Gateway of India

Posted on Nov 17, 2005  |   2061 views  

The Gateway of India was built in Bombay Harbour from 1914-20. It was opened on December 4, 1924 by the Viceroy, Earl of Reading. The last British troops to leave India, the First Battalion of the Somerset Light Infantry, passed through the gate in a ceremony on February 28, 1948. In the background is Bombay's famous Taj Mahal Hotel.

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