Chandigarh Capitol Complex


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The Capitol Complex, located in Sector-1 of Chandigarh in India, is a government compound designed by the architect Le Corbusier. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2016. It is spread over an area of around 100 acres and is a prime manifestation of Chandigarh's architecture. It comprises three buildings: the Palace of Assembly or Legislative Assembly, Secretariat Building and the High Court plus four monuments - Open Hand Monument, Geometric Hill, Tower of Shadows and the Martyrs Monument - and a lake.

Constructed, 1952

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