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Bougainvillea Garden Chandigarh (India)

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OVERVIEW

Bougainvillea Park was set up in the year 1976, covering a total area of 20 acres. This garden exhibits 65 distinctive varieties of Bougainvillea shrubs planted over here. These bougainvilleas are shaped into different forms like an arch, pavilions, a cluster of bowers, and arcades. These thorny shrubs are just right for bonsai type planting. A few flowering trees have also been planted to give colorful effect during the intervening period of bougainvillea flowering time. The Garden has acquired a prime position in the tourism arena of Chandigarh within a short span of time. The annual Bougainvillea festival conducted in the park is very popular and it attracts a large number of people. Apart from these paper beauties, the park also holds fitness tracks, which provides a good walk and morning exercise field amidst a colorful brigade.
Situated within the garden is the Chandigarh War Memorial and was inaugurated by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam in 2006. This memorial is dedicated to those who laid their lives defending the country since independence. The Memorial lists the names of Martyrs from Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Union Territory of Chandigarh. This is the largest post-Independence war memorial of the country, with nearly 8459 names of the deceased soldiers, since 1947, from the Army, Air Force, and Navy.

Address:

Sector 3, Chandigarh 160001, India Suggested duration: Around 2 hours.

Open and Closing Time

Visiting Time: All days of the week: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

General Information

Entry Fee: Cost: Free Entry

Near By Attraction

Le Corbusier Centre The Rock Garden of Chandigarh Sukhna Lake Capitol Complex Hotels available near by Bougainvillea Garden

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Interesting facts about Bougainvillea Garden

Bougainvillea Park was set up in the year 1976, covering a total area of 20 acres. This garden exhibits 65 distinctive varieties of Bougainvillea shrubs planted over here. These bougainvilleas are shaped into different forms like an arch, pavilions, a cluster of bowers, and arcades. These thorny shrubs are just right for bonsai type planting. A few flowering trees have also been planted to give colorful effect during the intervening period of bougainvillea flowering time.
It is here you will be able to see a large variety of bougainvillea. The garden is beautifully decorated and there are other flowering plants too.

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