Take a visit to the Pinjore GardensOn your return from Timber Trails, stop at the Pinjore Gardens or Yadavindra Gardens. It is a Mughal Style Garden built by the ancient Patiala Dynasty. The garden is quite beautiful covering a total area of 100 acres. It has a mini zoo, plants nursery, a Japanese garden, historic palaces and picnic lawns.
This historic 17th century garden is located in Panchkula district of Haryana. Designed by Nawab Fidai Khan, this Charbagh structured garden has central water way and both side of the waterway were covered by patches of green bordered with flower and shades of trees. This garden was earlier called as Pinjore garden was renamed as "Yadavindra Garden" in the memory of Maharaja Yadavindra Singh former of the princely state if Patiala. This garden has Sheesh Mahal (Palace of glass) in the first terrace, the Rang Mahal (painted palace) in the second terrace, and the cube like Jal Mahal (palace of water) in the third terrace with fountains which also has a place for relaxation. The complex also has a temple and an open air museum which are well illuminated and connected with proper pathways. Heritage train within the complex is an innovative idea which moves through entire garden and the monuments within the complex. Musical fountains are also arranged after dark here.Year Built: - No accurate year known, but restored by Yadavindra Maharaj (1914-1974).Entry Fee: - Rs 20 per person.Timings of Visit: - 7.00 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.