mall, Dunn Food Village, Devi Art Foundation, Sohna, Blue terra Spa, Tikli Bottom, Nuh, and Ayurveda Kendra. 

The Sultan National Park Bird Sanctuary:

Nature lovers love to visit this place to watch the vivid varieties of Birds that are rare and difficult to find. The travelers are offered a pleasing ambiance that enhances your experience of the tourist and binds them to visit this place again and enjoy it amazingly. It would be very pleasing to see different varieties of birds indulging in the different activities.

Heritage Transport Museum:

If you are an admirer of different cars, then you will love to visit this place. You can see pre mechanized palanquins, vintage vehicle advertisements, 1924 ford vehicles displayed on every wall, every floor of the museum.

Kingdom of Dreams:

It is the first of its kind place in India. The place is full of art, entertainment, theater, and leisure. You can experience the cultural and traditional diversity of India under a single roof. You can feel India's beautiful art and Culture and scrumptious Pan India cuisine, craft, and heritage, which is showcased on a vast scale with modern technologies.

Best Time to Visit Gurgaon


Gurgaon tastes every weather condition during a different time of the year. Summers are hot when the temperature reaches up to 4 degrees Celsius. Monsoon comes with heavy rain in the months of July to August, when you can experience a humid environment. The months from September to November and February to March are the best time to visit the place when you experience cool and pleasant weather.

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Getting In Gurgaon

BY AIR
BY ROAD
BY RAIL

By Airways:

The nearest airport to the city is Delhi International airport. The airport connects Gurgaon with other major cities and towns of India. The regular flights are from Delhi to Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore, Agra, Jaipur, etc.

By Roadways:

Gurgaon can be reached through roads, including National Highway 8, an eight-lane expressway connecting Delhi to Gurgaon and Jaipur. There's a cluster of well-knitted bus routes that will take you in and out of Gurgaon. Majorly buses will be taken from Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, Manali, Goa, and Bangalore.

By Railways:

Gurgaon has its own railway station, which is situated around 3 km from old Gurgaon city. Well-knitted rail lines connect the city with many major stations like Jaipur, Manali, Goa, Chandigarh, and many more.

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You will love your Gurgaon trip, and our Gurgaon travel guide will help you out to explore the city and Gurgaon tourist destinations. 

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