Chandigarh is a land of greenery, flowers and planned infrastructure. That is the reason why the inter-city distances seem shorter. The city beautiful is an amazing tourist place and has some striking places of attraction for tourists. Let’s have a glance at the places of interest in Chandigarh that are a must-visit:
Rock Garden is like the synonym of Chandigarh. It is world acclaimed and is extremely artistic, where art objects are made from industrial and urban waste. It is the first one of its kind in the World and is built by Late Mr. Nekchand.
This man-made Lake is situated right in the foothills of the Shivalik Mountain Range and it offers an ideal space for peaceful communion with Nature. It also hosts boating and other adventure activities along with cafes and stalls of sumptuous food, snacks and beverages.
Very few people are that much acquainted with this fact of the perfect architecture and landscaping of Chandigarh – Leisure Valley – an 8km park/garden that runs amidst various areas of the city.
The Government Museum and Art Gallery of Chandigarh is every artist’s destination. Located in sector 10, a place portrays India at its culture-best. From ancient Gandhara Sculpture to rare miniatures and manuscript, from dinosaur remains to fascinating fossils, and from ancient and historically rich paintings to contemporary art works – it displays every flavor of India in the most wonderful way.
Chandigarh’s Zakir Rose Garden is the largest Rose Garden in Asia and is spread across 27 acres. It is a home to more than 17,000 plants and more than 1,600 varieties of roses along with beautiful musical fountains.
Chandigarh – the city beautiful is the land of a myriad of gardens like Botanical Garden, Terraced Garden, Fitness Trails and Hibiscus Garden, Garden of Fragrance and a lot more.
Chandigarh provides its residents as well as its visitors a variety of Sports options. It also hosts a number of Domestic, National and International Sports Contests and Series. The famous PCA Stadium for Cricket, Astro Turf Hockey Stadium, CLTA, Golf Courses, Squash/Badminton/Lawn Tennis Courts, Paint Ball Activities, Bowling, Snooker and a lot more. There also are some amazing options for clubbing, discotheques, multi-cuisine restaurants, shopping, etc.