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Rose Garden in Chandigarh

Are you a nature lover and do you want to indulge in the magnificence of the natural creations? Zakir Hussain Rose Garden in Chandigarh takes you to a new horizon which truly exemplifies the endless ambit of nature in manifesting splendid and elegant creations. A walk through the enthralling landscape replete the mind with tranquility and serenity. Amidst the buzzing bees and chirping of the birds you certainly are credulous that it is ‘the’ paradise and there are no better contenders for the same than the Zakir Hussain Rose Garden.

Rose Garden of Chandigarh

It is a jogger’s delight and an apt spot to pass time with the family. The hide and seek game indulging children,  the families laid down with snacks in hand recalling all the good days and envisaging new progress in life with fresh air beleaguering them is truly a feast to the eye. The roses are nonchalant and testify all the gestures in stoic silence while complementing the guests with high spirited revelry and ecstasy. The resplendent view showcased by the roses implores one to overlook all the consternation confronted in life.

About Chandigarh Rose Garden:

Rose Garden ChandigarhZakir Hussain Rose Garden is spread over 30 acres of land housing 1600 species of roses implanted in carved out lawns and beds.  Adjoining the leisure valley and sector 17 on either side, the Rose Garden is opposite the sector 16.

The name of the garden is dedicated to the 3rd President of India, Zakir Hussain albeit the garden was created under the instructions of M.S. Randhawa, the then Chief Commissioner and horticulturalist. Created in 1967, it has the pleasure to be Asia largest Rose Garden.

Nearly half a million different rose varieties exists in the Rose Garden some of which are named after affluent personalities like former Indian prime minister Lal Bahadur Shasthri, former US President John.F.Kennedy, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and M.S. Randhawa are some of them. Rose varieties like Canadian Centenary, wild Plum and Dorothy Peach, Delhi Prince, Lover’s Meeting, Love Me Tender, Hippie girl, King’s Ransom, Dulhan, Only You, Careless Love are inherent in the garden. Shrubs and climbers also embellish the garden that adds on to the awesomeness of the garden.

The garden embodies many medicinal plants in addition to roses. Yellow Gulmohar, Camphor, Bahera, Harar, Bel are some of the varieties found in the rose garden.

The Annual Festival of Rose Garden in Chandigarh:

It is the venue of 3-day Annual festival of Gardens conducted in Chandigarh every March.  People nearby erect up exhibitions during the event. Organized to honor the breath-taking profoundness of the roses, the festival of garden also presents cultural activities, refreshments, amusement rides and contests of landscaping, photography, gardening, bonsai, Rose Prince and Princess.

Rose Garden Chandigarh

All the vicinity residents and members of Institutes can take partake the competitions. Musical nights, concerts and comedy shows engulf the night with entertainment besides the food streets offered by the trader who reinforces stalls on the event. Bungee jumping and camel back riding infuses enthusiasm among the kids.

Places to abode around Rose Garden:

If you have come off from a far off place, there are trending hotels nearby the Zakir Hussain Rose Garden to abode at an affordable rate. Some of the nearby hotels are:

Lemon Tree Hotel

MW Area,
Industrial and Business Park,
Chandigarh -160002
Phone: 0172 442 3232

Hometel Chandigarh

Plot No.147-148,
Industrial Area
Phase – I,
Chandigarh -160002
Phone: 0172 429 9999

Hotel Rajshree
Plot No 181/45,
Industrial Area
Phase 1,
Chandigarh - 160017
Phone: 0172 460 6309

Mint Hotel
SCO 7,
Sector 27-C,
Chandigarh - 160028
Phone: 0172 451 1116

The Altius A Boutique Hotel
Plot No. 25/9,
Industrial Area
Chandigarh - 160002
Phone:0172 521 2121

Fern Residency Chandigarh
Industrial Area
Phase II,
Chandigarh - 160002
Phone:0172 504 3333

The Toy Hotel
SCO 165-167,
Sector 34-A,
Phone:172 403 3333

Reach Chandigarh Rose Garden:

Here are the details of how and when to reach Rose Garden in Chandigarh for you to enjoy the natural bliss of Chandigarh:


Rose Garden Chandigarh
Sector 16,
Chandigarh - 160016

Timings: The rose garden is open from 6 A.M. to 8 P.M. all the days of the week.

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