Capital of two stated (Punjab & Haryana) and UT of India is designed by France architect ‘Le Corbusier.’ in 1950s (stone laid in 1952). Chandigarh was the very first planned city of India (Independent India).
Chandigarh expands 114 square kms. Chandigarh is educational hub and around fifty thousand students form adjacent states study in different institute like Punjab Engineering College (PEC), Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh Fine Art college, Chandigarh college of engineering, Chandigarh college of Architecture.
Panjab University is the one of the oldest university of India, established in 1882 in Lahore (now in Pakistan).
This place is most popular with Backpackers as a check point as Chandigarh connects to a lot of Hill Stations specially the ones in Himachal Pradesh, jammu and Kashmir and ew of Utthrakhand.