There are two botanical gardens in Chandigarh, India, one located in the Punjab University and another between the Rock Garden and Sukhna Lake in Sector 1. Botanical Garden are here with a purpose to conserve the flora of the region as well as those exotic and near extinct species.
The botanical garden of Punjab University has distinctive varieties of plants. On one corner, you can find cacti and succulent plants, while the other corner contains several evergreen and exotic plants. Also, you can find gorgeous lotus flowers over here.
The botanical garden that lies between the rock garden and Sukhna Lake is spread on an area of 88 acres. The best part about this garden are the rare species of plants and small lily pools. Apart from these two botanical gardens.It consists of 15 botanical sections, one of which is dedicated to a medicinal plants garden, home to more than 75 species of medicinal trees and 55 species of medicinal herbs and shrubs. It is also connected to a nature reserve called Patiala-ki-Rao through a causeway. The garden is the perfect place for some refreshing time.Small pools and the rare species kept under the green house draw garden lovers as well as botanists.
“It has been a traveler’s choice to visit this place whenever it comes to Chandigarh. I Highly recommended this place, the beauty of this park ,greenery all around , is very freshning. It is very unique park maintained by high care… really soothing place.I’d just call it different, it’s a very calm activity”