Best things to do in Chandigarh
Chandigarh is perhaps the only city in India which is a join capital of two states – Punjab & Haryana. The place is famous for its delicious food and a rich culture of singing and dancing. Many people visit Chandigarh nowadays to watch cricket match in Mohali stadium. There are however few other places which you can visit.
Here are some of the things which you should do in Chandigarh to have an experience of lifetime.
Enjoy the serenity of Sukhna Lake – SukhnaLake is one of the most beautiful lakes in India and it is an important visiting point in Chandigarh. The place is located in the middle of the Chandigarh and you can visit their by car, rickshaw or bus. The lake has a beautiful view as it is surrounded by mountains and you can enjoy your time by sitting there in solitude. In the recent years, the government has done some changes and there is a modern food court adjacent to the lake where you can enjoy different types of foods and cuisines. SukhnaLake looks exquisite in the evening and it is a good place to enjoy the sunset.
Visit Rock garden – Rock garden is probably the most significant place to visit in Chandigarh. This must visit garden is made of waste materials which are reused to built this beautiful place. The structure of this garden will surely make you fall in love with it. The place is called garden but it is a combination of a waterfall, rocky mountains, ethnic culture, scenic beauty and small ponds. It is amazing to see a place that is fully made up of waste materials and objects like broken bangles, power sockets, utensils, etc. If you are planning to visit Chandigarh, you should visit this place too.
Sector 17 – For market lovers and shopaholics, this place is a gem. Sector 17 is known for having big brands and is a posh market which is famous for many activities. Here you can witness youth rapping on the street and doing stunts too. This place is Chandigarh’s version of Connaught Place and it consists of several food outlets and showrooms. If you want to taste the authentic Punjabi food, you can head to sector 17 for having amazing food.
Head to Pinjaur – Pinjaur is a district located in Himachal which is just one hour away from Chandigarh. It is a historical place which is famous for many battles and it has quite a few monuments and gardens. Pinjaur garden is a wonder which will give you goose bumps. Make sure to visit it on your next trip.