India Gate is a war memorial, which was initially named as the All India War Memorial. This structure is set Rajpath region of Capital. Don’t confuse it with the Gateway of India, which is located in Mumbai. This structure stands as a memorial to more than 70,000 soldiers who died in the First World War and the third Anglo-Afghan war.
The memorial height is about 138 feet (42 metres). India Gate is one of many British monuments built by order of the Imperial War Graves Commission.
If you are in Delhi on the Republic Day, you must visit India Gate Parade which is really a prestigious and the most ceremonious event of India.
Few Essential Tips:
- For the sightseeing tour at India Gate, the best time is from October to March. The weather is soothing this time to roam around.
- If you are having a family trip, go for a picnic near India Gate. Bring packaged or cooked food and have fun.
- Bus service is readily available to reach India Gate. Else, you can take rickshaw or shuttle rickshaw.
Entry fee: Free
Opening hours: Always open
Must visit: National Gallery of Modern Art