Chandigarh Botanical Garden

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    Location: Sarangpur, Chandigarh, 160014, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2 hours

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    Chandigarh is one of the finest cities in India. It is situated in the foothills of Shivaliks which is blessed with a suitable climate to accommodate a good of species of flora from different climatic regions.  The Chandigarh Botanical Garden increases the beauty of the city. The purpose of a botanical garden is to conserve the flora of the region as well as those exotic and near-extinct species and a perfect place where plants are grown and displayed for purposes like research, education, or personal interest. If you love nature and plants, this is a perfect place for you. Every day thousands of people come to visit this place.


    Chandigarh Botanical GardenThe garden is full of various kinds of plants. Which makes this place very close to nature. The atmosphere of the park is very refreshing. This is a suitable place for meditation. You can gather a lot of knowledge about plants, and have a nice walk around the paths. The greenery of the place looks so amazing. You can enjoy the view of the place by sitting on the benches and having a peaceful time. Moreover, it is a good place for photography. You can come here with your family and friends. Children will also love this place.


    The foundation stone of this place was laid by Lt. Gen. (Retd.) J.F.R. Jacob, the then Administrator, U.T. Chandigarh on 30th May 2002. It is connected with the Nature reserve or nature park of 15 acres of the land area known as Patiala-ki-Rao forest through a causeway. The Patiala-ki-Rao forest spreads over 350 acres of land. On 2nd January 2007, H.E. inaugurated the garden.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Chandigarh Botanical GardenThe Chandigarh Botanical Garden is full of different kinds of plants. This is a place worth setting up for a Botanical garden. It has the flora of the region as well as those exotic and near-extinct species.  The garden is spread over 176 acres of land. It has 15 Botanical Sections. The primary aim of this garden was to research, educate, ex-situ conservation, and increase awareness about floral heritage. There you can find many medicinal plants with other plants. There is a nature park in the garden which is sprayed over 25 acres of land.

    This place has some facilities for the public. Here you can find public toilets and parking spaces, cycle tracks, and pathways. There is also a cafeteria in the garden.

    Opening Hours

    1. Monday 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
    2. Tuesday 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
    3. Wednesday 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
    4. Thursday 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
    5. Friday 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
    6. Saturday 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
    7. Sunday 6:00 am – 7:00 pm

    Entry & Others Fees

    No entry fee.

    How to Reach

    By Air: The nearest airport to the Chandigarh Botanical Garden is the Chandigarh International Airport. This airport is situated at a distance of about 27 km from the place. From there you can hire any local transport to reach your destination.

    By train: The Chandigarh Junction railway station is the closest to the Chandigarh Botanical Garden. This railway station is 11 km away from the place. It is also well connected with the other major cities of India. You will find taxis and cabs outside the railway station, which can take you to your desired place easily.

    Tips for Travellers

    • Carry a photo ID card with you.
    • Don’t damage any plant.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, this place is safe for tourists.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed inside Muchalinda Lake?

    Ans: Photography is allowed here.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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