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Rashtrapati Bhavan

Rashtrapati Bhavan is the Presidential Palace of India. It was originally built for the Governor General of India. Inaugurated in 1931 as the Viceregal Lodge, the name was changed in 1959 after India became a republic.

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Rashtrapati Bhavan
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Rajpath, India Gate

Situated along the ceremonial Rajpath avenue in New Delhi, India Gate is a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers who died during the Afghan wars and World War I. The cenotaph (or shrine) in the middle is constructed with black marble and depicts a rifle placed on its barrel, crested by a soldier's helmet. Each face of the cenotaph has inscribed in gold the words Amar Jawan (in Hindi, meaning Immortal Warrior).

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Rajpath, India Gate
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Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple it is the largest Hindu temple in the world. It was built in 2005. In the sprawling 100-acre (0.40 km2) land rests an intricately carved monument, high-technology exhibitions, an IMAX theatre, a musical fountain, a food court and gardens.

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Akshardham Temple
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Humayun's Tomb

Humayun's Tomb was built for Humayun's widow, Hamida Banu Begum. Designed by a Persian architect named Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, the structure was begun in 1562 and completed in 1565. The tomb established a standard for all later Mughal monuments, which followed its design, most notably the Taj Mahal.

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Humayun's Tomb
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The Red Fort

The Red Fort was made in 1639, when Shah Jahan decided to shift his capital from Agra to Delhi. Though much has changed with the large-scale demolitions during the British occupation of the fort, its important structures have survived.

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The Red Fort
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