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Address: | Near Connaught Place New Delhi, New Delhi 110001, India
Phone Number: 91-11-23365358
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The India Gate, built in 1931 and designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, was...

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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Nice memorial

What a beautiful monument to the soldiers who died in the line of duty fighting for their country, it was very busy but we managed to get round and see most of it without too... read more

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Vadodara, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Quite boring, nothing to do or see anything special here. It's just another place to visit if you have come to New Delhi.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a kid we had a fav rhyme that went India Gate Sadak par late (lay on the street) Motor ayi phat gaya pet (a car ran over it and left a whole in the stomach) gadi ka number 78 (the car's number plate was 78) driver ka naam digant seth (and the driver was ofcourse my brother) my favourite... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a beautiful monument to the soldiers who died in the line of duty fighting for their country, it was very busy but we managed to get round and see most of it without too many problems or being pestered by people trying to sell you things, well worth a visit

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Dehradun, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If your are in Delhi you must visit historical India gate accross the rajpath near rastrapati bhawan and connought place.

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Candolim, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

With the media scaring everybody about the dangerous smog, we were hesitant to do out tour of Delhi but we decided to do it anyway. Besides, the many Mughal historical sites to see the India Gate is a wonderful war memorial built by the British. Set as a simple, tall arch amidst well-tendered lawns. A peaceful atmosphere prevails there in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I really like this place . Very big for nad lots of people coming there.i lov ethos place I recommend to my friends. I love street food. Like pani puri and many things. Very memorable visit in delhi. I love capital of delhi.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very crowded and dynamic in the evening. Everybody takes selfie with the gate. Huge construction and iconic.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

India Gate itself is worth seeing. Getting there and having parking is not enjoyable. It is crowded and dirty,with hawkers pestering you constantly. Allow 20 minutes to enjoy this monument.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

enjoyed seeing India gate with its guards, flags and floral displays and also the local Indians and Indians on holiday or in Delhi for weddings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Built for the memories of soldiers died during WW2 fighting for allies. Also the same monument is rememebered for Indian soldiers fought during recent wars too. You should feel and respect martyr when you visit.

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