Chandigarh is the capital of Haryana and Punjab. It is one of the prettiest and best planned cities in the world. Chandigarh was designed by Le Corbusier and built in 1953. He conceived the master plan of Chandigarh as analogous to human body, with a clearly defined head (the Capitol Complex, Sector 1), heart (the City Centre Sector-17), lungs ( the leisure valley, innumerable open spaces and sector greens), the intellect (the cultural and educational institutions), the circulatory system (the network of roads, the 7Vs) and the viscera (the Industrial Area). The concept of the city is based on four major functions: living, working, care of the body and spirit and circulation. The name of the city is derived from Goddess of power known as Shri Chandika whose temple is on Chandigarh- Kalka Road.
Major tourist attractions in the city are rock garden, rose garden, pinjore gardens, international dolls museum, ChattBir zoo and more.
Chandigarh is well connected with the rest of cities in India. Major Airlines such as Air India, Jet Airways, GoAir, SpiceJet, Jet Lite operates flights to and from Chandigarh to major cities Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi , Ahmedabad and Pune.
Chandigarh International Airport is located at a distance of 9 Km from the heart of the city. It is an two terminal airport which handles both domestic and international passengers.
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Ahmedabad, which is also known as Amdavad &Manschester of the East’ and it is largest city in the state of Gujarat. It is located on the banks of river Sabarmati which is well known for its rich cultural and traditional heritage and is one of the major financial center of India. Ahmedabad is also a popular tourist destination which is famous for its monuments, museums and religious sites. Ahmedabad enjoys a thriving cultural tradition and has a distinct culture.It was the home of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi who lived at Sabarmati Ashram. It is the house of many large scale dairy and agricultural industries. Top places to visit in the city are Jama Masjid, Jhulta Minara, Rani Rupmati Mosque, the Sidi Sayed Mosque, Akshardham Temple, ISKCON temple and Jain temple. The international kite festival which is held on 14 January every year coincides with the famous festival Makar Sankranti and celebrations of Navratri with Garba dance is one of the famous tourist attraction. Best time to visit Ahmedabad is between November and February. Ahmedabad airport which is known as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is one of the busiest airport in India and is well connected through air route to all the major cities in India like Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Pune.The major airlines which operate flights to Agartala airport are Indigo, Jet Konnect, Jet Airways , JetLite, SpiceJet, Air Pegaus ,Vistara Airlines and Air India. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is located 8 km away from the city. The airport code of Ahmedabad airport is AMD. It is a four terminal airport. Terminal 1 serves for the domestic passengers, terminal 2 serves for the international passengers, terminal 3 is used for secondary traffic and terminal 4 is used for cargo purposes.The facilities which are available at the airport are baggage services, places to shop and eat, duty free shopping. The airport is well connected with the rest of city, the city bus stand is located at distance of 8 km and railway station is also located at a distance of 8 km from the airport. One can find good number of private buses, taxis and auto rickshaws for hire to reach airport from the bus stand and railway station.