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Gurugram

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Meet Gurugram

Welcome to India’s Millennium City! Gurugram, known colloquially as Gurgaon, has become one of India’s major hub of tech, finance, and banking.

Gurugram, which is also commonly known as Gurgaon, was originally part of the Kuru Kingdom during the Iron Age of India. Between 1836 and 1947, Gurugram was official British territory. However, in the years after India gained independence from Great Britain, Gurugram became one of India’s major tech, banking, and financial centers, as it remains today.

Where to live in Gurugram

Gurugram is home to almost 1 million people, making it the 55th-largest city in India. It’s divided into 36 wards, which are further subdivided into different blocks. There are many great neighborhoods available in Gurugram, the most desirable of which tend to cluster on the central and western sides of the city.

Best Neighborhoods in Gurugram

Many of the neighborhoods in Gurugram are numbered. Sectors 1 through 24 constitute the older sections of the city. They’re definitely more affordable, but less safe and less developed. Sectors 25 and up are newer, with many more modern amenities, including luxury apartment buildings, shopping malls, schools, and restaurants.

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Haryana

Gurugram, the second largest city in the state of Haryana in India, is a reflection of an ideal modern city and futuristic goals. Gurugram has grown from a sleepy town to a fast paced urban centre in a very short span. Witnessing rapid urbanization, Gurugram has become a leading financial and industrial hub.

Quick Facts About Gurugram

Gurugram is one of India’s major hubs of tech, banking, and finance. Before you move to the “Millennium City,” here are a few things you should know:
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Work in Gurugram

Gurugram is a major hub of the tech, banking, and finance industries. About 250 Fortune 500 companies have offices in Gurugram, including General Electric, Google, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, BMW, Agilent Technologies, and Hyundai. Retail is also a major industry in Gurugram—the city has 26 major shopping malls.

How good is Gurugram for Digital Nomads or Remote Work

Remote work is changing how the global workspace operates. In a trend that is showing no signs of slowing down, remote work is rapidly on the increase all around the world—especially in a place like Gurugram. And about 25% of remote workers describe themselves as digital nomads—those who like to travel or stay in cities around the world while they work. So, how good is Gurugram for both of these growing movements?

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Food and Drink in Gurugram

Gurugram has a super diverse food scene. In addition to Indian food, they have a number of restaurants offering other international cuisines, including Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Burmese, and Thai. Some of the most renowned Indian restaurants in Gurugram include Kitchen District, Seasonal Tastes, Latest Recipe, Diya, Amaranta, and Farzi Cafe. After your body has had some time to acclimate to Gurugram, you can also head into Old Gurugram to sample some of the best street food in the city. Dishes to try include pav bhaji, a mashed vegetable gravy dish served with buttered bread, fish tandooris, pakoras, chaap, a soy-based curry dish, and jalebis, which are deep-fried sugar syrup candies.

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Top 6 Things To Do in Gurugram

Paradoxically, the two most popular things to do in Gurugram are shopping and spending time in nature. Popular shopping destinations in Gurugram include DLF Cyber Hub, which is one of the most popular places to grab a meal or drinks with friends, Kingdom of Dreams, an Epcot-like venue highlighting the area’s cultural diversity, Ambience Mall, and Galleria Market. When you’re reading to spend some time outdoors, visit NeverEnuf Garden Railway, which features a miniature town surrounded by a functioning mini-train, Sultanpur National Park, a haven for bird-watchers from all across India, and Aravali Biodiversity Park, which is a beautiful place to take a walk, jog, or go for a bike ride.

Cyber Hub parking

4, DLF Tower 8th Rd, DLF Cyber City, DLF Phase 2, Sector 24, Gurugram

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SANSKRITI KENDRA

Sanskriti Kendra, Mehrauli-Gurgaon Rd, opp. Metro Pillar no. 164, Anand Gram, Ghitorni, New Delhi

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Sheesh Mahal

Farukh Nagar

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Lohagarh Farms

Sohna Road, Gairatpur Baas, Near Badshahpur, Gurugram

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NeverEnuf Garden Railway

45/20, Village Para Tehsil Tawas City, Gurugram

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Tau Devilal Bio-diversity Park

Karanvir Towers, 13, Jogging Track, Sarswati Kunj II, Wazirabad, Sector 52, Gurugram

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