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
As you enter,
The part that will add fun and the necessary adventure to your visit,
For those looking for shopping from stalls with rare attractive handicrafts,
The regional varieties of attires,
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.