View of the Capitol Complex from Secretariat building.

Visit the Capitol Complex - three major government buildings: Secretariat, the Assembly, and the High Court. All designed by Le Corbusier, Swiss-born French architect and planner, who also was the chief architect of the city of Chandigarh. You must obtain permits to visit these buildings.

 Nek Chand's Rock Garden

Nek Chand's Rock Garden. The park is open daily from April to September between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. Between October and March, it is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 6 p.m. Also view YouTube video here.

Chandigarh Rose Garden

Rose Garden: An amazing span of open garden with at least a hundred patches of different strains of roses. The rose garden of Chandigarh, India is the largest of its kind in Asia. Named after India's former President, Zakir Hussain, this beautiful garden was set up in 1967 with the support of Chandigarh's first Chief Commissioner, late Dr M S Randhawa.


Sukhna Lake: Sukhna Lake is associated in Sector 1, adjoining the Rock Garden near the foothills of the Shivalik Sukhna is an artificial lake. This 3 km rain-fed lake was created in 1958 by damming the Sukhna Choe, a seasonal stream coming down from the Shivalik Hills. It has The Garden of Silence within it.