Sector 17 of Chandigarh

sector 17

Hello friends….. Today I am here to tell you about SECTOR 17.

Sector 17 is considered to be the “Pedestrian’s Paradise”. This market is the eventual harbor for fun lovers, party animals, and shopaholics. The sector is dotted with marvelous fountains, fascinating sculptures, and tree groves. It has charming neon lights along with the fountains that embellish the whole sector. It makes the sector even more fascinating and turns the place in a large open-air club. The hot sun is a regard for the visitors during winters who gaggle to the plaza space in hundreds. The area is embellished with a number of charming places which is a pleasure for the visitors. Tourists can tramp around the plaza without any traffic annoyance. A number of entertainment shots have grown up that beautify the plaza. There are many different government offices, banks, shops and stores with an immense collection of dresses, shoes, and electronic goods and sports gears fulfilling the requirements of the purchasers. It is a place that organizes a number of tradeshows, concerts and other genres of events. There are various varieties of western wears, branded clothes and shoes, electronic goods, bestselling books, music stores, awards manufacturing, and ethnic jewelry. There is a sole government stock which sells traditional Indian clothes called “Phulkari”.People can also buy the decorated Punjabi-styled dupattas, the traditional curly-toed shoes and imported woolen garments from Ludhiana. There are various shops that offer classical handicrafts and modern fashionable goods. The area always reverberates with visitors and with so many hotels around. There are many car parking zones feasible here.


Sector 17 is famous for large restaurants and markets which are flocked by the visitors in the month from September to March. There is the National Gallery of Portraits located at Sector 17B. It shows photographs from India’s freedom struggles and manuscripts that are rich in classical values. It is spotted with a number of restaurants that produce some lip-smacking delicacies for the visitors.


There are various ideal book stores for people who love reading. People also can buy all types of books, from world classics to the international bestsellers of recent times. Following are some shops in sector 17:

1. Modern Book Shop: Phone Number: +(91)-1723325051

2. Mahindra’s The Book Shelf: Phone Number: 9872889970, +(91)-172-5087686

3. Classic Stationers:Phone Number: +(91)-172-3326571

4. Rohilla Book Shopee: Phone Number: +(91)-160-5007077

5. Universal Book Store: Phone Number: +(91)-172-2702558, 9417013217

6. City Book Shop: Phone Number: +(91)-172-2708612, 9814017075

There are various places to visit in sector 17:

1.Hot Millions: It is located in Sector 17 Phase C.It dishes out North Indian, Chinese, Fast Foods and different kinds of desserts.

Phone Number: (0172) 2723000

2.Sindhi Sweets:It dishes out transparent vegetarian North Indian, South Indian and Chinese cuisines.

Phone Number: (0172)5075222, (0172)5005880

3.Girl In the Café: It provides Italian dishes and is a lounge bar.

Phone Number: (0172)6532777. 6531333

4.BUZZ:It is the lounge block situated near the Taj Hotel and FabIndia.It provides meal like Continental, Chinese and North Indian foods.

Phone Number: +91 8196001115, 8196001119

5.Softy Corner:It is a great ice cream parlor and other desserts.

Phone Number: +919814180069

6.Café 17- Taj Chandigarh: It provides delicious North Indian, Continental, and Italian dishes.

Phone Number: +918288020530. 8288020502

7.Ghazal: It prepares North Indian and Chinese dishes.

Phone Number: (0172)2704448, 2714992

8.Blue Ice: It provides meals like North Indian, Chinese, Continental and Seafood.

Phone Number: (0172)2703338, 4653337

There are a number of other restaurants and lounge bars: Indi Spice- Park Plaza, Lyon’s, Dera- Taj Chandigarh, Cloud 9- Hotel Shivalik View, Black Lotus- Taj Chandigarh, Down Under, Barista Lavazza Espresso Bar, Lava Bar, etc.

There are various cinema halls in Sector 17 such as:

1.Neelam Cinema: Neelam cinema is situated in the heart of Chandigarh.It is situated in the sector 17.I have visited a couple of days back to watch a movie.If we talk about the condition and services of the cinema, Both are in pathetic condition. Instead of that they are charging a high amount for the tickets.The Picture and sound quality of the cinema was also below average. The management of Neelam cinema should realize that this is not the era of single-screen so they should work on their cinema. They should upgrade the infrastructure of the cinema.

