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#4 of 44 Places To Visit in Chandigarh
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Sector 16, Chandigarh 160015, India
entry fee
for adults & childrens
All days of the week
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
visit duration
Around 1 hour

about zakir hussain rose garden

For those hailing from concrete jungles, Zakir Hussain Rose Garden is the perfect place to head to. Replete with some 1,600 different varieties of roses, the garden is a sight to behold in spring and winter when it's taken over by blossoming flowers and busily buzzing bees and birds. Named after the 3rd President of India, Dr. Zakir Hussain, a pioneering educationist and statesman, the garden was established in 1967.

While roses are the stars here, the garden is replete with other flowers and medicinal plants as well, a figure totalling around 17,000+ plants. Take a walk through its sculpted landscape and here and there you can spot Bel/Bael trees, Yellow Gulmohar, Camphor, Bahera and Harar/Harad, all medicinal plants of immense significance.

Zakir Hussain Rose Garden is one of Asia's largest rose gardens. Typically, the garden is serene and tranquil where birds belt out melodious songs, but come February, it buzzes with excitement and activity in preparation for the Rose Festival and Annual Festival of Gardens held in March, a major cultural event of Chandigarh.

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3 Zakir Hussain Rose Garden reviews
Prabhat Kumar
Prabhat Kumar
A very well maintained, must see place in chandigarh.
Jun 23 2014
Rose garden is a must visit in chandigarh. A garden which is full of beautiful roses and tons of other species flowers. there are more than 3000 species of roses, the garden is very well maintained by the government although their is no entry fee her ...... read more
Vijendra Kr Jangid
Vijendra Kr Jangid
Never seen so many varieties of Rose.. Heaven of rose lovers.
Jun 22 2014
Visited Zakir Hussain Rose Garden in month of April 2014 during my tour to chandigarh, shimla and manali. About the Rose Garden, it is largest Rose Garden in Asia and spreaded in 27 acre of land and having over 1600 different varieties of rose. Garde ...... read more