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India Gate

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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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As featured in 3 Days in New Delhi
| Near Connaught Place New Delhi, New Delhi 110001, India
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Reviewed yesterday

Well worth the long walk from the monument to the palace - you then get the full perspective and some exercise.

Thank mikem-chaweng
Reviewed yesterday

It is a martyr tomb and a pride of Delhi. During the night it is lit in tricolors of the flag. The hustle and bustle in the area make it a quite interesting place with people picnicking in the lawns around the gate. The mobile...More

Thank Shobhit G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here after a peaceful trip to Humayan’s Tomb. This was far from peaceful. There are so many people there either trying to sell you things, offer you a taxi, or take selfies with you. The view of the monument is really impressive. Especially...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful and scenic atmosphere specially the nemes of freedom fighter mention in the gate express the thought of india independence .

Thank saghirahmad
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have visited India gate few years ago with friends. It is a nice place for spending time. Lots of people comes to see India gate from many Countries.

Thank jsarkar1
Reviewed 5 days ago

This monument of national importance requires more attention. Poorly maintained surroundings with garbage strewn all over the place because of street food sellers who have set up their stalls wherever there is some space. There is no SWATCHH BARATH activities happening here!

Thank sroy2809
Reviewed 5 days ago

India Gate came up a lot when I was researching what to do in New Delhi. I went, and it was cool to see, but I was really underwhelmed. It was super crowded and the air pollution was just ridiculous. It was the most polluted...More

Thank nonfictionexpedition
Reviewed 5 days ago

I think, to honor the thousands of soldiers whose names are chiseled onto this memorial, I would liked to have read as many names as I could but the public is not allowed to get closer than say, 50 feet away. There is a fence...More

Thank Bobbi S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

i came in the afternoon ... around 1pm ... the wheater is hot but still comfort, no sweat ... its a huge gate ... with so many accessories seller ... i love visiting this place ... may be it would be more awesome if you...More

Thank 777rosianwar
Reviewed 6 days ago

Its a national monument which all the Indians must be proud of. India gate is a well maintained monument, a nice place to be hangout with family . Best time to visit here is at the evening. A great historical place.

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September 29, 2018|
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Response from 0poo | Reviewed this property |
Its always good to visit india gate as every single day lots of people visited at dis place. Trust me u really enjoy whenever u visited dis place with ur family n friends. Lots of varities of street food avilable at dis... More
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 340kaushikg | Reviewed this property |
There are no charges to visit India Gate. It is free and can be visited anytime of the day.