Pinjore Gardens, Chandigarh-Shimla Road, Pinjore, Chandigarh
Pinjore Gardens, aAlso known as Yadavindra Gardens, deserve a special mention. The work of creating Pinjore gardens began in the seventeenth century. It covers a total area of 100 acres. Chandigarh Pinjore Garden serves as the venue for hosting the annual event of mango festival. The garden houses a mini zoo, historic places, Japanese garden, nursery and a number of picnic spots. According to the Hindu mythology, it is said that it is over here that Pandava brothers had rested during their exile.
7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Best Season to Visit
September to March.
Best Time To Visit
Morning, Afternoon, Evening.
Time Required for Sightseeing
3 to 4 hours
Ticket Required : Yes
Individual National Adult Rs. : 20 per person for adults Kids Rs. : 20 per person for adults Individual Foreigner Adult Rs. : 20 per person for adults Kids Rs. : 20 per person for adults Still Photo Camera Rs. : N.A Video Camera Rs. : N.A
Guide Required : No
Approximate cost: N.A
Dress Code (If Any) : No
Dress Require: N.A
- Pal Dhaba ; Chandigarh ; Ph/M – 090 41 008877 ; Food Serve – Indian,Panjabi Thali
How to Reach
Taxi : Chandigarh is well connected by a road network and National Highways 21 and National Highway 22. The tourist can reach to Chandigarh by taxi. The normal Indian taxi charges of Rupees 8 to 20 will be charged for each km. Bus : State owned buses connect Chandigarh to all nearest cities in Punjab and Haryana. Deluxe Volvo buses and semi deluxe buses are available from Shimla (110 km), Manali (320 km), New Delhi (260 km) and Dehradun (175 km). Deluxe buses charge Rs 3-4 per kilometer. Train : Chandigarh is connected by rail to many cities in Punjab, Haryana and also to Delhi. Frequent trains are running between Delhi and Chandigarh (260 km). One can get connection trains to Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Trivandrum (Kochu Veli) from Chandigarh. Chandigarh Railway Station : 2654782. Air : Chandigarh has an international airport which is located just 11km away from the city centre. Indian Airlines connect the city with other major cities like Mumbai , Delhi, Jammu, and Amritsar. Chandigarh international airport : 91-172-2659886. Others : N.A
Things to Carry
Safety / Warning
- Beware of pickpockets as Chandigarh is a major tourist city in India.
- Don’t flash jewelry or large sums of money.
- Avoid false saller, they may sale you fake items.
- Never accept a ride if there’s someone accompanying the driver in a taxi or rickshaw.
- Keep a copy of your passport/visa separate from the original.
- Police Control Room (Chandigarh): 2741900
- Ambulance : 102
- Fire Brigade : 101