India Gate

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India Gate is a well-known landmark in Delhi, a magnificent archway that honours the valiant soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect the country. It is a well-known landmark in Delhi, a magnificent archway that honours the brave soldiers who gave their lives to protect the nation.

The architect of the India Gate, Sir Edwin Lutyens, was a member of the IWGC and the leading designer of war memorials. Sandstone in the colours of yellow and red that was transported directly from Bharatpur was used to build the entire structure. The 42 metres long and 9.1 metres wide structure is located in the centre of a hexagonal complex. THINGS TO DO AT INDIA GATE:

Visit Amar Jawan Jyoti to pay respects: India Gate was constructed to honour brave freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives at the hands of ruthless invaders seeking to subjugate and rule the Indians. The ever-burning flame keeps the memory of the martyrs alive in the hearts day and night. It will remind you of the value of democracy and equality by the still, raging place beneath India Gate's arc. • At midnight, it makes for a great photo opportunity: India Gate is floodlit at dusk, and the nearby fountains have a lovely show with coloured lights. A large area of lush, green lawns surrounds the imposing structure, making it a popular picnic location. On summer evenings, crowds of people can be seen walking around the well-lit area and on the lawns. • Get into a street food invasion: You name it—chaat, puchka, aloo tikki, ram laddu—they've got it. Until the wee hours of the morning, India Gate serves all types of snacks. Anyone can be drawn into the world of street food by their chana jorgaram. Shakarkandi and bhutta, are two things that cover the entire city once fall. • Consider it for a night picnic: Except for this one, every monument in Delhi locks its doors to the public at dusk. Picnickers congregate in the sizable green space between India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan. Every day of the year, you find moms feeding, men chit-chatting, and children playing. It is always open; you will never be asked to leave. • Watch the majestic Parliament: The road that leads up to it is illuminated by the shifting hues that reflect off its walls. The Rashtrapati Bhavan glows in the dark in pink, blue, yellow, and green hues. If you're lucky, you might be able to witness the elaborate ceremony of the nightly guard-changing. People come here all night, which makes for a beautiful view. • See demonstrations, pleas and protests: The best public space in Delhi is India Gate, and it has blossomed into a liberating forum for dissent and discussion in the last ten years. People gather at India Gate to communicate their needs to elected officials.

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Address of India Gate

Rajpath Near Connaught Place New Delhi, Delhi, India

Opening & Closing time of India Gate

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