#7 of 9 Places to Visit in Gurgaon
Distance (From Gurgaon): 47 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 4 Hours/Half Day
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 47 km from Gurgaon, Nuh is a historical town and the district headquarters of Mewat district in Haryana. It is situated on the Delhi-Alwar Highway. The town assumed importance at the time of Bahadur Singh of Ghasera because of the trade in salt manufactured in neighboring villages.
There are several historical ruins around Nuh that date back to the 14th century. Prominent structures include the mosque and the tomb of Bahadur Khan Nahir. The highlight of these structures is the architecture and carvings on the red sandstone and grey quartzite. Chui Mai Pond is a rectangular ancient water tank with a cenotaph of red stone with beautiful carvings.
There is also a natural reservoir in Nalhad, a village 2 km from Nuh under the Aravalli Hills. The distinct feature of the reservoir is that its water keeps flowing out of the reservoir all round the year. There is also a Lord Shiva temple.
Tomb of Sheikh Musa is located on the eastern hill along with the remains of the Temple of Hathor. The tomb is famous for its shaking minarets. The Temple of Hathor, located in the vicinity to this tomb, is believed to be an ancient structure. Archaeologists have found Greek and demotic papyri within the temple complex.