India Gate, the towering war memorial built in Delhi to commemorate the soldiers of India who lost their lives in World War 1, has become a major tourist attraction and a popular picnic spot with residents and tourists. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, this arched structure stands 42 metres tall and is similar to the war memorial built in France. The lush green lawns around the imposing structure are also referred to as India Gate, however initially the monument was known as the All India War Memorial. At night the towering structure is lit up with floodlights, making it and the nearby color-lit fountains a beautiful sight. The India Gate is a wonderful place to spend a relaxing evening with family, after an exhausting day of sightseeing or shopping in the city of Delhi.
Around half an hour or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children.
The imposing arched structure and its lovely green surroundings.
Muslim tourists requiring prayer facilities when visiting the India Gate could ask the locals to direct them to a nearby mosque. The city of Delhi is home to a number of mosques, making it easy for visitors to locate a prayer facility when necessary. The largest and the most prominent mosque in India; Jama Masjid, is located in Delhi.
Delhi is home to a wonderful selection of restaurants serving an array of cuisines to suit any taste and budget. Muslim tourists concerned about finding Halal food in Delhi need not worry as the city has numerous Halal restaurants. Some of the must try dishes include the tandoor items, kebabs, biryani, and not to forget the popular street food items like pav baji and pani puri.