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Coronation Durbar Park

Kingsway, New Delhi 110002, India
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Open Spaces

This is a nice open space. It hosts a number of old colonial statues but unfortunately they have no... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Mindful_Travels
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New Delhi, India
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A passage to colonial history

It is a park on Burari Road close to Nirankari sarovar of North Delhi. It was the venue where Delhi... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
tripsmaker
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11 Jul 2017
“Open Spaces”
17 Nov 2016
“British heritage”
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Kingsway, New Delhi 110002, India
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice open space. It hosts a number of old colonial statues but unfortunately they have no plaques on the statues to inform you who it is

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

It is a park on Burari Road close to Nirankari sarovar of North Delhi. It was the venue where Delhi Durbar took place, when Queen Victoria proclaimed empress of India. There is an obelisk on Durbar Park, which commemorate the shifting of Capital of India...More

Thank tripsmaker
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This park is of heritage importance and located near Delhi University. Totally neglect by the Government. The coronation park is one of the prime British Heritage of the colonial era. Total neglect of history and heritage. Queen Victoria was declared Empress of India at the...More

Thank lotusdiamond
Reviewed 24 February 2015

This Corantion Park saw the British grandeur at its best three times when Imperial Durbars were held at this site on 1st January, 1877 to declare Queen Victoria as Empress of India, on 1st January, 1903 to celebrate coronation of Kind Edward VIII and then,...More

Thank SatyendraGarg
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Delhi has over 170 monuments of various historic periods scattered all over the city and most of them, which do not feature as tourist spots, have been neglected by the authorities. The Coronation Park is one of the prime Britsh heritage spots of the colonial...More

4  Thank Bornav
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We will visit again the next time we are in Delhi. The park is being upgraded and the British statues were covered to protect them. We were told that next year the work will be finished.

2  Thank Ximena P
Reviewed 6 January 2014

I understand India's ambivalence towards its erstwhile British rulers, and can see why the site of the imperial durbars isn't high on the list of things-to-renovate. I can understand that statues of former viceroys should be consigned to a bare stretch of waste ground somewhere...More

5  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 14 May 2012

This park COULD be nice, if it were maintained and if the construction currently underway turns out as planned. Don't miss the tallest statue of King George IV in the world. I feel kinda sorry for him out here in the middle of nowhere.

1  Thank lampy12
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