The remarkable transition of Gurgaon from a sleepy town to a bustling city has earned it fame and recognition among people especially youth. So much so that the place goes synonymous with party, food and beer, a place where party animals can unleash their wild side and have a fun time with friends. Being close to other famous tourist hotspots like Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Chandigarh, Gurugram gives plenty of choice to the tourists to explore nearby places. There is no doubt that this vibrant city is counted among the fastest-growing satellite city in the country. From parks that turn into a music concert venue to the unparalleled electrifying nightlife, from drool-worthy food to high-street fashion shopping, Gurgaon is one intriguing place where adventure, relaxation, fun and frolic coincide. We bring you the trendiest places to visit in Gurgaon which will make your day!
Cyber hub can be called the lifeline of Gurgaon city. It is a great place to network socially and make friends with like-minded people and not to forget a perfect place to go on a date. The place is packed with cafés, pubs, restaurants and game parlours having class-apart infrastructure, ambiance, exhibit area, fine dining space and infectious vibes that can undoubtedly double your fun.
No matter if you want to step out for a culture and art show or a movie or to have some quality time with your loved ones, Cyber hub will not disappoint you. Cyber hub draws foodies all over from Delhi and NCR region. Here you can gorge upon delicious seafood, continental food, Parsi food, typical English breakfast, or any cuisine of your choice, the options are endless. Soi 7 pub and brewery, Imperfecto, Hard rock café, Nando’s, Kebab express, and the wine company are some of the best places to experience fine dining. When in cyber hub, don’t forget to try out different cuisines to tantalize your taste bud!
Kingdom Of Dreams
Kingdom of Dreams i.e. KOD is an extravagant entertainment park which is famous for hosting one-of-a-kind theatre performances and musical shows, interesting art gallery, and café’s serving yummiest food to tease your tongue. Walking this majestic place is itself an amazing experience where you can witness an incredible blend of Indian culture, art, heritage, bollywood and authentic food of different states of the country. It is rightly called the ultimate leisure destination in Delhi-NCR to enjoy quality time. Make sure to take a break from your busy lifestyle and bask in the fascinating things KOD has to offer. Do not forget to explore IIFA Buzz Lounge, Showshaa theatre, musicals ‘Zangoora’ and ‘Jhumroo’, Culture Gully, and Nautanki Mahal if you want to capture the soul of this lively place. KOD is indeed one of the best hangout places in Gurgaon for families, college-goers and workaholics.
Strategically located between the skyscrapers of Gurgaon, Leisure Valley Park is a green stretch of land boasting a garden, musical fountains, jogging-track, restaurant, and play areas for kids. It’s one of the popular tourist places in Gurgaon that is always bustling with people. If you want to enjoy a relaxing weekend, then you should definitely consider visiting leisure valley. There are café’s where you can spend some “me” time reading a book or chitchat with a friend. One visit to this place will make you forget your worries and you’ll enjoy simple things of life like- watching kids building sandcastles, hawkers selling fried spicy peanuts, melodious rhythm of musical fountains, health-conscious people jogging their way to stay fit, and eye-soothing greenery amidst the concrete jungle.
Fun ‘N’ Food village
Fun ‘N’ Food village is an entertainment park that truly justifies its name. It’s a great place for family and corporate outings, and a perfect place to enjoy a weekend. Loaded with numerous amusement rides and adrenaline pumping water rides like- speed coaster, twister, multiline slide, family slide, wave pool, monorail, flying carpet, lazy river, tornado aqua shoot, this amusement park caters to the need of all. If you enjoy dancing in drizzling rain then you will no doubt fall in love with the rain shower that is specially organised for rain lovers. If you are a lazy bum who doesn’t want to go far away from the city to enjoy a weekend then get yourself up and book a ticket to this wonderland right away!
Mata Sheetla Devi Temple
We all go through low-phases in life where we yearn for peace of mind and clarity of thoughts. What could be a better way to get away from sad things in life and achieve mental bliss than connecting with god? Mata Sheetla Devi Temple is a “shakti peeth” dedicated to goddess Sheetla Devi who is believed to cure diseases, sores, pustules, and protect her devotees from evil spirits. The temple has many legend associated with it which boasts of the miracles performed by the goddess. Locals also believe that if you are facing a rough patch in life, you should seek the blessings of the goddess to ward off the negativities. You should pay a visit to Sheetla Mata Temple for a divine experience and get the much-needed peace of mind.
Ambience mall is one of the premier malls in Delhi NCR housing leading high-street fashion brands like Sephora, The body shop, H&M, FabIndia, Anita Dongre, Adidas, Converse, Crocs, Da Milano, Forever 21 and many more. Shopping is a great stress-booster and Ambience mall gives you ample reasons to shop. From footwears to apparels, accessories to showpieces, makeup to designer wears, you name it and ambience mall has it. Apart from that, there are many popular food chains in the mall where you can relish scrumptious meals. The mall is so huge that you won’t be able to resist visiting different stores in it. Party lovers can spend a good time in pubs like Firangi Paani and Underdogs. There are plenty of entertainment options where you can enjoy games like arcade, bowling, paintball rocks, go-karting etc.
Sohna Sulphur Spring
Also known as ‘Shiv kund”, this hot water spring is your go-to place if you are seeking a relaxed holiday and want to rejuvenate yourself. Located on the road to alwar, this place has several legend and stories associated with it. According to the locals, the kund is said to possess healing properties which can cure any type of skin disease. Once you take a dip or two in the sulphured water of spring, your skin related problems will disappear. You can try this yourself and see if it really works or not!
Do you want to spice up your weekend and enjoy adventure activities? Fret not; Gurgaon has numerous places where you can add some zing to your life. One such place is Flyboy Aeropark where you can fly up in the air like a bird and capture the panoramic view of the city. The aerial view of lush green land, farmhouses, and sky scrapers will take your breath away. The best part about it is that you can choose the type of flight as per your comfort level. Unleash your wild spirit and challenge yourself with one-of-a-kind experience. Flyboy Aeropark is the place to be in when you want to revel in nature, soar high in the sky and enjoy awestrucking view of the city.
If you are nature’s kid, then Damdama lake is one place in Gurgaon that you should be visiting this weekend. This picturesque lake is a popular picnic spot ideal for chilling and relaxing. Moreover, there are fun activities like hot air ballooning, boating and other adventure sports you can indulge in if you need to feel adrenaline rush. Home to more than 190 species of native and migratory birds, Damdama lake gets a fresh lease of life during monsoon. Why spend your weekend getting bored and doing nothing when you can simply bask in the beauty of Damdama lake?
If you are tired of visiting Chandni chowk and Sadar Bazar markets of Delhi, then Sadar bazar of Gurgaon will be a welcoming change for you. This wholesale market has shops selling dry fruits, artificial jewellery, cheap apparel, and everyday items at affordable prices. So, if you want grocery shopping or want to shop household items at great discounts then visiting Sadar Bazar is a must thing to do. The aroma of street food like chole bhature, and kachori is something you won’t be able to resist.
Next time you want to escape the chaotic city life, take a break and head to these places in Gurgaon for an experience full of truck-loaded entertainment. Do share your experiences with us through the comment box.