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“History Shamed”
Feb 28, 2018
“Canopy”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here was Statue of King George the 5th . This was removed because it reminded us of superiority of British Raj and we feel very low . But unfortunately we have adopted many things which British left behind . Most felt is the English Language...More

Thank Amolak Rattan K
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

While visiting India Gate, you must have noticed this canopy. It used to be a shelter for for statue of King George V, which late was removed, obviously a good step. Nothing special, can be skipped.

Thank Kumar S
Reviewed 20 January 2018

When you visit the India Gate, you may well spot this elegant 'thing' nearby. If you do, you'll probably think "Hmm, that looks like something ought to be on that platform" and you'd be right. It was a statue of George V but it's gone....More

Thank Koshkha
Reviewed 12 January 2018

What to See & Do? Beautiful Structure and Surrounding; nothing very special ! Good for Few Photos !! East of the “India Gate”, (the junction of six roads), is a 73-foot cupola {Ref the photos}. The “Canopy” was constructed in 1936 (actually there was a...More

Thank Traveller G
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Like it or not we see this place when visiting India Gate wich is a must see, so no matter if it is importante, relevant or not we end up putting it together in some pictures with India Gate. So make good fotos.

Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

A pretty thing set against the backdrop of India Gate, I believe it once sheltered a statue of King George V. Now empty, this seemingly nondescript decoration perhaps says a great deal about modern India in a post-colonial age.

Thank bb506
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Located at the back of India Gate, built on red sandstone and constructed by British architect Edwin Lutyens. The construction of this structure was (presumably) inspired by a 6th century Mahabalipuram Pavilion in South India. Not considered a real touristic spot except for the area...More

Thank MikeFJones
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I would never have known that this edifice was called the 'canopy' short of coming across it's name in TA not least as there is nothing at or near this mounument that tells you what it's called - indeed there is something of a dearth...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Canopy is located just at the back of India Gate. Nothing great in it. Earlier staue of George V was installed inside, long which has been removed. Good place to take few pictures. In case you are visiting India Gate than you can see this...More

Thank lotusdiamond
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The history behind this is unknown to me and may be to lot of others too. It is adjacent to India gate and everyone must have seen this while walking on the India Gate circle.

Thank Priyadarshi_Sing
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