Rashtrapati Bhavan

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    Location: Rashtrapati Bhawan, President’s Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110004, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1-2 hours

     The Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India and is Located on the western end of the Rajpath in New Delhi. It was originally built with the intent of serving as the Viceroy’s House and with its 340 rooms in the main building covering 5 acres on an estate of 330 acres. This bhavan is one of the largest residences of any head of state in the world.


    People Spending time in Rashtrapati Bhavan The beautiful Durbar Hall of this Bhavan bears testimony to this historic moment of the swearing-in ceremony of Independent India’s first government. The grand simplicity of Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Durbar Hall is enthralling as it is indisputably the regales room of the presidential palace and it’s so beautiful that you cannot take off your eyes.


    Historical Place in Rashtrapati BhavanEdwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker who were the designers of this bhavan, designed the complex in a splendid manner, giving it an expansive 330-hectare area and a prominent presence in the new capital. In 1911 The construction began and while the work was supposed to be completed in 4 years, the World War delayed the completion process by 15 years. It took almost 19 years to complete it. Lord Erwin was the first Viceroy to reside in this building and Rajendra Prasad became the first President of India and occupied this building on 26 January 1950,

    Inside/Outside Views

    This piece of architecture of this bhava was conceptualized by renowned architects Sir Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker. In the year 1929, The construction saw completion and now stands today as a magnificent symbol of all that India is. Its current inhabitant is President Ram Nath Kovind.

    This Bhawan is an imposing and admirable work of engineering. It consists of four floors with 340 rooms and the floor area spans over a massive 200,000 square feet Lutyen’s design was essentially classical with inspiration drawn from Indian architecture. A number of classical Indian motifs find an appearance in the architecture. The main building has a drawing room, library, ballroom, dining room, and private apartments.

    Opening Hours

    Opens at 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. On Saturday and Sunday, it is closed

    Entry & Others Fees

    50 per person per Circuit (if less than 30 persons),1200 for a group of 30 persons and) (1200 + 50) per additional visitor for a group of more than 30 persons.

    How to Reach

    By Air: Indira Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport to the place. It is the easiest way to go.

    By Rail: Nizamuddin railway station is the nearest to the place.

    By Road:  in new Delhi city bus services are so good and the people of the city use bus services for travel within the city. You can also hire private transport like a taxi or cab and easily reach there.

    Tips for Travellers

    Take a small bag Where you carry your own things.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: No, it is not allowed.

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