Nek Chand’s Rock Garden of Chandigarh

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    Location: Uttar Marg, Rock Garden of Chandigarh, Sector 1, Chandigarh, 160001, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1 to 2 hours

    The Nek Chand Saini’s Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a sculpture garden for rock enthusiasts in the city of Chandigarh, India. This sculpture-based garden is named after the founder Nek Chand Saini. It is spread over an area of 40 acres. It is a unique kind of garden in the city. The sculptures in this garden look amazing. It is situated near the Shanti Kunj lake. Whenever you are visiting Chandigarh it is a must-visit place for you. It will be a different kind of experience.


    Nek Chand’s Rock Garden of ChandigarhThe most attractive thing about this rock garden is that all the sculptures in the Rock garden are made of scrap items like pipes, ceramics, rocks, bottles, pots, sinks, glasses, home waste, etc. It is one of the most visited tourist places in the city. It is a great place for rock enthusiasts. The sculptures of these grades are so unique and well-made. The place is neat and clean. The authorities take good care of this place. You can click on some good pictures here. You can go here with your friends and family and have a wonderful time.


    The Nek Chand Saini’s Rock Garden is named after the founder of the garden Nek Chand Saini. He was a government official who started building this garden in the year of 1957. And this place was opened to the public in the year of 1976 and named the Rock Garden. The most amazing thing about this place is that all sculptures in this garden are made from waste materials. 

    Inside/Outside Views

    Nek Chand’s Rock Garden of ChandigarhThe famous Nek Chand Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a place for rock enthusiasts. There are many sculptures in this garden which are made of rock and waste materials that were created by Nek Chand himself. The garden is spread over an area of 40 acres and is very beautifully decorated. It is considered one of the finest modern wonders of the world. The sculptures here are made of broken crockery, colorful stones, pipes, and other things. This park not only features a unique collection of sculptures but also includes a few waterfalls, creative walls, swings, narrow doorways, etc. There are a lot of trees in this garden which makes this place more attractive. There are also some aquarium spaces and concrete arches which resemble the ancient Roman aqueducts. Anyone would love to visit this place.

    Opening Hours

    1. Sunday 9 AM–6:30 PM
    2. Monday 9 AM–8 PM
    3. Tuesday 9 AM–8 PM
    4. Wednesday 9 AM–8 PM
    5. Thursday 9 AM–8 PM
    6. Friday 9 AM–8 PM
    7. Saturday 9 AM–8 PM

    Entry & Others Fees

    • INR 30 per person (adults)
    • INR 10 per person (children)

    How to Reach

    By air: The nearest airport to the Nek Chand’s Rock Garden of Chandigarh is the Chandigarh International Airport. It is well connected with the other major cities of India. From there you can hire any local transport to reach your destination.

    By train: The Chandigarh Junction railway station is the closest railway station to the Nek Chand’s Rock Garden of Chandigarh. 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

    1. Carry your important things in a small bag 
    2. Carry a water bottle 
    3. Bring your camera
    4. Carry a photo ID card


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes it is a safe place for tourists.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed inside Muchalinda Lake?

    Ans: Yes photography is allowed here.

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

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