Panjab University - 5 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Panjab University
panjab university is a public university located in Chandigarh, India. It originated in 1882 as the University of the Punjab, but was established in 1947 after the partition of India, where the university was split between Pakistan and India.
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Fine Arts Mueseum
0.61km from Panjab University
The Museum of Fine Arts houses the early works of almost all of the major artists of modern India. The collection was created through the initiative of the art historian BN Goswamy. Originally the building was supposed to house the rich collection of archaeological artefacts that had been discovered by the department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology.
Shanti Kunj Park
2.04km from Panjab University
Shanti Kunj garden in Chandigarh is situated in a very peaceful place that is free from any noise and pollution. Therefore, it has been rightly named as Shanti Kunj. Large amount of trees and plants in the garden provide soothing effect even in hot summer months. There are numerous herbs and medicinal plants in this garden which provide excellent healing effect. Shanti Kunj garden is divided into five segments by a natural stream flowing through the garden.
Zakir Husssain Rose Garden (Chandigarh)
2.21km from Panjab University
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.
Government Museum and Art Gallery
2.37km from Panjab University
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.
Sector 17 Market
2.44km from Panjab University
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.
2.59km from Panjab University
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.
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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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If you cannot get enough of Chandigarh architecture, you should check out Panjab University because it has more to offer from Pierre Jeanneret and LeCorbusier. You can walk around for hours and explore the different structures.