Rashtrapati Bhawan

Rashtrapati Bhawan

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Rashtrapati Bhawan

Rashtrapati Bhawan is the official residence of the President of India, New Delhi. Spread out on the crown of Raisina Hill, the Rashtrapati Bhavan is a illustrious monument in city,it is official residence of the President of India, is the central point of New Delhi. It is one of the most prestigious monuments in India. It also includes gardens, museums, function rooms, large open spaces, bodyguards and staff etc. From the point of view of area it is the largest residence of the head of the nation in the country. The most prominent and special aspect of the Rashtrapati Bhavan is its dome which is placed above its structure. It's aforesaid to be the palace of the then Viceroy of India.

1. President President is also known by the name of the residence, located in Italy's Rome is the world's second largest habitat after Quirinal Palace.

2. It took 17 years to complete its construction, its construction work was started in 1912 and it was completed in 1929. About 29,000 people were employed in the construction work.

3. There are more than 300 rooms, including the President's office, guest rooms and staff rooms.

4. There are 750 employees in which 245 are working in the Secretariat of the President.

5. It is made using 700 million units and 3 million cubic feet of stones.

6. It is built on Raisina Hill which was named after the name of two villages (Raisini and Malcha) and these villages were removed for the construction of this palace. It was constructed by architect Sir Edwin Landseur Lutyens.

7. Before independence, it was known as Viceroy House and it was India's largest residence.

8. Each year remained behind the presidential palace in the month of February is opened to the public during the festival named Udyanotsv Mughal Gardens.

9. There are several gardens of different sizes such as rectangular car, long and circular The most adorable scenery is of the spherical garden. In which stairs of stately cottage flowers are blossomed in different colors.

10. Gautam Buddha who Sambnditha the golden age of art and culture during the Gupta period around the fourth-fifth century. This statue is behind the court hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan.

11. The place where the statue of Gautama Buddha is kept is equal to the India Gate.

12. Another interesting fact is that 104 guests at the Banquet Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan can sit together. Not only this, it is not only a secret gallery for musicians but also the lighting system is amazing because it is on the photographs of former Presidents, who is to serve foodstuff, when not to serve, and when to clean the room Is, indicates

13. King George V of the Rashtrapati Bhawan's Museum has a 640 kilogram of silver chair in the Museum. In this chair he was sitting in Delhi in 1911.

14. In the Marble Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan, Viceroy and some rare pictures and sculptures of the British royal family are kept. The wonderful thing is that it has placed the statue of our current President, Mr Pranab Mukherjee's live wax. This statue was made by the artist of Asansol.

15. Ashoka Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan - There are functions like oath taking of ministers etc. Along with this, amazing paintings of Persia's Qassar ruler Fateh Ali Shah have been kept. Italian painters Colonelo has kept some pictures made on the theme of the forest.

16. Another surprising thing is that the Rashtrapati Bhawan has two galleries for children. A children's work that is has been shown to have "work by children and interested children in other means" has demonstrated different items for children.

17. The most wonderful is the Science and Innovation Gallery of Rashtrapati Bhavan. There is a robot dog in it. Its name is Klamsi, which looks like a real dog.

18. "A Talking Wall" and "A Planet Wall" is an interesting audio-video exhibition that creates interest in children.

19. A virtual tabla that enables visitors to play and listen to their sound without touching, etc.

20. Every Saturday, a change of 'Change of guard' function that runs from 10 am to 30 minutes is open and it is open to the public which means that you had to show your photo identity card only to see this function in Rashtrapati Bhawan.

You will need permission to visit the president's house by making a booking online on this website:
http://presidentofindia.nic.in/visit-to-rashtrapati-bhavan.htm. The opening hours are between 9 am to 4 pm. The visiting days are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and not open for visitors from Monday to Thursday and on Indian holidays. Foreign nationals must bring photocopies of their passport.

Nearrest Metro Station : Central Secretariat
Open : Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat 11 am
Entry : Permission required,
Delhi Rashtrapati Bhawan Phone Number : 23012960/5321
Photography : Permission required
Online Booking to Visit Rashtrapati Bhavan : https://presidentofindia.gov.in/rbvisit/rbvisit.aspx
Address : Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi Pin number 110 004
Telephone : 011 - 23013287, 23015321
Email : reception-officer@rb.nic.in
Fees : 25 Rupees