A must visit spectacle in Chandigarh is the Pinjore Garden, which covers a large area of 100 acres of land. This vast expansion of land houses an array of attractions to the visitors. Also called as Yadavindra Gardens, it is located in the suburbs of the city. It has got a great mythological value also. Mythology says that the Pandavas had come here during their period of exile. A popular picnic spot, this garden offers a delightful time with its mini zoo, Japanese garden, nursery and a number of gorgeous lawns.
Pinjore Gardens appears more imposing during night times when colorful lights and fountains got illuminated. Another impressive feature of this lovely location is its descending terraces that provide a miraculous effect.
During the months of April to June the garden would be clothed in a festive mood since it is the time of the Baisakhi Festival and the annual mango festival. Celebrated with much gaiety, these festivals became remarkable owing to the large-scale participation of people. Latest varieties of Mangoes are being displayed here in the festival by the Agricultural Universities. These celebrations grabs more and more crowds to the garden year after year.