Plush and swanky, Noida with its towering skyscrapers and sprawling industrial units is a thriving urban space. While this new-age city is known primarily as a commercial hub, it enjoys its fair share of places to visit as well. The place teems with restaurants, pubs, entertainment zones, amusement parks, malls, gardens, galleries, and all that goes into lending a city the hip and happening vibe. Add to that the budget hotels in Noida that fit every pocket, and you have all the reasons to visit the city.

Wondering where to start and what to explore? Here is our comprehensive list of all the exciting things to do in Noida.

1. Have a Fun-filled Day at Worlds of Wonder (WOW)

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A go-to destination for fun seekers in Delhi-NCR, Worlds of Wonders aka WOW is one of the most popular amusement and water parks in Noida. With over 20 rides and other attractions and eateries, WOW promises you a day full of fun and frolic. Some of the key attractions at the park include Mega Disko, Chart Smashers, Feedback, Download, Big Beat, Fast Forward, Free Fall, Rapid Racer, and Turbo Tunnel. The place also has a two-stroke go-karting track where you can experience the flow of adrenaline.

  • Location: Sector-38 A
  • Timings: Amusement Park – 11.30 am to 8.00 pm; every day
    Water Park – 11.00 am to 7.00 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee:

Amusement Par

Adults – ₹ 599
Children – ₹ 499
Senior Citizens – ₹ 199

Water Park
Adults* – ₹ 899
Children – ₹ 699
Senior Citizens – ₹ 39

*Charges for adults on weekends and holidays: ₹ 999

Amusement Park + Waterpark
Adults** – ₹ 998
Children – ₹ 799
Senior Citizens: ₹ 499

**Charges for adults on weekends and holidays:  ₹1099

Note: Adults (130cm and above); children (90cm -129cm)

2. Enjoy Contemporary Art at Stupa 18 Gallery

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Established in 2010 by a mechanical engineer, named Mahesh Bansal, Stupa 18 Gallery is where you can discover contemporary and modern art by talented artists. The gallery periodically conducts exhibitions featuring works of renowned and lesser-known Indian artists and photographers. You can even purchase a piece or two from the collections on display for your home or office to enhance the artistic beauty of your interiors.

  • Location: Sector 104
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm; Closed on Mondays

3. Tee Off at the Noida Golf Course

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Noida boasts a fine golf course where you can hone your teeing skills. The golf course, built on a site with historical significance, includes a pub and bar, coffee shop, pool table, rummy room, a changing room, and a metro station of its own as well. The best part is that you don’t have to be a member of the club to enjoy a leisurely game here. 

  • Location: Sector 38
  • Timings: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 1000 (Weekdays); ₹ 2000 (Weekends)

4. Indulge Retail Therapy at a Shopping Mall

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Noida is one of the best places for getting your perfect dose of retail therapy, thanks to the swanky malls that have redefined the shopping culture here. These multi-storey malls are your one-stop destinations for retail therapy, dining, hanging out, watching the latest releases, and other kinds of entertainment. Check out some of the best Noida malls where you can shop till you drop.

DLF Mall of India

  • Location: Sector 18
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm; every day

The Great India Place

Location: Sector 38 A

Timings: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm; every day

Wave Mall (Centre Stage Mall)

  • Location: Sector 18
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 11:00 pm; every day

Spice World Mall

  • Location: Sector 25A
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 11:00 pm; every day

Gardens Galleria Mall

  • Location: Sector 38
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm; every day

Shopprix Mall

  • Location: Sector 61
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm; every day

Logix City Center Mall

  • Location: Sector 32
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 12:00 am; every day

5. Watch Racing at Buddh International Circuit

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If you are a driving or racing enthusiast, cheer up! Noida boasts the only international standard racing circuit in India, which is the venue for several motorsports. The 5.14 km long circuit is considered to be one of the fastest in the world. You can go on a thrilling tour of the race control room, pit lane, garages, and even an introductory lap of the circuit.

  • Location: Sector-25, YEIDA

6. Enjoy Mouth-watering Street Food at Brahmaputra Market

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Brahmaputra Market or BP is Noida’s version of Chandni Chowk. The place serves food all through the day, but it really comes alive once the sun bids adieu to the day, with various street food stalls, kiosks, and shops filling it up in a jiffy. BP is a foodie’s paradise, where you can get everything, right from spicy gol gappas to juicy kebabs that just melt in your mouth. A gastronomic tour through the market counts among the top fun things to do in Noida.

