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A visit to Panchkula is incomplete without making a trip to the Cactus Garden. Officially known as National Cactus and Succulent Botanical Garden and Research Centre, the garden is Asia’s biggest garden devoted to rare and endangered species having more than 3,500 species. Genus Caralluma of Indian origin are seen here with some of the endangered species. Collection of Indian succulents here is considered the largest in the world.

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Mata Mansa Devi Temple, Panchkula

Mata Mansa Devi Temple, Panchkula

3.06km from Cactus Garden

Mata Mansa Devi is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi, a form of Shakti, in the Panchkula district of Haryana state in India. The temple complex is spread of 100 acres of the Shivalik foothills in the village of Bilaspur, near Mani Majra, and Panchkula. It is one of the prominent Shakti temples of North India involving 7 goddesses.

Nada Sahib gurdwara

Nada Sahib gurdwara

3.81km from Cactus Garden

Nada Sahib is a Sikh Gurudwara in the Panchkula district of the Indian state of Haryana. Situated on the banks of the Ghaggar-Hakra River in the Sivalik Hills, it is the site where Guru Gobind Singh halted while travelling from Paonta Sahib to Anandpur Sahib after the Battle of Bhangani in 1688.

Butterfly Park Chandigarh

Butterfly Park Chandigarh

5.23km from Cactus Garden

Butterfly Park is spread over an area of 7 acres, with beautiful landscaping. Special care has been taken to create a good habitat for butterflies. The park is well maintained and is home to around 35 species of butterflies, which add color to the place. A few prominent among these are Angled Castor, Ape fly, Blue Mormon, Common Grass Yellow, Common Blue Bottle, Chocolate pansy and Commander, etc. There are silence zones which are created for beautiful tiny creatures.

Le Corbusier Center

Le Corbusier Center

6.12km from Cactus Garden

Once the workplace of the architect Le Corbusier. The Swiss-French architect used the office while conceptualizing the city almost six decades ago.

Japanese Garden

Japanese Garden

6.4km from Cactus Garden

The Japanese Garden is a park located in Sector 31 in the union territory of Chandigarh. Built-in 2014 on 13 acres of land, by Indian Government. It consists of water bodies, pagoda towers, waterfalls, a meditation center, a buddha idol, and golden bamboos. This is first-ever garden in Chandigarh with a Japanese touch.

Sukhna Lake

Sukhna Lake

6.49km from Cactus Garden

The manmade picturesque Sukhna Lake in the foothills of the Shivalik range is an idyllic place for quiet communion with nature and for offering water sports activities such as boating, yachting, water skiing, etc. The creation of Lake was one of the greatest gifts from Le Corbusier and P L Varma Chief Engineer. To preserve its tranquility Corbusier insisted that it be forbidden to motorboats and the top of the dam (promenade) prohibited to vehicular traffic.

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Panchkula

Panchkula

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Panchkula is a well planned city of state of haryana. Panchkula city, was established in the year of 1995 as district. It is a satellite city of the Union Territory of Chandigarh. The prestigious Chandimandir Cantonment Headquarters of the Indian Western Command, is also located in Panchkula city. There are five towns in the district named Panchkula, Barwala, Pinjore, Kalka, and Raipur Rani. The only Hill station in Haryana called Morni is also in this District. In 2011, Panchkula had a populati

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