Location: 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.