Location: The Chandi Mandir, Chandigarh, is a Hindu Temple is located near Chandigarh. This holy place situated around 15 kilometer away from the CHD, and located approximately 10 kilometer away from the Mansa Devi temple at the foothills of Shivalik Hills, on the Chandigarh-Kalka Road.
Main Highlights (Famous For): ancient temple, offering to the goddess Chandi, the beautiful surroundings of the Shivalik Hills
Created: This one of the hotspots of Chandigarh attracts hoards of tourists each year especially during the Navarati. The Chandi Mandir, a temple which is dedicated to Goddess Chandi, the goddess of power, is popular for its idols of Chandi, Lord Hanuman, Lord Shiva and Rama and also of Lord Krishna and Radha. The city of Chandigarh was named after this Seedth Peeth of Chandi Mandir and a fort or garh near the temple.
About the place: This Chandi Mandir becomes a special point of attraction during Navratras each year and thus thousands of people from around Chandigarh and across India come here to worship the goddess Chandi. One can offer their homage to the goddess and the idols of other Hindu Gods and Goddess here and enjoy the picturesque beauty of this place as well. As far as visitors to this City are concerned, this Chandi Mandir holds very important place for them. People come here not only to offer prayers to the gods and goddesses but they the beautifully and artistically made interiors of this temple are worth seeing. One can enjoy the soothing and serene landscape of the Shivaliks surrounding this Chandi Temple and enjoy the calmness of the body and soul. There is no doubt why Chandi Mandir has been the center of attraction for the locals as well as the tourists form around the world.
How to reach:
By Road: Chandigarh is well connected by some of the important cities of the north by bus services. The buses taken could be the government buses joining Chandigarh and the adjoining cities. There is Volvo, deluxe and semi-deluxe bus services also which could help the visitors to enjoy the beautiful road journey to Chandigarh on the national highway no.21 and 22.
By Train: Chandigarh is connected to many important cities. Shatabdi Express and Himalayan Queen are two daily trains connecting Chandigarh and New Delhi.
By Air: Airport is only 12 km away from the city center and connect Chandigarh city well with Delhi, Amritsar , Leh and other important cities of the north India.