From the Metro, it’s a different city

By day Gurgaon is one city, by night it takes on a whole new perspective. Now, with the advent of the Metro, people have got one more perspective to look at Gurgaon from.

Travelling on the elevated track in the Metro, people saw the city’s landscape change from lush green to concrete. The plush farmhouses and tree-lined MG Road gave way to the high-rises on the mall-mile.

“Gurgaon, from this height, resembles nothing less than Manhattan with its swanky, tall towers and malls all along the Gurgaon metro route. Barring a small stretch through Sikandarpur, the view was remarkable. As the Metro moved further through Aya Nagar, Arjan Garh and Ghitorni, the site was amazing with all green on the either sides. It was interesting to look into some of the farmhouses,” said Raman Kashyap, an executive working with Citi Financial.

Some of the architectural attractions on the Metro ride were the RITES, IFFCO Tokio buildings and the malls that dot the mall-mile. The commercial towers of distant DLF Cybercity and the opera house Kingdom of Dreams in Sector 29 is also visible from the Metro. Read more

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