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Suraj Kund

Suraj Kund is located in Faridabad District of Haryana and is 20 km south of New Delhi. 'Kund' means water tank. The name literally means the Tank of the Sun God.

Suraj Kund is believed to have been constructed by the Rajput king Suraj Pal in the 11th century on a site that had remains of a 9th century Sun Temple and a gallery. Surajkund Crafts Mela is held between the 1st and the 15th of February every year in the village complex.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Faridabad

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