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Title: Chandigarh to Delhi Taxi Service at reasonable price


1
CHANDIGARH
THE CITY BEAUTIFUL
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THE CITY BEAUTIFUL
  • Chandigarh is the best-planned city in India,
    with architecture which is world-renowned, and a
    quality of life, which is unparalleled. As the
    capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana, and
    the Union Territory of Chandigarh it is a
    prestigious city. The face of modern India,
    Chandigarh, is the manifestation of a dream that
    Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru envisaged and Le Corbusier
    executed.
  • Serenity and a city are two diametrically
    opposite concepts, which however, get belied in
    the 'City Beautiful'. It is here that the trees
    and plants are as much a part of the construction
    plans as the buildings and the roads. Indias
    first planned city, is a rich, prosperous, green
    city rightly called THE CITY BEAUTIFUL.

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HERITAGE
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THE ARCHITECTURE
  • Chandigarh is one of the most significant urban
    planning experiments of the 20th century. It is
    the only one of the numerous urban planning
    schemes of Le Corbusier, the famous French
    architect-planner, to have actually been
    executed. Le Corbusier summed up his work on the
    city in an "edict", a few points summarized here
  • The city of Chandigarh is planned to human scale.
    Here the radiance of nature and heart are within
    our reach.
  • This city is composed of sectors. Each sector is
    800 meters by 1,200 meters, enclosed by roads
    allocated to fast mechanized transport and sealed
    to direct access from the houses.
  • The central plaza in Sector 17 was designed by Le
    Corbusier as "Pedestrian's Paradise". No
    vehicular traffic will be permitted in the plaza.
  • No personal statues shall be erected in the city
    or parks of Chandigarh. The city is planned to
    breathe the new sublimated spirit of art.

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LE CORBUSIER CENTRE
  • The Le Corbusier Centre was set up on October
    6,  2008 on the occasion of the 121st birth
    centenary  of  Le Corbusier, to commemorate and
    preserve the work and legacy of Le Corbusier with
    specific reference to the modern architectural
    Heritage of Chandigarh.
  • 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
    city. Le Corbusier Centre comprises of four
    sections
  • 1.      Museum display gallery,
  • 2.      Research, publication, archival and
    digital library,
  • 3.      Administration and
  • 4.      Souvenir Shop.

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CAPITOL COMPLEX
  • The Capitol Complex is Le Corbusiers most
    spectacular work. The magnificent edifices, set
    against the Shivalik peaks, stand as massive
    concrete sculptures, representing the monumental
    character authority that the complex represents.
    It is the seat of the government of the States of
    Punjab and Haryana. It comprises three
    epoch-making master-pieces the Secretariat, the
    High Court and the Legislative Assembly.
    Separated by large piazzas, the subtle and most
    evocative grouping of these buildings is of
    breath-taking beauty.
  • And in the centre stands the giant metallic
    sculpture of The Open Hand, the official emblem
    of Chandigarh, signifying the citys credo of
    open to give, open to receive.

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PINJORE GARDEN
  • Pinjore Gardens (also known as Pinjor
    Gardens or Yadavindra Gardens) is located
    in Pinjore, Panchkula district in
    the Indian state of Haryana. It is an example of
    the Mughal Gardens style, and was built by
    Patiala Dynasty Rulers.
  •  The garden has been laid in seven terraces with
    the main gate of the garden opening into the
    highest first terrace which has a palace built in
    RajasthaniMughal style. It is called the Shish
    Mahal (palace of glass), which is adjoined by a
    romantic "Hawa Mahal" (airy Palace). The second
    terrace with arched doorways has the "Rang Mahal"
    (painted palace). The third terrace has cypress
    trees and flowerbeds leading to dense groves of
    fruit trees. The next terrace has the "Jal Mahal"
    (palace of water) with a square fountain bed and
    a platform to relax. Fountains and tree groves
    are provided in the next terrace. The lowermost
    terrace has an open-air theatre, which is
    designed as a disc-like structure.

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ROMANCE
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ROCK GARDEN
  • Chandigarh has the distinction of having a unique
    world acclaimed Rock Garden. It consist of art
    object, fashioned from industrial and urban
    waste. It nestles amidst 20acres of woods in the
    form of an open air exhibition hall, theatre
    trove and a miniature maze all rolled into one
    vast fantasy land of art and landscape. It is
    without doubt, a tourist spot that is a must on
    the itinerary of visitor to Chandigarh.
  • The layout of the garden is based on the fantasy
    of a lost kingdom. The moment one enters the
    garden, the small entrance doors which make the
    head bow, not only creates an ambience of royal,
    but also impart humbleness. One has to pass
    through a verity of doorways, archways,
    vestibules, streets and lanes of different scales
    and dimensions, each one opening into a new array
    of display or courtyards and chambers lending an
    air of suspense and curiosity at every corner, at
    every turn.

