Noida

Noida, an abbreviation of New Okhla Industrial Development Authority, is a suburban city of Delhi just across the state line in Uttar Pradesh.

Understand

Just across the Yamuna River from Delhi, this is Uttar Pradesh's most modern city and a popular location for businesses looking to escape Delhi's congestion and steep rents. NOIDA boasts of the best roads in NCR,with excellent street lighting and cat-eyes which ensures maximum visibility during nights.It makes the whole driving experience a pleasure. Now with NOIDA Metro i.e. an extension to Delhi Metro, you can reach from Delhi to NOIDA in no time.

Get in

The easiest way to go to Noida by public transport is to take the Delhi Metro Blue Line, which has numerous stops around the city. The other alternative is DTC (Delhi Transport Corporaion) buses.

The DND Flyway toll bridge (₹22) connects Noida to Delhi and is a pleasure to drive. Note that if you're driving a black-plated commercial vehicle in particular, a rented car you're not allowed to use the bridge unless you've already paid the Uttar Pradesh road tax of ₹240/day (there are no facilities for paying it here).

Get around

Noida is spottily connected by buses and rickshaws. The buses are chiefly from Delhi. The best option for getting around by taxi is to book it online by online car rental companies sites where you have the luxury of choosing from a variety of options like - ZipMyTravel.com. They provide the services to travel intra-city also for visiting Jaipur, Agra (Taj Mahal) and other places in and around noida.

See

A scenic relief from Delhi, Noida is low on traffic and pollution (by Indian standards) and is dotted with parks and statues, none of them particularly noteworthy though.The city has done very well to keep up the green cover and the plantation of trees is done from time to time.

Noida Film City - A hub for films and television in India - Founded by Sandeep Marwah of Marwah Studios

Do

Buy

Noida is filled with malls and shopping centers.

Apart from that Noida is filled with old style Indian markets like Atta, Indira Market, Choura, Khoda, Chellara, Harola, Naya Bans etc.

Learn

Ishaan School of Art-n-Music, The only centre in Noida with recognised courses and recognition by Noida Authority. Learn Indian classical, Western and Bollywood style dance; vocal and instrumental music. Drawing and painting. Expert faculty. P-19, Sector-12, Noida. +919310034746-7

Eat

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

Alcohol in Uttar Pradesh is somewhat pricier than in Delhi. The main nightlife district is Atta Market (Sector 18).

Restrobars

Sleep

Mid-range

Splurge

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