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Suraj Kund

Suraj Kund

Suraj Kund is an ancient reservoir of the 10th century, Located in Haryana, India. It is 2 kilometres away to the south west from the 8th century dam called the Anagpur Dam. Suraj Kund is an artificial Kund or a reservoir which is built in the backdrop of the Aravalli hills with an amphitheatre shaped embankment constructed in semicircular form. The Suraj Kund is said to be build by the Tomar king Suraj Pal of Tomar dynasty in the 10th century. Being the worshipper of sun god, Tomar also built a sun temple on its western bank. The reservoir is built in the shape of rising sun with an eastward arch. With an area of 40 ha, the reservoir in past is used as a hunting forest resort. The reservoir gets filled up in monsoon season and dried in summers. The collected rainwater at the reservoir of 130m diameter is used to feed the water shortage requirements in Delhi. Suraj Kund in Sunam and Asola Bhatti Wild Life Sanctuary are the nearby attractions of Suraj Kund monument in Haryana. Suraj Kund travel and tourism provides the best way of travelling to this wonderful place.


Suraj Kund also called as Peacock Lake is one of the major tourist attractions in Haryana. The monument is 8 kms from south Delhi and 20 kms from the heart of the capital city. The nearest airport that connects to this place is Indira Gandhi international airport. Apart from that, New Delhi railway station and Nizamuddin railway station is the way to reach the place via railways. after reaching the respective railway stations and airport you can take a taxi or bus to reach Suraj Kund.


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