Chandigarh (Union Territory)

Capital of Punjab & Haryana, the first modern planned city of independent India, designed by Le Corbusier. It is famous for the Rock garden built by using only waste materials (Designer - nek Chand). Sukhna lake, Rose garden, the Zoo, Shanti Kunj, museums and Art Gallery are other attractions. Yadavindra Gardens at Pinjore (estd. in 17th c.), 15 km away, includes Shish Mahal, Rang Mahal and Jal Mahal.