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ROSE GARDEN
Zakir Hussain Rose Garden Asia's largest Rose
Garden and is spread over 30 acres of land having
over 1600 different species or roses. These have
been planted beautifully carved out lawns and
flowers beds. Every year, either at the end of
February or beginning of March, a big festival
known as Rose Festival, is celebrated at this
garden. There are lots of competitions, cultural
celebrations and many other events. It is indeed
a beautiful and a pleasant place to visit.
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LEISURE VALLEY
  • A continuum of various theme gardens to take care
    of the body and spirit of the city. Le Corbusier
    retained the eroded valley of a seasonal rivulet
    on the original site of the City and sculptured
    it into a Linear park now over 8km long .It
    starts from Sector 1 in the north and leaves
    Chandigarh at its southern most edge in sector
    53.
  • RAJENDRA PARK, Sector 1 - The Leisure Valley
    starts from the Rajendra Park. The park is a vast
    stretch of land of about 400 acres abutting the
    Secretariat building on its eastern side. Le
    Corbusier himself designed the landscape scheme
    of this park .Trees with round canopies and
    evergreen foliage have been planted here.

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LEISURE VALLEY
  • FITNESS TRAILS, Sector 10 - The Physical Fitness
    Trails have been developed with a view to
    enjoying physical exercises amidst the beauty of
    Nature. It is an ideal place for long walks and
    physical workouts.
  • BOTANICAL GARDEN, Sector 14 - There are two
    Botanical Gardens in the city one between Rock
    Garden and lake and the other in Punjab
    University. Another Botanical Garden is being
    developed to about 110 acres of land in Sarangpur.

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SUKHNA LAKE
Sukhna Lake is an artificial lake at the
foothills of the Himalayas, the Shivalik Hills.
This 3 km² rain fed lake was created in 1958 by
damming the Sukhna Choe, a seasonal stream coming
down from the Shivalik Hills. The creation of
the lake was one of the greatest gifts from Le
Corbusier and the Chief Engineer P L Verma to the
city of Chandigarh. To preserve its tranquility
Corbusier insisted that it be forbidden to motor
boats and the top of the dam (promenade)
prohibited to vehicular traffic. The lake is
fringed by a golf course to the south, and Nek
Chands famous Rock Garden of Chandigarh to its
west. Sukhna is a sanctuary for many exotic
migratory birds like the Siberian
duck, Storks and Cranes, during the winter months.
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FORESTS
  • Kansal Nepli Chandigarh has 3245 hectares
    under forest and most of it is hilly. The forest
    areas are mostly around Sukhna Lake, Sukhna Choe
    and Patiala ki Rao. Near village Kansal on the
    outskirts of Chandigarh towards the hills is a
    reserve forest. At a short distance from Kansal
    forest is located another reserve forest known as
    Nepli. Nepli is a bit more wild than Kansal.
  • Forest Trek There are excellent places for
    trekking in the hills near Chandigarh. Most of
    these routes are in Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.
    Some of the prominent trekking routes are
  • Kalka to Kasauli ( 15km)Jabali to Kasauli (6
    km)Morni to Tikar Tal (7km)Morni to Ghagar
    River (4km)Kasauli to Sabathu (13km)

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CHHATBIR ZOO
Also known as the Mahendra Chaudhary Zoological
Park, Chhatbir zoo, the distinguished zoological
garden is  located at a distance of 17 km from
Chandigarh and 55 km from Patiala. The  zoo
sprawls across an expanse of 202 acres against a
stunning green backdrop. The main attraction of
the Chhatbir zoo Chandigarh is the Royal Bengal
Tiger, which has developed into the perfect point
of interest for visiting the zoo. Visitors are
taken in a caged motor vehicle to the tigers
refuge to savor its attractions. While traveling
inside the tigers refuge, the visitors can enjoy
close ups of this magnificent animal.
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KAUSANI HILL STATION
  • One of the most beautiful hill resorts near
    Nainital, Kausani is one of the most scenic
    places which is every tourist's dream
    destination. Far away from the fast paced life of
    the scorched plains, Kausani is the idyllic
    retreat for all you nature lovers, who wish to
    spend a few days in the lap of nature.
  • Nestled in the Kumaoun Himalayas, Kausani in
    Uttaranchal is the nearest hill station to
    Chandigarh. Located at a height of 1890 meters
    above the sea level, Kausani is surrounded by
    lush acres of greenery and dense woodlands.
  • During 1929, Mahatma Gandhi spent a few days in
    Kausani and to commemorate his memory, the Gandhi
    Ashram has been built here.

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BAISAKHI FESTIVAL
  • Baisakhi festival has a lot of significance for
    people of Punjab. It marks the beginning of
    harvest season. It also celebrates the founding
    of Khalsa panth. According to the solar calendar,
    this festivity of merriment falls on the first
    day of the Year, which is usually 14th April.
    Baisakhi festival in Chandigarh, India is
    celebrated with lot of excitement and
    cheerfulness. Men and women dress up in the best
    of their clothing and visit temples and
    Gurudwaras to offer prayers. Special food is
    prepared at home. Folk dances are performed.
    Chandigarh Baisakhi festival celebration takes
    place with great pomp and show.

