Zakir Hussain Rose Garden

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    Location: Jan Marg, 16B, Sector 16, Chandigarh, 160015, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1 to 2 hours (approximately)

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    The botanical garden Zakir Hussain Rose Garden situated in heart of the city Chandigarh is the largest garden In Asia. Which is spread over an area of 30 acres, named after the president of India Zakir Hussain. Here you will find a variety of roses that can blow your mind.  It has nearly 50,00p rode-bushes of almost 1600 different species. It is a must-visit place in the city.


    Zakir Hussain Rose Garden in ChandigarhThis garden is full of various kinds of roses. It can cherish your mood in a few seconds. The lush green garden with colorful flowers makes this place heavenly. The atmosphere of this place is very fresh. You can smell the sweet fragrance in the air. This place is also enjoyable for children. There is a little park for them. You can have a walk around the place. You will enjoy that too. If you want to change your dull mood it is a wonderful place for that.


    Named after the former president of India Zakir Hussain this garden was created under the guidance of Mohinder Singh Randhawa, Chandigarh’s first chief commissioner in 1967, and is open for the people. May it look like just a rose garden but it also jas trees with medicinal value. Like- Bel, Bahera, Harar Camphor, etc. 

    Inside/Outside Views

    Zakir Hussain Rose Garden in ChandigarhSpread over 30 acres of land area Zakir Hussain’s rose garden is full of mesmerizing scenic beauty. When the roses bloom the garden looks majestic. This garden holds some of the most elegant and fascinating collections of roses from all over the world. There you can find a collection of roses of more than 1600 different species. The rose plants have been planted here in carved-out lawns and flower beds. There is a small stream of water flowing through the middle of the garden which can be crossed by a mini-fridge. During the season when all the flowers bloom, it just looks gorgeous. It feels like a treat to the eyes.  It is very well maintained by the authority. It is a good place for people of all ages. If you are in Chandigarh it is a must-visit place for you.

    Opening Hours

    1. Saturday 6 AM–10 PM
    2. Sunday 9 AM–10 PM
    3. Monday 6 AM–10 PM
    4. Tuesday 6 AM–10 PM
    5. Wednesday 6 AM–10 PM
    6. Thursday 6 AM–10 PM
    7. Friday 6 AM–10 PM

    Entry & Others Fees

    • For Children – INR 50
    • For adults – INR 50

    How to Reach

    By Air: The nearest railway station to Zakir Hussain Rose Garden is the Chandigarh International Airport. Which is 23 km away from this place. It is well connected with the other major cities of India. 

    By Train: Chandigarh Junction railway station is the closest to Zakir Hussain Rose Garden. It is also well connected with the others cities of the country.

    Tips for Travellers

    • Carry your essential things in a small bag
    • Carry a photo ID card. 
    • Do not pick any flower.
    • Do not damage the plants.


    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 in this place.

    Que-03: When is the best time to visit this place?

    Ans: February to March is the best time to visit this place. This is the time when the flowers bloom and the garden looks wonderful.

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

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