The Open Hand MonumentCurrently Open
- 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
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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.
How To reach The Open Hand Monument by Public Transport
- Buses 11, 18, 18B, 35A, 202 to stop –Sector – 1 High Court
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44.58% of people who visit Chandigarh include The Open Hand Monument in their plan
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56.26% 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
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The Open Hand Monument, Chandigarh Reviews
This Hand is said to be official logo of Chandigarh Administration. Awesome place, spacious and surrounded by full of greenery but nothing much to be seen. Need only 5 minutes to fully appraise the place and Logo. Visit and view yourself.
Beautiful landscape...And this is where you want to be for a photo shoot...peaceful area, no traffic honking, and secure place too. Its also good if you want to spend time with yourself. "Peace"
It is the symbol of the "Government of Chandigarh". Open Hand Monument is a symbolic structure designed by the architect Le Corbusier and located in the Capitol Complex of the Indian city and union territory of Chandigarh. It symbolizes "the hand to give and the hand to take; peace and prosperity, and the unity of mankind". The largest example of Le Corbusier's many Open Hand sculptures, it stands 26 metres high. The metal structure with vanes is 14 metres high, weighs 50 short tons, and was designed to rotate in the wind.
Thats place is empty at morning and afternoon. Best time to go evening. And photography allowed there. But there is not good facilitate. So you must take a water bottle. This place best for photography only.
Beautiful and serene place with an historic feeling. Must visit although, now a days few ppl visit it...but it has the aura of a great bigging, it stands up to something amazing-the city beautiful '' Chandigarh''