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Boating  

Visitors ride boats on the Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh, March 26, 2010 You must go boating on the Sukhna Lake and visit the Rock Garden nearby. If you like to shop, head to the Sector 17 or Sector 22 markets. And enjoy a late-night meal at the food street outside Panjab University.

Sukhna Lake  

Visitors ride boats on the Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh, March 26, 2010 Go for a walk around Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh's pride and joy. The picturesque 3km-long, man-made lake gives you an insight into the city's rhythms. Pick up a snack from the adjoining eatery and join the city's health-conscious in a brisk walk - or the other way around.

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Where to

  1. Noor

    Try Noor at Hotel Pankaj (Tel 91-172-2709891) for a reliable multi-cuisine spread.

  2. Parkview

    Parkview (from Rs 1900), run by the Chandigarh Administration, has a few rooms in this category.

  3. Wild West Pub

    While they could certainly do with more women customers, Wild West Pub (Tel 91-9815159686) at Khyber restaurant in Sector 35 has enough character to guarantee a good time.

Must Do

Rose Garden

Admire the Rose Garden, Asia's largest, where 50,000 bushes of 1600 species bloom in all splendour. The Rose Festival is celebrated every year in February-March.

Tips for Travellers

Winter is in its tail-end during February and March but sometimes it can last longer, or unleash a cold wave before bowing out. So carry a warm jacket, a cap and a shawl while in the city.

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