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Rashtrapati Bhavan

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The 200,000-square-foot palace, completed in 1929, is the largest residence of any head of the state in the world.
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Rajpath, New Delhi 110004, India
+91 11 2301 3287
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 June 2013

Thanks to Pranab Mukherji for opening the visit to Rashtrapati Bhavan for common people .Always got a chance to see the president house from a mile away so I did not want to miss the chance to actually visit this place. Today I went along...More

26  Thank Ankur V
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 August 2012

Interiors and artefacts in sad decay. antique Clocks not working, bits and pieces missing, furniture in disrepair or shabbily repaired, paintings peeling and sagging - needing restoration, many valuable artefacts missing. A shameful sight when compared to similar buildings in Europe.

6  Thank AmrishNewDelhi
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited rashtrapathi bhavan during the guard changing ceremony which was worth watching. The walk from the rashtrapathi bhavan until India Gate during the break of dawn is mesmerizing.

Thank Mini P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had wanted to see the presidents’ house but it was closed on the only day we had for sightseeing. However, we did secure a time online to enter this new museum on the grounds. We toured with an art historian guide who provided a...More

Thank SophieBlue09
Reviewed 4 days ago

History, Architecture, City Planning, open spaces, gardens, amidst the traffic congestion of New Delhi ! The President of the largest democracy on Earth lives here, WOW ! A Respectful Place Indeed ! ( What Great destiny should a person behold to belong here ? )...More

Thank ravimohan33
Reviewed 6 days ago

Its thanks to Pranab Mukherjee that we citizens are getting a chance to view and enjoy this magnificent structure from inside in form of guided tours. So i have taken the circuit1 and circuit 2 tour and also the change of guard ceremony. The tours...More

2  Thank SupsS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to visit Very nicely conducted tour, showcasing few parts of Rashtrapati Bhavan. You can book the tickets on line. Easily accessible from Central Secretariat metro station. Also visit museum, its worth (gate no. 30).

Thank RajeshS365
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely breath taking. A perfect and beautiful building. Such a powerful and moving experience seeing where such important historical incidents happened. Our guide, Rosie, was brilliant. So informative and intelligent. The tour was a highlight of our whole trip to India. We loved this tour...More

Thank Hughehel
Reviewed 1 week ago

A place which you want to visit and visit again. We proud on this place with our soul. A historical place t visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always hear of grand residences around the world but when you see radhtrapati Bhavan you realize the importance beauty elegance and power associated with it. This is a must visit place, to admire its beauty visit this in the night with full lighting and...More

Thank pareshl2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A stunning example of Lutyens' architecture on a grand scale. impressive interiors. Only visitable with pre-booked ticket, and with a guide. Sadly, photography inside is not allowed

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can visit Rashtrapati Bhawan on weekends and by paying 25 rupees per person. They provide you with a guide who takes group together to take them through the place like darbaar hall etc Mobile phones and photography is prohibited strictly and you need to...More

Thank Wishwas J
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Navdeep K
14 November 2018|
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Response from Hughehel | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! You need to apply on-line to go to any of the circuits or changing of the guards. This didn't take too long and an email with approval came back within a few days. We saw Circuit 1 and Circuit 2 in one day and we... More
18 October 2018|
Response from Aniket G | Reviewed this property |
Please check the website. If they allow you to book the visit then they are open.
18 October 2018|
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Response from nishantvermaphoto | Reviewed this property |
Not for visitors