Saturday, 9 March 2013

HISTORY BEHIND GATEWAY OF INDIA - MUMBAI

By raj thakkar  |  10:45 No comments

gateway of india
gateway of india
            Hello friends HISTORY OF INDIA is come back after a long time with great history behind Gateway of india which is located in Mumbai.In my previous article i told you a great history of FATEHPUR SIKHRI and history of KHAJURAHO TEMPLES.So I also recommend to the people who are new readers of this blog to read this articles.In today's post i am going to tell you Historical importance and History behind the Gateway of india.
            Let us start with location So that if any one want to visit this place after reading this article so he/she can get help from here.
location:-  Gateway of India is situated  At the Apollo Bandar,South Mumbai
           Gateway of India is a monument which is Built While Britishers are ruling over India.Yes friends this historical place is not made by Indian.This Gateway of india is made by Britishers.Now let me tell you  how this Monument is built and for whose?In 1911 King george v and queen mary decided to visit Delhi And For their respect Britishers decided to make a gateway of india.George Wittet is the architect Who has has designed the Gateway of india.He took four years for building Complete Gateway of india.So friends this is a little story How the Britishers decided to make a Great monument Gateway of india.
gateway of india at mumbai
Gateway of india front view

           Now let us talk about Structural architecture of Gateway of india.It has large and rich arch with 26m height.yellow basalt and indissoluble concrete are used for built this great monument.The central dome of Gateway of india is 83 feet long with 48 feet diameter.So this is about the structural architecture of Gateway of india.
            The elephant caves are also the attraction of tourist which is located very close to this great monument.Tourist can visit elephant caves through motor boats.So friend this is the article of History behind gateway of india-mumbai.If you like this article then just share this post on social networking sites with your friends.Have a nice day.

Author: raj thakkar

Raj Thakkar is a Blogger (By Choice) from Bhuj.He has completed his B.Tech. CE from Ganpat University.

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