Kos Minar Faridabad - Things to Know Before Visiting
Old Sher Shah Suri Rd, Sector 29, Faridabad, Haryana 121008, India
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About Kos Minar Faridabad
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 Faridabad
"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!
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-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.
The tomb of Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq, founder of the Tughluq dynasty in India. He was died in 1325, during collapse of a pavilion built in his honour. The Mausoleum has three tombs: of Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq and the other two are belived to be of those of his wife and his son. The Mausoleum compound also consists of a smaller tomb which houses the remains of Zafar Khan, a general of the Delhi Sultanate ruler Alauddin Khalji.
Tughlaqabad Fort is a ruined fort in Delhi built by Ghiyas ud-Din Tughluq, the founder of the Tughlaq dynasty which ruled most of the Indian sub continent at its prime between 1330 and 1335. The fort consists of massive stone fortifications that surround the irregular ground plan of the city. Today most of the city ruins is inaccessible due to dense thorny vegetation.
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.
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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.