Places around Chandigarh with Wildlife

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1/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife
Bougainvillea Garden
8.8 kms from Chandigarh city limits
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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...

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2/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife
Butterfly Park, Chandigarh
Within Chandigarh city limits
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The Butterfly Park in Chandigarh is situated on Sector 26 with a postal code of 160019. The nearest landmark to this Park is the Sri Guru Gobind Singh College. The butterfly park is located within Chandigarh city limits.

The Butterfly Garden is a 7 acre green spread of land housing many species of both, plants as well as butterflies. This garden also hosts plant nurseries for specific species of plants. Many plants have been planted all along the grassy stretch of butterfly garden to make it quite a spectacular vision. The Butterfly Park is situated in front of the Chandigarh Colle...

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3/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife
ChattBir Zoo
17.1 kms from Chandigarh city limits
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The ChattBir Zoo, also known as Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park, is situated in Ajit Singh Nagar in the city of Chandigarh with a postal code of 140603. It is 17. 1 kms away from the Chandigarh city center.

The ChattBir Zoo is spread out on 505 acres alongside the Ghaggar River. This zoo was established and opened on 13th of April in 1977 and is also known by its original name of Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological Park. This zoo houses many animals, birds, reptiles and insects as well. It is almost very similar to the actual wild forests which has many species of flora as well as fau...

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4/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife
Garden of Fragrance, Chandigarh
4 kms from Chandigarh city limits
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Garden of Fragrance is eminent for a collection of aromatic plants and a serene environment. Located in the Sector 36, adjacent to the Fragrance Garden Road, the enormous garden is situated 4 kms away from the city center.

Garden of Fragrance is one the most popular parks in the city of gardens, Chandigarh. The garden entails pleasant smelling flowers and soaring trees which make the ambiance in and around the garden healthy and fragrant. The Garden of Fragrance is a refreshing place whose delighting aroma can be sensed from outside the park as well. The garden has been designed pr...

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5/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife
Hibiscus Garden, Chandigarh
Within Chandigarh city limits
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Right in the heart of the Chandigarh city with a distance of only 2. 9 km from the centre is the lush Hibiscus Garden located in Sector 36, which was established in 1974.

The Hibiscus Garden covers 8 acres of land, and its main attraction are the hibiscus flowers, after which it is named. Over forty varieties of Hibiscus flowers are present in the park, which bloom throughout the year to provide the place a bright, colourful feel. Bamboo plants have also been given some space, and these tend to change their colors across seasons, providing a beautiful contrast to the ever-blooming ...

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6/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife
Nangal Wetlands
100 kms from Chandigarh city limits
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Nangal Wetlands is a beautiful scenic and tourist attraction place located in a small town situated at Chandigarh district. This place is at a distance of 100 kms from Chandigarh.

The Nangal Wetlands is surrondeed by Sutlej river, canals and magnificant hills. This place has gained more popularity because of Bhakra Nangal Dam from the year 1995 when the dam has constructed. It encompasses an area of 700 acres. It is spread over six villages in Rupnagar. The artificial Nangal lake which is beautiful is located here. Nangal Wetlands is home to numerous species of both resident as wel...

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7/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife

National Cactus And Succulent Botanical Garden and Research Centre also known as Cactus Garden is situated in sector 5 of Panchkula, Haryana. It is located at a distance of 11. 5 Kms from Chandigarh city.

This place has been accorded the status of one of the largest outdoor cactus garden in Asia. Almost 3,500 species can be found here. Many endagered species like Opuntias, Ferocactus, Agaves, Colmnar cacti, Echrinocereus and Mammillarias are main attractions. This park is one of the treasure troves of Panchkla. Initially the garden was opened with 500 plants. Now it houses more th...

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8/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife
Nepli Reserved Forest
16 kms from Chandigarh city limits
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Nepli Reserved Forest is located in Chandigarh, Haryana district. Saketri village of Haryana leads to Nepli Reserved forest. It is located at a distance of around 16 kms from Chandigarh city.

Nepli Forest Reserve is a part of Sukhna Wildife Sanctuary. This forested area comes under Shivaliks. Nepli Reserved Forest is quite revered as a natural Trek Spot. There are four nature trails ranging from 6 to 8 km in length and 12 traditional watchtowers and signages. A Rest House called Nepli Inspection house is another attraction which provides some refreshments to the visitors. The Nepl...

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9/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife
Pinjore Gardens
22 kms from Chandigarh city limits
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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...

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10/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife
PN Mehra Botanical Garden
10.2 kms from Chandigarh city limits
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The PN Mehra Botanical Garden is situated in Sector 14 in the city of Chandigarh with a postal code of 160014. This botanical garden is located 10. 2 kms away from the Chandigarh city. The closest landmarks of this botanical are the Panjab University and the Museum of Evolution of Life.

The botany department in the Panjab University have established a botanical garden in Chandigarh and named it after their founder Mr. P N Mehra. This botanical garden is a 16 acre stretch of greenery and colourful flowers. Over 1000s of varieties of plants along with over 225 species of trees have b...

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11/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife

The Shanti Kunj Park is located in Sector 16 in the city of Chandigarh with a postal code of 160016. It is around 7. 9 kms away from the Chandigarh Railway Station. ISCKON Temple, Bird Sanctuary and International Dolls Museum are the closest tourist attractions around the vicinity of the Shanti Kunj Park.

The Shanti Kunj Park is situated between the Rose Garden and the Cricket Stadium and is away from the chaos, noise and pollution of the city and is hence named as Shanti (peace) Kunj Park. This park is filled with a variety of ailment and disease curing plants, trees, creepers, fl...

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12/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife
Sukhna Lake and Wildlife Sanctuary
8.3 kms from Chandigarh city limits
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The Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary is located on the North-East of the Sukhna Lake at the city of Chandigarh. It is 8. 3 kms away from the Chandigarh Railway station. The landmarks to this site is the Rock Garden and the Garden of Silence.

1 to 2 kilometres to the North-East of the Sukhna Lake is the Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary which spreads over a total area of 2,600 hectares (which is an approximate of 26 square kilometres). This sanctuary is at the foothills of Shivalik, which is very prone to soil erosion during the rains. This sanctuary was established on March 1998. The name may say...

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13/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife
Topiary Park, Chandigarh
Within Chandigarh city limits
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Topiary Park is a landscaped garden in Chandigarh. The Park is surrounded by eye-captivating beauty from all the sides. It is located in sector 35 and is very close to the centre of the city.

Topiary Park, Chandigarh was established in 1987. It has a number of ornamental plants and shrubs cropped into different shapes. Also, the plants and creepers are transformed into the shape of animals like elephants, bears, giraffe, which makes it popular among children. This beautiful Park is all green and shines bright with colourful flowers all around.

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14/14 Places to Visit in Chandigarh with Wildlife

Zakir Hussain Rose Garden is a botanical garden located in the city of Chandigarh. It spread over 300 acres of land, making it the largest of its kind in all of Asia. It is located in sector 16 and at a distance of 2. 5 km from the centre of the city.

Zakir Hussain Rose Garden is built in 1967. It is named after former President of India, Dr. Zakir Hussain. It was built under the guidance of first Chief Commissioner, M S Randhama. Expert gardeners have designed this magnificent Garden in the city of Chandigarh. It houses 50,000 rose plants, more than 1600 different species of rose...

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