Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh



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Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh is the artificial lake. It is aesthetically placed with mighty mountains and reserved forest land in its background. This lake was created in 1958 by obstructing the flow of rain water through the sukhna choe, a seasonal stream coming from shivalik hills. The conception of the lake is one of the greatest endowments from Le Corbusier and the Chief Engineer PL Verma to the City of Chandigarh.

This locale is popular for its scenic beauty and some adventurous water sports like boating, yachting, water skiing and many more. The lake has the longest channel for rowing and yachting events in Asia. It is regularly visited by large number of tourists from all over the world. Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh orchestrates different kinds of festivals all round the year. Local as well as Chandigarh travelers take part in these celebrations. The most popular is the mango festival organized during the monsoon season when varieties of mangoes are on display. Food stalls and cultural performances are also organized in this venue. Sukhna Lake is also the place for bird lovers. With the onset of winter, resident as well as migratory birds starts appearing in small groups in Sukhna Lake. To the surprise of any Chandigarh traveler to the lake, the scene is largely dominated by coots, common poachards, and cormorants. People generally come here for morning and evening walk. It consists of eating joint and Children Park. The Lake has a membership based Lake Club with facilities like lawns, gymnasium, swimming pool and tennis court. Some other attractions for Chandigarh travelers are also located near this place like rock garden and golf course.

Make a visit to Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh and have a memorable time of your life.




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