Noida is a planned city in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh. The riverside Okhla Bird Sanctuary is home to migratory and native birds, plus jackals and butterflies. Plants at the Botanic Garden of the Indian Republic include water lilies and cacti. The ISKCON Noida temple has a diorama depicting the life of Lord Krishna. Southwest of Noida, Surajkund lake is the 10th-century reservoir with the ruins of a sun temple.