India Gate is not only a historical place but also is a memorial for Martyrs of Indian Soldiers. You can find a Black Marble structure along with a rifle and a soldier cap. India Gate is bestowed with the names of these Martyrs and it carries hidden underground bunkers which are Nuclear Bomb Proof. Although it is restricted to the public.
Recently Prime Minister Of India inaugurated National War Memorial Opposite to Amar Jawan Jyotimentioning the name of all soldiers martyred for the country till date.
Every year on the Occasion of Republic Day Of India, a parade is organized by the government of India right from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate to Vijay Chowk.
India Gate recall the patriotism among Indians for the sacrifice of Indian Martyrs.
India Gate was architected by Edwin Lutyens which was constructed for the Indian soldiers. It hosts Amar Jyoti Eternal Light which dictates the sacrifice of almost 71,066 soldiers during the First World War from 1914 to 1921 and the Martyrs of the 1971 War against Pakistan.
Chandni Chowk Opens at 8 am in the morning and major shops generally close at 9 pm. Main Shops at Chandni Chowk are also closed on Monday for weekly off.
India Gate is engraved with more than 13,500 names of soldiers martyred during World War I & 1971 Pakistan War.
You can get down at Central Secretariat Metro Station which is the nearest Station to India Gate.
Nearest famous places to India Gate are Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Hanuman Mandir, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament Of India, Rail Museum, Akshavani Bhavan.
After Dawn, as lighting on India Gate shines the India Gate.