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CHANDIGARH CARNIVAL
  • Chandigarh carnival is a three day long mega
    event that is held every year in the month of
    November. It is usually hosted at the Leisure
    valley in Sector 10. It is organized by the
    Chandigarh administration to promote creativity
    and talent of the citizens of Chandigarh and
    adjoining places. Carnival of Chandigarh is
    celebrated with fun and frolic. It provides a
    platform, especially to children and senior
    citizens, to come forward and exhibit their
    talent. It gives a boost to talented people.
    Various competitions are conducted for senior
    citizens like painting and clay modeling etc.
    Pick and drop facilities are provided to senior
    citizens, so that they do not have to face any
    kind of inconvenience. This event definitely
    deserves a mention, when the talk is about the
    popular fairs and festivals of Chandigarh.

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MANGO FESTIVAL
  • The name mango festival is suggestive of the fact
    that it is a festivity of mangoes. Mango festival
    in Chandigarh is celebrated with splendid
    grandeur. It gives a platform to all mango
    growers of our country to display their
    varieties. Also, the agricultural universities
    participate and exhibit the latest hybrids of
    this fruit. Chandigarh mango festival takes place
    in the month of June Pinjore garden usually
    serves as the venue. This festivity cum fair
    gives a fabulous opportunity to the food
    industries that process mango into jams, pickles
    and canned fruit, to showcase their products.
    This fair is drawing more and more crowds every
    year.

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TRADITIONAL FOODS
  • Bread Flour PreparationsThere are also a
    variety of bread and flour preparations consumed
    in Chandigarh. Some of them are Naan, Tandoori
    Roti, Kulcha, Lachha Paratha, Phulka or Chapatti,
    Aloo Paratha, Mooli Paratha, Poori, and Bhatoora.
  • Sweet DishesSeveral sweet items are made by the
    people of Chandigarh, to titillate the taste
    buds. The most popular and distinctive among them
    is Roh Di Kheer, prepared by cooking rice in
    sugarcane juice. Some other popular desserts of
    the area are baalushahi, jalebi and malpua. Dont
    forget to taste all of them while touring
    Chandigarh.

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THINGS TO BUY
  • Phulkari -Phulkari, a type of craft that involves
    simple embroidery works with great finishing
    touch is very popular in Chandigarh. Many
    showrooms and emporiums lined up in this city
    sells a wide range of phulkari products ranging
    from cushion covers, handkerchiefs, textiles,
    shawls, dupattas, carpets, furniture, etc. The
    best place to buy traditional phulkari items is
    from Phulkari Punjab Government Emporium that is
    nestled in Sector 17.
  • Punjbai Dupattas - Punjabi dupatta, a kind of
    long scarf that every girl of Chandigarh proudly
    wears and flaunts in style is the cynosure for
    all women tourists. Every shop in Chandigarh is
    filled with heaps of colorful duppatas that can
    be purchased by shelling out a reasonable amount
    of money. A particular shop called Sparsh
    Collections is the best place to step in to take
    a look at the stoles, duppatas and Punjabi
    designer suits. 

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HOW TO REACH
  • By Air The airport is 11 km from downtown.
    Taxis are available for Airport transfer. Indian
    Airlines, Jet Airways and Air Deccan connects
    Chandigarh with New Delhi the National Capital.
  • By Rail Chandigarh is linked with New Delhi,
    the National Capital by Rail. The Chandigarh
    Railway Station is 8 Kms from the city centre in
    Sector 17. The twice daily Shatabdi, Jan Shatabdi
    and Himalayan Queen connects New Delhi and
    Chandigarh. Paschim Express connects the city to
    Mumbai, Sadbhavna to Lucknow, Kerala Sampark
    Kranti to Kerala and Chennai Express to Chennai.
  • By Road Chandigarh is well connected by road
    and buses provide an important transport link.
    There are services from various states such as-
    Haryana, Punjab, Himachal, and Delhi. It is a
    gateway to Himachal Pradesh as one can reach hill
    stations like Kasauli, Chail, Shimla etc within
    in a few hours drive.You can Easily book your
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Where To Stay
Deep Roots Retreat Farm House
The Deep Roots Retreat is a well-appointed and
secluded working farm set amidst the Punjab
Countryside, just 26 km away from Chandigarh.
Nestled amidst, 25 acres of farmland with a fair
measure of Mango and Guava trees, the retreat
offers an environment so tranquil and serene that
staying here will be a rejuvenating break for
you. The mango orchard is home to the peacocks,
their enchanting calls adds to the ambiance. Our
Tours provide you a glimpse of the history of
Punjab and take you back to an era when brave,
honest and pious men built the territory which we
now call the Punjab. Click here to know more
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