The Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a sculpture garden for rock enthusiasts in Chandigarh, India. It is also known as Nek Chand Saini’s Rock Garden of Nathupur after its founder Nek Chand Saini, a government official who started building the garden secretly in his spare time in 1957.
For which garden is Pinjore famous?
Pinjore Gardens (also known as Pinjor Gardens or Yadavindra Gardens) is located in Pinjore, Panchkula district in the Indian state of Haryana. It is an example of the Mughal Gardens style, and was built by Patiala Dynasty Rulers.
Why is Pinjore famous?
Pinjore is known for Pinjore Gardens, Asia’s best 17th Century Mughal garden, and the Hindustan Machine Tools (HMT) factory.
What is there in Pinjore Garden?
The Architecture of the Pinjore Garden
There is also a Hawa Mahal on this level. The second level has arched doorways along with a painted palace called the Rang Mahal. The third level lies decorated with scented flower beds, beautiful cypress trees, and enchanting orchards.
Who has built the Pinjore Garden near Chandigarh?
The Pinjore Gardens were built by the Mughal Governor of Punjab, Fidai Khan, around 1760-61 CE. A man with a great eye for beauty and detail, he planned the entire garden and the various palaces near it, around a natural spring in Panchkula.
Why is it called Panchkula?
The word panchkula is derived from combination of two words panch (local) + kul (Sanskrit: ¤¥¤²¤¾) (canal) which mean the city of five canals. Possibly referring to five irrigation canals which distribute water of ghaggar river from nada sahib to Mata Mansa Devi.
Why is it called Morni Hills?
 The name of Morni is believed to derive from a queen who once ruled the area. The Morni Hills are offshoots of the Shivalik range of the Himalayas, which run in two parallel ranges. The village of Morni lies on the mountainside, at 1,220 metres (4,000 ft) above mean sea level.
Is Panchkula posh area?
Predominant social infrastructure and its easy access to commercial hubs like Industrial Area Phase 1, Panchkula, Panchkula IT Park, etc are the paramounts of the booming residential sector in Sector 20. It is counted among the most posh areas of Chandigarh.
Is Panchkula better than Mohali?
Although Mohali and Panchkula both were planned on the lines of Chandigarh but Mohali has been left far behind by Panchkula. Panchkula is much cleaner, better planned than Mohali. Electricity problem is severe in Mohali especially in summers. Law and order is another problem in Mohali.
Why is Panchkula famous?
The district of Panchkula is also famous for its natural beauty as it enjoys thickest forest cover in the entire State of Haryana. Besides Panchkula city, the district has five towns, Pinjore, Kalka, Barwala, Morni and Ranipur Rani.
Why is Kalka famous? Kalka is famous town located in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas and is known for housing the famous religious shrine Kali Mata Temple, dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Kali.