Top 10 Places to Visit In Chandigarh | Chandigarh Tourism

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Top 10 Places to Visit In Chandigarh | Chandigarh Tourism

1. Rock Garden

Rock Garden in Chandigarh is a unique garden that consists of various art objects. The best part about this garden is that each of its artwork has been made by using urban & industrial waste.

Distance from airport: 23.6 KM

Opening hours: 10 Oct to 31 March – 9am to 6pm / 1 April to 30 Sept – 9am to 7pm

Best time to visit: August to November

Entry fee: Adult 30.Rs / Children 10.Rs

Photography: Allowed


»2. Sukhna Lake

This Lake is beautiful, that lies in the foothills of Shivalik range. Sukhna Lake serves as a great picnic spot and an apt place for pursuing water sports activities like boating, yachting and water skiing etc.

Distance from airport: 24.2 KM

Opening hours: Throughout the day & Evening

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


» 3. Rose Garden

The Rose garden is spread over a massive area of 30 acres and is packed with an exquisite variety of flowers making it quite popular among tourists and nature enthusiasts.

Distance from airport: 22.5 KM

Opening hours: 5 AM to 6 PM Every day

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


»4. Government Museum and Art Gallery

Government museum and art gallery in Chandigarh is one of the well-known museums of India. This museum Established in August 194. The museum is known for its rich collection of artifacts, paintings & sculptures.

Distance from airport: 22.7 KM

Opening hours: 10 AM to 4:30 PM All days open expect Monday

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Adult 10.Rs

Photography: Allowed / 5.Rs charge


»5. ChattBir Zoo

The Chhatbir Zoo is the perfect place for the picnic as it also has a water body and large wooded parks and jungle area. The zoo has more than 950 animals and birds belonging to about 85 species.

Distance from airport: 11.8 KM

Opening hours: 9.AM to 5.PM / 15th August, 2nd October & 26th January.

Best time to visit: August to March

Entry fee: Above 12 – 20.Rs/ Tiger Safari Rs. 50

Photography: Allowed


» 6. Japanese Garden

Basically, this garden is designed using Japanese architecture & each of the elements in the garden is given a unique Japanese touch. This garden consists of pagoda towers, water bodies, meditation center, waterfalls, a Buddha idol, and golden bamboos.

Distance from airport: 15.5 KM

Opening hours: Throughout the day & Evening

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


»7. Fateh Burj

The Fateh Burj is one of the tallest Minar in India. It is one of a kind memorial to acknowledge the valor and courage of the Sikhs over the Mughals in a historic battle.

Distance from airport: 18 KM

Opening hours: 10 AM to 7 PM All days open expect Monday

Best time to visit: August to March

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


» 8. International Dolls Museum

This Museum has turned into a major tourist attraction of the city. It has Collection of beautiful dolls, as many as 300 different kinds of dolls collected from all over the world.

Distance from airport: 21.3 KM

Opening hours: 10 am to 5 pm on all days except Sundays

Best time to visit: All year

Entry fee: Adult 10.RS

Photography: Allowed / 5.Rs Charge


» 9. National Cactus & Succulent Botanical Garden

This garden has more than 3,500 species of cactus. The garden has 3 greenhouses that nurture rare and endangered cacti native to India, Mexican as well as Arizonian countries.

Distance from airport: 22.7 KM

Opening hours: 8 AM to 6 PM All days of the week

Best time to visit: August to March

Entry fee: Adult 10 Rs

Photography: Allowed


» 10. Children Traffic Park

The Park covers a wide area of 12.5 acres. The aim behind this wonderful theme is to make the children aware of the traffic regulations and rules.

Distance from airport: 22.2 KM

Opening hours: 8 AM to 6 PM

Best time to visit: August to March

Entry fee: Free

Photography: Allowed


Best time to visit Chandigarh: October to March.

It is one of the major tourist destinations in Punjab.

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