15 Historical Gateway and Big Gates in India

Gateway of India in Mumbai and India Gate of Delhi are two most iconic landmarks of India and must see gateways. There are list of big gates in India such as Buland Darwaza, the tallest and largest gateway in the world, Baroda Palace Gate,Vittala Gate at Hampi,Ganesh Gate of Amer Fort,Swaminarayan Mandir gate and Massive Gates of Kumbhalgarh Fort Ranthambore Fort, and Big Gateway of Bidar Fort.

India Gate, Delhi


India Gate war memorial at the Rajpath of New Delhi is the iconic landmark and among the largest war memorials in India.

Gateway of India, Mumbai


Gateway of India monument is an arch made of basalt, located on the waterfront at Apollo Bunder overlooks the Arabian Sea. The monument is one of the top tourist attractions of Mumbai.

Buland Darwaza, Fatehpur Sikri


Buland Darwaza or Gate of Magnificence is the main entrance gate to the Fatehpur Sikri. The gateway is made of red sandstone and highest gateway in the world.

Great Gate, Agra


Great gate or Darwaza-i rauza is the main entrance to the Mausoleum of the Taj Mahal complex. The Taj Mahal of Agra is the most famous and recognizable building of India.

Teen Darwaza, Ahmedabad

Teen Darwaza

Teen Darwaza at Bhadra Fort of Ahmedabad is a historical gateway and has three arche. Teen Darwaza was built by Ahmed Shah I and part of the most famous Gates of Ahmedabad.

Bhadkal Gate, Aurangabad


Bhadkal Gate in Aurangabad city of Maharashtra is the biggest gate of city. The gate also known as victory gate and is India’s first column structural Building.

Rumi Darwaza, Lucknow

Rumi Darwaza in Lucknow is the best example of Awadhi architecture in India. The imposing gateway was is situated between Bara Imambara and Chota Imambara.

Lahori Gate, Delhi

Lahori Gate of Delhi is the main entrance to the Red Fort and the secondary entrance is the Delhi Gate. The gateway clad in red sandstone and decorated with square and rectangular panels.

Ramgarh Gate, Panchkula


Fort Ramgarh main entry gate is listed on Limca Book of World Records. The 37-feet high entrance door to luxurious heritage hotel, The Fort Ramgarh is one of the largest Doorways of India.

Jorawar Singh Gate, Jaipur

Jorawar Singh Gate in Jaipur leads to Amber fort. The pink city of Jaipur is most visited tourist destination in India and also known for Ajmeri gate, New gate and Sanganeri gate.

Sardar Market Gate, Jodhpur

Sardar Market of Jodhpur is one of the popular landmark along with Ghanta Ghar or Clock Tower. There is a big gate with name of the market called Sardar Market Girdikot.

Kote Gate, Bikaner

Kote Gate of Bikaner is the magnificent architectural work, located around the main market of Bikaner city and also considered as a main entrance of Bikaner city.

Nurmahal Sarai Gateway, Punjab


Serai Nurmahal located at Nurmahal near Jalandhar. The gateway is only known monument in Jalandhar and looked after by the Archaeological Survey of India.

Warangal Gate, Warangal


Kakatiya Kala Thoranam also known as Warangal Gate are the historical arch in Warangal Fort. These gates of Warangal Fort are official Emblem of Telangana state and must visit place in Warangal.

Toran Gate, Sanchi

Torana of Sanchi Stupa is sacred or honorific gateway to the Buddhist complex. The Great Stupa at Sanchi is a must visit place in Madhya Pradesh and oldest stone structure in India.

Gauda Gate, West Bengal

Gauda or Lakhnauti Gate is located in Malda district of West Bengal. The historical entry gate to Gauda city is partially ruined and looked after by the Archaeological Survey of India.

Lal Darwaza, Hyderabad

Lal Darwaza is situated in old city of Hyderabad and entrance to the suburb. The large red door is an important landmarks of Hyderabad. There are few more Lal Darwaza in India such as Lal Darwaza of Varanasi,Lal Darwaja Ahmedabad and Lal Darwaza or Khooni Darwaza of Delhi.

Gates of Delhi


Gates of Delhi are located in every part of the city,built under dynastic rulers. The most popular gates of Delhi are Turkman Gate,Lahori Gate,Zafar Gate,Khooni Darwaza,Kashmiri Gate,Alai Darwaza,Ajmeri Gate and Purana Qila.

– Gates of Ahmedabad

The Historic City of Ahmadabad is the India’s first UNESCO World Heritage City and had 21 gates. Bhadra fort had 8 gate monuments, each gate has adopted the name from surrounding area.

Gates in Aurangabad

Aurangabad is the Tourism Capital of Maharashtra and also known as the City of Gates. The city is a tourism hub with 52 gates and home to many historical monuments such as Panchakki, Bibi Ka Maqbara,Daulatabad Fort, and Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves.

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