We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
50
All photos (50)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“guided tour”(8 reviews)
“open hand”(17 reviews)
About
Contact
Sector-1, Chandigarh, India
Website
+91 98106 85401
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Chandigarh
Reviews (102)
Filter reviews
84 results
Traveler rating
37
29
11
3
4
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
37
29
11
3
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviews legislative assembly guided tour open hand high court le corbusier architecture students architectural marvel wind direction modern architecture official guide art lovers visit chandigarh secretariat tower shadow permission monument
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 84 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Punjab and Haryana states share there offices in the complex apart from legislatures of both the states.A nice example of co-existence.

Thank guddu1954
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Here you get first hand information how a new city can be developed . The city beautiful is a living example of creating new cities in a planned manner . But unfortunately we have expanded all our existing cities and allowed them to create new...More

2  Thank AmolakRattanK
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

The Capitol Complex is one of the best places to visit in Chandigarh. Prominently known for its magnificent edifices set against the Shivalik peaks, this monument speaks has a major monumental character and authority. Situated inside the complex are the three structural and architectural masterpieces-...More

1  Thank bhatiajaideep
Reviewed July 8, 2018

The Capitol complex is the visible sign of the of the new city created from scratch in the 1950’s. The raw architecture of the city is clearly demonstrated in the Capitol buildings. Must for students of architecture and Corbusier fans.

Thank reeta112011
Reviewed June 11, 2018

According to Lonely Planet this was a must see. We took the tour and were sorely disappointed! The tour guide did nothing more than recite facts (albeit some were interesting) that I could have read anywhere. He was not engaging, nor did he share any...More

1  Thank TBSuz
Reviewed March 10, 2018

I booked a tour online. The buildings were both wonderful in reality (seen many photos) and also a bit disappointing. It doesn't explain on the website that you can't go inside on Saturdays or Sundays, and often not on weekdays if the assembly is sitting...More

3  Thank r0slyn66
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Le Corbusier practiced all his laws like golden section, human modular in making this city. He proved that architecture is simply not just making design of a building rather it's a complete science about living. Entire city is based on human body and is the...More

1  Thank SanjeevKumarS33
Reviewed February 17, 2018

You should take a tour to access the Capitol Complex. The guide offers some information but you try to make some research by yourself to understand the symbolic dimension of this place. Chandigarh is a very Western city in India. These buildings become exotic plants...More

Thank RaquelitaNYC
Reviewed February 14, 2018

One of the funny things about India is that the rules of what matters when it comes to architecture sees to be completely contradictory to how things work in Europe. In India beautiful ancient buildings are left to decay, covered in plants growing out of...More

1  Thank Barbara L
Reviewed February 12, 2018

I'm sorry but there is nothing beautiful about these grotesque structures; it's the same architectural design that blights a lot of London, Geneva & Zurich. At least they are getting rid of it in London. When you see the beauty of ancient designs (& there...More

Thank Hooray H
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 138 nearby hotels
Hotel Silver Bell
39 reviews
1.21 miles away
Hotel Mountview
331 reviews
1.30 miles away
OYO 7372 Platinum Inn
2 reviews
1.34 miles away
Hotel Icon
215 reviews
1.71 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,585 nearby restaurants
Garlic & Greens
76 reviews
1.27 miles away
Backpackers Cafe
111 reviews
1.27 miles away
Sindhi Sweets
35 reviews
1.28 miles away
Yo! China
46 reviews
.98 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 124 nearby attractions
The Rock Garden of Chandigarh
3,034 reviews
.00 miles away
Sukhna Lake
2,116 reviews
.97 miles away
Leisure Valley
81 reviews
.00 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
jaswants104
June 5, 2017|
Answer
Response from chichester | Reviewed this property |
you go to the visitor center and they take you in
0
Votes
bemissu
May 5, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from VishalAggarwalchd | Reviewed this property |
The capitol complex is open only by appointment now. There are planned trips which you need to check. As said above for security reasons it is not open for access all the time.
0
Votes