Whenever there is talk of Gurgaon i.e. Gurgaon, the nightlife, discos, pubs, and bars come to mind first and when it comes to sightseeing, the mall, zoo, or water park here is considered. But do you know that Gurugram Cup is also known for its historical sites? However, very few people know about them. Today, in this episode, we are going to tell you about these historical places of Gurugram, which will work to make your travel plan memorable. So let's know about these places...

Farrukhnagar Fort
The Farrukhnagar Fort was built by Faujdar Khan, the first Nawab of Farrukhnagar, in 1732 as a grand citadel. It is a huge octagonal structure that displays the Mughal style of architecture. One of the most impressive features of the fort is the Delhi Darwaza or Delhi Gate. In addition, the fort forms three entrances along with the Jhajjari Darwaza and the Patli Darwaza. Today most of the fort is in ruins, but it is still one of the top historical places in Gurugram.

Sheetla Mata Temple
During the auspicious days of Navratri, the crowd of devotees increases considerably in the temple of Sheetla Mata located in Gurgaon. Devotees from all the states of the country come here to pray. The Sheetla Mata Temple of Gurgaon remains the center of faith for devotees from across the country. A month-long fair is held here twice a year. Apart from this, lakhs of devotees from many states reach Gurgaon to visit Sheetla Mata during Navratri. The story of Sheetla Mata Temple is related to the Mahabharata period. For almost 500 years, this temple has remained the center of people's faith. People from every corner of the country come here for worship. This temple has great religious importance in Gurgaon sightseeing.

Castle of glass
Sheesh Mahal is one of the best historical places to visit in Gurugram. This palace was built by Faujdar Khan in the 18th century. The palace was designed as a two-storied structure. The palace also has a pavilion which has at least 12 entrances. Many beautiful mirrors have also been used inside the palace, due to which it was named Sheesh Mahal. The palace complex also houses a memorial built for the martyrs of Farrukhnagar, who participated in the 1857 rebellion for independence.

Pataudi Palace
Pataudi Palace is one of the major tourist destinations of Gurgaon which attracts tourists with its charm. Pataudi Palace also known as Ibrahim Kothi belongs to the Pataudi royal family. The palace was built in the year 1935 by Nawab Ibrahim Ali Khan, who commissioned the renowned architect, Robert Tor Russell, to design the palace in the style of colonial houses found in Delhi. Let us tell you that this entire palace is spread over an area of 25 acres, which has many beautiful gardens, lawns, and fountains which enhance the beauty of the palace even more.

JAMA Masjid
Jama Masjid is located in Farrukhnagar, Gurgaon. The Jama Masjid of Farrukhnagar is another fine example of Faujdar Khan's fine architecture. This mosque is made of red sandstone and has domes and minarets. An interesting point is that it has two slabs made of red sandstone which bear Arabic inscriptions dating back to the 13th century. It is believed that both these slabs originally belonged to an ancient mosque at Sultanpur before being brought here.

Sethani's canopy
Sethani ki Chhatri is an elaborate two-storied umbrella-shaped memorial monument on Jhajjar Road in Farrukhnagar City. It is a pillared dome. The most attractive feature of this place is the colorful painting carved on the ceiling of the monument which describes the life of Lord Krishna. An inscription within the ceiling fresco reads Vikram Samvat 1918, i.e. 1861 AD. It has eight arched-shaped entrances on each floor with beautiful floral designs. The chhatri also has an arched opening which makes the space bright and airy. This monument was once very alive. But today its present condition is not very good due to lack of maintenance and negligence. However, one can still see and feel the extraordinary architecture that was once done on this monument.