Chandigarh popular restaurants and eating joints

The cuisine of Punjab has an enormous variety of mouth-watering dishes. The spice content ranges from minimal to pleasant to high. At the restaurants, the chefs make a liberal use of desi ghee, butter and cream to make the food lip smacking and finger licking.

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Chandigarh Activities for tourists

Visit to Sukhna Lake in the evening Created by building an artificial dam on a seasonal stream, Chandigarh’s Sukhna Lake is spread over a large area. A 2-km-long promenade along the lakeshore is a popular place to be visited in Chandigarh by the tourists and localities alike.

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Chandigarh Shopping Guide

Chandigarh being a modern planned city has the best managed shopping areas with the perfectly lined up shopping arcades, well managed and ample embarked parking lots, and well behaved shoppers in general. Unlike other tourist destinations in India, Chandigarh is not a city steeped in history and heritage. So shopping in Chandigarh is a different experience.

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Chandigarh Festivals

Apart from traditional religious festivals of India, people of Chandigarh enjoy many local festivals. Rose Festival The Rose Festival is celebrated at Rose Garden in the month of February end or beginning of March. It is the biggest Rose Show in the country. Over 500 exotic varieties of roses are displayed in the three day long celebrations. The festival features performances of music and dance, both classical and folk, flower shows, events for children, exhibitions by local artists, photographers and craftsman and a wide range of other activities.

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Temples in Chandigarh

Mata Mansa Devi Temple at Panchkula is a symbol of Himalayan culture and faith. The shrine located on the foot hills of Shivalik is an epitome of age old tradition of ‘Shakti’ worship in northern India. During Navratras millions of devotees from all over the country visit this temple for blessings of goddess Mansa Devi. There is a large garden of sacred plants attached to the Mansa Devi temple.

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