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Top 10 Glorious Places To Visit In Chandigarh, India

Top 10 Glorious Places to Visit in Chandigarh: 

Chandigarh is the best-planned city in India. The architecture of Chandigarh is world-renowned and is famous for its quality of life, which is unparalleled. As the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana and the Union Territory of Chandigarh, it is an eminent city. Chandigarh is the face of modern India,

Tranquillity and a city are two diametrically opposite concepts, which however, get belied in the ‘City Beautiful‘. Chandigarh is a rare essence of modernization co-existing with nature’s preservation. Trees and plants are as important as the construction plans as the buildings and the roads. India’s first planned city is a rich, prosperous, spic and span, green city rightly called “THE CITY BEAUTIFUL”. Chandigarh is definitely off the beaten track for most tourists, despite its rich history and architectural heritage.

Here are some of the best places to spend your time whenever you find yourself in Chandigarh.

1. Rose Garden:

For all the nature lovers out there, this is like a dream come true. It is located on Jan Marg, Chandigarh’s Sector-16, the famous Rose Garden boasts of 825 types of flowers. It’s quite a famous attraction where people can witness the beauty of the colourful flower beds. It’s a mesmerizing sight to see so many flowers at once and is one of the most popular places to visit among couples. If you want to make the best of your trip, make sure you visit this beautiful place.

Rose Garden

2. Rock Garden:

It is in Sector-1 of Chandigarh, this is an outstanding example of best out of waste. Rock Garden is a huge hall that displays sculptures made of waste and was designed by a road inspector named Nek Chand in 1957. No matter who you are going to Chandigarh with, be it, family, friends, or your loved one, make sure you include this in the list of your places to visit.

Rock Garden

3. Sukhna Lake:

Sukhna Lake is the most picturesque location in Chandigarh. A man-made stretched across 3 km. and one of its kind acts as a perfect place for joggers and walkers. Apart from all this, the lake acts as the perfect spot for picnics. If you are visiting Chandigarh with your family this must be on the top of your list for places to visit.

sukhna lake

4. Sector-17 Market:

The most popular and the biggest market in the city, this one is equally popular among kids and adults. From big brands to various food joints, kids wear to bridal stores, this market has got it all. You can find anything you have been eyeing or perhaps just visit the place and decide to buy something on impulse. A pretty souvenir never hurt anyone!

Sector-17 Market

5. Butterfly Park:

One of the places to visit in Chandigarh is the Butterfly Park which is an amazing garden with manicured bushes. It is home to a total of 35 different species of butterflies as the park facilitates the perfect environment for their breeding. The fun fact about this place is that there is a special silence zone where loud and harsh sounds are prohibited. If you want to witness some beautiful and colourful butterflies, then you can include this place in your Chandigarh itinerary.

Butterfly Park

6. Elante Mall:

Elante Mall is the largest mall of Chandigarh situated in Industrial Area Phase 1. Sprawling over a vast 20 acres of land, the mall is facilitated with all new-age technologies in the retail space area, the parking and the PVRs. It boasts of a massive food court lined with umpteen eateries, an enormous play zone for kids, and various apparel, footwear, and cosmetics outlets.

Elante Mall

7. Terraced Garden:

Boasting of vibrant flowers and lush greenery, Terraced Garden is a tourist destination that attracts people from not only Chandigarh or nearby cities but from across the country. Established in 1979, the Terraced Garden covers an area of 10 acres and has a lighted musical fountain which becomes active in the evening, when famous songs are played.

Terraced Garden

8. Pinjore garden:

Boasting of vibrant flowers and lush greenery, Terraced Garden is a tourist destination that attracts people from not only Chandigarh or nearby cities but from across the country. Established in 1979, the Terraced Garden covers an area of 10 acres and has a lighted musical fountain which becomes active in the evening, when famous songs are played.

Pinjore garden

9. International Doll Museum:

If you have not heard about this place before then you must include it in your list of places to see in Chandigarh. This International Doll Museum was constructed in the year 1985 which showcases around 250 dolls as well as puppets. They are not only collected from India but also from several other places like Denmark, Germany, Spain, and Korea. If you or your children are fond of dolls then you must head to this beautiful place in Chandigarh.

International Doll Museum

10. Garden of Silence:

If you are looking for a peaceful place in Chandigarh, then you should not overlook the Garden of Silence which is a famous spot amongst people who meditate and seek silence. The heart of the garden houses a huge idol of Lord Buddha which adds to the beauty of this place. With Shivalik Ranges as the backdrop and green surroundings, this garden gives a tranquil atmosphere to meditate for some time and relax your mind as it is one of the best things to do in Chandigarh.

Garden of Silence

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