Posted by : Sandeep May 8, 2012
The first planned city of India, Chandigarh is beautiful city where modernization and nature’s preservation go hand in hand. This prosperous, modern, green city is one of the best planned cities in the world. The City Beautiful as Chandigarh is rightfully called is home to several places of attraction which draws a number of tourists round the year.
Punjab and Haryana states. The innovative Rock Garden is the brain child of Nek Chand. The garden is indeed a marvel of the modern world. It contains some beautifully crafted human and animal figures made of industrial and urban waste like broken porcelain items, broken bangles, handle bars, metal wires, Ply marble and auto parts, etc. Rock Garden also houses a fascinating man-made waterfall and ponds.
Sukhna Lake :Sukhna Lake is a beautiful artificial lake situated near the city of Chandigarh. It serves to be a perfect place to spend weekends and holidays. This three sq km lake is much frequented place in the region. Boating, yachting and water skiing are the preferred activities of the tourists. One can also spot numerous species of domestic and migratory birds at the place.
Terraced garden :Varieties of flowering plants Musical fountain are the main attraction of this garden. Relaxing feeling and cool breeze tempt tourists to come and spend evening here.
How to reach
Chandigarh has it's own airport which is 12 km away from the main city. From airport you can take a taxi on rent to reach at your desire destination.
Chandigarh railway station is well connected to almost all major cities in India. Railway station is at the distance of 8 kms from the city center.
Chandigarh has good connectivity with nearby cities and popular tourist attractions. Direct buses and praviate cab, taxis are available from there such as Shimla (120 kms), Kullu (247 Kms) and you can easily get buses and praviate cab, taxis to reach here.