Lake


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. Lava Pub

    Lava Pub at the Taj is highly recommended for a night out.

  2. Hotel Majestic

    In Mohali, Hotel Majestic (from Rs 3300) is a stone's throw from the stadium.

  3. Aerizzona

    Chandigarh's oldest dance club, Aerizzona (Tel 91-172-2740622), is still going strong in Sector 17.

Must Do

Visiting a gurudwara

If you visit gurudwaras, places of worship for the Sikh community, make sure you cover your head: non-Sikh men usually tie a handkerchief over their heads, while women cover their heads with a dupatta or a cloth.

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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