Chandigarh India
Here is provided information on the Chandigarh Pinjore gardens also known as Yadavindra Gardens.

Pinjore Gardens

Pinjore garden of ChandigarhLocation: 20 kms from Chandigarh

When it comes to excursions around Chandigarh, Pinjore gardens deserve a special mention. Also known as Yadavindra Gardens, they are situated about 20 kms away from the city. The work of creating Pinjore gardens began in the seventeenth century. It covers a total area of 100 acres. Chandigarh Pinjore Garden serves as the venue for hosting the annual event of mango festival. The garden houses a mini zoo, historic places, Japanese garden, nursery and a number of picnic spots. According to the Hindu mythology, it is said that it is over here that Pandava brothers had rested during their exile.