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A great little museum that houses many interesting photos, paintings and documents concerning the early development and philosophy behind the design of Chandigarh. A really useful introduction to the city.
If you are interested in architecture and city- design, than Chandigarh is one of the most interesting cities in the world to visit. Built as the new capital of Indian Punjab after partition, the city-plan was designed by Le Corbusier, as are some of the...More
A pleasant surprise. Nicely maintained with lots of photos of the man & the organisers. There is a silly souvenir shop selling the usual tat- nothing useful & an Art studio which has some rather good wooden furniture.
Closed on Mondays but the nice Sardarji...More
You just HAVE to see this Centre. surprisingly not many people visit this historial place which gives so much inormation about the architect and how the green well planned chandigarg was formed.
it could be a little boring for kids. but as an adult you...More
the centre is centrally located in sector 19 on the madhya marg. however, it is a very quiet, silent place which is very easy to skip anybody's attention.
the centre contains old documents, photographs, paintings and furniture related to the life and times of le...More
Hard to find! And unassuming when you get there. It contains priceless archival material, documents, paintings, photographs about the making of Chandigarh by Corbusier and his cousin Pierre Jeanneret (and some of his furniture). All hung rather casually in a run-down old single story building...More
There is a letter in Centre which was written by the then prime minister Mr Jawahar Lal Nehru to Mr Partap Singh Kairon the then chief minister of punjab, regarding not to overrule le Corbusior opinion. That's the confidence an architect should win.
This is must visit place for every traveler to CHANDIGARH........
And good tribute to its principal architect "LE CORBUSIER" and his Indian team. This center showcases all details, maps, fotographs and furniture built, designed and used during the historical era.
A learning place for all...More