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Capitol Complex

Sector-1, Chandigarh, India
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Sector-1, Chandigarh, India
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

as a part of the guided tour, one gets to see high court, open hand monument, tower of shadows & the Punjab legislative assembly and also good info on the construction, architecture etc.

Thank kartik1402
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The capitol complex is closed on holidays with a lot of security around ( quite understandable, since there are lot of government offices, high court and the Secreteriat). One can't even have a view from far. ( I remember such controls near the New parliament...More

Thank Krishnan U
Reviewed 5 May 2017

It is purely for art lovers, but not accessible easily to public it is government building Tell them you want to visit shadow room

Thank mayank j
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We wanted to see the Capitol so badly just because the complex was designed by architect Le Corbusier and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unfortunately it was closed on a public holiday. The security guards would not even let us drive or walk near...More

Thank arangemas
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The capitol complex consists of High Court, Assembly and Open hand. Its a architectural marvel standing tall even after more than 50 years. Now even walking tours are organised subject to prior appointment. Must not miss if you visit Chandigarh.

Thank VishalAggarwalchd
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is Corbusier's stark architecture at its most brutal and uncompromising. It really is a "must" if you want to see what he was about. Concrete and vivid colours and hardly a curve in sight. The whole area is kept beautifully. You must bring a...More

Thank andrewsmith23187
Reviewed 29 March 2017

If you have been to Europe, the Capitol Complex will remind you of large, high ceiling European architecture -- largely Cubist with use of simple geometric shapes, very angular and minimalist. It is a visual experience to witness the large complex in all its grandeur....More

Thank atirma2017
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I will start with a quote from this Legendary Architect & Urban Planner -Le corbusier..."To be modern is not a fashion, it is a state. It is necessary to understand history, and he who understands history knows how to find continuity between that which was,...More

Thank Fountainhead_81
Reviewed 4 February 2017

To visit the Capitol Complex, you must first get permission at the tourist information centre en route. Remember to bring your passport or Indian ID. NOT A COPY. No passport = no entry. Tours are guided. The guide explains the purpose of the buildings and...More

2  Thank Mario1547
Reviewed 24 January 2017

To visit the capitol complex you need to get a pass and visit with a guide. We had difficulty finding where to go to register but eventually after walking around the court's we found the museum and they directed us to the visitor centre about...More

Thank chichester
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jaswant s
5 June 2017|
Response from chichester | Reviewed this property |
you go to the visitor center and they take you in
5 May 2017|
Response from VishalAggarwalchd | Reviewed this property |
The capitol complex is open only by appointment now. There are planned trips which you need to check. As said above for security reasons it is not open for access all the time.
varun r
13 January 2017|
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Response from sumits265 | Reviewed this property |
Its Free. No Entry...