Garden of Fragrance


Away from the town centre, the Garden of Fragrance has sweet-scented flower varieties such as jasmine and damask rose.

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Nearby Chandigarh attractions

1. Terraced Garden

1.55 MILES

The Terraced Garden draws locals with its seasonal flower shows and musical fountain sessions in the evenings.

2. National Gallery of Portraits

1.56 MILES

Located behind the State Library, this government-maintained gallery is home to photos and paintings illustrating key players and events in the struggle…

3. Rose Garden


The most pleasant of the parks and gardens that dot Chandigarh is perhaps the Rose Garden, which contains over 1500 rose varieties.

4. Natural History Museum

1.87 MILES

This place is a must-visit for those travelling with children, and has exhibits featuring fossils, model dinosaurs, exquisite hand-embroidered pictures of…

5. Chandigarh Architecture Museum


Using photos, letters, models, newspaper reports and architectural drawings, this museum tells the story of Chandigarh’s planning and development,…

6. Government Museum & Art Gallery

1.95 MILES

You’ll find a fine collection of artworks and treasures at this impressive state museum, including trippy paintings of the Himalaya by Russian artist…

7. Le Corbusier Centre


One for fans of 20th-century avant-garde architecture and design, this fascinating museum displays documents, sketches and photos of Le Corbusier, along…

8. Bougainvillea Garden

2.83 MILES

Home to an overwhelming population of bougainvilleas, the eponymous Bougainvillea Garden has a thought-provoking memorial to Indian soldiers killed in…