Place of Interest
Zirakpur is a satellite town of Chandigarh. It is set on the foothills of Shivalik hills. Zirakpur is the 'Wedding capital' of the region. At the confluence of national highway no 21, 22 & 64. It is centrally located and well connected by air, road and railway which make this a favourite destination for business and transit travellers alike.
Places of Interest
Rock Garden (15 Km): The world-acclaimed Rock Garden, dotted with sculptures created from scrap materials and unusual rock formations, is Chandigarhâ€™s pride. Created from discarded concrete and tiles, this unique garden spreading over 64 acres showcases urban art and offers a quiet spot to relax. Created in the 1970â€™s by artist Nek Chand it is indeed a fascinating amalgam of natureâ€™s marvels and manâ€™s creativity.
Sukhna Lake(12 Km) : The 3 sq kms manmade Sukhna Lake is an idyllic retreat for a communion with nature. The well-paved promenade, meandering along the banks of the lake, is ideal for a jog or walk along the soft and shimmering waters while the lush lawns are perfect to enjoy the soothing setting. The old Chandi Devi temple, that lends its name to the city, stands near the lake. Renowned musicians often play classical Indian music by the lakeside. Boating facilities are also available
Zakir Rose Garden (14 Km): The pretty Zakir Rose Garden, named after Indiaâ€™s illustrious former President Dr. Zakir Hussain, is Asiaâ€™s largest rose garden. Spread over 27 acres, it is dotted with more than 17,000 rose bushes embracing 1,600 species and dramatic colour fountains. The fragrant garden is the venue of the annual Festival of Gardens or Rose Festival, and offers a truly soothing experience to the senses.
Shopping : Sector 17, the Chandigarhâ€™s main shopping and commercial centre 12 Kms from Zirakpur. From designer shops flaunting the latest haute-couture attire, departmental stores with a variety of quality products, government emporia displaying traditional handicrafts to coffee shops, bars and pubs to relax and unwind, this vast shopping area has something for everyone.
Chhatbir Zoo(07 Km): is a zoological park located near Zirakpur, India that houses hundreds of different mammals, birds and reptiles. One of the major attractions of Chatbir Zoo near Chandigarh is the lion safari. You can also find distinctive species of birds. The zoo is open every day except Mondays.
Elante mall(7 Km): with its retail space of over 1 millon. sq. ft. across G+3 levels is the largest mall in Chandigarh. The retail space hosts premium national and international brands along with a mix of hypermarket, departmental stores, Sports Bar, Bowling Alley . Elante has well planned entertainment zone with multiplex and food court to cater to its customers.
Nada Sahib Gurudwara: GURDWARA SHRI NADA SAHIB Situated 11 Kms from Zirakpur on the bank of Ghaghar River In Panchkula Distt. In Haryana State. GURU GOBIND SINGH JI along with his army on the way to SHRI ANANDPUR SAHIB, After victory in Battle of bhangani visted GURUDWARA SHRI BAOLI SAHIB Dhakoli. After that stayed at this place for few days GURU SAHIB came here to this Place. Puranmasi day is celeberated every month on this place with great devotion