Located South West of New Delhi in the northern Indian state of Haryana, Gurgaon boasts modern infrastructure and architecture, alongside unique museums, shopping malls, sporting venues and top restaurants.
Centrally-located Leisure Inn West Gurgaon is the ultimate base for travellers to explore the city’s array of attractions and activities. Just a short 20-minute drive to the New Delhi International airport, Leisure Inn West Gurgaon offers ease of access for both business and leisure travellers alike.
Stuck for things to do in Gurgaon during your stay? Here are our insider’s must-do top 5 hot-spots:
Kingdom of Dreams, Sector 29
Bollywood meets broadway at India’s first live entertainment, theatre and leisure destination; Kingdom of Dreams, located just 15 minutes’ drive from Leisure Inn Gurgaon. With a hydraulic stage, automated fly bars and a matrix sound system, the plethora of theatre shows transport audiences into the realm of awe and magic. A complete dining and entertainment arena, Kingdom of Dreams also hosts the Culture Gully, an enclosed boulevard with themed dining, live kitchens, arts, crafts, impromptu dance performances, tattoo and tarot reading. This incredible destination gives a new meaning to nightlife, and is a fantastic night out for any traveller.
Sheetla Mata Mandir Temple
Just 10 minutes’ drive from Leisure Inn West Gurgaon, Sheetla Mata Mandir is an iconic temple dedicated to the Mata Sheetla Devi, visited by locals and tourists alike. According to Indian epic Mahabharata, Mata Sheetla Devi is Kripi/ Kripai/ Lalitha wife of Guru Dronacharya, the teacher of the Pandavas and Kauravas. It is said that Mata Sheetla devoted herself to looking after sick children in her village, especially those suffering from smallpox, earning her the title of Mata (mother), out of affection and respect. After her death, the temple was built in her honour by the villagers who remembered her as Mata Sitla or Mata Masani – the goddess of smallpox. This slice of India’s history is a stunning cultural highlight in Gurgaon and an absolute must-see.
Leisure Valley Park
Get back to nature at one of the city’s only green spaces, located a short 10 minutes’ drive from Leisure Inn Gurgaon. As the name suggests, this urban park space is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing afternoon amongst beautiful open spaces and a stunning rose garden. Why not pack a picnic lunch and lounge in one of the many picnic spots or enjoy a café meal at the popular Roots Café? The park also boasts a water fountain with musical water shows of an evening that are extremely popular.
DLF Cyber Hub, Guragon
Just 15 minutes’ drive from Leisure Inn West Gurgaon Hotel, Cyber City is set in the midst of India’s corporate and IT centre and has been dubbed the country’s commercial hub. Cyber City is India’s largest integrated business district, one of the largest hubs of IT activity in Delhi-NCR, and houses many of the top IT and Fortune 500 companies.
The restaurant centre, Cyber Hub, showcases awe-inspiring ultra-modern architecture, equally matched by impressive dining and bar options, boasting some of the most elite names in food and beverage. With an array of dining options ranging from Indian, international cuisine and fine dining to bakeries and fast food, Gurgaon is a dream come true for food and wine enthusiasts.
AppuGhar Water Park, Sector 29
If you’ve explored the city and ticked everything off your ‘must eat and drink’ bucket list, India’s favourite water park is a great day out for the whole family. Conveniently located near Huda City Metro station for ease of transport access, the park is spread over 10 acres of water slides, pools and thrilling rides. While those who prefer a more gentle water experience may favour the ‘lazy river’ or ‘wave pool’, adventure enthusiasts will love the park’s ‘torpedo’ with a 90 feet free fall drop, and the speedy ‘rapid racer’.