Ghaziabad did not have had enough share of popularity and limelight like cousin Noida; but then it has its own heritages, attractions which can compete with the best of Indian cities. However, gradually; if not sooner, the beautiful city is regaining its due credits; thanks to its strategic location, corporate establishments and a lot of wonderful things that attract both native and international tourists to it. As a traveler, you have a lot of things to do here, including spending time religiously or partying with friends and more.
Dudheshwar Nath Mandir
This is one of the most famous local temples in Ghaziabad, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is said to have a very strange origination story. It is believed that a ow milked herself and filled up a pit dug by herself. Hindu devotees built a temple at that very spot. If you are religious, and want to see a vibrant, colourful temple with a mythological history; this is surely the place you should visit.
Sai Upavan is another truly and simply pure place to visit for a scenic and tranquil experience. It is a heaven for those looking for serenity, peace, harmony and some shelter for divine refugee. Located beside the Grand Trunk Road, the revered monastery houses the shrine of the great Sai Baba. The wonderful limelight filled with natural resources and the Hindon river flowing nearby, make entire place a heaven.
Hastinapur wildlife sanctuary
Spread over a whopping 2073 sq kilometres in between Meerut and Ghaziabad; Hastinapur wildlife sanctuary houses a variety of animals and birds. The entire sanctuary is filled with wonderful resources. The entire place is dotted with beautiful plants and trees, making it simply heaven for nature enthusiast.
Other great places to see –
- Drizzling land – for amusement
- Fandoo Zone – Play areas, video games and parlors
- Hind ki Chadar – Light show
- Swarna Jayanti park
- These are just some of the most famous places to be while in Ghaziabad. If you wanted to explore the essence of a beautiful city, which is religious, modern, and famous for everything it stands for; give Ghaziabad a visit.