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Le Corbusier Centre

Old Architects Office Building, Sector 19-B, Chandigarh 160019, India
91172 2777077
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Ranked #11 of 34 Attractions in Chandigarh
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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155 reviews 155 reviews
65 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were led to believe that this was going to be an Architecturally wonderful city with big bold magnificent buildings, well if this is the best Le Corbusier could do then I would not have hired him to design my garden shed. The buildings are drab and uninspiring and should have ben demolished long ago. Don’t waste valuable holiday time.... More 

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Jalandhar, Punjab, India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I have visited chandigarh many times. Last visited i managed to visit the le carbuzier centre in chandigarh Tell about the early days how chandigarh was planned by articts and how the villages looked that time It shows many nique things about the city beautiful hOW EACH MANHOLE HAS CHANDIGARH EMBOSSED PICTURE AND OTHER DIFFICULTIES FACED AT THAT TIME. IT... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I was really excited to visit this museum, but was very disapointed. A very half-hearted effort to honour the architect and urban designer of Chandigarh.

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Vadodara, India
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135 reviews 135 reviews
17 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We were very disappointed by complete lack of audio/visual, content or literature and no bookshop etc. There are simply some displays of photographs and some furniture without any explanatory placards. The place has a typical feeling fo apathy associated with places run by government. When there is no incentive to perform, i.e. you can't be sacked for not doing a... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

To just see a little bit, they have quite a few procedures to follow for one to get in. Also... because of all that security... doesn't seen like a very nice place to visit.. coz people can be very cold. Beautiful art though!

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Rajkot, India
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48 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This relatively new building sits in the campus that houses the Lalit Kala Academy and the Fine Arts faculty. The museum is an adaptation of the "Heidi Weber House" in Zurich designed by Le Corbusier. The difference being that the former is out of steel and concrete and the Museum at Chandigarh is out of masonry and Concrete. It houses... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Those interested in a modern city built in the f ifties by a world reknowned architect should visit this small but highly informative museum. Its director is more of a scientist than a guide, yet we found the exhibits fascinating. The museum not only shows plans and manuscripts of Le Corbusier but also some of his famous piece of furniture... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

You must visit this centre if you want to learn about the history of this magnificent city, also if you have any interested what so ever in modern architecture. You can see pottery more than 6 millennia old as the city's built on one of the Indus valley civilisation sites. Learn about how 'Le Corbusier' worked with Indian architects to... More 

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Visited here whilst staying in the city, a museum that explains the concept and construction by Le Corbusier. There are photos, plans, models and documents to see. Quite a staid museum, but interesting for adults nevertheless.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

ts located at Madhya Marg, Sector 19B. It might take around Rs.40 from Rose Garden or the Doll Museum to get to this place. Its a must visit place, that gives you the entire history of this beautiful city. Lots of pictures, blueprints etc. It is dedicated to Le Corbusier, the architect who designed this city. For more details on... More 

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