  • Location: Maharishi Dayanand Marg, Sector 29
  • Timings: 9:00 am to 11:00 pm; every day
  • Must try items: Afghani Chicken Shawarma, Amar Akbar Anthony Dosa, Seekh Kebab, Changezi Chicken Meal, Dahi Puris, Ram Ladoos

7. Visit the Botanic Garden of Indian Republic

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When you are done with all those shopping and eating-out sessions, head off to the sprawling Botanical Garden, which is often described as the Jurassic Park of plants in Noida. Here you will come across many plants that you are not likely to see anywhere else in the country. Whether you are a nature lover or not, you will be intrigued by the display of the flora and will feel refreshed after spending some serene moments at this garden.

  • Location: Captain Vijyant Thapar Marg, Sector 38
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; closed on Sundays
  • Entry Fee: Free

8. Go Birdwatching at Okhla Bird Sanctuary

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Spread over 3.5 sq. km, Okhla Bird Sanctuary is home to more than 300 species of birds, mainly water birds. You can watch Critically Endangered species of birds like the Indian vulture and the white-rumped vulture here apart from several other Vulnerable and Near-threatened species. If you are a nature lover, bird watcher or shutterbug, do not give this place a miss on your trip to Noida.

  • Location: Sector 95
  • Timings:
    Winter – 7:30 am to 5:00 pm; every day
    Summer – 7:00 am to 5:30 pm; every day
  • Entry Fee*: ₹ 30

*Additional charges applicable for photography and videography

9. Dine and Wine at the Best Restaurants

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As a food lover, you will find all types of dining options in Noida, right from fine-dining spots to theme restaurants and buffet places. Here’s our pick of the best restaurants in Noida where you can enjoy a great meal.

R.E.D.

  • Location: Radisson Blu, Sector 18
  • Timings: 12:30 pm to 2:45 pm and 7:00 pm to 11:15 pm; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 3000 (approx.)

Pirates of Grill

  • Location: DLF Mall of India, Sector 18
  • Timings: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1800 (approx.)

Asia Kitchen

  • Location: Sector 63
  • Timings: 12:30 pm to 03:30 pm and 07:00 pm to 11:30 pm; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1200 (approx.)

Malabar Junction

  • Location: Rasulpur Navada, Sector 62
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 10:30 pm; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 500 (approx.)

I Sacked Newton

  • Location:  Logix City Centre Mall, Sector 32
  • Timings: 12:00 pm to 1:00 am; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 2000 (approx.)

10. Indulge in Hours of Gaming at Smaaash

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Are you a gaming enthusiast? Then you must not miss out on visiting Smaaash, a popular gaming and entertainment center in Noida. With a mix of arcade games, VR games, music, and food, the place will keep you entertained for hours. Some of the key games and attractions at Smaaash are Twilight Bowling, Cricket, Finger Coaster, Walk the Plank, Art of Attack, Smart Arcade, Super Keeper, and much more.

  • Location: DLF Mall of India, Sector 18
  • Timings: 12:30 pm to 11:55 pm; every day
  • Tickets: ₹ 99 to ₹ 1850

11. Visit Snow World for a Really Cool Experience

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Looking for a cool experience with your friends and family, right in the middle of hot and humid Noida? Head off to Snow World, a theme park where you can play with snow as if you are in Iceland. From skiing, slope tobogganing, and snow sledging to ice skating, you can engage in a fantastic range of snow-related activities here. The temperature is maintained at -10 degrees here, but don’t worry, you will be provided with all the gear needed for the activities.

  • Location: DLF Mall of India, Sector 18
  • Timings: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm; every day
  • Tickets: ₹ 600 (1 hour)

 12. Go Clubbing and Pubbing

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The nightlife of Noida is dominated by a string of nightclubs and pubs that make sure you never have a dull moment. If you are looking for some fun time after sundown, visit these famous pubs and nightclubs in Noida:

Noida Pub Exchange

  • Location: Sector 18
  • Timings: 12:30 pm to 11:55 pm; every day
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1400 (approx.)

Time Machine

  • Location: Sector 38
  • Timings: 12:00 pm to 1:00 am
  • Cost for two: ₹ 2000 (approx.)

SkyHouse

  • Location: Sector 32
  • Timings: 12:00 pm to 1:00 am
  • Cost for two: ₹ 2200 (approx.)

The Irish House

  • Location: Sector 18
  • Timings: 12:00 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1600 (approx.)

Tito’s 

  • Location: Sector 38A
  • Timings: 12:00 noon to 1:00 am
  • Cost for two: ₹ 2000 (approx.)

LIT Ultrabar

  • Location: Sector 18
  • Timings: 12:00 pm to 12:00 am
  • Cost for two: ₹ 1550 (approx.)

13. Visit Rashtriya Dalit Prerna Sthal and Green Garden

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A memorial dedicated to the Dalit leaders of the country, Rashtriya Dalit Prerna Sthal and Green Garden is one of the most popular hangout places in Noida. Located on a sprawling area of 82.5 acres, the garden houses a mini-museum where you can find idols of many inspirational figures, including B.R. Ambedkar and Kanshi Ram.

