Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi

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One of the largest presidential residences in the world, Rashtrapati Bhavan serves as the official home of the president of India. A 130 hectare (320 acre) sprawling estate opened in 1929, the site stands as a classic example of Indian architecture at its best. The first stop on your approach will be the Jaipur Column, a bronze lotus flower designed by the same British architect who created the surrounding elephant carvings and cobra fountains. Inside the mansion, 340 halls, offices, and private quarters provide enough space for many employees, guests, and residents. The adjacent presidential gardens serve as a pristine outdoor sanctuary, designed in the Persian style. Check the official website to book your visit and find the garden's opening dates. Take a look at our New Delhi itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Rashtrapati Bhavan and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Viceroy's House, now the Rashtrapati Bhawan is on Raisina Hill which was seen as an Indian acropolis. The building, designed by Lutyens, has a large court to its front and a mughal style garden at the...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    If you are in Delhi, this is a must-do thing. The tour takes you through the most prominent halls of Rashtrapati Bhavan, including the Durbar Hall, where the swearing in of India's first independent g...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Been with family in the month of January 2017. It was a great feeling. Mughal Garden is one of the royal gardens you have ever seen..so keep viewing President Bhawan homepage to know about the updates...  more »
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  • July 6, 2017
    Great indian architecture with Known during the British Raj as the Viceroy’s House, Rashtrapati Bhavan is known as the seat and residence of the President of India. The structure is built in a vast area that encompasses 320 acres of land, in a marvelous style that incorporates styles from Indian and European architecture.
  • May 21, 2017
    I been there for some photography purpose while changing of guard celebrate like ceremony. Its so beautiful and iconic. Every Indian must visit. I have seen many visitors from outside of India. Tripod are allowed there, need to carry your valid identity card to get entry.
  • June 25, 2017
    As it is cleared from its name , It is the Estate of Respected President of THE INDIA. I Reached till the main gate of this place and the view is just Woooww.. i can't describe the beauty in words.
  • June 16, 2017
    No need of introduction Abode of Head of India . Luxury , awesomeness , love , patriotic feeling. Love over here cant be depicted in words. Please I would recommend you to visit this place atleast once in a life time.
  • July 2, 2017
    I was speechless, when I visited inside the house. Oh god !! Such a beautifully designed complex, both inside and outside. Ashoka Hall, Durbar Hall, Drawing Room, Library, Dining Room... endless possibilities to get inspired.. One of the few places, where Delhi bound tourists visits... many people even don't know that anyone can visit inside the house after Online Registration through the official website of President's Secretariat. But Photography not allowed there.

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