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Kos Minar

Old Sher Shah Suri Rd, Sector 29, Faridabad, Haryana 121008, India

Man-made Structures- Other
Monuments
Old Ruins

About Kos Minar

The Kos Minars are medieval Indian milestones along the Grand Trunk Road in northern Indian subcontinent, that were introduced by the 16th-century Pashtun ruler Sher Shah Suri. Kos Minars were erected to serve as markers of distance along royal routes from Agra to Ajmer, Agra to Lahore, and from Agra to Mandu in the south.


Attractions near Kos Minar

Death Valley5.73km from Kos Minar

"Death Valley" is a collection of 7 abandoned mines, which later naturally filled with crystal blue water, in Suraj Kund Faridabad. Being a private property, it has been kept off the radar, from the public eye. Abound with flora and fauna, it also has ruins of historic structures going back to the Rajput era. Being totally uninhabited, and far from civilization, it is a total treat for the senses!

Surajkund6.59km from Kos Minar

Surajkund is an ancient reservoir of the 10th century located on Southern Delhi Ridge of Aravalli range in Faridabad city of Haryana state about 8 km from South Delhi. Surajkund is an artificial lake built in the backdrop of the Aravalli hills with an amphitheatre shaped embankment constructed in semicircular form. It is said to have been built by the king Surajpal of the Tomar dynasty in the 10th century.

Asola Bhati wild life sanctuary7.71km from Kos Minar

Asola-Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary covering 32.71 sqkm area on the Southern Delhi Ridge of Aravalli hill range on Delhi-Haryana border lies in Southern Delhi as well as northern parts of Faridabad and Gurugram districts of Haryana state. The biodiversity significance of Ridge lies in its merger with Indo-Gangetic plains, as it is the part of the Northern Aravalli leopard wildlife corridor, an important wildlife corridor which starts from the Sariska National Park in Rajasthan.

Lotus Temple14.58km from Kos Minar

Lotus Temple is a notable architectural marvel famous for its unique lotus structure. The temple has won several awards and recognitions for its style of building, the concept of religion and the beauty. It is one of the most visited monuments in the world. This is a modern style non-religion oriented temple.

The Garden of Five Senses14.85km from Kos Minar

An amalgamation of color and fragrance, texture and form evokes the awareness of touch, smell, sight, sound and taste. Emphasis is on the natural, the sounds of nature are accentuated by carefully selected music, the rocky terrain invites you to touch, the fragrant shrubs and herbs stimulates the smell and food courts please the tongue. The Garden of Five Senses is a celebration of aesthetic expression and appreciation, a seamless dialogue between the creations of the man and nature.

Sri sri Radha Parthasarathy temple is a well known Vaishnav temple of Lord Krishna. The Temple was inaugurated on 5 April 1998 by the then Prime Minister of India. This is one of the largest temple complexes in India.

Where is Kos Minar

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Faridabad5 attractions

Faridabad district is one of the 22 districts of the Indian state of Haryana with Faridabad city being the district headquarters. The Delhi-Mathura-Agra National Highway 44  passes through the centre of the district, which occupies an area of 741 square kilometres and as of the 2011 census of India had a population of 1,809,733. Haryana government has created a new Faridabad division that would cover the districts – Faridabad, Nuh and Palwal.