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Be ready to dig out the glorious history of India as you set off on a journey to watch and explore the most visited monuments in India. There's much more to these monuments than meets the eye.

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India Gate

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Being a war commemoration built to remember 80,000 soldiers who died during the 1st world war, the prodigious India Gate offers much more than that, a promise of diversion, to every tourists. Located in New Delhi, this 42 meter high this gate shaped monument was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. With the lying of the foundation stone by the Duke of Connaught in February 1921, it only got completed after a decade in 1931.

Since 1971 burning under it is the Amar Jawan Jyoti (Flame of the immortal warriors), an unceasing flame that burns throughout, under the humongous patriotism to remind the nation of soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the Indo-Pakistan War of December 1971. Located in the heart of Delhi it is perhaps the most easily reachable tourist destination in the city. This splendid stone archway was originally known as All India War Memorial.

India Gate

The monument has the following lines inscribed:
“To the dead of the Indian armies who fell honoured in France and Flanders Mesopotamia and Persia East Africa Gallipoli and elsewhere in the near and the far-east and in sacred memory also of those whose names are recorded and who fell in India or the north-west frontier and during the Third Afghan War.”
The best time to lay eyes on this remarkable creation is at sunset, when large numbers of Delhiites come out for an evening promenade. The place takes on a real carnival atmosphere, foaming with the usual flock of hawkers and hangers-on that always seem to materialize whenever there is a crowd about. One can relax on the marvelously fertilized gardens brightly lit up like a newly wed bride, that bosom the grand monument and can taste various local delicacies and drinks from the arcade of vendors stationed there. The beauty of this structure and the relaxed environment around it makes this monument a complete marvel in the heart of the capital city.

Tourist Sites Close To India Gate
Rashtrapati Bhawan
By turning your back to India Gate, in a apparent horizon you can see a prodigious structure shining in the brilliant sunlight. Don't be stunned to see that this humongous building that combines both Mughal and Western architectural elegance is the most prominent Indian colossal concave shaped structure.

Red Fort
A red stoned wonder exquisitely varnished and beaded with vagaries of time and nature that is wondrously echoic of fine Indian architecture. It is a placid shelter of peace, which helps one to take a break away, from the agitated rate of life outside.

Raj Ghat & Shanti Vana
Situated on the banks of the Yamuna river, the black marble slab, adorned with flowers is the the last resting place and the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi , the father of the nation; and nestling close to it is the “Forest of the Peace” Shanti Vana, the place where Jawaharlal Nehru was cremated. The tranquil wind and the calm environment around these locations makes them a idealized spot for relaxation.

Qutub Minar
A splendid example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture, this victory tower built of red sandstone is undoubtedly one of the finest and most important landmarks of Delhi.

Surrounded by several other marvelous structures it is one of the most visited site in the capital city of Delhi.

Important Facts About India Gate
Also Known As : All India War Memorial.
Attractions :Republic Day Parade on 26th January, Green Lawns, Boating at the Boat Club.
Activities :Camel Riding, Pony Riding, Visiting the Children's Park.
Perfect for : Picnicking, Relaxation, Friendly gatherings.
Time Required for Sightseeing : Around 2 hours.
Artifact :A 42 meters High arch shaped gateway
Ideal for :Photography, the lightning effects at night make it look more beautiful and ideal for photography.