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Official emblem of Chandigarh

The open hand monument, in the Capitol complex, close to the high court is the official emblem of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chandigarh, India
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The symbol of the city beautiful

The open hand monument in the Capitol complex symbolises the concept behind the creation of... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Chandigarh, India
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Sector 1, Chandigarh 160001, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some see it as open hand, I see it as a bird flying. This is the official logo of the Chandigarh, The City Beautiful.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The open hand monument, in the Capitol complex, close to the high court is the official emblem of the city beautiful. It was conceptualised and designed by Corbusier, but constructed after his death. It is about 85ft high and is a gigantic wind vane

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its and old monument which signifies chandigarh. It’s very much a tourist attraction and nothing special.

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

The open hand monument in the Capitol complex symbolises the concept behind the creation of Chandigarh. The open palm is an invitation to all citizens to come and settle here, which reflected the need of the city on the 1950’s when it was just established....More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This place was closed to visitors for the longest time due to High Security of the High Court and was opened last year for regular visitors. This is the starting point of the City of Chandigarh.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

As an Architect it was my desire to visit this place designed by the legendary Architect le Corbusier. Fascinating monument.

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

This 'Open Hand' monument is one of the landmarks of the beautiful city of Chandigarh. I have driven past it on multiple occasions in Sector 1 and it is always a pleasure seeing this magnificent symbol of Chandigarh.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I saw this as part of a booked tour of the Capitol Complex. I've seen many photos but it's way more impressive close up. I didn't know that it turned in the wind like a weather vane - all 50 tons of it (alloy metal)....More

Thank r0slyn66
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Read about it in the tourist attractions for Chandigarh and was really keen to visit after reading positive comments. The navigator on my phone made it smooth for me to reach. Once the car went in I was stopped by armed personnel who asked for...More

Thank shilpsarora
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This hand rotates on pole. Sounds unbelievable but its true. There's not much to do at the place though.

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