Ghaziabad a leading industrial city in UP

Ghaziabad a leading industrial city in UP

Summary: Ghaziabad is one of the leading industrial cities in central India. It is in close proximity to Delhi and is a major commercial city in the state of UP. Meanwhile, the city is also growing as a popular tourist destination. Filled with some interesting and amazing tourist attractions a visit to the city is simply worth. Head to the city for a fun holiday and for accommodation choose from the best hotels in Ghaziabad.

 Ghaziabad is one of the leading industrial cities in Northern-Central India. Located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, it is a major commerce city. It is also a district which at the erstwhile was a tehsil of Meerut district of the parent state. Being host to the headquarters of the district, the city is significant in terms of politics and administration. Meanwhile, the city is primarily recognized as one amongst the largest commercial and industrial hubs in the state and the NCR. Given the close proximity to nation's capital Delhi (about 19 km), the city is often referred as the Gateway to Uttar Pradesh because the city is a major entry point to the state. Meerut is the other up-market city in the parent state which is the closest to Ghaziabad. The distance between the two cities is about 46 km.

The modern Ghaziabad is the representation of the progress that the state has been making. However, before the influx of modernization in the city, it was a sleeping neighbour of Delhi. The most prominent historical records of city's earliest political history point to the era of Mughals in India. Ghazi-ud-din, the son of a minister in the Mughal Empire is said to have founded the city in the early 17th century. He built a palace for himself in the city and named the city Ghaziuddinnagar after himself. However, with the passage of time, the name got distorted and finally settled at Ghaziabad. A significant event marking the history of the city is that it is here where the famed Jat ruler Raja Surajmal got defeated and later assassinated by the Rohillas. It is also on the banks of the Hindon River in the city where the Mutiny of 1857 took place.

As the city is growing, so is its tourism domain. The scenic beauty, rich flora and fauna, and the pleasures of modernization have together earned the city a spot in the list of ideal tourist destinations in northern India. The tranquil laid back regions of the city and the far borders of Ghaziabad district are perfect for taking a break from the maddening chaos and rush of cities. The close proximity to cities like Delhi, Noida, and Meerut makes the city a perfect weekend getaway. Additionally, the city is also the hub of some fun outdoor activities, including watersports. Some of the most known tourist attractions of the city that one ought to visit include: Dasna, Loni, Hapur, Dadri, Mohan Nagar, Bahadurgarh Village, Murad Nagar, Dhaulana, Faridnagar, and Ajrara, etc.

The climate of the city is similar to that of Delhi and neighbouring regions, which is the extremities of weather. Summer in the city goes hot to hotter and dry, with warm winds blazing day and even on evenings. It gets frigid cold in winters with the temperature falling down very close to null. The most suggested time frame for a tour of the city is from October to March. Meanwhile, accessing the city is an easy task for the fact that the city shares excellent rail, road, and air connectivity. The nearest airport is situated in Delhi. The good thing is that there are number of good hotels in Ghaziabad that offer transportation services to the airport. Plus, one can easily get taxis, cabs, and autos.

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