Gandhi Memorial

Raj Ghat (Mahatma Gandhi Memorial)

Raj Ghat is a memorial dedicated to the “Father of the Nation” and is located at the east of the Daryaganj and is located at the West Bank of the Yamuna River. The country has seen many of the turmoils but the biggest one was the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. The samadhi is open to the sky with an eternal flame which burns at one end and the Raj Ghat is alluding to the importance of the Yamuna bank. The landscaping all around the Rajghat i.e. the samadhi with the various flowers plants along with the planting of trees and the trees make it a great place to enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

There are many other memorials in the Raj Ghat area which is notably the Jawaharlal Nehru’s Samadhi by the name of Shantivan or the Ekta Sthal which is site of K.R.Narayanan and the many more President and Prime Minister who are having their own peaceful abode in the area including the last one being Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The memorial grounds associated with Mahatma Gandhi is a black marble platform amidst a vast green landscape and the nearest metro station is Indraprastha on blue line and Chandni Chowk on Yellow Line.

Raj Ghat is the memorial of the Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (the father of the India nation) where he was cremated according Hindu religion rituals. It is located on ring road old Delhi city area on the bank of the Yamuna River. It is spread in 44.35 Acres area which is the most famous visit memorial place of the India where foreigners president or prime minister of the different countries come to homage to Mahatma Gandhi. Daily lots of people come to visit it from all over India which includes students and tourists. Here a flame is burning continuously.

Nearest other memorials: National Gandhi Museum and Library (011 2331 0168), Mahatma Gandhi Museum, Veer Bhumi (Rajeev Gandhi Memorial), Shakti Sthal (Indira Gandhi Memorial), Feroz Shah Kotla (Fort).

Mahatma Gandhi Birthday:: 2 Oct 1869

Mahatma Gandhi Death Day:: 30 Jan 1948 (Birla Temple, New Delhi)

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Weather Temperature:-

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 7.6 10.1 15.3 21.6 25.9 27.8 26.8 26.3 24.7 19.6 13.2 8.5
Average High (℃) 21.0 23.5 29.2 36.0 39.2 38.8 34.7 33.6 34.2 33.0 28.3 22.9

Visit Information:-

Location:: Behind Red Fort

Nearest Metro Station: Delhi Gate

Total covered area land: 44.35 acres.

Distance From:-

IGI and palam Airport: 18.0 KM

New Delhi RLY Station: 5.0 KM

Old Delhi RLY Station: 3.3 KM

Nizamuddin RLY Station: 8.0 KM

Anand Vihar RLY Station: 12.8 KM