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Culture of chandigarh

Chandigarh has a cosmopolitan culture and right from the early times, the city has attracted people from all over the country. The city is known for its folk songs and dances which are popular all over the country. Bhangra, Giddha, Luddi, Jhumar, Julli, Sammi, Teeyan, Dankara, Gatka, etc. are some of the popular folk dances of the city. Even in the Indian movie industry, these dance forms and folk songs are used widely. Many of the festivals celebrated in the city are accompanied by these performing arts. Some of the important festivals celebrated include Baisakhi in April which marks Punjabi New Year and also the beginning of the harvest season. Lohri is another harvest festival and is celebrated in January. Festival of Gardens is a three-day fiesta held in February and needless to say, all these festivals are marked by a medley of cultural performances. The Chandigarh Carnival is celebrated in November, that attracts tourists from all over the world and has a variety of cultural performances, fairs and fiesta. Chandigarh also has a number of museums where prehistoric artefacts, contemporary art, fossils, etc. are displayed. The Chandigarh Museum, Natural History Museum and Government Museum and Art Gallery are a few of these. The use of generous amounts of ghee and milk in the cuisine of this city is quite common. The cuisine of Chandigarh is known to be rich, aromatic and delicious.

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  • Best Time To Visit
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  • Altitude 1,053 ft. above sea level

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