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Gandhi Memorial, Kanyakumari-A Tribute to the Mahatama

#Museum in Kanyakumari

A momentous attraction near the shores of Kanyakumari is the renowned Gandhi Memorial. The bright pink mandapam was constructed to honour the sacrifices made by the Father of the Nation. It is built where the ashes of the Mahatma was place for people to pay homage before being sunk in the sea.

The quiet interiors are an ideal place for relaxation. The memorial is of great historical importance and has a unique Orissa style of architecture. It was designed meticulously with its height corresponding to the age of Gandhi. Another remarkable feature is the hole on the roof through which sun rays fall on the spot where the urn was kept, which can be seen only on October 2, birth anniversary of Gandhiji. It has an expansive interior with paintings and pictures lining the walls. Be sure to pay your respects to the revered soul while you are here.

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Location:
Kanyakumari
Tamil Nadu, India
Best time to visit Kanyakumari: 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
8.0788936°N, 77.5498932°E
Distance from Kanyakumari to Gandhi Memorial, Kanyakumari
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: Open 24 hours

Tuesday: Open 24 hours

Wednesday: Open 24 hours

Thursday: Open 24 hours

Friday: Open 24 hours

Saturday: Open 24 hours

Sunday: Open 24 hours

Read traveller's reviews about Gandhi Memorial, Kanyakumari..

Overall Rating:3.9

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  '4' out of 5
"Very good and relaxing place to spend time. Will recommend everyone to visit that place. Its quiet good. "
  '3' out of 5
"One where The Great Bappu ashes keeps for some time. Have a good Kanyakumari view point with it."
  '5' out of 5
"Very nice work in this Hall. Fully granite. Very good place to visit. You can see vivekanadha rock from here. "
  '4' out of 5
"Good place to visit..Have a excellent sea view from top of the building"
  '3' out of 5
"The only impressive thing about it: It features a good Seaview from the top floor. Vivekanand's Rock Memorial is visible from here."

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