Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Places to See in Garden City, Chandigarh - Religion & Faith | New Travel Article, Contentwriter.in

Places to See in Garden City, Chandigarh - Religion & Faith | New Travel Article, Contentwriter.in

The green city of Chandigarh has derived its name from two words – “Chandi” which refers to the goddess whose temple is located close by and “Garh” which means a fort. Also known as the “City Beautiful”, Chandigarh is widely appreciated for its cleanliness. There are a large number of gardens and parks in Chandigarh which form its beautiful green cover.

The city is well connected by air, road and rail and has much to offer the discerning traveller who is guaranteed to see glimpses of the city’s past, culture and tradition.

Here is a look at some of the must-sees (Tourist Attractions) while in Captivating Chandigarh –

Chandi Mandir When in Chandigarh, you must visit the Chandi Mandir which is situated about 15 kms from Chandigarh and 10 km from the Mansa Devi Temple, on the Chandigarh – Kalka road and is home to Goddess Chandi. In fact, it is believed that Chandigarh was named after this temple. 

Gurudwara Nada Sahib
Thousands of Sikhs visit this Gurudwara all year round. Named after Nada Sahib, a follower of Guru Gobind Singh, the Gurudwara Nada Sahib is located 15 km from Chandigarh.

Bougainvillea Garden, Chandigarh Opened in the year 1976, the Bougainvillea Park is located in Sector 3 and is spread across an area of 20 acres. If you like bougainvillea flowers, you will love your experience here as you find more than 100 different varieties of your favourite flower. In addition to flowers, the garden is blessed with beautiful creepers

To read in detail about the beautiful Gardens, Temples and Gurudwaras in Chandigarh, visit: Places to See in Garden City, Chandigarh - Religion & Faith


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1 comment:

callezee said...

Last year i went to Chandi Mandir,its awesome.u kindle my memories..

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