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Chandigarh - At a glance

Best Time to Travel :

September to April

Language :

English, Punjabi and Hindi

Religion :

Hindu, Islam, Sikhism and Christian

Temperature :

Summer (22o C to 44o C) & Winter (5o C to 14o C)

Climate :

Humid Subtropical

Cuisine :

Different country foods

How to Reach :-

By Air

Chandigarh has its own airport and well-connected with all the major cities in India. You can board a flight from Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and many others to reach this place.

By Road

Chandigarh is also well-connected by roads with all the major cities in India. You can board a bus or hire a car from Delhi, Amritsar and many others to reach this place.

By Rail

The Chandigarh railway station is approximately 8 kilometers from the city. The railway station has regular trains connecting it with different Indian cities. Jan Shatabdi, Chennai Express, Sadbhavna express and Kerala Sampark Kranti are other important trains connecting Chandigarh with other cities.

About Chandigarh

Chandigarh is the first planned city of India and is also considered as a major tourist destination. This city has a very unique position in India. It is a Union Territory along with capital of 2 states i.e. Punjab and Haryana. Le Corbusier, the architect of this beautiful city has given India the masterpiece of his work. If you wish to make a visit to this city then choose Autumn (which is from mid August till November). It’s the best season to visit Chandigarh.

Chandigarh have a list of must visit places which has made it an ideal tourist destination for many. Few places which you can have a look at, on your trip to Chandigarh, are stated below. This list might to have any historical monuments but you will surely get to see exotic gardens and great complexes.

Places to visit in Chandigarh

Capital Complex is the first place in Chandigarh that you need to visit. This place comprises of many essential buildings like The High Court, The Legislative Assembly and also The Secretariat. These buildings implicate high profile construction and thus are praised to a greater extent. It is a very highly visited place by national and as well as international tourists. Some other buildings that you get to see here are Geometric Hill, Tower of Shadows and also the Martyr’s Memorial.

Rock Garden is yet another place in Chandigarh. It is a very unique kind of garden where you can not find any natural flower. Everything that you find here is man made. Above this, the material used to make all the monuments here is not bought. All the urban waste and industrial unwanted materials were bought together and then entire garden is designed. Few things from which constructions at the Rock Garden are made are broken bangles, tubes, chinaware, coal and lot more. You will find human figures along with animals made from these waste products. Also you can find a display of village life in this garden.

Rose Garden is yet another place in Chandigarh which you can make a visit to. This is the largest garden in the entire Asia. The best time to make a visit to the Zakir Hussain Rose Garden is February end. This is the time when a special festival is organized, The Rose Festival.