Titled after the name of a famous Sufi saint Baba Farid, Faridabad is located in the northern Indian state of Haryana and is the most crowded city in India. One of the largest cities in Haryana, Faridabad is situated in the National Capital Region (NCR). Known for being the largest exporter of henna in India, Faridabad is the industrial sector and is home to several large-scale industries and factories. The city is also known for its prosperous cultural heritage and various historic monuments, including the Raja Nahar Sing Fort and the Surajkund Lake. The town is also known for hosting the world’s largest crafts mela every year near Surajkund Lake.

Places to visit

  • Baba Farid's Tomb – Baba Farid’s Tomb is the grave of a prominent and renowned Sufi Saint, Baba Farid who used tolive in Faridabad. Baba Farid’s Tomb is much very popular among tourists. The tomb is visited by huge pilgrims throughout the year. It is also said that the city got its name Faridabad after the saint Baba Farid.
  • Dhauj Lake – Dhauj Lake is a naturally formed water body situated in the middle of the picturesque Aravalli Hills. Known for being one of the adventurous spots of the town, Dhauj Lake attracts many adventure seekers.
  • Bhardwaj lake – Situated in the Asola Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhardwaj Lake is a scenic lake bordered by the Aravali Hills. Formed due to unchecked mining of sandstones, Badarpur sand, and lime in the area, Bhardwaj Lake is also known as the Death Valley as it has claimed many lives in the past years.
  • Raja Nahar Sing Fort – Built by King Balram Rao in 1739 AD, Raja Nahar Singh Palace is an impressive double-stored palace made of sandstones, built around a large courtyard. The pavilions and courtyards of Raja Nahar Singh Palace look impressive with royal ambiancealong with decorated guest rooms, restaurant, bar, lounge, and public areas, embellished with antiques, and relics of the past.
  • Surajkund Lake – Built by the King Surajpal of the tomara dynasty in the 10th century, SurajKund Lake is a manmade reservoir backdropped beautifully with Aravalli Hills. The lake is one of the major attractions of Faridabad and an ideal picnic destination. The place is also known for hosting the world’s largest crafts mela called Surajkund International Crafts Mela.
  • CITM Lake – Formed by collected rainwater in stone mines, CITM Lake in Faridabad is a beautiful lake and an ideal picnic spot for folks. The quiet and peaceful surroundings, the picturesque natural landscape giving a beautiful backdrop to the water body, and the gleaming blue waters of the lake is just perfect for nature lovers and photographers.
  • Badkhal Lake – Bordered by Aravalli Hills, Badkhal Lake is a natural lake in Faridabad. A flower show is organized every spring near this lake and near lake. There is a peacock lake close to Badkhal Lake, which is a biodiversity area within the Northern Aravalli leopard wildlife corridor that stretched out from Sariska Tiger Reserve to Delhi.

