The Bougainvillea Garden is located on Sector 2, in the city of Chandigarh, which belongs to the state of Punjab. This garden is 8. 8 kms away from the Chandigarh Railway Station. The Zakir Hussain Rose Garden and the Sukhna Lake are the two most famous landmarks of the Bougainvillea Garden.
The Bougainvillea Garden was set up and established in the year 1976. This garden stretches over a total area of 20 acres with a section that grows roses and is hence called rose garden. This garden has over 65 different varieties and family of bougainvillea plants and shrubs planted here. They are all different in varieties although some may be similar with respect to colour and vision. The bougainvillea garden in Chandigarh is filled with bougainvillea bowers, bougainvillea arches, bougainvillea pavilions and bougainvillea arcades.
Bougainvillea Garden has gained the attention of many locals as well as tourists who visit this city. The bright coloured flowers look very attractive. There is an annual bougainvillea festival every year free of cost. This is a major attraction of the city. There is a Chandigarh War Memorial as a tribute to everyone who laid their lives to defend the post-independence India, be it the Martyrs who lost their life defending this country in the Army, Air Force of Navy.
This is a Government run and maintained garden and is open during timings 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM on all days of the week irrespective of a national holiday. The garden also have paths for walkers and joggers to make use of. There is no such entry fees or visitor's charges. Visitors spend around 2 hours to 2. 5 hours on their visit to Bougainvillea Garden.