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This elegant and sophisticated country club is a relaxing oasis. Set against the beautiful scenery of greenery and fountains, Palms Town & Country Club offers great restaurants, conference space and an impressive fitness center. There is also a swimming pool, billiards and tennis courts.
The Church of Immaculate Conception is also known as Gurgaon or Kanhei Church. The church serves the purpose of uniting followers and believers of Christianity in the neighbourhood of Kanhei. Prayer services are held in Hindi and English.
Looking forward to have some fun at an amusement park? Then head straight to Aapno Ghar water park located on the Delhi-Jaipur Road. This exciting place offers irresistible rides like Jet Plane, Merry-Go-Round, Caterpillar, Flying Dish and Mono Cycles amidst a beautiful surrounding. Aapno Ghar also sports a restaurant, which offers delectable Indian cuisine and a bar that stocks a variety of liquors and spirits. The spacious lawn here can be hired for private parties, while the accommodation available here is ideal for a relaxed stay.
A large number of devotees flock to this temple dedicated to the deity- Shri Mata Sheetla Devi. It is the belief that pilgrimages made to this holy temple helps to keep devotees in good health and helps ward of various diseases especially small pox: a disease still fatal among India's rural population. The idol of the deity is made of mixed metal and covered with gold is placed in a wooden casket on top of a small marble platform. The idol remains at all times under the possession of a priest or pujari who carries it round the temple for various ceremonies. Various Hindu rituals such as the traditional head shaving or mundan are performed at the temple .
Kamala Nehru Park is one of the commonly visited tourist spots in Gurgaon. The park is named after the wife of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and forms an ideal retreat for local as well a visitors. The lush greens and flora attract everyone looking for a relaxing time. The park is centrally located and easily accessible via public transport.
Fun N Food Village, situated on the Delhi-Gurgaon border, is one of the biggest amusement parks of the city. Head here with your family and friends to beat the summer heat and have a blast! The park covers an area of 10 acres and consists of some delightful attractions. There are more than 20 amusement rides, a water park called "Village Club", a 400 feet long water channel called "Lazy River", high speed water slide called "Aqua Shoot" and a large indoor snow park. The park also consists of a health club, a beauty parlor and nice eating joints. Fun N Food Village serves as an ideal spot for an exciting Sunday. Check website for rates.
Down a narrow lane, off the Mehrauli Road, is the tomb of Sultan Ghari. Built in 1231, it is one of the first funerary monuments built by the Islamic rulers in ancient India. There are many architectural elements in this tomb, which are inspired by earlier Hindu temples. The octagonal tomb chamber is housed under a rubber-built platform. If approached from the courtyard, it assumes the character of a crypt. With its massive walls and domed bastions, it looks more like a fortress than a tomb.
A brilliant depiction of the modern temple architectural style of India, Chattarpur Mandir stands as a prominent attraction in this country of temples. The classy white marble walls give a serene stature to the temple. The surrounding greenery also adds to the charm of the temple. Goddess Durga is primarily worshipped here and the Navarathri Festival is the chief celebration of this temple.
Located in the south of Delhi, the Zafar Mahal is the last known remnant of the glorious Mughal Dynasty that ruled Northern India. Its last emperor, Bahadur Shah Zafar used the Zafar palace as his summer retreat. Originally built by Akbar Shah II, the palace and its formidable gates were reconstructed by Bahadur Shah Zafar who intended it be his final resting place. However, the palace lies unfulfilled till date as Bahadur Shah Zafar was deported by the British to Rangoon where he met an inglorious end. This marked the end of the magnificent age, the tragedy of which still lies within this palace's walls.
A quiet lane from the Mehrauli village leads to the Gandak Ki Baoli. It is a five-tiered step well built in the 13th century with huge sandstone rocks. Its water comes from a sulphur spring. A dirt track leads to Rajon Ki Bains, a much bigger step well, built during the time of king Sikandar Lodi. Step wells were water sources for villages and kingdoms in ancient times, a kind of a water reservoir, which depended on underground water. The area is surrounded by a lush, green forest. Surprisingly, very few visitors know about this baoli.
This was constructed in 1562 as a tomb for Adham Khan, who was killed by king Akbar. This is situated next to the entrance of Mehrauli village and is also locally known as Bhulbhulaiyan, which means 'a maze'. According to folklore, this tomb is inhabited by ghosts. It is a beautiful structure in midst of green wilderness, an ideal spot to get a good view of the first fort of Delhi.
Osho Dham located in the Najafgarh neighborhood of Delhi offers a shelter to all the troubled souls. Call it a one-stop-solution to your worldly troubles, this venue is not only frequented by Indians but also by foreign tourists. Various camps, celebrations and retreats continue to attract the soul-searchers. If you happen to be one, give them a call and be on your way.