Haryana is a North Indian state that surrounds New Delhi, the capital of India, on 3 sides. The Yamuna River runs along its eastern border. The state capital of Chandigarh is known for its modernist buildings and a gridlike street plan designed by famous Swiss architect, Le Corbusier.
1. Kingdom of Dreams
In this place, visitors find themselves in the middle of live Bollywood-style performances at this theatre venue. The destination consists of two famous theatres, Nautanki Mahal and the Showshaa Theatre. There is a cultural and cuisine area that is popularly known as Culture Gully. Nautanki Mahal is an 864-seat auditorium. It is designed like a grand palace. Many famous Indian and international productions are staged there. Culture Gully is a beautiful art, crafts, and food boulevard. It comprises of theme restaurants along with famous live kitchens from 14 states of India that are represented with their representative architecture and decor. Culture Gully, one of the center attractions of the Kingdom of Dreams, is an elaborate boulevard of culture, arts & crafts and cuisines. It is under India’s first-ever skydome and is very much liked by visitors.
2. Pinjore Gardens
Yadavindra Gardens is a historic 17th-century garden. It is also known as Pinjore Gardens. It is located in Pinjore city of Panchkula district in Haryana, India. It is an example of the Mughal Gardens architectural style. It is open every day from 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. It was built in the foothills of Himalayas. Since the time of Shahjahan, Mughals reserved the pavilions with Balustered columns that were supported by the cusped arches only for the use of the emperor and his immediate family.
3. Sultanpur National Park
Sultanpur National Park is located at Sultanpur village on Gurugram-Jhajhar highway. Haryana government has carried out many developments works at Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary. These works include the construction of mounds, widening of paths, and digging four tube wells. Efforts are being made to improve that vegetation in the area. This is to be done by planting more trees, which are popular with the birds.
4. Damdama Lake
Damdamaa reservoir in Sohna, district in Haryana, India. It is one of the biggest and beautiful lakes in Haryana. It covers an area of 3,000 acres. Damdama Lake was formed when a stone and earthen dam was constructed by the British. It was commissioned for rainwater harvesting in 1947. The lake is fed mainly by monsoon rain pouring into a trough at the base of the Aravali hills.
Surajkund is a reservoir that dates back to the 10th century. It is located on the Southern Delhi Ridge of Aravalli range in Faridabad city of Haryana. Surajkund is an artificial Kund that was built in the backdrop of the Aravalli hills with an amphitheater shaped embankment constructed in semicircular form. Surajkund is most famously known for its annual fair “Surajkund International Craft Mela”. It has a record that in 2015, edition of this fair was visited by 1.2 million visitors including 160,000 foreigners with more than 20 countries participating in it.
6. Mata Mansa Devi Mandir
Mata Mansa Devi is a Hindu temple. It has been dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi, a form of Shakti, in the Panchkula district of Haryana, India. It is one of the prominent Shakti temples in North India. It involves 7 goddesses, namely Mata Mansa Devi, Naina Devi, Jawalamukhi, Chintpurni, Brajeshwari, Chamunda Devi and Jayanti Devi. Thousands of devotees visit the shrine. Especially during the Navratra mela, this number rises to lakhs every day for the nine auspicious days of worship.
7. Brahma Sarovar
Brahma Sarovar is an ancient and well-visited water pool sacred to Hinduism in Thanesar, in Haryana, India. Hinduism lays great emphasis on taking bath for internal and external purity. Most religious sites have water pools or Sarovar in or near the Hindu temple and in Sikh gurdwara. According to stories of myths, it is believed that Lord Brahma created the universe from the land of Kurukshetra after a huge yajna. The Brahma Sarovar here is believed to be the cradle of civilization and is well-believed in. The Sarovar also has a mention in Mahabharata citing its use by Duryodhana to hide underwater on the concluding day of the war.
8. Sheetla Mata Mandir
Sheetla Mata Temple is an ancient temple that is dedicated to the Mata Sheetla Devi, wife of Guru Dronacharya. He was the teacher of the Pandavas and Kauravas according to an Indian epic Mahabharata. The temple is located on Sheetla Mata Road in Gurugram district in Haryana, India. The shrine is very famous. It is visited by a large number of people during Navaratras and other festivals.
9. Badkhal Lake
Badkhal Lake was a natural lake. It was situated in Badkhal village near Faridabad. It was built-in 1947 in the Indian state of Haryana. It is fringed by the hills of the Aravalli Range that was a man-made embankment. Owing to unchecked mining in neighboring areas, the lake has now totally dried up which is an environmental concern. There are functional Haryana Tourism restaurants established in the vicinity. A beautiful flower show is held every spring here. In vicinity to Badkhal Lake, is the Peacock Lake, which is another picturesque spot. It is an important biodiversity area. It is contiguous to Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary within the Northern Aravalli leopard wildlife corridor.
10. Gurudwara Nada Sahib, Panchkula
Nada Sahib is a Sikh Gurudwara in the Panchkula district of Haryana, India. It is situated on the banks of the Ghaggar-Hakra River in the Sivalik Hills. It is the site where Guru Gobind Singh halted while traveling from Paonta Sahib to Anandpur Sahib after the Battle of Bhangani in 1688.