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Gandhi Memorial, Kanyakumari

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Landmark Religious Site
Explore the colorful life of the preeminent leader of India's independence movement at Gandhi Memorial. The origin of the museum dates back to the period soon after the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi in 1948, which initiated a slow process of collecting and preserving many of his personal effects, manuscripts, books, photographs, and journals. Inspect the archived documents in this picturesque two-storey mansion, which portray the philosophy and timeless work of this celebrated figure. Footwear is not allowed in the museum. With our world travel planner, Kanyakumari attractions like Gandhi Memorial can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Just go n climb over it n watch the view n old pics of Gandhi n idol . U ve to pay RS.1 for one chappal in counter. Walk on bare foot only.  more »
  • In 1948,mahatma gandhis ashes were immersed in the tri-sea waters at kanyakumari,In commemoration of this event,a beautiful monument has been constructed here  more »
  • The memorial is an impressive building situated on the seashore of Kanyakumari. It was built in memoriam for the "Father of the Nation" and this is the spot where part of his ashes were immersed into ...  more »