Why visit Chandigarh:
Having established itself as one of the most planned cities of the world, Chandigarh is one of the most popular cities and an educational hub of India. It is located at the foothills of the Shivaliks and is a doorway to many cities of Himachal Pradesh.
Tourist Attractions in Chandigarh:
Chandigarh boasts of many natural and even more man-made marvels. A boating at Sukhna lake; a visit to the rock garden, tower of shadows, Chattbir zoo and Doll museum are among the top things to do in Chandigarh. The rock garden is a huge display of articles sculpted out of rocks, ceramics and industrial equipment. It is a modern marvel. Apart from that one might want to hop to shop at the Elante mall which is northern India’s second largest mall. The Zakir Hussain Rose Garden also offers a brilliant treat to the eyes with its wide variety of the rose.
Climate, Culture and Cuisine:
Chandigarh faces hot and humid summers and the harsh cold of winters. The climate remains cool to tropical through the rest of the year. It is the hub of Punjabi as well as Haryanvi culture owing to it being the shared capital of both states. One could easily relish the parathas, chhole and butter rich gravy of the region. Butter chicken, tawa gosht and naan are specialities that the meat lovers should not miss. Makke ki roti and sarson ka saag is a winter special.
How to reach Chandigarh:
Chandigarh is connected to all major cities of India as well as all major international cities by flights through the Chandigarh International Airport. Trains from almost all cities of India ply to Chandigarh, thanks to the wide and efficient railway network. It also has a huge network of buses available from bus stands in sector 17 and 43 of the city.