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Mohali Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar (SAS Nagar), a district of Punjab is a city adjacent to Chandigarh.  It is named after the eldest son of Guru Gobind Singh, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar. It along with Chandigarh and Panchkula form a part of the Chandigarh Tricity, almost a continuation of Chandigarh.

Chandigarh

Chandigarh SightseeingChandigarh serves as the capital of two states, Punjab and Haryana, and is a union territory of India. Chandigarh isKnown  for its architecture and urban planning; set at the foothills of the majestic Himalayas, was planned by the French architect Le Corbusier after India’s independence. The young-at-heart, fast-growing and progressive city is striking for its urban planning, impressive buildings with brise-soleil facades, well-organized sectors and broad tree-lined avenues.

Located on latitude - 30.74° N, Longitude  - 76.79° E

Time zone IST (UTC+5:30

Climate:  Mohali has a semi-arid climate due to its proximity to he Thar desert.  Average temperatures in Mohali Summer: (Apr-May) - Max:40°c Min:25.8°c , Monsoon: (Jul-Sep) - Max:40°c Min:23°c, Winter: (Oct-Mar) - Max:22°c Min:8°

Chandigarh/Mohali Sports

Punjab Cricket StadiumAll forms of sports are popular in this region of India. The Punjab Cricket Association Stadium at Mohali is a newly made stadium with facilities for Cricket, Swimming etc. Chandigarh Golf Club for Golf Lovers, Roller Skating Rink at Sector 10, Shooting Range at Patiali Rao , Chandigarh also has facilities for Tennis, badninton, Swimming and Hockey.
 
The ICL team of Chandigarh is the Chandigarh Lions with Chris Crains of New Zealand as its Captain, Indian Cricketer Yuvraj Singh is the Captain of IPL team for Mohaliand  Preity Zinta(bolywood actress), Ness Wadia (Industrialist) are the co-owners of the team

Chandigarh Sightseeing & Excursions

Sukhna Lake ChandigarhAmongst the must visit places of Chandigarh are the Rose Garden, the Rock Garde, the Sukhna Lake, The Capitol Complex, The Open Hand, Amongst the other monumental places to visit in Chandigarh are the Tower of Shadows, Geometric Hill, and Martyr's Memorial, Sector 17 - One of the most important place Chandigarh's shopping area and the city centre, Leisure Valley, Government Museum and Art Gallery, Museum of Evolution of Life, International Dolls Museum

Weekend Trips/Excursions from Chandigarh

The temple of Mansa Devi;Located on the banks of River Ghaggar, 15 km from Chandigarh city, the Chattbir Zoo is an ideal getaway. The zoo lies on the Chandigarh-Patiala Road. Besides these, Pinjore (now Yadavindra Gardens; 20 km), Morni Hills (45 km), Kasauli (77 km), Chail (107 km), and Shimla (110 km) are some of the interesting places to visit around Chandigarh.