India Gate, New Delhi

4.2
Standing astride the capital's grandest ceremonial road, India Gate pays tribute to the soldiers of the colonial Indian Army who lost their lives fighting for Britain in World War I. In the heart of the capital's main governmental district, the triumphal arch-style gate rises to a height of 42 m (138 ft) over the road below. Wander around the base of the gate to see the imposing stone structure up close, and be sure to look up at the cornices to see the inscriptions dedicated to more than 82,000 Indian soldiers who died fighting in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and elsewhere between 1914 and 1919. Don't miss seeing the small memorial beneath the gate's archway, a flame dedicated to the unknown soldier. By using our New Delhi trip planner , you can arrange your visit to India Gate and other attractions in New Delhi.
Create an itinerary including India Gate
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Tours to India Gate
India Gate Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
9,946 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • A must see structure at least for all Indians and feel proud, with military men under the arch and the Amar Jyoti sight speaks volumes about the the soldiers and their sacrifice. Best seen in the even...  more »
  • Spectacular setting and beautiful gardens. Crowds of schoolchildren on trips but far more room than the rest of Delhi. Best approached from Central Secretariat Metro down the tree lined avenue gardens...  more »
Google
  • I visited India gate many times and I love visiting that place. It’s just so pretty and the ambience of the place is so good. There are a lot of eateries and it’s the best picnic spot for everyone. Very safe place. Explore the India gate. See the beauty and feel the positive vibes of that place.
  • It's an awesome place to visit from evening 4 to 11 pm. It's good to reach by 4pm. Activities keep happening. News channels arrange talk shows. Maintenance is good. Lot of variety in snacks. Tourism department isn't doing good in maintenance and providing infra. The biggest problem is the traffic around the place. Traffic should be diverted. This is the pride of the country. So, the maintenance of path ways, the cleanliness, the discipline and the composure should be cultivated by governance of the place. Toilets are ugly. Anyone can walk over any bushes and spoil the place.
Places to stay near India Gate

Plan your trip to New Delhi

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in New Delhi

View all >
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 3​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 4​h
4.9
Duration: 4​h

Historic Sites in New Delhi

View all >
3.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.8
Duration: 2​h
4.2
Duration: 2​h
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Hidden gems in New Delhi

4.8
Duration: 8​h
4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.1
Duration: 2​h
4.2
Duration: 30​min

Shopping in New Delhi

View all >
3.5
Duration: 3​h
4.7
Duration: 2​h
3.6
Duration: 2​h
3.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Side trips from New Delhi

4.7
Duration: 4​h
4.5
Duration: 2​h
4.3
Duration: 8​h

Nearby attractions in New Delhi

4.8
Duration: 8​h
5.0
Duration: 8​h
4.8
Duration: 4​h
4.9
Duration: 8​h
4.6
Duration: 4​h