2.DT City Centre: DLF City Centre Mall is located at Rajeev Gandhi IT Park Chandigarh, close to the Golf range and Sukhna lake. It is about 15 minutes away from sector 17 and very near to the custom residential places of Chandigarh.It is constructed on 2 lakh square feet at the intersection point of Panchkula, Manimajra & Chandigarh omitting the charming Shivalik Range.The mall greets tourists of Tricity-Chandigarh, Panchkula, and Mohali.This Mall caters to the enjoyment of penetrating shoppers across an immense age spectrum.It overture a different combination of international and indigenous brands, a mix of handcrafted Indian designer wear, Fashion Accessories and yet also the modern international Fashion trends for Men, Women & Kids.Some of the famous and valued brands at DLF City Centre Mall Chandigarh are Harley Davidson, United Colors of Benetton, Puma, Nike, Alcott, Arrow, Mothercare, Tommy Hilfiger, US Polo, Madame, Chemistry, Meena Bazaar.Shoppers can involve in their favorite Sports brands, choose from a range of Fashion Eyewear, Fragrances, and Accessories.It also overture a variety of dining options such as Rajdhani and Tricity’s most attractive resto-bar Black Magic.The Food area is visited by more than 15,000 food lovers every Weekend.It overture the best of the international fast food such as Subway, Baskin Robbins, Dominos, Sindhi’s Moti Mahal, Froyo.It also provides many enjoyment options.DT Cinemas is the only 3D Multiplex in the city broadly famous among the people.It has 3 movie halls with a seating ability of close to 800.

3.Cinepolis Cinema: Cinepolis Tdi Mall Jagat is a popular restaurant located in the trendy locality of Sector 17, Chandigarh.

4.Wave Cinemas City Emporium: Wave cinemas are near elante mall so most of the people do not prefer but if you are looking for a cinema with less price but good service. It will be the one.Seats are comfortable. Audio is also good enough as well as the price is low as compared to nearby malls and cinemas.Besides u will also get a peaceful environment over here. Snacks and cold drinks are available inside the cinema so you can buy them from there. Go and enjoy

A number of hotels have been set up in and around the Sector for the convenience of the tourists.

1.James Hotels Limited: It is situated near the prominent Rock Garden and the Rose Garden.This restaurant has 138 rooms.It constitutes Superior Rooms, Premium Rooms, Junior Suites, and Suites.It has many facilities such as rooms that are fully air-conditioned, the lounge is Wi-Fi connected and has two cafeteria, coffee shops, and restaurants along with requirements like a spa and a sports lounge.It has a currency exchange facility for foreign tourists.

2.Hotel Shivalik View: Hotel Shivalik View has well-constructed 104 rooms and 4 suites.The rooms have all facilities like fully air-conditioned, intercom connection, attached bath, and cable television.It has a cafeteria and a bar called Bazm.It includes Indian, Mediterranean and Italian dishes.It also has a meal for a corporate party and events with a compromisation of over 500.

3.The Taj Chandigarh: It is considered as one of the most prominent hotels in Chandigarh.The Taj is situated in the intermediate of the Leisure Valley, Rock Garden, and Sukhna Lake.The rooms are split into an admirable room, deluxe room, luxury room and Presidential Suite.Visitors are provided with various amenities like tea/coffee maker and a minibar inside the rooms.Some rooms overture a glimpse of the Shivalik Mountain range.It overture other facilities like business centers, conference rooms, beauty spa, Ayurveda salon, health club, swimming pools, WiFi connection of up to two devices.Visitors are served authentic Indian delicacies along with other delicious cuisines.Café 17 overture multi-cuisine plates and the Lava Bar offers some exhilarating drinks.It has many additional delights like sophisticated interior and delightful architectures.

4.City Heart Premium: City Heart Premium is located just 1 km away from Sector 17 bus Stand.Guests are granted with the business center facilities.It also provides free Wi-Fi access throughout the year.It is situated in the heart of Chandigarh’s business district.The resort is 5 km away from Chandigarh Railway Station and the IT Park.Shaheed Bhagat Singh Airport is situated just 7 km away.It has contemporary furnishings.Rooms at City Heart Premium are fitted with a flat-screen satellite TV, a sofa and a spacious deck.It has attached bathrooms that include free bath luxuries and shower requirements.Guests can also calm down by the outdoor gallery.It has both indoor and outdoor choices.The in-house restaurant serves a selection of local Indian, Asian and continental dishes.

5.Sunbeam Premium: Hotel Sunbeam Premium offers luxurious, clean & comfortable accommodation at reasonable prices for businessmen and holidaymakers alike.Every room is constructed and rigged to increase the comforts.It has state of the art banquet and conference halls which combine elegance and technology.It has deluxe, stylish and multi-functional contemporary spaces.It can host up to 300 guests making them ideal for any event from large scale corporate conferences, product launches, fashion events to more intimate cocktail dinners or boardroom discussions.The Objective of the Sunbeam premium hotel is to provide an Authentic Italian coffee drinking experience in a warm and friendly environment.

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