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Chandigarh Travel Guide
Located near the foothills of Shivalik range of the Himalayas, Chandigarh is one of the most beautiful and happening cities of India. The city derives its name from Goddess Chandi whose temple is on Chandigarh-Kalka Road. It serves as the common capital of two states Punjab and Haryana and is a union territory of India. Known for its urban architecture, beautiful lakes, magnificent buildings, tree lined boulevards and, beautiful parks, Chandigarh was the first planned city of India designed by the famous Swiss born French architect and planner, “Le Corbusier” in the year 1950. Chandigarh is a prime industrial center of Punjab and is home to many prestigious educational institutions and boarding schools.
Tourism in Chandigarh
Chandigarh is one of the major tourism destinations in Punjab, which is known for its amazing colonial buildings, manicured gardens, parks, serene lakes, lively markets and vibrant culture. Chandigarh tourism has decided to adopt some novel and innovative measures to promote Chandigarh as major tourist hub in North India. Chandigarh tourism has opened several information offices all over the city, which provide all kind of travel information to tourists. The Chandigarh tourism website has Chandigarh tourism Guide that offers details about the city hotels, attractions, heritage, and transportation. Chandigarh tourism also offers interesting Chandigarh holiday packages and tour packages to travellers at pockets friendly rates.
Best Time To Visit Chandigarh
Known for its lush greenery, Chandigarh has immense potential to encourage sports tourism as a part of tourist itinerary. Chandigarh tourism in collaboration with various sports federations and academies plans to promote Chandigarh as a prime sports destination by hosting a number of international and national sports events like cricket, tennis and hockey tournaments. Chandigarh tourism also plans to develop Chandigarh as an ideal destination for Golfing.
Tourist Attractions In Chandigarh
Chandigarh is popular for its glamorous and graceful wedding ceremonies. Chandigarh tourism plans to facilitate foreign visitors, who wish to attend such wedding ceremonies in collaboration with various hotels and resorts.
How to Reach Chandigarh
Chandigarh has great potential for Medical tourism as the unpolluted and excellent environs give many opportunities to patients to recover from their illness. The best medical services are available at leading hospitals public and private hospitals in Chandigarh.
Best time to visit Chandigarh: PThe ideal time to visit Chandigarh is between mid August and November, when the weather is neither too hot nor too cold.
Tourist Attractions Chandigarh: Some of the famous tourist attractions in Chandigarh are Bamboo Valley, Rock Garden, Botanical Garden, Devi Chandalika Temple, Leisure Valley, Sukhna Wildlife sanctuary, Rose Garden, and Sukhna Lake.
Travel in Chandigarh
Travel to Chandigarh by Air: The nearest airport is 11 Kms from downtown. Indian airlines, Kingfisher airlines, Jet Airways, and MDLR airlines operate regular flights, which connect Chandigarh from all metropolitan cities of India. Chandigarh tourism has a well maintained travel information center at the airport.
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