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Ghaziabad

Is a business trip or vacation calling you to Ghaziabad? Read on to know all about this city before you make your travel plans.

 

Gaziabad

Gaziabad is a planned city located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the most developed places in the state. It is situated only 19 kms away from Delhi, the capital of India. It was founded in 1740 A.D by Emperor Ghazi-ud-din.

 

Industries in Gaziabad

Gaziabad is one of the prominent industrial spots in the country. The city has several large, medium and small scale industries. The place is mostly known for its big manufacturing sector that produces

 

  • Railway coaches,
  • Diesel engines,
  • Electroplating,
  • Bicycles,
  • Picture tubes,
  • Tapestries,
  • Glassware,
  • Pottery,
  • Vegetable oil,
  • Paint and varnish,
  • Heavy chains,
  • Automobile pistons and rings,
  • Steel,
  • Pharmaceuticals,
  • Liquor
  • Wagons, 
  • Defense products

 

Climate of Gaziabad

The city has a climate similar to Delhi. The perfect time to visit the place is between October and March. You must take along heavy woolen clothes to be prepared for the months of December and January.

 

Population

Gaziabad is quiet densely populated. Even a few years back, it was not as thickly populated. But increasing industrial development in its urban areas have shifted the rural population to the city. According to the last 1991 census, Gaziabad had a population of 22,47,434. This has certainly increased in recent years. And it has also brought about an increase in the number of facilities and accommodations in the city.

 

Hotels in Ghaziabad

 

Mela Plaza Hotel

Address :

C-3 Raj Nagar,
District Centre,
Gaziabad - 201 001,
Uttar Pradesh,
India.

Phone no. : +(91)-(120)-2825255

 

Shipra Hotel

Address :

A-8, Ambedkar Marg,
Gaziabad - 201 001,
Uttar Pradesh,
India.

Phone no. : +(91)-(120)-2793625, 2793642

 

Hotel Shivkala Ambience

Address:

F-8/5,8/6, Pratap Vihar,
Off NH-24,
Gaziabad,
India.

Phone no. : 0120-2841295

 

BCC House

Address:

B-1,Surya Nagar,
Opp- Vivek Vihar,
Ph-1,
Gaziabad,
India

 

Clarks Inn

Address:

Clarks Inn,
Pacific Mall,
1, Dr Burman Road,
Gaziabad Industrial Area,
India.

 

Tourist Attractions in Gaziabad

 

Crafts Museum

Located at Pragati Maidan, this well-maintained museum displays traditional Indian handicrafts. You can also find tribal and rural handicrafts in this place.

 

Dudheshwar Nath Math

It is a 250 year old sacred Hindu shrine. Legend has it that long ago a cow was seen digging up a hole here. Then it let her milk flow into the hole. A temple had later been built on this site. Hindus consider it a sacred place and it has been dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is a popular temple in Gaziabad.

 

How to reach Gaziabad

Gaziabad is a well-planned city in Uttar Pradesh. It has well-built and properly maintained roads and railways to cater to its residents and visitors. A number of good roads connect Gaziabad to other cities like Delhi, NOIDA and Haridwar. The UPSRTC bus service serves this city. A number of bus terminals are located in several key points of Gaziabad. Reaching the city by air is not a problem either. The Indira Gandhi International airport is about 45 kms away from Ghaziabad.