Leisure valley is the most beautiful and popular tourist attraction destination in Chandigarh. It is a linear park which stretches over 8 kms encompassing beautifully landscaped gardens, fitness and entertainment centers etc. The park starts from Sector 1 in the north and leaves Chandigarh at its southern-most edge, in sector 53. The list of gardens includes Rose Garden, Botanical Garden, Smriti Upvan, Habiscus Garden, Topiary Park, Terrace garden, fitness trails, Shanti Kunj etc. It houses over 17,000 species of plants and 1600 varieties of roses. It's nice to see the sunrise amidst the trees in the morning. You can catch some fresh air and be away from the city humdrum and relax, have a walk or jog. More cities around the world need this - a green set of lungs at the heart of the city. Leisure valley is just that.