Pinjore Gardens


The beautifully restored, 17th-century Mughal-era Pinjore Gardens, on the edge of the small town of Pinjore, are built on seven levels with water features and serene views of the Shivalik Hills.

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Nearby Chandigarh attractions

1. Bhima Devi Temple

0.18 MILES

The ruins of the 10th-century Bhima Devi Temple comprise broken pillars, statuettes and friezes (including some Khajuraho-esque erotic carvings) scattered…

2. Open Hand Sculpture


The tour of the Capitol Complex includes a visit to Le Corbusier’s unmistakably mid-century Open Hand sculpture, the city’s official emblem, signifying…

3. High Court

6.96 MILES

The High Court is one of Chandigarh's most iconic buildings from the Le Corbusier era. Executed in reinforced concrete, the massive avant-garde structure…

4. Vidhan Sabha

7.02 MILES

This architectural masterpiece by Le Corbusier is home to the state legislative assemblies of Punjab and Haryana. Tourists can only visit as part of their…

5. Sukhna Lake

7.04 MILES

Fulfilling the leisure objective of Le Corbusier’s urban master plan, this landmark artificial lake is a popular rest and recreation stop for Chandigarh's…

6. High Court Museum

7.05 MILES

On the approach road to the High Court, the small High Court Museum displays assorted judicial memorabilia including original Le Corbusier sketches, a…

7. Capitol Complex

7.09 MILES

At the epicentre of Le Corbusier’s planned city are the imposing concrete High Court, Secretariat and Vidhan Sabha, shared by the states of Punjab and…

8. Nek Chand Rock Garden

7.13 MILES

Chandigarh's Rock Garden is unique: it's the surreal fantasy of the much-missed Nek Chand (1924–2015), a local transport official who, starting in 1957,…