The beautiful city of Chandigarh deserves to be in the travel bucket list of every traveller. The beautiful city has so much to offer to its visitors in terms of the beautiful sights and an introduction to the rich culture and tradition of the locals. This article is a travel guide to the city.
Chandigarh is the capital of both Haryana and Punjab, however the city itself is not some portion of either state, as it is a Union territory, it acts directly under the central government. Remaining as an image of arranged urbanization, Chandigarh is likewise well known for its greenhouses such as the Rose Garden and the Rock Garden. The quiet and peaceful Chandigarh busts the well known discernment that urban areas are constantly loud, and if you are a Delhiite, takes Delhi to Chandigarh cab and compare the difference. The serenity of the city will be a revelation.
What to eat in Chandigarh?
Chandigarh’s food needs no introduction. Anyone who visits the city comes with great hopes and expectations and goes back happy being served with food exceeding their expectations. The chicken tandoori and tikkas are a must try. Other non-veg specialities include amritsari fish, butter chicken and chicken biryani. The veg classics consist of shahi paneer, dal handi, sarso ka saag and sheer korma.
What to see and do in Chandigarh?
Chandigarh is known for being the first planned city in India. The city is equipped with all the modern amenities with beautifully arranged greeneries all across the city. Lakes, rock gardens and rose gardens spread across the city makes the city beautiful. You should also pay a visit the museum and art galleries. These historical centres exhibiting various ancient artefacts are one of the main tourist attractions of the city.
What is the best time to visit Chandigarh?
Chandigarh experiences scorching summers and as a result a visit during the peak summer season of June-August is not advised. The best time to visit is during the months of October-January when the weather is pleasant.
Chandigarh is approachable by any means of transport be it flight, trains or road. It takes about 5 hours by road from New Delhi and can be reached from any cities in the country that has an airport or any major city with a railhead.