Shopping Malls

  • Pristine Mall – A multi-purpose mall, Pristine Mall caters to a variety of products starting from clothes and accessories to groceries. The mall also has a movie theatre for your entertainment and a food court with a variety of options onthe menu.
  • Crown Interiorz Mall– Situated near the metro station, Crown Interiorz Mall is an easily accessible and famous shopping complex in the town. The Mall also has an Inox theatre along with a variety of branded options in apparel. While feeling hungry, one can also hop into the food court area of the mall,having a wide range of restaurants option in it.
  • SRS Shopping Mall – Initiated by SRS Real Estate, SRS shopping Mall is a massive project exhibiting carefully the natural surroundings. It has a movie theater that entertains with back-to-back movies and a shopping complex having top brands in products and an eatery.
  • Parsvnath City Mall – Initiated by Parsvnath Developers, Parsvnath City Mall is spread across a total area of about 6,600 square meters. Parsvnath City Mall in Faridabad is well-equipped and well-maintained with all the modern amenities which folks can use on daily basis.
  • Ansal Crown Plaza – Offering a protracted range of products starting from clothes to bags and accessories Ansal Crown Plaza has a wide collection of national and international brands. For entertainment purposes, the mall provides multiplex with modern comfort facilities and if you are feeling hungry after spending a long time shopping or watching a movie, hop into the food court sections, to satisfy your tummy with an array of dishes.
  • SLF Mall – An escape for a quick refreshment, SLF mall is the go-to place for the folks of Faridabad.The mall offers a variety of products at affordable prices. Known for its apparel and footwear section, one can choose the desired things from a variety of products. The mall also has a multiplex and a food court areato satisfy one’s hunger.
  • Sewa Grand Mall – Situated in the crowded area of Sarai Khawaja village, Sewa Grand Mall offers a variety of local products along with different retail shops consistingof apparel, accessories, and jewelry. A perfect hangout place for friends with an affordable budget, Sewa grand mall in Faridabad offers a food section area along with local items that represent the soul of Faridabad's charm.
  • Eldeco Station 1 Mall – Eldeco station 1 Mall is an impressive mall witha train-themed décor. It is a well-maintained mall with new and modern amenities. For entertainment, there is an SRS multiplex providing the latest movies. To satisfy the hungerthere is a food corner with restaurants like KFC, Cafeteria, Karim’s, Raju’s Grill, Synk Lounge Bar, and more. Eldeco Station1 mall is a one-stop mall for both wet and dry shops.
  • Puri High Street Mall – Puri High Street is a mall in Azad Hind, sector 81 of Faridabad. This mall caters to branded shops and food courts and is located next to a business hub.


