If there ever was a multifaceted city it’s got to be our very own Gurgaon or Gurugram as we know it now. Not only is it a culinary oasis, a corporate hub, a hot educational destination but also a photographers dream! Yes, you read that right! That’s another feather that we’d like to add to Gurgaon’s colorful cap. There are some exquisite locations in and around Gurgaon, that can be deemed a photographer’s delight-a treat to the eyes and to the camera lens. Let’s explore this dimension of the ‘millennium city’, by taking a sneak peek through photography hotspots list below.
Sultanpur National Park
This is a bird paradise for bird watchers and endowed with natural scenic beauty. Exotic migratory birds fly to this sanctuary in the month of September and stay on through the winter months. During the summer months, one can spot some interesting resident bird species. There are four watch towers ( machans) located at different points, making it a perfect setting for photography. Capturing these exquisite winged creatures in their natural setting, through the camera lens, can be a delightful experience for any photographer. This is definitely a top-notch photography hot spot.
Where: Gurgaon Farukh Nagar Road, Sultanpur, Gurugram
Kingdom of Dreams
This exquisite destination is an architectural delight with its opulent style and setting. Walking into the Kingdom of dreams is like walking into a world of fantasy. While it is thronged for its Bollywood musicals, cultural boulevard, and regional cuisines….it is extravagant, larger than life setting and magnificence which takes your breath away. The Kingdom of Dreams blooms with color, lights, and mirrors and every corner showcases a world of dreams. A photographer’s lens can’t but be drawn towards its indelible charm. A photographer’s delight indeed.
Location- Auditorium Complex, Near IFFCO metro station, sector 29, Gurugram
Contact number- 0124 452 8000
This being one of the biggest lakes in Haryana, is an out and out crowd puller. With an area of 3000 acres, replete with natural beauty, it is a hot destination for photography. The rocky Aravali hills in the backdrop and an uneven topography add to its charm. Its breathtaking natural setting coupled with some exotic bird species that visit here along with a plethora of resident birds makes it the perfect material for a photographers lens.
Where: Damdama Lake, Sohna, District Gurgaon,
Leisure Valley Park
They say that each scenic location takes an extra dimension when seen through the photographer’s lens. The Leisure Valley Park is one such scenic location in Gurgaon. This open wide green space spread over 101171 sqm is located amidst the skyscrapers of Gurgaon and has myriad features just waiting to be captured by a photographer’s lens. Be it the musical fountains, the lush greenery, cozy benches set under lush green canopies, or the gorgeous rose garden, every bit has a new dimension to offer to a keen photographer. A photographic hotspot for the skilled eye indeed!
Where: 287, NH-8, Sector 29, Gurugram
NeverEnuf Garden Railway
This is the only Garden Railway on this side of the globe and a visual treat- a miniature world in 1:22.5 scale. Enchanting to say the least! An incredible and exquisite display of miniatures –trains, boats, and cars in their own small world of houses, industries, bridges, all laid out in a beautifully landscaped garden spread over an acre of land. Time to take photography to another level and experiment with these intricately made miniatures. They are sure to come alive in a proficient photographer’s lens.
Where: Panchgaon Taaru Road, Sub Tehsil, Taaru District, Gurgaon
We all know Cyber hub as a culinary oasis and an impressive one at that. By night this magnificent boulevard comes into its own, with its wide expanse and myriad restaurants. Give way to the photographer in you and click away to capture Gurgaon by night. The rooftop provides ample angles to make sure that you capture the essence of modern Gurgaon in its totality- its beautiful high rises and raised metro lines all gorgeously lit up against the night sky. It’ll make the photographer in u come alive!
Where: DLF Cybercity, Phase 2, NH-8, Gurugram