Geometric Hill

Chandigarh, CH - 160001

Type: Landmarks
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Geometric Hill, located within the Chandigarh Capitol Complex in sector 1, is a fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site. Designed by the renowned architect Le Corbusier, this hill covers an area of approximately 100 acres and stands as a remarkable manifestation of Chandigarh’s distinctive urban design and planning.

Here are some intriguing details about Geometric Hill:

  • Construction Waste Artistry: Le Corbusier ingeniously crafted this hill using construction waste. It serves a dual purpose: concealing the legislative assembly building from the nearby main road and showcasing artistic ingenuity.
  • Mound-Shaped Monument: The hill takes on a mound-like shape, emphasizing geometric precision and meticulous design principles.
  • UNESCO Recognition: In 2016, Geometric Hill was inscribed as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site list, along with other works by Le Corbusier, recognizing its significant contribution to modernist architecture.

Next time you visit Chandigarh, don’t miss the chance to explore this unique and thought-provoking monument!

Besides this landmark, there are twelve more landmarks listed in Chandigarh. There's also thirty-seven attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Geometric Hill on the map above.

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