Chandigarh, Union territory of two states, Punjab and Haryana, receives a huge footfall from all over India around the year. The city is the manifestation of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru’s dream and was planned by French architect Le Corbusier. Known as one of the best experiments of urban planning and modern architecture, Chandigarh has been given the name of ‘the city beautiful’.
The city is the combination of architecture, natural beauty, civilization and heritage and hence serves to be called the best place to live. Though it is an epitome of modernization, it still has managed to preserve its uniqueness and will continue to do so. So what makes this city so special? Here are the seven reasons that Chandigarh is the best place to live in.
- Ample of greenery
Almost every sector in the city has parks and some special gardens. Sectors are integrated with green belts of these parks. These help to maintain the natural beauty of the city along with giving a sense of freshness and calmness to its locals and visitors.
- Tourist attractions
The city has several tourist attractions, Rock Garden, being the most famous one. The entire garden is made from municipal waste, depicting the need to balance industrial development and the environment. Suhkna Lake is another integral tourist spot in the city. Similarly, one can go to Rose Garden, Botanical Garden, Terrace Garden, Fragrance Gardens for a leisurely evening.
- Well maintained roads
Chandigarh is well connected with all its bordering states through roadways, that is, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. The roads have enough tree plantation and dual carriage. Besides, the city has two interstate bus terminals each in sector 43 and 17. Along with good railway connectivity, the international airport is also conveniently located.
- Education facilities
The city has some great private and government institutions that provide remarkable educational facilities. Punjab University has over 188 affiliated colleges across the city. Chandigarh has a good number of schools and colleges located all over the city to provide the best education to learners.
- Medical facilities
The city has multi-specialty hospitals like Apollo Hospital, Max Hospital, Healing Hospital, Fortis Hospital, with the best available treatments. Moreover, the government medical college and hospital and PGI are some of the best government hospitals located in Chandigarh, catering to the needs of many patients.
- Well administered
Residents of every sector have access to local markets and other necessities at a walking distance. The traffic management is strict and the crime rate in the city is incredibly low, making it the safest place to live. Also, it was once the cleanest city in India.
- Safe Nightlife
Chandigarh’s Nightlife is on high rise and so has become safe. The police attentively keep a check on the happenings in the city and hence one has nothing to fear. You can enjoy nightlife fully in Chandigarh.
In all, Chandigarh has everything that one desires to live peacefully. A survey conducted confirms that it is one of the safest and happening cities to live in. So, if you are looking to relocate or settle then Chandigarh should be on the top of your list.