capital of Punjab and Haryana . first planned city of India
by a French Architect - Le Corbusier , 56 sq km .City
on the slope of Shivalik hills
. 47 sectors . Sector 17 is primarily a commercial center , major
offices , shopping arcades, eating joints and prominent cultural
literacy rate going strong at 80%.
in 1967 , largest Rose Garden in Asia, 27 acres has more than
17,000 plants representing 1,600 varieties, several fountains.
emphasis was given on the trees of medicinal value, planted
here are bel, bahera, harar, camphor and yellow gulmohar. A
rose festival in the first week of March is a treat for tourists ,
visiting the city around this time .
10 stretch of the Leisure Valley . 94 acres, 52 are seasonal
flowers, sculptures artists, organizing different cultural
Garden. Sector33 is an
illuminated musical fountain. The garden host Chrysanthemum Show. It is
over 10 acres.
youngsters during the day time is the geri route , in sector 11
and 10 . Young guys and gals ,
dressed to kill - move around in groups , zipping on swankiest vehicles
, whistling and teasing each other .
museum and Art Gallery are yet another marvelous examples of the
architect work . Exquisite pictures and sculptures increase their
attractiveness . It is located in sector 10.
Panjab University . the
natural charming . Almost all tourists try to capture the beauty
of the Gandhi Bhavan . The novelty of the design of the university
library building and the students center is very impressive.