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Tourism in Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad, a city which has a history of 2500 years old is one of the most sought after tourist destination in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is considered to be the most prosperous city in the state due to its historical and religions values.

Known for its varied culture and traditions due to the varied provincial rule ranging from the Gupta dynasty to Maratha Kings, from Mughals to British colonial rule, this city has a lot of natural and man-made tourist spots to be experienced.

Major Tourist attractions in Ghaziabad

There are various places in the city which are absolutely breath taking and worth visiting. Sharing boundaries with highly developed cities like New Delhi and Noida, the city of Ghaziabad ensures that all the natural and man-made destinations are keeping up with the tourism industry requirements.

Famous attractions in and around Ghaziabad


Garhmukteshwar is one of the oldest and most visited temple in the city of Ghaziabad. This temple is highly sought after for various worships and offerings. The Garhmukteshwar Ganga Festival famous in this temple attracts close 8 lac people throughout the year.

Hastinapur Widlife SanctuaryHastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary

Hastinapur Wildlife Sancturay is based out of Meerut and Ghaziabad border. It is one of the largest sanctuaries with an area of 2073 square km. With the wild animal population of species like cheetal, antelope, sambhar, blue bull, different types of birds, leopard, hyena and wild cats amongst others, this sanctuary is also a house of alligators.

The Opulent Mall

Considered to be one of the most sought after hang out places in the city of Ghaziabad, Opulent Mall witnesses a lot of young crowd throughout the year. With varied entertainment options like shopping, eateries and movies amongst others, Opulent Mall in Ghaziabad is certainly a place to visit.

Drizzling Land

Drizzling Land is a water and amusement park based on the border shared by Ghaziabad and Meerut. This park provides a varied choice of water rides and waves along with various fun rides for amusement. Drizzling land being a water park in NCR region witnesses a lot of tourists during summers due to scorching heat from all parts of the region.

Other famous attractions in and around the city are Swamy Jayanti Park and Film City amongst others.

Wildlife sanctuary in Ghaziabad

Religious Places in Ghaziabad

The city of Ghaziabad is famous for numerous pilgrim locations as well. Some of these places are as old as fourth century BC. The religious places in the city are considered even more special due to their ancient spiritual and cultural values. Some of them have turned into tourist destinations as well and are generally included in an itinerary of every tourist. From various temples dedicated to deities of Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva and Lord Krishna amongst others, the city also serves deities which were followed by the locals back from ancient history.
Temple in Ghaziabad

Important religious places in Ghaziabad

  • Baba Lal Dayal Mandir 
  • Radhe Krishna Mandir 
  • Mohan Nagar Temple, GT Road
  • Chandi Mandir
  • Sidhpeeth Dudheshwar Nath Math Mandir
  • Thakurdwara Temple

Hotels in Ghaziabad

With a lot of industrialization and tourism being emphasized upon, there comes a need of the best of hospitality services for which Ghaziabad leaves no leaf unturned. The city hosts an array of hotels for tourists, locals and corporate travelers.

Famous hotels in Ghaziabad

  • Radisson Blu Hotel Ghaziabad
  • Clark Inn Hotel
  • Lemon Tree Hotel
  • Country Inn & Suites
  • Hotel Rousah Inn
  • Park Ascent
  • Fortune Inn
  • Hotel Mela Plaza

Transport in Ghaziabad

Being one of the most developed and well planned industrial areas in the north of India, it becomes quite imperative to have easy, accessible and budget transport modes for the people. The city is also a part of NCR and is sharing the city boundaries with the national capital New Delhi and extremely commercial place like Noida hence the roads and rail ways are also very well connected within and to the whereabouts of the city. Tourists and locals have various options of generic transports like city buses, auto-rickshaws, private cabs, metro rail and inter-city local rails.

Festivals in Ghaziabad:

The city of Ghaziabad is no less in terms of celebrations during festivals as the number of tourists into the city increases tremendously during festivals like Janmashtami, Shivratri, Dussehra and Garhmukteshwar Ganga festival amongst others.

Best time to visit Ghaziabad:

Ghaziabad being a part of Northern India and primarily NCR follows the same sort of climate as of New Delhi and nearby cities. Ghaziabad follows 3 seasons primarily which are summer, winter and rainy.

The best time to visit Ghaziabad would be during winters i.e. November till February, due to its cold breezes and pleasant weather ranging between 8-14 degrees celsius. Summers are generally avoided due to the temperature reaching as high as 48 degrees celsius from March till May. People who like to enjoy rains could also make a visit between June till August.

Nearby Tourist destinations:

Tourists and people in Ghaziabad have numerous options of tourism spots in the nearby cities like New Delhi and Noida amongst others. With a close proximity to these places, the number of options increases when it comes to the tourism industry of Ghaziabad.

Some nearby destinations are:

Red Fort
Qutub Minar
Jama Masjid
Jantar Mantar
Lotus Temple amongst many others.

Ghaziabad is truly a tourist’s paradise and has something for everyone from adrenal junkies to couples seeking quiet and serene place, from families to expedition groups. This city is truly a heaven and is a must see for all the people who are into exploring various facets of Indian culture and traditions.

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