Top 10 Places to Visit in Chandigarh – Travel Jockey

Chandigarh lies in the northern part of India. It is one of the most beautiful cities in India and has several places to visit. Places like Rock Garden, Capitol Complex, Dera Sacha Sauda, Panj Kosi Lahoriya Sain are the 10 best places to visit in Chandigarh.

A brief description on them is given below:

Rock Garden –

The garden was designed by Nek Chand to represent various natural elements. The garden is a place for relaxation and peace. Garden is about 4 acres and has a lake where you can take a cruise and enjoy the beauty of nature.

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Capitol Complex –

This complex was designed by Nek Chand in the early 20th century. It comprises many buildings including Secretariat, Assembly Hall, Legislature Chamber, Museum, Nehru Memorial Museum etc. President House is also located in this complex as well as Library.

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Chandigarh Fort –

The fort was constructed by the great ruler, Maharaja Gulab Singh in the year 1835. The beautiful palace and lush green gardens are the main highlights of this place.

Baba Ramdev Park –

This park is also known as Majlis Bhai Park. It is one of the biggest parks in Chandigarh and is a great place for morning and evening walks.

Panj Kosi Lahoriya Sain –

These 7 “Sain” (holy) places are believed to be the abodes of the 12 Sikh Gurus. These moveable shrines are known as “Raj Ghar” and can be moved according to need.

Dera Sacha Sauda –

This is a Global Government as well as Scientists Centre. It was founded by Baba Ramdev and is located in Baba Ramdev Bhawan, Sector-22, Chandigarh.

Chandigarh Police Museum –

It was established in the year 1994. The museum is spread over an area of 2800 sq. meters and is located in Sector-17A Chandigarh.

Tikkar Taal –

This beautiful water tank was constructed by Nek Chand in the year 2007 and is a great place to spend a day with your friends or family.

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First Sight of India Park –

This is a green and peaceful park which was opened in 1998. The park is an ideal place for outdoor photography and bird watching.

Majnu Ka Tilla –

This is an ancient Hindu temple which was built by the Pandava brothers during the Mahabharat. The Ghats of this temple, which date back to the time of Mahabharat, have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Sarovar Bharti –

This beautiful lake has five ghats with water sculptures. The park has a beautiful walking trail on which is kept records of 108 languages spoken all over India.

Chandigarh can be called the “City Beautiful”. It has many things to see and great people to meet. Chandigarh is a great place to live and work.

The residents of Chandigarh are the nicest people in India and will make you feel welcome. A visit to Chandigarh is worth every rupee spent on it.

The many places mentioned above will enhance your experience of visiting Chandigarh. Do visit this amazing place and go back home with amazing memories!

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