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Le Corbusier Centre

Old Architects Office Building, Sector 19-B, Chandigarh 160019, India
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Ranked #10 of 55 Attractions in Chandigarh
Type: Museums
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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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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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Bangalore, India
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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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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

A must see for Architects at least. The place is generally empty all the time, but Chandigarh is what it is today because of this. I love the city for till date following the principles of Le Corbusier.

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Chandigarh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Le Corbusier's Centre is located on Madhya Marg, in Sector 19B. Located in the old office building where Le Corbusier used to work, it has his office table, chairs, scale model of the Tower of Shadows, and a whole lot of historical documents and photographs of the place with a few personal artifacts. One section, managed by Chandigarh Tourism, has... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This place is in Sector 19B and can be seen from the main road but very few people know about it. Our hired car driver, a local didn't know and I had to guide him although it was my first visit to Chandigarh :) We were in love with Chandigarh and compared to the rest of the developed nations when... More

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Dehradun, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

There were two large floors full of different sculptures, art (modern and dated) as well as textiles. It was 10 rps entry, plus 5 rps for a camera, took about 2 hrs to see everything at a semi-interested pace. I'm not very into art, but it was worth the time.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We visited Chandigarh because of him! The centre is great! We learned so much! we enjoyed so much all the original plans and graphics and pictures! is very well displayed and a very harmonious space. It was really great to see how much he contributed to this city. Actually from all the cities we visited in India this one was... More

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Chandigarh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

if you want to see chandigarh in single view go to le corbusier center. all the history of chandigarh is available there.

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India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The centre of this nature on the history of the city in Chandigarh is one that should be attracting considerable tourism. However, it needs to be maintained better and the years of neglect shows. The galleries could be better lit and particularly in winter, heating could be introduced.

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