Chandigarh- stylish and wealthiest town

Jul 4 09:22 2015 Dimpy Roy Print This Article

Tour to ‘The city of Beautiful’ is one of the best pick for refreshment. Garden of silence will touch you heart. Do plan a visit with family or friends and enjoy every bit of Chandigarh.


Organised,Guest Posting contemporary, important as a mark of a growing India, Chandigarh is indeed very stylish in nature and is marked as the ‘Wealthiest Town’ of India. Chandigarh is the first planned city of India. The famous French architect Le Corbusier designed the city. Chandigarh is the capital of both Punjab and Haryana. The city got its name from a Chandi Mandir.  About 8000 years ago, Chandigarh was the home to the Harappan Civilization and now it is the gateway of Himachal Pradesh. After the partition, when Lahore, then capital of Punjab went under Pakistan, the necessity of a new capital gave birth to Chandigarh. American architect Albert Mayer and Le Corbusier started working on the city and soon they created ‘The City Beautiful’. There are many hotels in Chandigarh, which will make your stay in ‘The City Beautiful’ perfect.


Chandigarh means ‘The Fort of Chandi’. Located near the foothills of Shivalik range, Chandigarh covers 114sq km. The tree line roads, the greenery, the stylish architecture all portray Chandigarh as a well-organised city. While planning the city, plantation of trees were given importance. It was a major part. There are 22 different species of trees and 26 flowering species well-planted across the city. Chandigarh is one of the cleanest cities and very well-maintained by both the dwellers and the authority. Chandigarh has its own charm.

Chandigarh is full of Paths and Margs. The well-network of road connects Chandigarh to Harayana and Punjab. For a visitor it is not a problem to travel alone. Public transportation is always available. One can reach the city via rail, air or road. Chandigarh’s airport is 9 km away from the city centre. 26 domestic flights connect Chandigarh to other states. Bangalore to Chandigarh flights are also available. An international terminal at Mohali is soon to start.

The huge choice of places to visit in Chandigarh makes any visitor happy. Right from the amazing Rock garden which has the ‘Garden of silence in it’, has a collection of 20,000 rocks to the peaceful Amb Sahib Gurudwara, the visitor will take happy memories from whole of Chandigarh. Plus, Asia’s largest Rose garden is also situated here the Zakir Hussain Rose Garden. 1600 different species of roses can be seen here. Sukhnalake is also a delight to eyes. Garden of Fragrance, Pinjore Gardens, Morni hills, Nada Sahib, Kasauli, Le Corbusier centre, Leisure valley are in its vicinity.

One will get hotels in Chandigarh at a nominal price. Foods are also provided by these hotels. However, if one wants to indulge in the regional food, eateries and dhabas are available. The best time of visiting Chandigarh is autumn. Neither too hot nor too cold, a pleasant weather. Chandigarh is one of the less polluted cities of India.


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Dimpy Roy
Dimpy Roy

Dimpy Roy, a travel blogger, writes about best hotels in Chandigarh for frequent travelers. She writes about places to visit there, things to do etc.


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