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Chandigarh Travel Guide: 73 reviews and 250 photos

Chandigarh also called The City Beautiful, is a city in India that serves as the capital of two states: Punjab and Haryana. However, administratively, the city is not under the jurisdiction of either state, it is administered by the Central government and hence classified as a union territory.

The city derives its name from Chandi Mandir, a temple of goddess Chandi, located in nearby Panchkula District of Haryana. The word Chandigarh literally means "the fort of Chandi".

Chandigarh is known for its high standard of living with highest per capita income in the country and tops the list of Indian States and Union Territories


Here are given some fast facts about the weather & climate of Chandigarh:
Winter temperature: 4-14C
Summer temperature: 37-44C
Annual rainfall: around 111.4 cm
Monsoon season: July - September
Best season to visit: between mid-August to November

best time to visit

The best time to visit Chandigarh is the period between mid August and November, when the weather is neither too hot nor too cold. Since Chandigarh is located in the plains; it enjoys a moderate weather like other North Indian cities experience. Summers are sometimes very hot and then the arrival of monsoon comes like a pleasant surprise. Read on to know more about the Chandigarh peak time?

The ideal time to visit Chandigarh starts by the mid of August. By that time, the monsoons are almost over and the temperature keeps dropping, giving a warm welcome to the winter season. Tourism is on its boom during this season. Tourists come from different parts of the country to visit this beautiful city of gardens

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  • goutammitra's Profile Photo
    Feb 11, 2008 at 4:37 AM

    It is one of the most beautiful cities of India, now highly populated. But it still remains beautiful. Why not some pictures from sector 17 there are many subjects.

  • jain012's Profile Photo
    Jan 23, 2008 at 9:31 PM

    Doing very hard work on your pages, best wishes

  • mallyak's Profile Photo
    Jan 19, 2008 at 6:02 PM

    Lovely city..regret not visiting in Oct.Are these from your recent visit???

  • sayedaburas's Profile Photo
    Jan 17, 2008 at 12:09 AM

    Lovely update. Best of luck (~_~)


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