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Address: Faridabad, Faridabad, India

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All the hype about the lake is far stretched and it wasn't what it used to be earlier. Can be avoided

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Lake next to Delhi with deep ravines around it make it a place which cannot be imagined inside a city.

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New Delhi, India
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9 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

All the hype about the lake is far stretched and it wasn't what it used to be earlier. Can be avoided

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Faridabad, Haryana, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Once a thriving tourist complex, Badhkhal now is a deserted lake. Total neglect by the tourism deptt. and the apathy of the govt. has ruined this wonderful place, which a few years back used to be one of the best and most sought after destinations by families. Picnics, marriages, and conferences, used to be the call of the dat there.... More 

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Kanpur, India
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

No semblance of any lake seen. Used to be picnic spot in my childhood, not any longer. Like me you will be disappointed in not finding anything there. Unrestricted quarrying has lead to the sad demise of this lake.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

its like any other small lake. sometimes dry as well. go if you have nothing else to do. as usual in India, no maintenance. nothing much to talk about in this attraction

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Faridabad, India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It is not maintained properly. There is no water in the lake and is all dried up. However you will find first timers flocking to this place wanting to explore. There are some snacks on sale and a occassional camel rider. There is nothing to write about.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Visited this place couple of days back, hoping to see some water. But unfortunately, this is dead lake. No water whatsoever, completely dried down. The place is in poor shape, few resorts are there but no water. Point is, don't expect to see water in any season.

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New Delhi, India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

To start with there is no lake, not anymore, go in mansoon you will find some streams, some small ponds but not lake for sure. So what is there... Nature .... and is protected. Go for greenery, open spaces, to see endless land with green and miles of miles of dry lake bed. Go for peecocka, monkeyes, feather, peagion, sparrows,... More 

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Faridabad, India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It used to be a very deep lake with lot of fun activities around. People used to visit this place from nearby cities for picnics and day outing. Lake has dried up and you will not find traces of water even in rainy season. Children play cricket at base of the land which used to be a lake. It has... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

peaceful place to hangout with your loved ones. and its away from the hustle of the city and greenery is what i liked the most.

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