Gardens

TERRACED GARDEN, Sector 33

A small valley running the length of the Sector has been developed into a Terraced Flower Garden. Its main attraction is an illuminated musical fountain. The garden is the venue for the annual Chrysanthemum Show. It is spread over 10 acres. It was started in 1979.

BOTANICAL GARDEN, Panjab University

Botanical Garden of the Panjab University deserves a special mention. One corner of this garden devoted to cacti and succulent plants. In another corner of the garden are grown ever green and exotic plants. There is also a lotus corner in the garden. This is the only place in Chandigarh where one can find beautiful lotus flowers.

FITNESS TRAIL & FLOWER GARDEN, Sector 10

The Flower Garden is located in the Sector 10 stretch of the Leisure Valley . The total area of this garden is 94 acres out of which 52 acres are under seasonal flowers and the rest of the area is punctuated with sculptures by renowned artists. A limited area has been left for organising different cultural activities etc.

A Physical Fitness Trail Park has also been developed here with a view to combining physical exercises with the beauty of nature. On the north east end of this garden is Bougainvillea Garden and its south west side touches the Rose Garden. It was started in 1965 and then redeveloped in 1985.

HIBISCUS GARDEN, Sector 36

It covers an area of 8 acres and adjoins the Dakshin Marg . About 40 different varieties of Hibiscus shrubs are planted in the garden that provide colour through out the year. The choe banks are however also planted with bottle brush and bamboo groves as in other parts of the Leisure Valley. It was opened in 1974.

GARDEN OF FRAGRANCE, Sector 36

Situated of south of the Hibiscus Garden is very popular for different varieties of aromatic and fragrant plants.