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India Gate

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“amar jawan jyoti”(335 reviews)
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The India Gate, built in 1931 and designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, was inspired by the Arc de Triomphe. It commemorates India's war dead and houses an eternal flame.
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| Near Connaught Place New Delhi, New Delhi 110001, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Night visité and it Was beautiful... Very massive n nice place to visit...... we recmmend to every once..

Thank Sylvain D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was nice to see and we were thankful to have a local with us who could explain some of the things to us, but the place surrounding the gate was filled with hawkers and rubbish.

Thank Elyse B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We literally stopped here for 5 minutes as part of a city tour, this is all you need to take some photos of this famous Delhi landmark.

Thank amcmonagle
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place has it's own great importance.this is not just a touring place,it has a great memory of British indian army. India Gate is a memorial to 70,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who died in the period 1914–21 in the First World War and the Third Anglo-Afgan...More

Thank VishalG1226
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Though the monument has been built by British , but maintainance, the atmosphere henerates sense of pride and gives contentedness whenevr I visit the place.well organised, protected, safe place. Must visit with young children to show them the pride of Nation.Close to Delhi Railway station....More

Thank creativeeyes2000
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This monument was constructed in 1931 in memorial of 10000 indian soldiers who went to fifth WW1 but never came back. It has names of all the 10000 martyers inscribed on it . It's peaceful to visit during afternoon but is crammed with people in...More

Thank pushpeshpulkit123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The India Gate has a great historical significance serving as a War memorial. It’s a reminder of those who died in WWI (70,000 British Indian troops). It is also a recognized location in Bollywood or Hollywood movies (in Delhi). It also has been a gathering...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 4 days ago

The India gate is an important war memorial. It is large and well sited on a long straight road surrounded by parkland. Definitely worth seeing, but dont plan on a long visit here.

Thank kiwitripper64
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited there and enjoyed very much Running there Eating there and enjoying with my family and the nice breeze of air that remains always there and the Amar Jawan Jyoti that is always alive and will be reminds of the great freedom fighters of...More

Thank sarthakj60
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s massive, I really enjoyed the monument. It has amazing details to give it a unique design. There is a lot of people so expect to have other people in the background. I had to ask people to move aside after they were done taking...More

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September 18, 2018|
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Response from Sona L | Reviewed this property |
Take metro from new Delhi metro station to Central Secretariat Metro station. And walk for 1 km on rajphath from there. And you will reach your destination
April 20, 2018|
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Response from Kaushik G | Reviewed this property |
There are no charges to visit India Gate. It is free and can be visited anytime of the day.
January 19, 2018|
Response from Jordan1964 | Reviewed this property |
I was there Sunday and it was closed already, for the Independence Day celebrations.