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Le Corbusier Center

Old Architect Building, Madhya Marg, Sector 19B, Sector 19, Chandigarh, 160019, India


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.

Attractions near Le Corbusier Center

Butterfly Park1.08km 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 Lake1.94km 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 Fountain1.99km 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 Market2.27km 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.

Sukhna Lake2.28km from Le Corbusier Center

A reservoir at the foothills of Shivalik ranges of the Himalayas. This 3 km² rainfed lake was created in 1958 by damming the Sukhna Choe, a seasonal stream coming down from the Shivalik Hills.

Government Museum and Art Gallery2.35km 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.

Where is Le Corbusier Center

Discover more attractions in Chandigarh, where Le Corbusier Center is located

Chandigarh20 attractions

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.

What visitors say about Le Corbusier Center

Nele Lenze
Nele Lenze
Jan 2018

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.