Chandigarh is the first planned city of independent India which was designed by the French architect Charles-Edouard Genères. It is popular as Le Corbusier, it serves as the capital of Punjab and Haryana. Standing as a representation of deliberate urbanization, Chandigarh is also famous for garden like Rose garden and rock gardens. Cool and quiet Chandigarh bends the popular belief that the city is always a noisy.
Chandigarh has a thick green forest, which provide a shelter for various animal species around the city. Sukna Lake, located in the south of Rock Garden, is home to various birds including rare birds.
Chandigarh has given India the best players in hockey, wrestling, cricket and more other sports. It is not surprising that there is a lot more to the well-equipped sports complexes in Chandigarh.
Tourism in Chandigarh
Any journey through Chandigarh should be started from the beautiful Sukhna Lake. A tremendous water body which is artificial, Sukhna Lake is surrounded by the lower areas of Shivalik and it is extraordinary compared to other places where you can look around and go for relaxation. You can go for a boat or climbing ride on the lake, or walk on the running track strictly, where you are regularly connected to the city's locals.
There are many places for nature lovers including Rock Garden and Laser Valley and Rose Gardens in Chandigarh. The Rock Garden of Chandigarh is fully known for the construction of modern, and urban sections. Leisure Valley is 8 km away, after taking care of the surroundings, in which Asia's largest rose garden is an extraordinarily well-known draw between sights and local people.
One of the most famous places to go to Chandigarh is the Capitol Complex, which is also called Le Corbusier Center. This complex is a symbol of refined architecture, and when it was first used as the Corbusier’s base, then the place has now been converted into a museum, and tourists are free to visit. Capitol House is also home to the Legislative Assembly, High Court and Secretariat.
In the international fast food joints like McDonald's and Pizza Hut, there are outlets in Chandigarh. South Indians, Italian, continental and Thai dishes are served in various Indian restaurants.