Sunday, 24 February 2013

Chandigarh Tourism

Chandigarh has a good number of major tourist destinations. This city was designed by Le Corbusier, a French architect. The tourists from all over the country visit this planned city every year. Chandigarh Tourism can guide you to enjoy very refreshing and enriching vacation. The best time for Chandigarh tour is during the Autumn season of mid-August to November when there is a moderate climate. 

This page gives you comprehensive information on Chandigarh tourism. 

Places of visit in Chandigarh:
  • Capitol Complex- This complex consists of the famous Secretariat, the High Court and the Legislative Assembly. These buildings are the hallmark of high profile architectural creation. In the center is situated the official emblem of Chandigarh, 'The Open Hand'. This place is a major attraction for the tourists. The other places of monumental attraction are Tower of Shadows, Geometric Hill, and Martyr's Memorial.
  • Rock Garden- The rock garden is very famous because the place is designed uniquely with urban and industrial waste materials. The artwork is simply magnificent made of broken bangles, chinaware, tubes, coal, etc exhibiting village life, animals, human figures and other abstract shapes and forms.
  • Rose Garden- The largest rose garden of Asia named the Zakir Hussain Rose Garden is located in Chandigarh. The best season to visit this place is during the end of February when the Rose Festival is celebrated.
  • Government Museum and Art Gallery- This has a superb exhibit of Gandhara stone sculptures. Besides the place also is a storehouse of modern paintings and arts.
  • International Dolls Museum- This museum has a wonderful collection of puppets and dolls from various countries of the world.
  • Sector 17 Plaza- This is the right place for the shopping freaks.
Hotels in Chandigarh:

For the tourists, Chandigarh has a number of luxurious hotels. Some of them are:
  • Mountview
  • Shivalik View
  • Park View
  • Taj