We often complain about Chandigarh being too small and not having many places to hang out. This pandemic has made us reminisce all the beautiful tourist places in Chandigarh.
If anything, this pandemic has made us realize how much we miss the real Chandigarh. So if you miss Chandigarh as much as we do then head over to these spots after the pandemic is under control.If anything, this pandemic has made us realize how much we miss the real Chandigarh. Click To Tweet
Here is #blogTricity list of beautiful tourist places in Chandigarh and all the touristy things you can do.
List of the Best Tourist Places in Chandigarh
1. Botanical Garden
Escape the city’s hush and rush midst the exotic Botanical Garden (Sector 14 & Sector 1). Immerse yourself in the evergreen tranquillity of systematically arranged varied plant species
2. Children Traffic Park
Sector 23 features the Chandigarh’s best tourist attraction, Children’s Traffic Park. It’s a stunning park to train a child about road safety and road rules in the backdrop of real-life road scenarios.
3. Elante Mall
Make sure you visit Elante Mall (Industrial Area Phase 1, Chandigarh) when you have time. With an astonishing amount of restaurants and cafes, kids zone to play and shops to shop for anything. This mall is a one-stop place for a fantastic snapshot of tourist places in Chandigarh.
4. International Dolls Museum
Step inside one of most stunning tourist places in Chandigarh, International Dolls Museum (Sector – 23). It is interesting to see that the museum has a huge collection of dolls and marionettes. These are collected from different countries like Denmark, Germany, Korea, Netherlands, Russia and Spain. Make sure you visit the museum once in your life to be astounded by the ceramic fresco toy train of Germany railway station.
5. ISKCON Temple
Dive yourself into the peace and tranquillity of Lord Krishna and Radha at ISKCON Temple (Sector – 36). The temple is visited by the locals as well as tourist devotees during the pooja time to immerse themselves in the holy chant ‘Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare I Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare.’
6. Garden of Silence
Garden of Silence (Kishangarh, Chandigarh) is a jewel with a massive Buddha idol sitting at the centre of the garden. As the name suggests, it offers peace but only during the morning hours. During the evening hours, it becomes the most crowded place by locals and tourists.
7. Gedi Route
Take out your cars or bikes and head for a Gedi Route that extends from sector 8 to 11. This attraction is quite famous among the students of Chandigarh as it falls on the way to many street cafes. Loved by the locals for late-night drives.
8. Japanese Garden
Japanese Garden (Sector – 31) is a beautiful park that gives a little taste of Japan’s pagoda towers, meditation centres, Buddha idol and waterfalls. It features some of the most artistic structures and Japanese paintings.
9. Le Corbusier Centre
Le Corbusier Centre is one of the most famous tourist places in the city. It is the home to Le Corbusier’s legacy who designed Chandigarh more than sixty decades ago. It features his study, writings, research and works.
10. Sector 17 & Musical Fountain
Sector – 17 is the heart of the city that attracts sightseeing not just from the tourists but from the locals as well. It is a hub for shopping that harbours international outlets, food chains, kids apparels and bridal stores. In the evenings, Musical Fountain dances to the rhythms of the music.
11. Rock Garden
There is no place as exquisite and all-encompassing as Rock Garden (Sector – 1). The sculptures are made from industrial and urban waste. If you are looking to inspire your kids for their next ‘Best Out of Waste’ project then take them for a picnic to Rock Garden. They will learn how Officer Nek Chand utilized his spare time. Also, you will spend the most memorable time in one of the most famous tourist places in Chandigarh.
12. Rose Garden
Head down to Rose Garden, Sector- 16, for a majestic walk. You can enjoy the blissful beauty of 825 varieties of flower and thousands of trees. While you are there, grab an ice-cream cone from the Umang. You can sit around the fountain or take a stroll in the garden to escape from the city for a while.
13. Sukhna Lake
There is usually a lot going around Sukhna Lake (Sector- 1) but going on a boat ride is its famous attraction among others. It has a nice scenic beauty that is enjoyed by families for boat rides, couples for long walks and kids for sports activities. Fitness enthusiasts are often seen walking, jogging and exercising. Even Milind Soman couldn’t resist to brainchild a fitness walk at this captivity tourist place in Chandigarh.
14. Terraced Garden
Terraced Garden (Sector- 33) is one of the Chandigarh’s most gorgeous garden with the best scenic terrace designs. The garden’s main attraction is the well-lit musical fountain that dances to folk and movie songs. It’s easy to spend an evening touring it and clicking endless photos.
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