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Chandigarh: The City Beautiful – Exploring the Art, Architecture, and Culture of India’s First Planned City

Shavi | 21st Aug 2020

The name of the city is derived from Goddess of power known as Shri Chandika. Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab and Haryana. Chandigarh is the only Indian city to have been designed and planned by a single architect – Le Corbusier. In fact, this was to be the first planned city of India. It was built in 1953. It is administered by the Central Government and is hence classified as a Union Territory. Chandigarh is famous for its wide roads and spacious residential colonies and is an excellent base for specialized sightseeing. Chandigarh is surrounded by Shiwalik Hills.  

People of Chandigarh speak in Punjabi or Hindi — or a combination of the two. Chandigarh differs from many other cities of the region in that it has attracted people from throughout India. Chandigarh enjoys an extreme climate with hot summers (March to June) and chilly winters (November to February). The monsoon season, though pleasant in the evenings, is very humid during the daytime. The best season to visit Chandigarh is autumn (August to November), when the weather is pleasant, neither too hot, nor too cold.

Chandigarh boasts of a large number of beautifully maintained gardens. Chandigarh has the distinction of having world acclaimed Rock Garden. Some of the other famous gardens of Chandigarh are ‘Leisure Valley’, ‘Zakir Rose Garden’, ‘Terrace Garden’, etc.

People of Chandigarh are secular in nature. They believe in celebrating almost all the festivals with proper rites and rituals. Some of the famous religious places in and around Chandigarh are ‘Mansa Devi Temple’, ‘Saketri Temple’, ‘Gurudwara Nada Sahib’, ‘Gurudwara Baoli Sahib’, ‘Jama Masjid’, ‘Protestant Church’, ‘Catholic Church’, etc.

Regular cheap flights to Chandigarh are available all year long from various locations. With airlines like British Airways, Virgin Airlines, and Air India offering frequent cheap flights to Chandigarh, there is no dearth of flights in the city. With increasing options available for cheap air travel, flight tickets to Chandigarh have now not only become affordable but also a preferred choice for all.

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