Delhi, the Capital of India, is one of the largest cities in India. Not only is it the center of all Government activities, it is home to many of the finest monuments and landmarks across the country.
The India Gate, originally called the All India War Memorial, is a war memorial located near the Rajpath. The India gate is illuminated every evening from 19:00 to 21:30 and is a major tourist attraction. The Republic Day Parade each year starts from Rashtrapati Bhavan and passes around the India Gate.
Amar Jawan Jyoti
Amar Jawan Jyoti, or the flame of the immortal soldiers, is a structure consisting of black marble plinth, in the India Gate premises. The structure has a Self-loading rifle, capped by war helmet, bound by four urn. Each urn has the permanent light (jyoti) from flames that are always lit up in memory of the 82,000 soldiers of the undivided Indian Army who had died during the First World War.
The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā commonly known as the Jama Masjid, situated in the old city area of New Delhi is the biggest mosque in India. Built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, it can accommodate more than 25,000 persons at a time.
The mosque has three huge gates, four towers and two 40 m high minarets.
Here is a distant view/street view of the Gate no. 1 of the Jama Masjid
The Rajpath is a long straight road that runs from the Rashtrapati Bhavan to the National Stadium, Delhi, via the India Gate. It is considered to be one of the most important roads of India, and the Republic Day Parade begins from here. The Rajpath is lined on both sides by huge lawns, canals and rows of trees.