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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 10 September 2018
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 3 weeks ago

The planned city was developed and this simbol is official for it. This kind of logos are available across the city.

Thank CNJ97
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This monument welcomes you to the city of Chandigarh,the city which does not have statues of any kind in the whole of the city,planned by the french architect Le Corbusier.

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Reviewed 12 September 2018

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 10 September 2018 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 29 August 2018

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

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