  • Vivanta Surajkund– Vivanta Surajkund is a lavish staycation experience with elegant decor. Spacious rooms with smooth interiors, a fully-equipped fitness center, the signature Jeeva spa and a luxurious restaurant that serves an Al Fresco dining experience, are the highlights of this hotel.
  • The Lalit Mangar – Nuzzled in the middle of Mangar Bani Valley,The Lalit Mangaris a flourishing and blooming forest grove with an enchanting natural ambiance. The LaLiT Mangar is a factual hotel that offers 35 luxurious suites.
  • Radisson Blu Hotel Faridabad – The Radisson Blu, Faridabad is nestled in a convenient location just off National Expressway bordering South Delhi, Noida, and Gurgaon. The Hotel provides 124 spacious rooms with modern amenities like Wi-Fi connectivity, a 40-inch Flat screen LED TV, and 24-hour room service.
  • Courtyard by Marriott Aravali Resort – Courtyard by Marriott Aravali Resort is a stately resort featuring modern amenities including a lavish restaurant, a grand outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center, and a bar. It also offers a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with WiFi connectivity.
  • Siddha Wellness Village – Surrounded by nature and greenery, Siddha Wellness Village in Faridabad is a grandiose hotel initiated to restore ancient spiritual and philosophical healing traditions. It provides cozy and comfyrooms with a view of lush green plants from windows, and deluxe rooms that are perfect for a relaxing escape. This gracefully designed bedroom on the ground floor is for those looking for well-appointed spaces.
  • Ginger Faridabad – Situated in Faridabad’s Fun City Mall, Ginger Faridabad hotel features a restaurant, fitness room, and commendatory parking area. Its vibrant and brightly painted rooms come along with a LED TV and a mini bar.
  • Vibe by the Lalit Traveler – Vibe by The Lalit Traveller is an affordable and comfortable hotel, located in the industrial hub of Faridabad. It features a business center and 24-hour front desk facility along with a fitness center and free Wi-Fi connectivity access.
  • Paranda - Vivanta by Taj – Paranda is a posh Punjabi-themed restaurant, serving a variety of North Indian and Mughlai cuisines. Known for its attractive décor, some of the famous dishes of Paranda are Methi Paneer, Boneless Chicken,Thali, and Starters.
  • Oasis - Vivanta by Taj – A multi-cuisine restaurant with a sophisticated ambiance, Oasis-Vivanta by Taj is famous for its relaxing atmosphere and live music. Some of the famous dishes of Oasis-Vivanta by Taj are Club Sandwich, Pepperoni Pizza, Sunday Brunch, Buffet, Juices, and Tacos.
  • The Great Kabab Factory – The Great Kabab Factory is a welcoming and tempting restaurant, known for its comfortable seating area, generous hospitability, and grand Buffet. Offering an array of North Indian, and Mughlai cuisines. Some of the famous dishes of this restaurant are Tandoori Jhinga, Mutton Galouti Kabab, Mutton Rogan, Pineapple Grill, Panner Tikka, and Mutton Seekh.
  • Broadway - Radisson Blu – An all-day dining and comfortable restaurant, Broadway - Radisson Blu in Faridabad serves delicious dishes in North Indian, Italian, Chinese, and Continental cuisines. Some of the famous dishes of the restaurants are Tawa Mutton, Jalebi, Deserts, Noodles, Salads, and Mocktails.
  • Chapter Twelve – Known for its decent and simple ambiance, Chapter Twelve is known for serving Finger Food, North Indian, Mughlai, Continental, Sushi, and Chinese dishes. Some of the major dishes of Chapter Twelve are Smoked Chicken Wing, Thai Spring Rolls, Achari Chicken, Mixed Sauce Pasta, Manchow Soup,and Platters.
  • Tama Brewery & World Kitchen – One of the favorite places for the folks of Faridabad, Tama Brewery & World Kitchen is located in Sector 16. Styled with beautiful interiors and skillful service, the restaurant serves fast food, Chinese, Street Food, Mughlai, North Indian, Momos, Desserts, and Beverages.
  • Pind Baluchi – Serving delicious Northwestern cuisine, Pind Baluchi is one of the famous restaurants of Faridabad. Pind Baluchi is best known for its mouth-watering Dahi Kebab and Kalmi Kebab.
  • Synk Lounge Bar & Restaurant – Synk Lounge Bar & Restaurant is a fully air-conditioned bar with free Wi-Fi connectivity. It serves north Indian, Continental, and Chinese. The Bar remains open from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
  • Tama Brewery & World Kitchen – Tama Brewery & World Kitchen in Sector 16 is one of the favorite places of the folks of Faridabad. Offering beautiful interiors and skillful service, the bar serves an extended menu of various cuisines. The drinks are the highlight of the place as it is prepared and executed very thoughtfully.
  • Polka Bar – A funky bar with an impressive ambiance Polka Bar serves North Indian, European, Mediterranean, Continental, Mexican, and Italian cuisines. A place to enjoy luxury dining with friends. Some of the must-try dishes of the Bar are Chicken Lasagne, Buffalo Chicken Wings, and Ice Tea.
  • Geoffery’s Pub – Geoffery’s Pub is an energetic vibrant outlet with an engrossing and impressive ambiance. It serves delicious North Indian, Asian, and Continental cuisines along with remarkable outdoor seating. The place organizes sufi nights and has an exquisite bar and splendid nightlife. Liquor Street – Restro & Bar Lounge
  • Dorrance Cafe Club and Bar – Dorrance Cafe Club and Bar is a popular place known for its efficient service and generous staff. The attractive and refreshing ambiance is the highlight of this Dorrance Cafe Club and Bar.
How To reach
  • By Air – The nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport situated at a distance of 34 km from Faridabad.
  • By Train – The nearest railway station is situated at a distance of 2.6 km from Faridabad.
  • By Bus – The nearest bus stand is located at a distance of 4.4 km from Faridabad.
Best timeto Visit

The best time to visit Faridabad is between the months of october to march. During this time the weather becomes very pleasant and the temperature remains between 7°C to 25°C.


Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)


Hindi is the official language of Faridabad.


Faridabad city was named after the Sufi Saint Baba Farid.


Faridabad was founded by Shiekh Farid in 1607.

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