Best Places To Visit In Chandigarh With Friends

Best Places To Visit In Chandigarh With Friends

Want to know where to go when you’re visiting Chandigarh? Check out these top 12 places to visit in Chandigarh…

We explored Chandigarh and we are here with this blog to give you the idea of the best places to visit in Chandigarh, Mohali, and Panchkula.

These places will surely make you visit Chandigarh a worth remembering trip ever.

1. Zakir Hussain Rose Garden

It is one of the most famous places in Chandigarh. The specialty of this place is that it boasts 825 types of flowers. It’s quite a popular attraction place to visit among couples.

Note- There are two Rose gardens in Tricity. We are talking about the one which is located in Chandigarh.

Location: Jan Marg, 16B, Sector 16, Chandigarh, 160016

Timings: 6:00 AM to 10 PM (All days of the week)

Entry Fee: INR 50 per person

2. Rock Garden

The best place to hang out with your friends, family, and your loved ones. The specialty of this place is that it is made best out of waste. You will love this place.

Location: Sector 1, Chandigarh, 160001

Timings: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM (April- September)

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (October- March)

Entry Fee: Adults- INR 5; Children- INR 3

3. Sukhna Lake

A man-made lake that is stretched across 3 km and one of its kind act as a perfect place for joggers and walkers. Apart from all this, the lake acts as the perfect spot for picnics. If you are visiting Chandigarh with your family this has to be on the top of your list of places to visit.

Location: Sector 1, Chandigarh 160001, India

Timings: 5:00 AM – 9:00 PM (Everyday)

Entry Fee: Free

4. Sector 17 Market

The most popular and the biggest market in the city, this one is equally popular among kids and adults. From big brands to food joints, kids’ wear to bridal stores, this market has got it all. You can find anything you have been eyeing or perhaps just visit the place and decide to buy something on impulse. A pretty souvenir never hurt anyone!

Location: 17F, Sector 17, Chandigarh, 160017

Timings: 11:00 AM- 10 PM

What to buy: Apparels, Gems, Handicraft

5. Pinjore Garden

Beautiful ancient Mughal garden made in the 17th century. It’s built over an area of around 100 acres. It is a place very close to nature. The greenery and the beautiful fountains around here will catch your sight for a moment.

Location: Ambala-Shimla Highway, Pinjore, Haryana 134102

Timings: 7:00 AM-10 PM

Entry Fee: INR 20

6. Elante Mall

It is one of the biggest malls in India. Elante, developed by Larsen & Toubro Group, is the largest mall in Punjab, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir.

You will be surprised to know that the mall is stretched over 1.15 million sq. ft. of retail space and that is why touted to be the largest mall in this region. It includes an assortment of international & domestic lifestyle brands, departmental stores, entertainment zone, food court, multiplex, a hypermarket, and open spaces.

Location: 178, Industrial Area, Phase 1

Timings: 24 Hours

Entry Fee: Free

7. Leisure Valley

Also known as “The Lungs of Chandigarh”. This attraction not only adds to the beauty but also keeps the pollution away from the city. It is built over a long area of 8 km. So, you can have enjoyed a picnic with your family and loved ones.

Location: 10B, Sector 10B, Chandigarh, 160011

Timings: 24 Hours

Entry Fee: Free

8. Chath Bir Zoo

It is a zoo spread out over a large area on the way to Patiala from Chandigarh. Children love the place because of the animals visible here. You can choose to walk but it is wiser to take a vehicle because the zoo is very big. The Lion safari is a special feature of the place. You can also get acquainted with the famous Royal Bengal tigers.

Location: Chattbir Zoo Rd, Chhat, Punjab 140603

Timings: 9:30 to 4:30 (Closed on Mondays)

Entry Fee: Childres – 40 & Adults – 80

9. National Gallery Of Portraits

The museum showcases rare documents, portraits, and recorded voices that are proof of the struggles that were endured by the fighters. To be particular, you will find recorded voices of Mahatma Gandhi as well as Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru which will give you that perfect patriotic feel.

Location: Sector-17B, Chandigarh, India

Timings: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Closed on Monday)

Entry Fee: Free

10. Butterfly Park

It is one the most beautiful place to visit. The specialty of this park is that it is home to a total of 35 different species of butterflies as the park facilitates the perfect environment for their breeding. So if you are looking to hang around then do visit Butterfly park.

Location: Sector 26, Chandigarh, 160019

Timings: 8:30 am – 5 pm

Entry Fee: NA

11. Garden of Fragrance

The garden is home to a variety of fragrant flowers and plants like Raat ki rani, demask rose, haar shringar, jasmine, and many more. The best part is that anyone can visit this place at any time. Whether traveling with family, friends, partners, or kids, you can explore this place in Chandigarh for sure.

Location: Fragrance Garden Rd, Sector 36B, Sector 36, Chandigarh, 160036

Timings: 24 hours

Entry Fee: Free

12. Garden Of Silence

If you are looking for a peaceful place then don’t forget to put Garden of silence on your bucket list. This place is famous amongst people those who meditate seek silence

Location: 5, Lake Walking Way, Kishangarh, Chandigarh, 160101

Timings: 6 am – 10 pm

Entry Fee: Free

These were the few places that are of key interest if you are visiting in the Tricity or Chandigarh especially. These places are worth visiting for once. Do visit and let us know in the comment section about your experience at these places.

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