Know About splendid and eventful tour of Planned Indian City Chandigarh (Chandigad)

Chandigarh or Chandigad is among the most modern and planned cities of India. It has passed a little over 50 years, when renowned French architect Le Corbusier start working on sketches drawn by Albert Mayer and Mathew Novicki for constructing a new capital city.

This planned city covering an area of 114 sq. km, have 47 sectors with ample space for gardens, broad roads, shopping & commercial blocks and residential buildings. Sun, Space and Verdure was the theme around which planning and construction of Chandigarh city was centered.

Chandigarh is home of famous sports personalities like Kapil Dev [Cricket] and Abhinav Bindra [Olympic Gold Medalist]. On the map of north India tourism Chandigarh is the gateway for many hill resorts and religious destinations in Himalaya and remote north India.


Vital Tourist Information : Chandigarh (Chandigad)

Location : Chandigarh is located on the boundary of two north Indian states Punjab & Haryana.


Near By City : New Delhi


State : India


Famous as / For : Rock Garden - Native Place of Kapil Dev & Abhinav Bindra


Weather & Climate : Chandigarh have a moderate climate though peak of summer [May] is very hot..


Temperature : Summer : Max. 38° C Min. 20° C Winter : Max. 25° C Min. 6° C


Best Time to Visit : October to April months are ideal for visiting Chandigarh.


Spoken Languages : Punjabi - Haryanavi - Hindi - English


Dining / Food Facility : Chandigarh eating hangouts offers dominatingly Punjabi cuisines though this is not a hard task to get Continental and Chinese dishes. Pujabi food is spicy and heavy on oil contents.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir : City have a tourist orient shopping area at Sec. 17 from where tourist can buy almost every thing.


Tourist Spots/Attraction : Tourist Spots : Botanical Garden - City Center - International dolls museum - Rock Garden - Rose Garden - Sukhana Lake
Religious Places : Chandi Temple


How To Reach Chandigarh (Chandigad) India


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station : Chandigarh is an important rail halt on northern railway routes and there are numerous trains for getting here.


Road Travel / Bus Route : Chandigarh is connected with Delhi and many other north Indian cities by regular bus service. Many road link to Himalayan destinations have origin with city.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : City is well connected by air travel with daily domestic flights from many cities.