Le Corbusier Center - 5 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Le Corbusier Center

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

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Butterfly Park Chandigarh

Butterfly Park Chandigarh

1.08km from Le Corbusier Center

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.

Sukhna Lake

Sukhna Lake

1.94km from Le Corbusier Center

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.

Musical Fountain

Musical Fountain

1.99km from Le Corbusier Center

Musical Fountain Show is held at Sector 17 in Chandigarh and is a popular place of recreation and sightseeing. The show is held in the evening hours and is a wonderful display of water fountains dancing to a rhythmic livid music. The place is thronged by locals and tourists alike to visit the show.

Sector 17 Market

Sector 17 Market

2.27km from Le Corbusier Center

Sector 17 Market is the most popular of the city. Replete with several big brand stores, international outlets, food chains and eateries, the market is popular both among the youngsters and the adults. From kids wear to fashion apparels to bridal stores and the like, the market has got something for everyone and is bustling with visitors all through the day.

Government Museum and Art Gallery

Government Museum and Art Gallery

2.35km from Le Corbusier Center

Museum explaining the story of Chandigarh’s creation. The museum displays original letters and correspondence between administrators and the architects who created Chandigarh’s blueprint.

 Zakir Husssain Rose Garden (Chandigarh)

Zakir Husssain Rose Garden (Chandigarh)

2.39km from Le Corbusier Center

This is a botanical garden located at Chandigarh with 50,000 rose-bushes of 1600 different species Named after India's former President Zakir Hussain. The garden has not only roses but also trees of medicinal value. Some of the medicinal plants that can be spotted here are bel, Behera, Harar, camphor and yellow Gulmohar. The rose plants have been planted in carved-out lawns and flower beds.

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Chandigarh

Chandigarh

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A city and a union territory in India that serves as the capital of the two neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana. It was one of the early planned cities in post-independence India and is internationally known for its architecture and urban design.

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Nele Lenze

Nele Lenze

2018-01-09

The center is free of charge and open between 10 AM and 5 PM. It offers a basic introduction to LeCorbusier in Chandigarh by displaying photographs of the buildings he designed and disappointed letters he wrote while coordinating everything. You can also find some furniture designed by him in the center. The museum shop is closed and under construction. You cannot find any tour guides for a LeCorbusier tours there but we were referred to the architecture museum for that.

Next door is the forestry department also designed by LeCorbusier.
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