Famous For: Budhha International Circuit, Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Stupa 18 Art Gallery, Noida Botanical Garden, Worlds of Wonder Water Park, The Great India Place, DLF Mall of India, Quantum, Rashtriya Dalit Prerna Sthal & Green Garden, KidZania, Shree Jagannath Temple, Wave Mall, Golf Course etc. are the famous places of Noida to visit.
Major Attractions: There are many places as well as some well-known and preferred places for tourists are Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Buddha International Circuit, Noida Botanical Garden, Worlds Of Wonder Water Park, Rashtriya Dalit Prerna Sthal & Green Garden, Shree Jagannath Temple.
Ideal Visit Time: The best time to visit Noida is late October to Early March. December and January are the cold months when temperature records drastic fall.
Noida, abbreviated as New Okhla Industrial Development Authority, is a planned city run by the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority. It is a satellite city of Delhi and is a part of the National Capital Region of India. Noida is located in the Gautam Buddhist Nagar district of the state of Uttar Pradesh, near the NCT in Delhi. The administrative headquarters of the district is located in greater Noida. It is also one of the famous tourist places of India, where many tourists gather here every year.
Let’s talk about some attractive places of Noida below:
Okhla Bird Sanctuary
The Okhla Bird Sanctuary is built to preserve the ecosystems of several bird species. It covers an area of about 3.5 sq km near Okhla Bridge, which is located on the banks of the river Jamuna. The sanctuary was established in 1990 and has about 400 species of native birds and about 1,00,000 migratory birds. Various species of domestic and foreign birds have made it a special place of interest, which is a special attraction for bird watchers.
Buddha International Circuit
This is the annual event of the Indian Grand Prix announced by the F1 (Formula 1) Racing Steering Committee. Not just Noida, it is one of the attractions in the whole country. This race track covers an area of about 10 square kilometers. You can book passes for any of the scheduled F1 races and be mesmerized by the fast-moving automobiles. There can be no better place for F1 lover people.
Noida Botanical Garden
The Noida Botanical Garden is a vast expanse of greenery, filled with an abundance of exclusive vegetation in most of the country. The garden perfectly depicts nature with its perfectly clean environment, rare species of plants and flowers. This beautiful garden was started in 2002. There is a primitive tree called “Bare Naked” in Latin, which means “Psilotum Nudum”. It is considered to be a descendant of the first group of vascular plants found 400 million years ago.
The Botanical Garden has been set up by the Botanical Survey under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India to conserve endangered plants in India and showcase endangered plant diversity. It is a paradise for nature lovers. The goal of the Noida Botanical Garden is to preserve the natural and environmental beauty. If you are a nature lover, then the place should be on your top list when visiting Noida.
Here you can enjoy the presence of a growing resilience called “Equisetum Hyemale” or “Horsetail” about 145 million years before the Jurassic or Dinosaur era. There are also green roses, 250 kinds of medicinal plants and some huge fruit trees in this garden. A jogging track surrounds the perimeter of the garden, which is a perfect place for morning exercise. Also a great place for photography and visiting with family and friends.
Worlds Of Wonder Water Park
The Worlds of Wonder Water Park is one of the best recreational and parks in Delhi. It is located inside the “Great India Place Mall” in Noida. It is one of the best places to enjoy the day with excitement and comfort. Spread over a vast area of 10 acres, the park has 23 fascinating attractions that give endless joy to all its visitors. In fact, the park has a special area called ‘La Fiesta’ whose activities and rides can be enjoyed equally by children, senior citizens all.
The park also has fun rides, paintball, go karting, air hockey, car racing, VR games and other exciting activities. Pop and upbeat music are constantly played in the park to keep your moods fresh. You can also dance a little on the specially made dance floor if you want to give your fluttering mind more entertainment.
Rashtriya Dalit Prerna Sthal & Green Garden
The “Rashtriya Dalit Prerna Sthal & Green Garden” is a memorial dedicated to the inspiring people of the Dalit community. This memorial is for those who have dedicated their entire lives to social justice and equality. The memorial is spread over about 80 acres of land on the banks of the river Jamuna. It has a museum, statues of buildings and a tranquil green area. It is a perfect attraction for those interested in anthropology and history.
Shree Jagannath Temple
Shree Jagannath Temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath. In 2004, it was proposed to build the temple for the followers of Lord Jagannath. The idol of the deity was installed in the temple in 2006 on the auspicious day of “Akshay Tritiya”. In honor of the deity, the festival of “Rath Yatra” is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year in this temple. And on that occasion, many local and foreign fans flock here every year.
How To Reach
By Road: Several buses of Delhi Road Transport Corporation (DRTC) ply between Noida and Delhi at frequent intervals. The best way to reach Noida from any part of north India is to board state or private buses till Delhi, all of which connect Delhi with rest of north India. After reaching here you can easily hire a taxi or cab to reach your preferred destination.
By Train: Noida is not connected by rail directly because it has no railway station of its own. The nearest railway stations are Anand Vihar and Ghaziabad. After reaching Anand Vihar Or Ghaziabad railway station, you have to hire a taxi or cab to reach Noida.
By Air: Noida has no any airport of its own. The nearest airport is Delhi. So, to reach Noida, you have to board a flight till Delhi. On arrival at Delhi airport, private cabs can be hired to reach Noida. This is one of the most convenient ways to reach Noida from any part of India or abroad.