Popular places to visit in a day in Chandigarh

Here's a list of Popular places to visit in a day in Chandigarh recommended by our experts:

Designed and sculpted to perfection, Chandigarh is one of the greenest cities in India – located at the foothills of the Shivalik range of the Himalayas. The sprawling open spaces in the first planned city of post-independence India provide much needed respite from the stressful energy of concrete jungles. Cosmopolitan Chandigarh boasts brilliant modern architecture, high urban planning, low crime rate and ideal climactic conditions. Tourists look forward to exploring the plethora of beautiful gardens and picnic spots here. The clean and green surroundings of Chandigarh are an irresistible allure for many. From chilling at Rock Garden or Leisure Valley, and strolling along Pinjore Garden or Sukhna Lake, to dropping in at a local bakery or soulful gurudwara or temple – the different places to visit in Chandigarh ensure a memorable vacation for all. Besides, the location of Chandigarh in close proximity to Himachal Pradesh is a massive allure for those who also want to go further up in the Himalayan region. Here is a definitive list of the popular places to visit in a day in Chandigarh:

Rock Garden

Rock Garden

Garden/Botanical Garden in Chandigarh
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The Rock Garden is a sculpture garden also known as Nek Chand's Rock Garden named after its founder. Nek Chand was a government official who began this garden ...

Sukhna Lake

Sukhna Lake

Lake/River/Water body in Chandigarh
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Sukhna Lake is a beautiful lake that lies in the foothills of Shivalik range. The unique thing about Sukhna is that it is a manmade lake. It is a 3 km long lake...

International Dolls Museum

International Dolls Museum

Museum in Chandigarh
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Located in Sector 23, International Dolls Museum in Chandigarh, India is one of the best museums of our country. It houses splendid dolls and puppets gathered ...

Pinjore Gardens

Pinjore Gardens

Garden/Botanical Garden in Chandigarh
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Pinjore gardens deserve a special mention. Also known as Yadavindra Gardens, they are situated about 20 kms away from the city. The work of creating Pinjore ...

Leisure Valley

Leisure Valley

Park in Chandigarh
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Leisure valley is the most beautiful and popular tourist attraction destination in Chandigarh. Chandigarh Leisure valley is like a garland of gardens that ...

Shanti Kunj

Shanti Kunj

Garden/Botanical Garden in Chandigarh
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Shanti Kunj garden in Chandigarh is situated at a very peaceful place that is free from any noise and pollution. Therefore, it has been rightly named as Shanti ...

Garden Of Fragrance

Garden Of Fragrance

Garden/Botanical Garden in Chandigarh
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Garden of fragrance in Chandigarh, India is a must visit garden of the city. It is famous for its distinctive aromatic and fragrant plants. Garden of fragrance ...

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Fun City

Fun City

Amusement Park in Chandigarh
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FunCity, the biggest Amusement Park and Water Park in entire northern region, is spread over 43 acres of scenic land. Just 20 Kms from Chandigarh on the ...

Burail Village, Chandigarh

Burail Village, Chandigarh

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An oddity is Burail village located in the center of the modern planned city that is renowned across the globe as a monument to planning , to layout, to order, ...

Sightseeing Tour Chandigarh

Sightseeing Tour Chandigarh

Things to do in Chandigarh
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Chandigarh is a city in Northern India that serves as the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana. The city of Chandigarh was the first planned city in ...