Places around Chandigarh with History

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1/10 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with History

Christ the King Cathedral is one of Chandigarh's oldest and most admired churches. It is located opposite to Palika Bazar in the Sector 19 of Chandigarh. It is located in the heart of Chandigarh, only 2 km away from the city center.

Christ the King Cathedral is a peaceful place where people, irrespective of their religion, assemble to live through the sanctity of soul. The church is an extremely spiritual place and devotees gather here to pray and honor Jesus Christ. The architecture of the church is meticulous and intense. The chambers, where the disciples get together to say thei...

2/10 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with History

Government Museum and Art Gallery is a momentous place where artifacts from the time before the Indian Independence are preserved. The museum is located at the Jan Marg in the Sector 10 C of Chandigarh. It is situated 2. 5 km away from the city's heart.

The Government Museum and Art Gallery is a remarkable place to observe prehistoric artifacts, paintings, souvenirs, and sculptures. It is also an architectural marvel designed by the Swiss-French architect, Le Corbusier. Before the partition of India, the museum was located in Lahore. After the partition, the objects, paintings, and...

3/10 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with History

Established in 1985, the International Dolls Museum is located close to the centre of Chandigarh with a distance of 1. 3 kms, and is one of the most delightful spots for children in the city. It is a unique, one in a kind museum dedicated to dolls.

Built under the aegis of the Indian Council of Child Welfare, the International Dolls Museum contains dolls from around the world and from every state of India. Housing an impressive collection of over 250 pieces, the museum had curated dolls from countries like Korea, Spain, Denmark, Germany, and Russia. Thus, one can see their commonal...

4/10 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with History
ISCKON, Chandigarh
Within Chandigarh city limits

Set upon 3 acres of land at a distance of 2. 5 km from the city of Chandigarh is the ISCKON Temple. This is one of the 600 hundred temples of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, which was established by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in July 1966.

The ISCKON temple at Chandigarh is spacious, clean and well maintained, and is often visited for its peaceful atmosphere. The building contains a spacious central hall with beautiful idols of Radha and Krishna, and there is also space provided for waiting for darshan and prayer. The temple also boasts of a library a...

5/10 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with History
Le Corbusier Centre
Within Chandigarh city limits

Le Corbusier Centre is a historic landmark building in Chandigarh. It is located in Sector 19, Chandigarh, and is situated at Madhya Marg - within Chandigarh city limits.

Le Corbusier Centre has been set up by the Chandigarh Administration, at the old Sector 19 office of the city's architect, Le Corbusier. The Swiss-French architect used the office while conceptualizing the city almost six decades ago. The Centre displays and exhibits the life and works of Le Corbusier, so that tourists and future generations may be able to acquaint themselves with the rich cultural heritage of the...

6/10 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with History

Mata Mansa Devi Mandir is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi, a form of Shakti, in the Panchkula district of Haryana state in India. The temple complex is spread amongst 100 acres of the Shivalik foothills in the village of Bilaspur. It is located at a distance of 11 Kms from Chandigarh city.

Mata Mansa Devi is one of the prominent Shakti temples of North India. According to the Hindu mythology, the head of Devi Sati had fallen over at this particular spot. Mata Mansa Devi Temple at Panchkula is a symbol of Himalayan culture and faith. The shrine located on the foot hil...

7/10 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with History
Museum of the Evolution of Life
11 kms from Chandigarh city limits

The Museum of Evolution Of Life is located in sector 10. Its almost 11 kms from the city. It is a remarkable museum which gives a review of the history of the Indus Valley civilization. The Museum of Evolution of Life is few kilometers away from the sukhna lake, rose garden and sector 17.

Museum of Evolution of Life in Chandigarh is a very prominent museum in Chandigarh, the museum gives a fabulous recap of the history beginning from the time of Indus valley civilization till date. Chandigarh Museum of Evolution of Life was made open for public viewing on 13th August 1973. As the n...

8/10 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with History
Pinjore Gardens
22 kms from Chandigarh city limits

Pinjore Gardens also known as Yadavindra Gardens is located in Pinjore on the Ambala -Shimla road, Haryana district. It is 22 kms away from Chandigarh city.

The gardens lie at the foothills of the lower Shivalik ranges and stands as an apt example of the Mughal Garden style. Spread over an area of 100 acres. Construction of these gardens began in the seventeenth century. According to the Hindu Mythology, the Pandava Brothers rested here during their exile. It is said that Nawab Fadai Khan, a great arcihtect and foster brother of the Mghal emperor Aurangazeb has designed these gar...

9/10 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with History
Sector 17 Market, Chandigarh
Within Chandigarh city limits

Sector 17 Market in Chandigarh is located in Sector 17, with a postal code of 160017. It is located within Chandigarh city limits. The tourist attractions closest to the Sector 17 Market are the International Dolls Museum and the Bird Sanctuary.

Sector 17 Market is often known by the name Sector Satarah Market. This market, as its name state, is on sector 17 and the entire market is filled with numerous low priced vendors with great brands. Visitors can find classical traditional items to modern items. Visitors can find commodities of great quality to poor quality, from domestic br...

10/10 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with History
Terrace Garden, Chandigarh
Within Chandigarh city limits

Terrace Garden in Chandigarh is one of its kind in the city. The beautiful flower garden is designed in a stepped pattern and hence the name Terrace. It is located in sector 33, within Chandigarh city limits, which makes it a perfect choice for a short trip.

Terrace Garden Chandigarh was set up in 1979. The spectacular garden is spread over 10 acres and attracts hundreds of locals and tourists daily. The Terrace Garden of Chandigarh is made into different steps. It is designed in such a way that the whole garden can be seen from a raised platform, which is a part of ancient Persian...