India Gate

India Gate
Vital Information for Visitors
Address:

Mahatma Gandhi Marg, New Delhi – 110006

Open & Close:

Open on all days : From 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Entry Fees:

No Entry Fee

Duration:

Approx 45 Minutes

Situated on the Rajpath, this 42-metre high structure was built in 1921 in the memory of the 90,000 Indian soldiers who were killed in World War I. This is modelled after the famous Menir Gate of Ypres (Belgium).

India Gate is a famous tourist destination for every season. The India Gate in Delhi, located at Rajpath, is a war memorial to remember the martyrdom of brave Indian soldiers. The site was built to pay homage to the nine thousand soldiers who died during World War II. Tourists will be amazed by the grandeur of this memorial of the war, which rises to forty-two meters. This site is visited especially during the summer. Thousands of tourists from around the world gather here.

The famous British architect Edwin Lutyens was commissioned to build this magnificent memorial of the war. He was also the creator of most of the buildings of New Delhi, colonial Delhi. Upon arrival at the war memorial India Gate in Delhi, you will discover the engraved names of nearly fourteen thousand soldiers who were killed during the Afghanistan War in 1919. The entrance to the India Gate is free and access is possible at any time of the day.

During their visit of the India Gate in Delhi, tourists have the opportunity to taste various types of Indian snacks: puffed rice, chips and candy, all at reasonable prices.

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