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India Gate, New Delhi

 
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Distance from city center: 1.7mi
terence's pictureby terence History & Culture travel tip
added on the 19th of January, 2010
The India Gate is the national monument of India. It is one of the largest war memorials in India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Originally known as All India War Memorial, it is a prominent landmark in Delhi and commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the erstwhile British Indian Army who lost their lives fighting for the Indian Empire, or more correctly British Empire in India British Raj in World War I and the Afghan Wars.

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Dr Zakir Hussain Marg, India Gate, Delhi, India

How to get there:
through public or pivate transport

 
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