“Chandigarh” The City Beautiful

Chandigarh is the most beautiful and planned city of India. This smart city is the heart of Punjab and famous for its beautiful landscape, people and mouth watering food. So come and explore the best of Chandigarh.

How to Reach Chandigarh

By Air- Chandigarh Airport is connected to PAN India Airports.

By Train- Chandigarh Railway Station is on Broad Guage Indian Railway network and connected to Delhi, Bangalore, Agra and all other major cities.

By Road- Chandigarh is easily accessible via road and only 4-5 hrs journey is required to reach Chandigarh from Delhi. You can opt for Bus or hire Taxi.

Best Time to Visit Chandigarh

November to March & during Monsoon

Exploring the Best of Chandigarh From Roaming Places to Shopping & Hotels to Best Eataries

  1. Rock Garden- Made From Waste to Wonder

The Rock Garden is a sculpture garden in Chandigarh and also known as Nek Chand’s Rock Garden which was founded in 1957. It is spread over an area of 40 acres and made only from from industrial and home waste and discarded items.

Probably it is the most visited place of Chandigarh and when you will visit here you will find pleasant atmosphere, open air exhibition hall, man made waterfall, sculptures, aquarium, dolls museum and the interesting Iron swings will definitely mesmerizing you.

Entry Fee

INR 30

Click Below for Location

Uttar Marg, Rock Garden of Chandigarh, Sector 1, Chandigarh, 160001
  1. Chatt Bir Zoo- Largest North India Zoological Park

Chatt Bir Zoo is among the most amazing places of Chandigarh. It is started in 1970 and today home of the various reptiles, birds and mammals. Explore here white tiger, asian elephant, jaguar, Indian leopard, jackal, snakes and many more. Experience the Lion Safari and ride on the tree swings and fly in the air.

Entry Ticket

INR 80

Camera Charges

INR 100 for Still Camera & INR 150 for Video Camera

Click Below for Location

Chattbir Zoo Rd, Chhat, Punjab 140603
  1. Stay in a Tree House

Staying in a Tree House is also an out of the world experience, we personally recommending you for staying in a Tree House and experience the nature. You will find various resorts on Zirakpur-Patiala Highway who offer tree house stay.

Charges per Day

Starts from INR 2500 approx.

Click Below for Location

ZIRAKPUR PATIALA HIGHWAY, Chandigarh, Punjab 140603
  1. Sukhna Lake- Best Picturesque Destination

Sukhna lake is one of the best picnic spot for visiting with family and friends. It is the best romantic place and most visited place for the photographers and ideal place for Pre Wedding Shoot. Walk or Jog along the lake and you can also do yoga or exercises and feel the cool breeze. Boating is one of the favorite activity to do in Sukhna Lake.

Entry Fee


Boating Charges

INR 100 for 4 people

Click Below for Location

 Lake Walking Way, Sector 1, Chandigarh, 160001
  1. Elante Mall- Enjoy Nightlife at Largest Mall of Chandigarh
Source: facebook.com/pg/ElanteMallOfficial

Elante Mall is the biggest mall in Chandigarh having area of over 1 million square feet. It has 3 basement levels, a ground level and three upper levels. The Mall is having 8-screen Multiplex of PVR Cinemas. Elante mall is having restaurants, fast food joints and a Fun City for kids entertainment. In short it is complete fun and shopping place.

Click Below for Location

 Plot No 178, Industrial Area Phase I, Chandigarh, 160002
  1. Rose Garden- Perfect Shooting Destination

Rose garden is a botanical garden in Chandigarh. Rose garden is having thousands of species of roses. It is one of the largest garden of its kind in Asia. Rose garden gives you a perfect scenic background which makes it ideal Pre-Wedding Shoot Destination or paradise for photographers.

Entry Fee

INR 50


6 am to 10 pm

Click Below for Location

Jan Marg, 16B, Sector 16, Chandigarh, 160016
  1. Gurudwara Nada Sahib- Peacefull Place
Source: facebook.com/pg/Nadasahib10

Pay a visit to divine Nada Sahib Gurudwara, situated on the bank of Ghaggar-Hakra river in Sivalik Hills. The view from the Gurudwara is awesome as it is near Sivalik Hills. It is one of the best tourist attraction for all visitors of Chandigarh.

Entry Fee



Open 24 hrs

Click Below for Location

Nada sahib, Panchkula, Haryana 134109
  1. Japanese GardenPerfect Blend of Architecture
Source: facebook.com/pg/japanesegardenchd

The Japanese Garden in Chandigarh was built in 2014. It is the perfect blend of architecture that represents Japanese culture.

