India celebrates\u00a0Republic Day\u00a0on 26th January as the Constitution of India was adopted on this day. The history behind choosing this particular date is to remind people of the struggle that India had to face to achieve freedom. The British Empire, which ruled India for two centuries, proclaimed to regard India as a Dominion. But this decision was opposed, and the fight for Purna Swaraj was declared on 26th January 1929.\u00a0\r\n\r\nOn this exceptional day, which also happens to be a national holiday, you can visit some well-known places that uphold the history of India\u2019s freedom struggle, and showcase the ability of independent India. We have listed down some of the most important\u00a0places to visit in India\u00a0for\u00a0Republic Day celebration. These places do hold a special place in our history.\r\nSabarmati Ashram\r\n\r\n\r\nIndia\u2019s struggle for freedom has seen many ups and downs. Patriotic revolts were met with violence from the British rulers. Among the ruins that depict tales of violence and atrocities, the Sabarmati ashram holds an alternate and impactful story of the freedom struggle.\u00a0\u00a0\r\n\r\nVisit this place on\u00a0Republic day\u00a0where once the Father of the Nation dwelled. The ashram served as Mahatma Gandhi\u2019s home and is situated in Ahmadabad. Peace, tranquility, and solace are offered to visitors who explore the ashram. The ashram is near the river Sabarmati.\u00a0\r\n\r\nThis historic place tells the life history of the person who revolutionized the independence struggle of India by introducing ahimsa. Gandhiji has strongly advocated the use of non-violent means to root out the British Empire from India. Pay a visit to this serene place and revisit history with the aid of photographs, letters, and manuscripts on\u00a0Republic Day.\u00a0\r\nCellular Jail\r\n\r\n\r\nWell-known as Kala Pani, this is a prison located in the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The prison was built by the British to house revolutionaries of British India. Countless people who had been vocal against the oppressive rule of the British Empire were tortured here till death.\u00a0\r\n\r\nThis is the best place that can be visited to feel the nerve-wracking plight of the Indian revolutionaries on\u00a0Republic day. In the present day, the jail has been modified into a museum. On the\u00a0Republic Day, the National Anthem is proudly sung to commemorate the iron-will and strength of revolutionaries who suffered atrocities to free India from a foreign power.\r\nIndia Gate\r\n\r\n\r\nThis is the most famous site to visit on\u00a0Republic Day. Located in the capital of India, the India Gate stands tall on the eastern side of the Rajpath of New Delhi. Rashtrapati Bhavan is located at a distance of about 2.3 km from the India Gate.\u00a0The warriors who died during WWI and Afghan battles are enlisted on the war memorial at India Gate. Under the arch of the India Gate, a burning flame is present, which is upheld by four urns. The gold inscription of \u2018Amar Jawan\u2019 is present on the urns.\u00a0\r\n\r\nA special celebration takes place on\u00a0Republic day. India\u2019s Prime Minister pays homage to the soldiers by placing a garland on Amar Jawan Jyoti. The National flag is unfurled by the President.\u00a0On this day, the Indian Army, the Indian Navy and the Indian Air Forces together conduct a parade and showcase their arms and ammunition. The fighter jets of IAF put up a spectacular fly-past.\u00a0\u00a0\r\n\r\nThe colorful line up of floats representing each state of India is also part of the\u00a0Republic Day\u00a0celebration. You are bound to feel proud as you hold up your head high to witness the true heroes of this country.\r\nJallianwala Bagh and Wagah Border\r\n\r\n\r\nThe state of Punjab is the home of many notable revolutionaries who have sacrificed their lives for the Motherland. Punjab has two famous places that you can visit on\u00a0Republic Day. The massacre conducted by British police personnel in the year 1919 in Jallianwala Bagh is still remembered by the people of India. Tears are going to flow when you see the walls cracked by bullets and the memorial plates. History has not forgotten the gruesome killing that the Bagh has witnessed.\u00a0\r\n\r\nThe Wagah border, on the other hand, separates India and Pakistan. This place is visited by tourists of both nations during\u00a0Republic Day. Soldiers from both the Nations conduct a parade on this day. It ends with the simultaneous lowering of the flags of both countries on each side of the border.\u00a0It is a unique gesture of fraternity and peace shown by both countries on this day. If you want to witness this harmonious event, then this should be one of the top\u00a0places to visit this\u00a0Republic Day.\r\nChauri Chaura Shaheed Smarak\r\n\r\n\r\nDuring the non-cooperation movement, which was initiated by Gandhiji, the atrocities of the British reached the zenith. As they wanted to break the backbone of the campaign at any cost. The movement was withdrawn by Gandhiji in 1922 due to the exceeding level of violence.\u00a0\r\n\r\nInnumerable people were martyred in the violent clashes. The Chauri Chaura Shaheed Smarak pays tribute to all the unknown martyrs. This memorial place is situated in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The individuals who were hanged are enlisted on the memorial wall.\u00a0Visit this place and feel the unconditional sacrifice made by these people who were killed during the pre-independence era.\u00a0\r\nThe Fort of Jhansi\r\n\r\n\r\nThe fort of Jhansi is famous for its Queen who stood fearlessly against the British at a time when many Indian Kings comfortably accepted the British supremacy. History has enshrined the Queen\u2019s name as she fought alone against the British army. Spending the\u00a0Republic day 2020\u00a0in this place will surely be worth your time. The steps of the fort and its corridors, though ravaged by war and time, still stand firm and provide a magnificent view of the surrounding landscape from the top.\r\n\r\nIt might not be possible to visits all the places on the eve of\u00a0Republic Day.\u00a0However, visiting any one of these places during\u00a0Republic Day 2020\u00a0will make you proud to be an Indian. Therefore, pack your bags and get ready to imbibe the glorious history of India.\r\n\r\nWhat is your plan for the Republic Day 2020? Download the Woovly app and share your experience.