The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh, Chandigarh

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  • Address: Sector No.1, Chandigarh, India
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-0172740645
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Amusement Park, Water Body, Garden, Theatre, Family And Kids, Exhibition
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About The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh, Chandigarh

The Rock Garden here consists of exclusive art forms that are made and improvised from urban waste. This garden is on the Banks of the Sukhna Lake. It is an open air area and exhibition hall, theatre trove and a miniature maze all in one place which is nothing less than a fantasy land.

The creator of the park, Mr. Nek Chand was a road inspector in the Engineering Works Department of Chandigarh. He had to roam and inspect parts of the Shivalik Range and this is from where he started collecting stones resembling figures of birds, small animals, human and other forms. The site where the rock garden stands today was a dumping ground and from here Mr. Nek Chand picked many waste materials and eventually shaped them into some amazing structures of humans and other forms. He has also used discarded items and debris material from damaged goods such as bottle caps, handle bars, forks, spoons, crowns, auto parts, soft drink bottles, broken- bangles, pieces of slate, bricks and even human hair.

There is also an open air theatre, a pond, a musician’s court, swimming pool and many other attractions. This place is the must visit on your travel list on your trip to Chandigarh.

The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh Information

  • As you walk past the garden walls take a look at them carefully as these are also made of waste materials like broken plates, etc and then attached with the help of cement.
  • Photography is allowed for free here.

The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh Ticket Prices

  • Rs 5 for adults
  • Rs 3 for children

How To reach The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh by Public Transport

  • The nearest airport is the Chandigarh Air force based Airport.
  • The nearest railway station is the Chandigarh Junction Railway Station.

Restaurants Near The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh

  • CITCO Lakeview Cafeteria
  • Tikka Express
  • Vee Kay Restaurant
  • Prem Sweets and Fast Food
  • Vrinda, Hot Millions Vatika
  • La Stella, Pizza Foresta
  • Nick Bakers
  • Devendra da Dhaba
  • Sherdil Punjabi Dhaba
  • Q ‘n’ Grill
  • Vijay Juice Corner
  • Sindhi Cake Shop
  • Sharma Bakery

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Things to Know Before Visiting The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh

  • 95% of people who visit Chandigarh include The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh in their plan

  • 68.63% of people start their The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh

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94.68% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh

People normally club together Le Corbusier Centre and Sukhna Lake while planning their visit to The Rock Garden Of Chandigarh.

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