Chandigarh is one of the centres for business and also an IT hub. Besides that, it is also one of the most preferred tourist destinations for people from all parts of the world. If you are planning to visit Chandigarh and do not know what all places to explore there, then here are 5 places that you can visit or explore in Chandigarh.
How to reach :
Via Plane : Chandigarh Air Force Base Airport
Via train : Chandigarh train station Junction
Via bus : Bus services are 24*7 available
Boating at the Sukhna Lake
Boating is the best way if you want to really explore this place. On a typical evening, one can decide to visit this lake and choose a boat, sit back and enjoy the ride. It is open 365 days. Main attraction here are sports activities like boating, yachting and skiing
Shopping at Sector 17 Market
For all the shopaholics, this is the place for you. This place has stores of all brands and is also surrounded by some of the best hotels of Chandigarh. Also, after you get tired of shopping, you can also have delicious lunch/dinner at some of the finest restaurants there.
Feeling Awed at the Rock Garden
Rock Garden was founded by Nek Chand. It is a very unique garden which is made of different art objects. It is also near Sukhna Lake. It is basically a sculpture garden. One can get to see beautiful things like manmade waterfalls, and many more sculptures that are made of waste material.
Walking through the Leisure Valley
It is an 8km long park which has numerous theme gardens. Here you will also find Asia’s largest rose garden and many other botanical gardens. The whole of the valley is covered with beautiful parks and gardens. It is advisable to visit during February and March when most of the flowers are blooming.
Exploring the Government Museum and Art Gallery
Art lovers will love this place. One will find over 4000 Pahari and Rajasthani paintings and also more than 600 Buddhist sculptures. It also features trippy paintings of the Himalaya and Phulkari.
Go set and pack your bags and visit this one of the well planned cities of Chandigarh!