Why the Gateway of India was built?

Who built Gateway of India?

Why is India Gate named so?

Almost similar to its French counterpart, it commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during the World War I. The memorial bears the names of more than 13,516 British and Indian soldiers killed in the Northwestern Frontier in the Afghan war of 1919.

What is written on Gateway of India?

The gateway has an inscription that reads Erected to commemorate the landing in India of their Imperial Majesties King George V and Queen Mary on the Second of December MCMXI .

What are the features of Gateway of India?

Designed with intricate latticework, the 4 turrets are the prominent features of the entire structure of the Gateway of India. There are steps constructed behind the arch of the Gateway that leads to the Arabian Sea.

Gateway Of India.

Location: Colaba, South Mumbai
Nearby Tourist Attractions: Elephanta Caves and Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

Who built Taj Mahal?

How Mumbai was built?

It was built at the initiative of William Hornby, then governor of Bombay, and over the next few decades was followed by the construction of causeways to link the seven islets separated by sea and swamp. The city of Bombay grew through the conjuring up of land from the sea.

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