#20 of 23 Places to Visit in Chandigarh
Distance (From Chandigarh Bus Terminus): 1.5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: Near Rose Garden
Transportation Options: Cab / Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 1.5 km from Chandigarh Bus Station, Shanti Kunj is a peaceful place located between the Rose Garden and the Cricket Stadium in Sector 16 of Chandigarh. It is one of the beautiful gardens to visit in Chandigarh.
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.
This park is flocked by joggers during the early morning and evening hours. Various training programs focusing on national integration, youth empowerment, spiritual awareness and more happen here occasionally. There is also an open air gym at Shanti Kunj which has been developed at a budget of Rs. 10 Lakh. The exercising machines which have been installed at Shanti Kunj to make Chandigarh's first open air gym include treadmill, legs shaper, abs shaper, shoulder press and more. All machines are manual and hence no electricity will be used to operate these machines.
There is also a small cafeteria on the premises which serves refreshments to the visitors. It is an ideal picnic spot for families as the vast gardens allow kids to play and move freely.
Timings: 8 AM to 8.30 PM