India Gate Fact File
Visit time: Anytime you can go. (However, mostly it is vacated near 8 pm at night every day)
Mode of transportation: Any transport can be helpful like auto, taxi, or bus and you have to walk around ½ kilometres to reach the exact place.
Food: There are various stalls of Bhelpuri, chaat, Golgappa walas vendoring around the place so you can manage your hunger with snacks either you can also bring your food, and many people come here to make a picnic.
Entertainment: Couples, kids and young people like Boat riding. There are various prop sellers, kids can buy toys and play with them, there is a park where people can play games and have fun.
Tourist advice: Take a walk around the monument, enjoy photography, it is a scenic beauty with the glow of lights at night, if you look at porch of structure it seems as if it is touching the sky. Bring your camera and take memoirs of the historical structure with yourself.
History Behind India Gate
The monument is established in the year of 1921. It was unveiled in the year 1931. It is the beautiful monument endowed in the honour of departed soldiers in the year between 1914-1921. British Edwin Lutyens, according to him it was his best creation of all time, designs it.
India gate is located at Raj path. It is best called as the All India War Memorial. It has been built for those 82, 0000 soldiers who had laid their lives in World war 1st of undivided Army. All the names of those soldiers were inscribed on the monument made it more significant. Anybody can easily read the names if he stands about 100 meters away from the unique structure. Soldiers were from the country France, Mesopotamia, Persia, Africa, Gallipoli, including the name of the nurse who was killed during the year 1971!
In the front of the monument, there is a small marble plinth, with upturned rifle kept with an Army helmet on it, which is surrounded by four flames kept burning all days of the year. This has its known name called as Amar Jawan Jyoti smarak or Flame of an Immortal soldier and is a pride of India.
It is a 42-meter high monument stand on the red stone and rises to shape as a giant memorial as we can see it.
Amar Jawan Jyoti- India’s pride
This is called as a flame of immortal soldier guarded by three services of Indian Army. Honourable Prime minister of India
puts wreaths every year on 26th January at Amar Jawan Jyoti
Explore the historic monuments and traditional culture of Delhi in AC Bus with Delhi Sightseeing Tour
by My Tour Package at best price.