India Gate – Day 1 at Delhi

As a part of Day 1 of coverage of Delhi I saw this memorial India Gate first and paid homage to Indian Martyr soldiers. Made in memory of soldiers of Indian Army who died in different wars from first world war onward. This memorial was designed by Edwin Lutyens, who was also main architect of modern Delhi. In 1971 in memory of Bangla Liberation

Canopy behind and Amar Jawan Jyoti in black marble

War. One addition to it was done in form of Amar Jawan Jyothi structure with inverted gun and war cap. Also we see a canopy very near to this memorial which had once upon a time statue of King George V but now it is blank.

Beautifully maintained gardens around in several acres

The India gate, which is illuminated every evening, from 19:00 to 21:30 and must be a major tourist attraction.

This Jantar Mantar is just at walking distance from City Palace, Jaipur. I have seen
These are the only structures left out as our proud heritage.In order to understand functionality
When you visit Purana Quila you can see historical 500 hundred years old Khairu’l Manazil
It was my day 3 of travel into Delhi. I was on way back from Uttarakhand
Kotla Firuz Shah is designated in history as Delhi's fifth City. After seeing Purana Quila

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