Republic day and a long weekend, doesn't this turn out to be an awesome chance to visit some historical places with your friends and family, and reminisce about our freedom struggle.
Red fort was mainly used as a cantonment during the British colonial rule, which remained under the control of Indian Army after the Independence. A well- maintained awesome monument that has a historical aspect. Red fort is the place from where Nehruji addressed first time as prime minister of Independent India. It is really a pride of the nation and recommended.
The word Rajpath means the Royal Road which was Constructed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Rajpath is surrounded by parks, gardens and water pools on either side. It is best to see Rajpath on Republic Day.
If you are in Gujarat and not visited Sabarmati Ashram then your tour is not complete. The place is home to the museum of Gandhi and you will get an idea of Gandhi's life and the role he played for the independence of India by visiting this place.
The border is the only road border crossing between India and Pakistan. Popularly known as Berlin wall of Asia, this border lies on the Grand Trunk Road between Amritsar and Lahore. There is a retreat ceremony called 'lowering of the flags’ held every evening, since 1959. During the ceremony, Border Security Force (B.S.F) of India and the Pakistan Rangers soldiers perform energetic parade.
War Memorial, Tawang
Built in memory of soldiers who lost their lives during the 1962 Indo-Sino war, the war memorial has a museum which has collection of the events of the war, equipments used during the war and lists the names of the soldiers and their regiments who sacrificed their live for the sake of country.One who is interested in history must visit this.
Cellular Jail, Port Blair
During the British occupation of India, the prisoners were sent to Cellular Jail, to keep them far off from the revolution. Once in these places, it was very difficult to get out and this led to the death of a number of prisoners. After a brief occupation by the Japanese forces during World War II, the town of Port Blair became the base of the Azad Hind Fauj.
You can't miss this place on Republic Day.