India - Gurgoan City Information

by V.A.Ponmelil (All rights reserved by the author)

Gurgoan City Information

Gurgaon is a large and flourishing town. It is also known as 'Guru Gram' or 'Guru Gaon' named after Dronacharya, a character in the Epic Mahabharata.

Places of Interest:

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary - Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is founded by Dr. Salim Ali and has over 100 species of birds.

Sheetala Devi Temple - This famous Hindu temple is referred to as a 'Shakti Peeth', and the presiding deity of this temple is Mata Sheetala Devi, the goddess of small-pox. 

Sohna - Sohna is known for its hot springs.

Damdama Lake – The Lake has adventure resort Water Banks, with deluxe tents and facilities for boating and hot air ballooning.

 

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