The Open Hand Monument

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  • Address: 31, Uttar Marg, 4A, Sector 4, Chandigarh, 160001, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +91-1724290000
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Monument, Family And Kids

The Open Hand Monument that looks much like a flying bird was designed by Le Corbusier in the Capitol Complex of Chandigarh. The structure symbolizes “the hand to give and the hand to take; peace, prosperity and unity of mankind” and it is also taken up as the emblem of the Government of Chandigarh. The metal structure of The Open Hand Monument is 85 feet high with the 46-feet high metal vanes weighing around 50 tons. The vanes rotate as the wind passes. On the backdrop of the Shiwalik Mountains, the structure looks stunning on the 46 feet concrete platform.

  • Buses 11, 18, 18B, 35A, 202 to stop –Sector – 1 High Court

  • The Open Hand Monument Address: 31, Uttar Marg, 4A, Sector 4, Chandigarh, 160001, India
  • The Open Hand Monument Contact Number: +91-1724290000
  • The Open Hand Monument Timing: 24-hrs
  • The Open Hand Monument Price: Free
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  • 8.17% of people who visit Chandigarh include The Open Hand Monument in their plan

  • 70% of people start their The Open Hand Monument visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see The Open Hand Monument

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Open Hand Monument

People normally club together Sukhna Lake and Butterfly Park while planning their visit to The Open Hand Monument.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • This is an monument which represents the Chandigarh smart city, it's next to secretariat. Monument looks unique and the view looks good during sunset.

  • The Open Hand Monument is a symbolic structure designed by the architect Le Corbusier and located in the Capitol Complexof the Indian city and union territory of Chandigarh. It is the emblem or symbol of the Government of Chandigarh and symbolizes "the hand to give and the hand to take; peace and prosperity, and the unity of mankind".[1]The largest example of Le Corbusier's many Open Hand sculptures,[2] it stands 26 metres (85 ft) high. The metal structure with vanes is 14 metres (46 ft) high, weighs 50 short tons (100,000 lb), and was designed to rotate in the wind

  • Chandigarh is a nice city plnned by the famous French architect Le Corbusier. The emblem of Chandigarh; open hand monument is also at the capital complex. An interesting place to see.

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  • As it is the city symbol of Chandigarh, it's a must visit place for tourists. It is closer to High Court of both the states Punjab & Haryana, and nearby the Capitol Complex which is major tourist attraction. Total three groups visits the place daily 10:00 am ,12:00pm and 3:00pm so the person has to register himself/herself at the nearby office and they are provided with a guide to explore the place without any extra charges.

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