Rashtrapati Bhavan

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Nature and man, rock and architecture, have rarely worked to so beautiful a purpose as in the fashioning of the splendid Rashtrapati Bhavan. The official residence of the President of India and the largest democracy in the world, exemplifies the power, democratic traditions, and secular nature that define India. THINGS TO DO AT RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN: • Learn about the history of the place: Rashtrapati Bhavan was formerly known as Viceroy's House when it was first constructed, but that name has been changed to reflect its current function as the official residence of the President of India. After having served as a representation of imperial dominance and authority, it has since been transformed into a symbol of Indian democracy as well as the secular, plural, and inclusive traditions of India. • It is a sight to behold and admire: The Rashtrapati Bhavan is unquestionably one of the most outstanding architectural examples. This masterpiece was finally finished in 1929 thanks to the laborious efforts of thousands of workers, including masons, carpenters, artists, carvers, and cutters.The majestic structure has an area of 320 acres and contains several notable features, such as the magnificent 'Mughal Garden' and the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum. We are looking at an enormous architectural wonder constructed in an era when the Edwardian Baroque style of building was prevalent in the world. The style emphasized displaying heavy classical themes, which stood for the power and legacy of imperial rule. The structure also features a variety of architectural designs that are generally associated with India, such as ornate statues of elephants located on the building's exterior walls or the 'Jaipur column' situated in the building's primary entrance. • Visitors can explore the building by one of three distinct pathways, often known as tour circuits: The amazing artistry of carved marble statues, the expansive Mughal Gardens with masterful landscaping designs, the Clock Tower, and a plethora of presidential keepsakes preserved inside the Museum are just things to take in and marvel at while walking about the complex. The initial part of the course is made up of the Main Building as well as the Central Lawn. The Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex is located in the second circuit of the building. The exquisite Mughal Garden and some other subsidiary gardens of the Rashtrapati Bhavan are on the third circuit. • Feel patriotic as you witness natonal ceremonies in full glory: These particular grounds are the location of some of the most significant democratic rituals that take place in the nation, including the awarding of honors to some of the country's greatest heroes and achievers, the signing of historic pacts between India and other countries, the celebrations of India's independence and republic day, and the hosting of several world leaders. • Spend some time on the greens: This location is a popular tourist destination since it features 340 rooms, a vast open space, beautiful Mughal Gardens to explore, reception halls, guest rooms, stables, offices, housing for staff members and bodyguards, and a lot more. It is situated on an area of 321 acres. Because of all of these factors, it is one of the largest dwellings of a governmental head anywhere in the world. • Explore the neighborhood: 1. Jaipur Column 2. Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum. 3. Mughal Gardens 4. India Gate

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Address of Rashtrapati Bhavan

Rajpath, New Delhi, Delhi, India

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