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Best Places To Visit in Chandigarh

The Swiss-French City Of India!
Priyanka Wadhwani
Chandigarh is one of the early planned cities in post-independence India and is internationally known for its architecture and urban design.
The structure and design of the city with lakes, modern and historic buildings, several vivacious gardens and boulevards, is sure to leave you mesmerized.
If you wish to see a perfect combination of nature and urbanization, Chandigarh is meant for you. This beautifully planned city is one amongst the most visited cities in India.
Be it historic buildings or gardens, lakes or temples, valleys or art galleries, markets or museums, Chandigarh has everything a tourist can wish for.
Check out our list of some best places amongst a number of awesome ones to plan your trip to Chandigarh.
Rock Garden
A perfect example of best out of waste, this garden is a huge open air hall, that exhibits sculptures made out of waste such as bottle caps, tiles, crockery etc.
Designed by road inspector Nek Chand in 1957, this creative display of industrial and urban waste is surely an unmissable place to visit in Chandigarh.
Water babies alert! This gorgeous lake is the most picturesque locations in Chandigarh. Sukhna Lake is a manmade stretch of 3 kms.
Sukhna Lake
Sukhna Lake serves as a good spot to admire the hilly beauty of the city and is also one of its kind for a family picnic.
Rose Garden
With 825 species of flowers and 32,500 varieties of roses, Zakir Hussain Rose Garden is ideal for nature lovers.
The beautiful sight of colorful flowers is attractive and authentic with amazing fragrances. Quite popular amongst couples and families, this spot is truly a bliss.

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International Doll Museum
Showcasing the doll culture from across the country and beyond, the International Dolls Museum in Chandigarh is a place one can never forget.
Including 250 dolls and puppets collected from several countries like India, Denmark, Germany, Spain, and Korea these pretty miniatures are a delightful treat to the eyes.
One of the most famous places in the city, this temple is a divine place to visit throughout the year. The peaceful atmosphere all around calms the soul and soothes the body and mind.
Leisure Valley
The lungs of Chandigarh city, this 8 km stretch of greenery is the most beautiful tourist place in Chandigarh.
From botanical rose garden, hibiscus and terrace, the valley holds multitudes of imperial parks and gardens.
Musical Fountain
Relive the childhood fantasy with this exhilarating water, music and laser show at Chandigarh.
The display of dancing fountains creates fantastic ambience in the evening. One of the popular attractions in Chandigarh, this surely is a must-visit place.
National Gallery of Portraits
Admire beautiful art at the museum constructed for the well-known freedom fighters of India.
The museum showcases rare documents, portraits, and recorded voices that are proof of the struggles that were endured by the fighters.
Hops n Grains
It is the first microbrewery in Chandigarh and one of its kind. Hops n Grains gives you a great experience of Chandigarh's happening nightlife.
All the night loving people out there do not forget to check on this amazing place.
Timber Trail
Parwanoo is located almost 36 km from Chandigarh, this hill town provides tranquility from the hustle and bustle of city life.
People flock here to be refreshed and wash away the city blues. A much loved tourist spot; it is so much about scenic beauty.
Looking for your travel bags already? Indeed, you might be! Book your tickets now and don’t forget to have time to visit these wonderful places of this beautiful city.