Pinjore Yadavindra Gardens

The Mughal Gardens at Pinjore lie 22 km from Chandigarh on Ambala - Shimla highway.

Pinjore is a village. It bears links to ancient Aryan times. Ruins of Bhima Devi temple and ancient baths can be seen here. This is a traditional Mughal garden, created in the 17th century by Nawab Fidal Khan, a cousin general of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. According to Hindu mythology, the Pandava brothers rested at this site during their exile. The gardens are laid out over more than 100 acres on a sloping site with fountains and pavilions, designed in an interesting blend of Mughal and Rajasthani architectural styles. Accommodation at "Rang Mahal", "Sheesh Mahal" and at the Budgerigar Hotel are located within the garden.
Places of Interest : Stone craft, Plants nursery and local craft available. Terrain is hilly. River Ghaggar flows in the valley.