Surajkund derives its name for the existence of one of the ancient reservoirs in the area. The delightful beauty of this lake, which is also known as the 'Peacock Lake', is the reason why the locality has gained importance as a tourist destination. Annually celebrated Surajkund Crafts Mela adds charm to the glory of this historical place. Situated in between Baharpur and Lakkarpur suburbs of Faridabad, the place enjoys splendid view of the Aravalli Hills in the backdrop. Located at a short driving distance from the city center of Delhi, the locality is well connected to all emerging and current marketing, business and entertainment hubs of Delhi NCR. Gurukul Road links the place to Mathura Road which is a major route connecting several key nodes of the city. Also, Indira Gandhi International Airport is connected conveniently to Surajkund via Mathura Road. Habitats of this area have a long list of holiday locations to enjoy their weekends, including Qutub Minar, Connaught Place and Nehru Place. Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station is connected well to the place, which is a major junction of Delhi. Tuqlakabad Railway Station is the closest. Metro Station Several noted universities are located in the vicinity, such as Gurukul Indraprastha College, Aravali International School and Manav Rachna International University. This well- planned locality is developing at a fast pace to become prime residential area with the presence of assorted shopping centers, hospitals, banks and temples in vicinity.