Built by the Patiala dynasty rulers in the 17th century, this garden is a perfect example of Mughal architecture. This beautiful historic garden was made by Yadvindra Singh who was the king of Patiala. It is located in Panchkula district of India and is easily accessible from Chandigarh. The Pinjore Garden has breathtaking views like fountains, restaurants, sheesh mahal and air mahal. There is a huge garden situated at the left of the fountain site. Visitors can enjoy a ride of toy train, and camels inside the garden. The garden looks even more beautiful in the night due to the lights and fountains. This garden is definitely worth a visit.
The Sukhna Lake was created by damming the water of Sukhna Choe. It is situated in the bottom of Shivalik Hills. A mini amusement park amplifies the enjoyment of the Sukhna Lake. The lake has a substantial area for walking along the shores. Thus, Chandigarh peeps are fond of morning walks and jogging along the lake. Visitors come here from across the country to enjoy in the cafeteria and paddle boats. One can take pleasure in a site of Shivalik Hills while paddling their way across the lake. Sukhna Lake is quite popular and it gets fully crowded during the weekends.
As the name suggests, the Rock Garden is a garden full of sculptures. Created by Nek Chand Saini, this garden is unique in its own. The sculptures are made from waste materials. These amazing sculptures are made from bangles, tiles, glasses, bottles, and more. The garden is created on a unique vision of making something beautiful out of demolition and industrial waste. Rock garden has a man-made waterfall which is as remarkable as much as the garden. It has a huge number of visitors per day and everyone gets astonished by the beauty of the scrap sculptures. Visitors can be seen enjoying their heart out on swings and in the waterfall area.
This botanical garden is spread across 30 acres and it has roses and various medicinal plants. There are 1600 species of rose planted in this garden. Beautiful roses enchanted in various colors can be seen in lawns and flower-beds. Apart from different types of roses, the Rose Garden is also an event spot of the famous rose festival of Chandigarh. This festival is conducted in the spring season every year. A number of institutions take part in this event and the Rose Garden gets decorated at its best. The Rose Garden is a tribute for roses itself and the rose festival makes it even more popular.
Also known as the heart of Chandigarh, sector 17 is quite a famous place. Sector 17 can be seen usually crowded in the evenings. There are multiple brand showrooms which makes it a regular go-to spot for shopping. Many restaurants like Indian Coffee House, Girl In The Cafe, Taj and more gives this sector a subtle yet premium feel. People love to hang out in the Sector 17 market during weekends. The musical fountain is a charm of this sector. The music, fountain, along with lighting makes this place even more mesmerizing. Apart from being a place for shopaholics, party animals, and fun-lovers, this sector also has various government offices.