There are lots of interesting places in Chandigarh which fascinate the people and tourists.
Located in Sector 1, Sukhna Lake is one of the most magnificent artificial lakes in India. It was created in 1958 by damming the Sukhna Choe. Sukhna literally means 'a wish fulfilled'. Perfect to its name, the lake will sooth your heart completely with its fascinating scenic view. Winter months make Lake Sukhna, a sanctuary for many alluring migratory birds like the Cranes, Siberian duck, and Storks. The lake is a popular venue for many festive celebrations, where the most popular one is the Mango Festival. The festival is held during the monsoon season and displays numerous varieties of mangoes. Sukhna Lake offers the promenade, the Lakeview Cafeteria, the fast food shops and boat rides. Children enjoy mini train and number of joyrides.
The Rock Garden is located in the middle of the Capital Complex and the Sukhna Lake. Created by artist Nek Chand, the garden depicts the value of trash materials. The rock garden is built by using junk like broken tiles, crushed chinaware and sanitary ware, old street lights, useless bricks, caps and bottles, bicycles handlebars and many more. The garden is open all seven days of a week and attracts tourists of all ages.
Asia's largest Rose Garden spread over 30 acres of land and is situated in Sector 16. Over 1600 different species of roses make this garden a complete alluring place. There are around 32500 other trees and medicinal plants that add to its beauty. All plants have been planted beautifully and systematically through well-managed flower beds and carved lawns. Every Rose Festival is celebrated every year by the end of February or beginning of March.
Located in Sector 10-C (near Rose Garden), The Government Museum and Art Gallery of Chandigarh is a natural history museum and an art gallery. It was established in August 1947 and designed by noted architect, Le Corbusier. The Government Museum and Art Gallery has the sections like National History Museum, the National Gallery of Portraits, Chandigarh Architecture Museum, other than the gallery. The museum/art gallery exhibits 10,000 Indian artwork sculptures and paintings. It also offers two museum shops and a small cafeteria.
This monument is located in Sector 1, the Capitol Complex of Chandigarh. It is designed by the architect Le Corbusier. The Government of Chandigarh values it as its emblem. The height of the monument is 26 meters (85 ft) and the metal structure weight is 50 short tons (100,000 lb). It was designed to rotate in the wind.
The Dolls museum has dolls and puppets from more than 25 different countries. The museum is managed by the Indian Council of Child Welfare and was established in 1985. The prime attraction of the museum is the Indian section and the toy train.
It?s a zoological park situated close to Zirakpur having a large variety of birds, reptiles and mammals. The lion safari is the most interesting part of this zoo. It is the most developed zoological park and the Royal Bengal tiger is its pride. Zoo opens throughout the week except Mondays. It was a raw land and transformed into a perfect habitat abode for wild animals. The animals here enjoy open natural surroundings. This favors their behavior and health both.<br><br> Besides these famous tourist spots, other tourist places include Valley of Animals in Sector 49, The New Lake in Sector 42, Butterfly Park in Sector 23, Capitol Complex in Sector 1, Garden of Palms in Sector 42, City Centre in Sector 17, Garden of Fragrance in Sector 36, the Terraced Garden in Sector 33, the Japanese Garden in Sector 31 and many more. All these destinations are easy to reach by road within few hours and are best weekend getaways to explore.
There are lots of interesting & fascinating places near Chandigarh city for Weekend Destination.
Parwanoo is a beautiful hill station in Himachal Pradesh. The peaceful city is 30 km away from Chandigarh and is approachable by Chandigarh-Shimla Highway. Parwanoo is a great summer getaway from Chandigarh as it offers respite from the blazing heat during summers. Scenic landscapes and fruit orchards make this place a perfect choice for a relaxing weekend. Other tourist attractions include cactus garden, timber trail, Mansa Devi temple, Kali Mata temple and others.Book a taxi from Chandigarh to Parwanoo for Round Trip or Oneway
Famously known as 'The Yoga Capital of the World', this city is believed as one of the holiest cities for religious pilgrimage in Hinduism. Rishikesh is said to have welcomed huge number of Hindu sages and saints and helped them in their search for higher knowledge. Due to its mystical and pious aura Rishikesh stands as an alcohol and meat free city. It has a large number of Yoga centers and is especially known all over the world for adventure sports like White River Rafting, Backpacking, Bungee Jumping, Hiking, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Rappelling and Zip Lining. So this way it becomes a destination for all types of people around the world.Book a taxi from Chandigarh to Rishikesh for Round Trip or Oneway
Hindu temples dedicated to the goddess of Shakti, Mansa Devi temple and Chandi Devi Temple lie in the Panchkula district of Haryana just outside Chandigarh. These temples attracts more than lacs of devotees everyday during Navratra Mela which continue for nine straight days. Located at a distance of just 10 Km from the Chandigarh ISBT, this is a must visit destination for a spiritual awakening.
Built on the mighty Sutlej River, Bhakra Dam was described by Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru as 'New Temple Of Resurgent India'. Nangal Dam is another dam built on the downstream of Bhakra dam and both are collectively famously called as Bhakra-Nangal Dam. The Bhakra dam alone provides water for 10 million acres of lands in Punjab, Rajasthan and Haryana. It is located around 118 Km away from Chandigarh and attracts a large amount of visitors to its reservoir for recreation and peace.
This is the largest lake in Himachal Pradesh and is situated 672 meters above sea level in the Sirmaur District. This lake is named after Goddess Renuka. An annual fair is hosted at this site and boating, lion safari and a zoo are chief services around the lake. This lake is visited by the residents and visitors in Chandigarh and nearby cities.
Situated in the Solan District of Himachal Pradesh, Kasauli is a health resort and a cantonment made by the British government and is just 65 Km away from Chandigarh. Kasauli is a hill station about 1900 meters above sea level which experiences cool breezy winters and moderate summers. The rainfall is moderate in amount too. Kasauli offers numerous tourist destinations like Central Research institute, Baptist Church, Christ Church, Gurdwara Shri Guru Nanak Ji, Kasauli Brewery, Kasauli Club, Nahri Temple, Manki Point, Beja State and many more.Book a taxi from Chandigarh to Kasauli for Round Trip or Oneway
Shimla acts as the center for all the cultural, commercial, and educational aspects for almost all of the hilly regions of Himachal Pradesh. Located only 120 Km from Chandigarh the city offers a plethora of destinations within itself for the tourists like The Mall, Christ Church, Jakhu Hill, Jutogh, Summer Hill, Annandale, Tara Devi Temple, Jugna, Kufri, Chail, Chharabra and the list goes on. Shimla deserves to be on the Bucket List of every Indian and every tourist who visits India even once.Book a taxi from Chandigarh to Shimla for Round Trip or Oneway
A mesmerizing and astoundingly popular hill station located at a height of 2,050 meters in the Beas River valley, Manali is just 309 Km from Chandigarh. The temperatures in Manali range from 4 Degree Celsius to 26 Degree Celsius over the year. Manali enjoys snowfall in the winters and is actually among the top Indian skiing destinations. The city is famous for its apples, pear and plums. It is one of the favorite weekend getaways for Chandigarh residents and you should give it a shot too.Book a taxi from Chandigarh to Manali for Round Trip or Oneway
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