Tourist Attractions

Pagoda, waterfalls, water bodies,bamboo trees & buddha idol

Entry Fee


Click Below for Location

Sector 31 A, Sector 31, Chandigarh, 160030
  1. Government Museum & Art Gallery- Exist Since 1947
Source: facebook.com/pg/museum.CHD

Government Museum & Art Gallery was come into existence in 1947. This museum is having collections of Rajasthani and Pahari miniature paintings and Gandharan Sculptures which makes it premier institution of India.

Entry Fee

INR 10


10 am to 4.30 pm

Click Below for Location

#502 sector, 10C, Chandigarh, 160011
  1. Sector 17 Market for Happy Shopping

Sector 17 of Chandigarh is the shopping paradise for not only visitors but also liked by locals. The shopping market is very good on the ground of ambiance. Here you will find every thing for which you have cravings to buy. Sector 17 is having all branded fashion outlets, branded food courts and local shops.


11 am to 6 pm

Click Below for Location

30, Jan Marg, Bridge Market, Sector 17, Chandigarh, 160017

Enjoy Nightlife & Best Food of Chandigarh at these Cafe’s/Restaurants

  1. The Brew Estate- Enjoy Nightlife at Best Cafe of Town

For enjoying best nightlife in Chandigarh visit The Brew Estate and lost in the ambiance and taste of fresh breweries of the cafe. The Brew estate not only serving best breweries but also serves best quality of food with love.

Cost for Two

INR 2000 with Alcohol


Brewery, North Indian, Lounge, Continental & Chinese

Click Below for Location

SCO 25, Madhya Marg, Near Hotel President, Sector 26, Chandigarh, 160019

The Brew Estate Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

  1. Pal Dhaba- Heaven for Non Vegetarian‘s

Pal Dhaba of Chandigarh is renowned and iconic dhaba cum restaurant of Chandigarh. It is literally ideal place for Meat lovers. Must visit this budget food point famous for Non Vegetarian’s and frequently visited by famous film stars and personalities. Serving various cuisines such as Mughlai, North Indian and Chinese.

Must Try

Butter Chicken, lassi & Mutton Curry

Cost for Two

INR 650

Click Below for Location

SCO 151 & 152, Sector 28 D, Sector 28, Chandigarh, 160002

Pal Dhaba Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

  1. Pirates of Grill- Unlimited Barbecue Restaurant cum Bar

Pirates of Grill is the Buffet restaurant and perfect Destination for Vegetarian and Non Vegetarians. It is located inside the Elante Mall, high on ambience. The aroma and quality of this restaurant will definitely drool you. Also try the Mock tails and Cocktails and celebrate your special day in the Pirates with complementary Cake.

Must Try

Steamed Momos, Biryani, Cinnamon Roasted pineapple,

Cost for Two

INR 1600

Click Below for Location

 Elante Mall, 178A, Purv Marg, Industrial Area Phase I, Chandigarh, 160002

Pirates of Grill Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

  1. Swagath Restaurant & BarFine Dining Sea Food Restaurant

Swagath is the iconic restaurant that itself don’t need any introduction. This restaurant is the favourite place for foody’s and every locals. The restaurant is good on ambiance and high on taste. Serving cuisine such as chittinad, mangalorean, south indian & mughlai.

Must Try

prawn koliwada, appam, malabari paratha & fish

Cost for Two

INR 1500

Click Below for Location

SCO No.7, Madhya Marg, Sector 26, Chandigarh, 160019

Swagath Restaurant & Bar Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

  1. Virgin Courtyard- For Romantic Dinner Date

Visit Virgin Courtyard for a romantic dinner with your loved one’s. Have a candle light dinner in the ivory white villa & open air restaurant. The restaurant is serving lip smacking food and famous for it’s Italian cuisines.

Must Try

Pasta, pizza, tiramisu & wine

Cost for Two

INR 2200

Click Below for Location

SCO 1A, Sector 7-C, Sector 7, Chandigarh, 160007

Virgin Courtyard Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

  1. Gopal Sweets- For Sweet Dish Cravings
Source: facebook.com/GopalSweets

The Gopal Sweets in Chandigarh is Renowned and Iconic sweet shop that drools you. Fulfill your sweet cravings with this more than 15 years old sweet shop. They serve delicious desserts with creative presentation. Try their monsoon special Malai Ghevar.

Cost for Two

INR 600

Click Below for Location

417-18, Sub. City Center, 35C, Sector 35, Chandigarh, 160035

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5 Comments on ““Chandigarh” The City Beautiful”

  1. Thank you so much for describing my beautiful city so beautifully πŸ’–
    Chandigarh is a UT and touches the states of Punjab, Haryana and HP


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