India Gate

Delhi has no shortage of tourist attractions with immense historical importance. In the same way, India Gate is one such tourist site in this vibrant city which was designed by Sir Edward Lutyens in 1931. This is a beautiful monument located in Rajpath and is well-known as the “All India War Memorial Site”. The gateway looks more enticing under the lights in the backdrop of the dark. The imposing structure of India Gate is awe-inspiring and is often compared to the Arch de Triomphe in France, the Gateway of India in Mumbai, and the Arch of Constantine in Rome.

The memorial site is dedicated to 82,000 Indian and British soldiers who died during the First World War and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. The monument is engraved with many names of 13,300 servicemen. Its premises also houses the Amar Jawan Jyoti, which is a kindled structure right underneath the archway. Owing to its rich historical background and astonishing architectural design. Every year the ceremonial Republic Day Parade conducts every year in front of India Gate is a prestigious event.

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