Chandigarh- The Capital City

Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab and Haryana. The capital was designed by the Swiss-French modernist architect, Le Corbusier. Chandigarh is the foothill of the Himalayas. There are numerous places to visit in Chandigarh and relax your mind. Spend your quality time with friends and family at Sukhna Lake. The nature lovers, photo fanatics can enjoy the pleasant weather followed by the boating. In its proximity is the Rock Garden made by Nek Chand will astonish you with its beauty. You can also enjoy a camel ride from Sukhna Lake to Rock Garden. Do not miss the Rose Garden where you will find out a variety of flowers. Pinjore Gardens is also one of the famous gardens. It is an example of the Mughal Gardens architectural style, which was renovated by the Patiala Dynasty Jat Sikh Rulers. If you are a shopping spree, you must visit Elante Mall, Sec-17 and Sec-22 market where you can get a lot of variety of things at cheaper rates.
There some of the religious places also to visit in Chandigarh like Nada Sahib Gurudwara, Mansa Devi Temple where tourists from different places visits to the shrine. The animal lovers can visit Chatt bir zoo which is a zoological park and can enjoy the vivid view of animals right from Tigers, Leopards, Elephants, Peacocks and many more and can enjoy safari over there. Youngsters can enjoy the Gedi route with friends and loud music while driving. Panjab University is the favourite place of the youngsters which is located in Sec-14 and is among the best universities to study in North.
If you have enough time, do visit Shri Anandpur Sahib which is 90kms from Chandigarh where the ninth Guru Shri Guru Teg Bahur Singh Ji raised a new habitation. It is located on the lower spurs of the Himalayas surrounded by picturesque natural scenery, with the river Sutlej forming a border on the south west barely four miles away. Also do not miss Viraste E Khalsa where you will get to know about the Indian Sikh History in detail.

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