India Gate

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India Gate was built in memory of the 70,000 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in World War I, fighting for the British Army. The names of all the soldiers who died during the World War I are inscribed on the walls of the Gate. Construction work took ten years, from 1921 to 1931. It is often compared to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

India Gate, New Delhi, uasatish, India,
India Gate

India Gate is at the eastern end of Rajpath in New Delhi. Nearest metro station is Central Secretariat. Distance from airport is 15 km.

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Camera is Sony Cybershot  DSC-W35. The photo was taken on a bright summer day in Delhi. Aperture was f/11 at a shutter speed of 1/160 sec.

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