This is the largest succulent botanical garden of Asia. Situated in the heart of the city of Panchkula, it covers a total area of 7 acres. The Cactus Garden is known for its rare & endangered species of Indian succulents. You can spot nearly 3500 different kinds of species over there. Chandigarh Cactus Garden was set up in the year 1987. This unique garden consists of three green houses. It has been drawing more and more crowds every year, consisting not just of tourists, but botanists also.
Panckula is located in the state of Haryana but is more a suburb of the city of Chandigarh than an independent city. The three towns of Chandigarh, Panchkula (in Haryana) and Mohali (in Punjab) constitute one metropolitan area.