Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, is a botanical garden in Chandigarh  also known as Rose Garden Chandigarh.

   Jan Marg, Sector 16, Chandigarh, 160016 

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Open all 7 days of the week 6:AM to 10:00 PM

Overview & History

Zakir Hussain Rose Garden or just known by its name Rose Garden, is one of the most stunning botanic gardens in Chandigarh. The garden is named in honor of the the former president of India the late Mr. Zakir Hussain, was constructed in the year 1967, with the help of Chandigarh's Chief Commissioner Dr. M.S. Randhawa. The garden was the product the result of Dr. Randhawa's fascination with gardening and botany. It covers thirty acres with more than 1600 species of roses, and more than 50000 rosebushes, this is the biggest rose garden in Asia.

The rose garden is located in Sector 16 Chandigarh and is among the most visited tourist destinations within the town. Although it is most well-known for its extensive collection of roses, the garden is also home to a variety of varieties of trees, as well as herbal herbs and shrugs. The various kinds of trees in this garden include bel Harar, camphor Gulmohar, bahera and yellow. To add more charm to the already stunning landscape, the garden is lined with water fountains which provide an impressive light show at night.

The garden is the stage for many events throughout the course of the year. However, it is one of the biggest anticipated events that take place in the Rose garden is the annual Rose Festival. It's a festival of culture that lasts for three days that showcases and celebrates various varieties of roses at the Garden.

What should you expect when visiting The Rose Garden?

Rose Garden is the most amazing tourist attraction in Chandigarh. One of the first things you will notice when you enter this garden will be the lovely scent of a variety of roses that accompany the visitor throughout their walk around the garden. The pleasant awakening of your senses is what this scent provides you a blissful experience that will make you feel awestruck by mother nature.

The entry into this garden area is free at no cost. Anyone is allowed to enter the garden during permitted hours , which typically are between 6:00 am and 10:00 midnight. The garden is characterized by an attractive stone path at both ends that swiftly Segway into various rows of rose beds that are constructed in a respectable distance. These beds of roses come with a brief description of the kind of rose in the garden and where it originated from. The roses of all over the world , including, northern America, Europe, and the majority of Asia are on display in this. There isn't a place anywhere else in the world that you can see so many kinds of roses in one garden. Shrugs and trees are scattered across the garden, and are an important shading source for picnickers.

The garden also contains streams and fountains. This will give you a more natural feel when you visit. These fountains are fitted with lights that provide an illuminating display at night for the public's enjoyment. With all these beautiful entities that the garden has one of the simplest but impressive additions is a wind chimes trees that makes beautiful sounds when the wind blows on the tree.

What is the ideal time to go to The Rose Garden?

The Zakir Hussain Rose garden is all year long with the vibrant and luscious smell of flowers with their vibrant hues. Certain seasons are more attractive when it comes to visiting the garden more than others. For those who want to experience the wonder of roses in full bloom, the ideal time to visit is during the months between February and March. This is the perfect time for weather and also shrugs and plants are in full bloom in these months.

FAQ’s Chandigarh Rose Garden

In Which Season I can see Roses in Rose Garden?
If you're looking to be awestruck by the beauty of blooming roses the best time to visit is the months of February through March. This is the perfect time to experience the weather, and shrugs and flowers are blooming during these months.
Is photography permitted in the Rose Garden?
You can bring along your camera to capture the beautiful beauty of roses in bloom.  
What is the Timings to go to the Rose Garden?
Rose Garden is open from 6:am in the morning till 10:00 pm at night for seven days of the week.