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#1 of 1161 Places To Visit in New Delhi
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Near Rajpath, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India
entry fee
No entry fee
All days of the week
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open 24 hours
visit duration
1 to 2 hours

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Located at the cross-roads of Lutyens’ Delhi, the monument is nearest to Central Secretariat Metro Station (on the Yellow and Violet Lines). Take an auto from there to reach the place. There are also several local buses that ply towards India Gate, especially ones that travel towards Patiala House Court.

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If you’re flying to Delhi, you can probably spot this architectural beauty, India Gate, through your flight’s window on a clear day, or when it is beautifully lit up during evenings. The monument commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives in World War I and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. Originally called All India War Memorial, this is undoubtedly one of the most prominent landmarks in the capital city. The structure is made of red and slightly pale sandstone and granite adding a level of magnificence to the structure.

Originally as a part of the structure, a statue of George V, the then Emperor of India stood under the now vacant canopy in the front side of the monument, but it was later moved to Coronation Park along with a number of other British Raj era statues. After India's independence, India Gate became the site of the Indian Army's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, known as Amar Jawan Jyoti ("the flame of the immortal soldier"). 

The area has a water-stream, an erstwhile boating spot, and sprawling green lawns, ideal for a stroll in the morning or evening. It is also dotted abundantly with ice-cream vendors, hawkers and people who organise camel and elephant rides, making it a favourite spot for Delhiites to go for picnics. India Gate is also renowned for the grand Indian Republic Day Parade, hosted here every year on 26 January. So, if you are planning a trip to Delhi during that time, don't miss visiting this place. 

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Taruna Arora
Taruna Arora
It is one of the best attraction of New Delhi.Lots of People are posing before it as it is a memory, My personal experience over there was great but the beggars with their begging bowl can disturb you
Oct 17 2017
its very nice attaraction of new delhi, india gate, red forts , ashardham temple and many more, lots of people are want to delhi shopping so chandni chowk , karol bagh , lajpat nagar, its good
Nagesh Kumar Ojha Gonda
Nagesh Kumar Ojha Gonda
Wonderful place
Aug 01 2017
This place is good walkie but some parking is round so good looking for the first time in the morning and evening entertainment