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Rashtrapati Bhavan

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Address: Rajpath, New Delhi 110004, India
Phone Number: 2
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The 200,000-square-foot palace, completed in 1929, is the largest residence...

The 200,000-square-foot palace, completed in 1929, is the largest residence of any head of the state in the world.

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Archiectural delight

Rashtrapati Bhawan is the presidential building with a great architecture and landscape.The building overlooks Rajpath, a main artery of Delhi directly overlooking the India Gate... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 April 2016
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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Went here at night after visiting India Gate. Not much to it really. The place is vast but most of it is out of bounds for the common public. That doesn't leave me with much to add :p

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Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Rashtrapati Bhawan is the presidential building with a great architecture and landscape.The building overlooks Rajpath, a main artery of Delhi directly overlooking the India Gate. Its a delight to walk around this area in the evenings admiring the fountains and the gardens and wide roads!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

presidential palace with beautiful architecture . The view from the palace overlooks Rajpath, a main artery of Delhi directly overlooking the India Gate. A visit in the evening to admire the lighting effects on the building

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

I was fortunate enough to be invited to one of the private functions here and found this an amazing building, inside and outside. The portraits and ceilings, pillars, the architecture are all second to none!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Buildings resemble the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa. The architects studied together and they were inspired by each other. Unlike the Union Buildings in South Africa, visitors to Rashtrapati Bhavan are allowed to roam the area freely and take pictures as they wish.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

The building completed in 1929, was scheduled to be constructed in four years but it took 17 years to complete it. This vast mansion has got four floors and 340 rooms. With a floor area of 200,000 square feet, it is built by using 700 million bricks and three million cubic feet of stone. Hardly any steel has gone into... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

I visit this palace early morning. Amazing view beautiful building and amazing architecture. This symbol of royalty and British architecture. Free for everyone. This open in every year in month of Feb for 14 Day people can go and visit Mughal Garden famous for many types of flowers.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Entry is with prior permission only. You need to fill details online on Rashtrapati Bhawan site. Rupees twenty five is charged per person. Take a print out of online filled application approval and visit. Opened only on Saturday and sunday. Camera,Mobiles,water Bottles, umbrella,Hand bags nothing is allowed.Worth a visit. They will take you inside Darbar Hall, Ashoka Hall, President Library,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Built by the Britishers, this high security zone is done very well. You can walk through Parliament House and India Gate which is all in close by vicinity. It has nice green gardens for a good family picnic. Do visit in the evenings, its fully lit up and beauty is just admirable

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

This is one of many government buildings in the area. This one has a fence around it, so one cannot get close to the building. However, there are gardens on the back side of the building that are fantastic.

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