If you are planning a trip to Chandigarh, there are many places to visit in this city. You can choose the best place for you depending on the weather and your mood.
The Rock Garden
The Rock Garden is one of the most famous tourist spots in Chandigarh. It was built by Nek Chand Saini in 1958. The garden displays sculptures made from recycled materials such as glass bottles, pottery shards and broken tiles. The main attraction here is the musical fountain, which plays music every hour between 9 am and 6 pm.
This fort is also known as Qila Mubarak or Lalgarh Palace because it was built by Maharaja Gulab Singh, who founded the city of Chandigarh in 1691. The fort has a beautiful garden inside it that has many plants and trees that look like they belong in a jungle rather than an urban setting. There are also many historical sites inside this fort including water tanks and temples dedicated to various gods and goddesses such as Hanuman ji, Kali Mata Temple and Shiv Temple etc., which are worth visiting if you like history or religious places.
This lake is located at a distance away from Chandigarh city centre but is worth visiting because it offers beautiful views of nature at Sukhna lake.
Nexus Elante Mall
Elante, developed by Larsen & Toubro Group, is the largest mall in Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir. You will be surprised to know that the mall is stretched over 1.15 million sq. ft. of retail space and that is why touted to be the largest mall in this region. It includes an assortment of international & domestic lifestyle brands, departmental stores, entertainment zone, food court, multiplex, a hypermarket and open spaces.
Often known as the ‘City Beautiful’, Chandigarh is one of the most well-planned and developed cities of India. Till now, the city has faced criticism for limited number of malls and the presence of international brands. The Elante Mall proves to be the best response to the words of critics. The mall has been built keeping in mind complex, prescribed environment protection norms. It has about 218 brands who are the tenants of the mall. The mall’s ambiance and infrastructure is excellent and can lure anyone.