India Gate is a war memorial located on the eastern side of Rajpath, formerly called Kingsway. India Gate was designed by Edwin Lutyens in 1921. Its 42 meter high.
The India Gate is flanked by lush green lawns. Its a popular tourist place and a picnic spot to visit with family during summer evenings and winter afternoons.
The memorial was built as a tribute to Indian soldiers who lost their lives in the First World War and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. The name of more than 13,300 including Indian and British soldiers killed in the Third Anglo-Afghan War are inscribed on the gate.
Since 1971, after the Bangladesh Liberation War, Amar Jawan Jyoti or the Flame of the Immortal Soldier has been burning under the shrine of the India Gate. This eternal flame honours every unknown soldier who sacrificed his life in the war.
Next to the flame yo will find a pedestal that comprises a rifle placed on its barrel and this rifle is crested be a soldier\'s helmet.
India is a land of festivals with its rich culture and traditions, where people from different religions coexist harmoniously. People of Delhi celebrate all the festivals celebrated in India.
Delhi has the best markets in India from traditional bazaars to modern-day swanky malls, with handicrafts from all over the country. There are number of shopping complexes, hubs, wholesale markets etc.
Delhi loves to party all night. They want to dine and dance. Celebrate every accomplishment or even your existence in nightlife events, pool parties, discotheques, pub crawls, trance festivals and many more.
Delhi is one of the best place to make your taste buds for more! There are so many amazing restaurants and eateries in and around the capital city; from street food to dine-ins to lounges to quiet cafes.