  • Location: Sector 95
  • Timings: 11.00 am to 05.00 am; every day
  • Entry Fee: ₹ 10

14. Enjoy with Your Kids and Family at Kidzania

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How about taking your kids to a place where they can engage in activities that encourage problem-solving and decision-making? Kidzania, an indoor family center for skill engagement and entertainment, is where you should be heading to. The place has over 100 activities, each of which is challenging and entertaining at the same time. The role-play activities at Kidzania are hugely popular among kids, and there are a few activities for adults as well. You can sit back and relax at the lounge or munch on some delicious snacks at the food courts while your kids engage in these activities.

  • Location: The Great India Place, Sector-38 A
  • Timings:
    10:30 am to 6:30 pm (Tuesday-Thursday)
    10:30 am to 8:00 pm (Friday-Sunday)
    Closed on Mondays
  • Ticket Price:
    Senior Citizens (Above 60) – ₹ 400
    Adults (17 to 59 Years) – ₹ 500
    Kids (4 to 16 Years) – ₹ 1300
    Toddlers (2 to 4 Years) – ₹700

15. Explore Unique Flavors at Food Trucks

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Are you in the mood to taste some global cuisine or fusion food, minus the pocket pinch? Then you must gorge on the unique dishes served at the food trucks in Noida, which are nothing short of gastronomic delights served on wheels. Our suggestions include:

Wanchai by Kylin

  • Location: Outside Gate Number 8, Great India Place
  • Must-try Items: Khao Suey, Sushi, Prawn, Chilli Chicken, Manchurian, Momos

Being Truckers

  • Location: Opposite Lotus Panache, Sector 110
  • Must-try Items: Sesame Chicken, Chicken & Cheese Toast, Osibisa Cottage Sandwich, Death by Chocolate Shake, Snickers Shake 

Burnout

  • Location: Sector 104 or Sector 110 (Location varies)
  • Must-try Items: Chicken Steak Quesadilla, Corn & Veggie Tacos, Carlito Mexican Chicken, BBQ Cheese Veg, Nacho Crunch Veg

Food Fix

  • Location: Sector 50 or Sector 93 (Location varies)
  • Must-try Items: Falafels, Shawarmas, Hummus, Pita Chips, Lebanese Drinks

16. Shop like a Local at Atta Market

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The Atta Market in Noida is a shopaholic’s paradise. Whether you are looking for electronic items, fashion accessories, utensils, leather handbags, trendy footwear, first copies of popular brands, luggage, trolleys, or even musical instruments, you can get all these and more at this market. Do not forget to haggle if you want to seal a good deal.

  • Location: Sector 27
  • Timings: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm; closed on Tuesdays

17. Learn to Bake Like a Chef at Theos Global Culinaria

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Love digging into succulent cakes, tasty tarts, and delicious pies? At Theos Global Culinaria, you can attend one-day cooking classes to master the techniques of rustling up decadent cakes, appetizing French pastries, fluffy bread, desserts, and a lot more. Even international cuisines like Mexican, Italian, Thai, and Lebanese are on the cards. So, put on your chef’s cap, and get ready to rock and roll in the kitchen!

  • Location: Main Dadri Road, Sector 41

Note: Contact directly for class schedules and fees

18. Learn Clay Modelling at Smug Mug

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If you are drawn towards art or love gathering new experiences, visit Studio 78. Run by the talented and charming Meena Vohra, the studio offers pottery classes to anyone who’s interested to learn the art and science of it. You can opt for customized pottery experiences and even carry your creation back home.

  • Location: Sector 21

Note: Contact directly for class schedules and fees

19. Enjoy a Session of Bowling at Appu Ghar Express

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One of the fun things to do in Noida is to go for a session of bowling at Appu Ghar Express, a popular entertainment zone in the city. The place is counted among the largest bowling centers in the country, with 16 lanes. In addition to bowling, Appu Ghar also offers indoor rides, pool tables, arcade games, and food and beverages.

  • Location: The Great India Place, Sector 38
  • Timings: 10:30 am to 11:00 pm; every day
  • Bowling Tickets: ₹ 250 (Weekdays); ₹ 300 (Weekends)

20. Offer Your Prayers at ISKCON

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Last, but never the least, visit ISKCON to offer your prayers and enjoy an unmatched spiritual experience. The temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna, follows the Chaitanya Vaishnava tradition. Once you have walked around the temple and enjoyed the soothing vibes, do not forget to have delicious vegetarian meals at the restaurant located within the premises.

  • Location: Sector 33
  • Timings: 4:30 am to 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm; every day

With so much to explore and enjoy in Noida, why wait any longer? Plan a trip to the city and have a great time eating, shopping, gaming, and having limitless fun.