Rashtrapati Bhavan, also famous as the Presidential Palace, is introduced as a home for the India’s president but it is much more than that. It is an embodiment of a shared heritage that illustrates India’ s history through its exceptional architecture and design. It is the second largest palace in the world after Italy’s Quirinal Palace that is located in Rome.
Built over the period of about 17 years and by the talent and efforts of the over 29000 workers, the Rashtrapati Bhavan was constructed in 1929. Built on the Raisina Hill, the palace was designed and constructed by a British architecture, named Sir, Edwin Landseer.
Actually, built as a residential place for the Viceroy of India, it was previously known Viceroy’s House and its names was changed to Rashtrapati Bhavan on 15 August, 1947. The four floors of this big mansion have a total of 340 rooms that cover an area of 5 acres and the garden area cover 190 acres of the land.
“Mughal Gardens” is the real beauty of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The thousands of flower varieties are perfectly manicured that bloom during the winters and attract thousands of visitors to the grand palace.