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. For travelers who use our world travel planner, New Delhi holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Rashtrapati Bhavan and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The highest seat of nation and the premier name in India lives here . The well spread out premises are too beUtiful . A sense of pride fills your heart by looking at it . The sprawling manicured lawns...  more »
  • What can be said about this place, whatever you will say will fall shorten for its glory. Have to Book online for visiting this palce.  more »
  • Nice building and build by British government. Historical place and you can visit this place for memories.  more »
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  • What a structure perfectly complimenting the first citizen of the country. Entering into the premises is permitted from Thursday to Sunday from 9.00 to 4.00 pm, also can make online request in advance, but One would get great pleasure by looking from outside the security itself which if Visited during sunset will enjoy great view in day light and also in awesome illumination post sunset. If planning to visit inside it should be planned during change of guard ceremony which happens every Saturday 8.00 to 10.00 am or when the mughal garden inside the premises is open to public during February and March
  • This place is one of the best residence of the premier of any country if you compare. The garden is awesome and worth to visit it's amazing that just for one person they arranged and built such a huge building or almost a monument. Anyway it's very good for one visit.
  • Official residence to the Head of world's largest democracy, Rashtrapati(President) of Republic of India. This is the world's largest Official residence of any state head. This magnificent building has silently witnessed India becoming Independent in 1947 and becoming a Republic in 1950. A pride of the Nation and an excellent example of fusion of British, French, European, Arabic and Dharmic(Indian) styles. This house was designed by Sir Edwin Lutynes and his friend Herbert Baker.
  • Excellent piece of British architecture.. you enter here and feel the energy. A must visit place for every history lover!
  • Place of President of India. A must place to visit in the capital of India. Nice architecture and well maintained gardens to explore especially during morning hours.

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