Next to city centre, in Sector 16 is situated Zakir Hussain Rose Garden Asia's largest Rose Garden and is spreaded over 30 acres of land having over 1600 different species or roses. These have been planted beautifully carved out lawns and flowers beds. Like the cultural zone which is just across the road in sector 10,this was also planned by Dr. M.S. Randhawa as his interest in horticulture and fondness for flowers was profuse. Every year, either at the end of February or beginning of March, a big festival known as Rose Festival, is celebrated at this garden. Over 20,000 people visit this festival.
Itís one of the great celebrations in the city. There are lots of competitions,
cultural celebrations and many other events.
Located in Sector 10 with a area of almost 20 acres is a beautiful garden. Though the word Leisure valley comprises of all the gardens in the city but this garden is known by this name. The annual Bougainvillea Show is held in this garden.
This garden is located in Sector 33. One can see hundereds of different varieties of flowers in the garden. In evenings, people enjoy the cool breeze that flows in the garden.
Garden and Sukhna Lake a picturesque Botanical garden is spread over 88 acre. Small pools and the rare species kept under the green house draw garden lovers as well as botanists.
in Sector 1 .This garden is full of trees, here every tree commemorates some one who is no more
Cactus Garden :
Cactus Garden in Asia is located just 8 km away from Chandigarh in
the city Panchkula. The unique garden has hundreds of different varieties
of cactus. Some varieties are very unique & rare.
Open on all
days. 20 acres, Sector 10.
The garden is devoted to hundreds of bougainvillea varieties. The creepers cover a wide assortment of arches, bowers, pavilions and arcades. Fitness Trails
wind through this garden, designed to give each person who completes the route a complete exercise regimen by the time they reach the end. The annual Bougainvillea Show is held here.
Open on all
days. 18 acres, Sector 16.
The name means
"Abode of Peace" trees, pools and streams crossed by curved bridges and a large number of meditation nooks define this garden. There is also an open air stage.
Open on all
wander over the gently rolling slopes of this park they are laid out to
form "roads and intersections" and furnished with all sorts of road signs.
This place, safe from heavy speeding vehicles is useful for children who
are learning to cycle, and designed to teach them to use the road safely.
open space has been left in its natural state, resembling the land of a
village common. Sporting events such as horse shows are held here from
time to time.