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Surajkund International Crafts Mela

Surajkund is an age-old reservoir of the 10th century situated in Faridabad few miles from South Delhi.

What Does Surajkund Actually Mean?

Literal meaning : ‘Lake of The Sun’
A ‘kund’ means a lake, a tarn or a reservoir
It is an unnatural lake built in the backdrop of the Aravalli hills with an amphitheatre shaped embankment constructed in semicircular form.
The king Suraj Pal of Tomar dynasty, in the 10th century, said to have built it. Tomar was a worshipper of The Sun and had therefore built a Sun-temple on its western bank.

Surajkund International Crafts Mela

  • When to visit? : From 2nd February to 18th February
  • Location : Faridabad
  • Main Diversions : Wonderful illustration of regional and international artistry and established religions and traditions
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As you enter,

… you will be left spellbound by the supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, display of colours and art.
The next thing that will capture your eyes will be the welcoming display of dance by various regional experts moving in a quick and lively way. The tiny fountains supplement the ataraxia of the ambience.
 
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The part that will add fun and the necessary adventure to your visit,

Various amusement rides are set down to add to the fun and frolic. They serve as a perfect source of thrill and buzz. The ferris wheel is the most tempting ride among the other interesting ones as the caterpillar, the carousel,the pirate ship etc. Though the 360 degree pendulum ride (Kamikaze) scares many out of their wits at mere sight, it’s an experience you mustn’t miss.
 
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For those looking for shopping from stalls with rare attractive handicrafts,

The display of arresting and peculiar handiworks can allure anyone to purchase them. And for those looking to get hold of bizarre artworks, it’s the best place to weekend.
 
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The regional varieties of attires,

Apart from languages that they speak, the sundry rig-outs of people, from various regions, also exquisitely reveals their diverse lifestyle, savoir-faire and culture.
 
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Each place tells a story

Every place knits an account of people and events that take place over there and, which later on is narrated as a chronicle of history.

~Ishika Aggarwal

 
 
 
For more about Surajkund check Events Haryana Tourism.

One thought on “Surajkund International Crafts Mela

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    excited toh aapne kar dia hai
    All the best go ahead
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