Chandigarh has its own charm thanks to its striking museums, buzzing nightlife, architectural wonders and a clean and well-organized infrastructure dotted with lush green areas. Whether you are visiting the city with your family, solo bag packing or traveling with your buddies, there are things aplenty for every type of traveler in Chandigarh. Here is a list of places of interest in Chandigarh if you have just a weekend to spare.
Zakir Hussain garden
Begin your Chandigarh trip by soaking in the scenic views of Zakir Hussain garden or Rose garden as it is properly known. Spread over 30 acres, it boasts of over 1600 species of rose. It is also dubbed as Asia’s largest Rose garden.
Spend some time at Sukhna Lake. Spanning over 3 square kilometers, it is an ideal place for nature lovers. Those interested in bird watching can spot exotic birds such as cranes, and Siberian ducks during winters.
Dolls museum is one of its kinds. This museum consists of a collection of dolls and puppets from over 25 countries! It is the best place to visit if you are traveling with kids.
Shop till you drop at sector 17. Sector 17 boasts of some trendiest hotels and some high-end brands. You can choose from an assortment of items such as handicraft, electronics, garments and trendy shoes. When you are tired shopping for loved ones, gorge on delectable munchies at one of the several restaurants and roadside stalls in Chandigarh’s most happening market.