Pinjore Garden is one of the most scenic attractions of the tri-city of Chandigarh-Panchkula-Zirakpur. It is the best place to visit for tourists who are looking for peace and tranquility during their trip to Chandigarh.
Situated just 23 kilometers from the city centre of Chandigarh, Pinjore Garden is located in the city of Panchkula. Built during the 17th century, this garden was laid down on the lines of Shalimar and Nishat Gardens of Kashmir. It was renamed Yadavindra Gardens after Maharaja Yadavindra Singh, the last ruler of Patiala.
Adorning more than 100 acres of land, Pinjore Garden Chandigarh, is home to a mini zoo, an extensive plant nursery, a Japanese garden, magnificent palaces, and lush green picnic lawns. It is a perfect place for a weekend outing with family and friends. One can relax and rejuvenate amidst the serene surroundings of the gardens. Fountain and light shows are also a special attraction during the weekends. That is why weekends are considered as the best time to visit Pinjore Garden. One can also plan a visit to the Pinjore Garden during weekdays to dodge the huge crowds during weekends.
Some of the most alluring attractions of the Pinjore Garden are the site museum, and heritage train. While the museum displays the history of the garden, the heritage train lets the visitors explore the monuments inside the garden.
Pinjore Garden is also a perfect place for nature enthusiasts who can revel in the serenity of nature amidst the lush green surroundings, and tranquil environment of the garden.