Nodia, whose name refers to the New Okhla Industrial Development Area, is an Indian city located at north of the country, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The city was constituted in 1976 as an industrial metropolis located on the outskirts of the national capital, New Delhi, while remaining as a modern, clean and pollution free area surrounded by the Yamuna and Hindon Rivers.
Located just 20 km from Delhi, Noida receives many visitors arriving from the capital looking for something more quiet and green spaces for families to enjoy. Tourism in Noida has attractions like the Noida Film City, a major center for film and television industries in the country, the Amusement Park, a recreation center that includes a water park, shopping malls and other entertainment spaces, the Zoological Garden, an interesting zoo to enjoy with the kids, and the Pragati Maidan convention center, which houses all the major events in the city. The impressive Akshardham Temple or the ISKCON Temple with its unique structure and the Stupa 18 Art Gallery along with many shopping malls, markets and parks complete the offer for tourism in the city.
Being so close to the capital city of the country, gastronomy in Noida includes all types of regional dishes as well as many others from the countries in the area, and in its streets can be found all types of restaurants. It is an ideal place to taste the most traditional Indian food like the tandoori chicken, the boti kebab, the seekh kebab or the tandoori fish. The main economic activities in the city are related to the information technology, software, automobile and television industries.