Gandhi Memorial, Kanyakumari

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#5 of 10 in Historic Sites in Kanyakumari
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. Put Gandhi Memorial into our Kanyakumari trip builder website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kanyakumari.
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  • Located near to Kanyakumari beach , it’s a small monument comprising of a prayer hall and few pics of Gandhi ji, regular guides tell tourists about incidents from Gandhi ji’s life over here. Nothing m...  more »
  • Good place to teach history for small kids Shopping area outside. Very pleasent. Stone sculptures, Old weapons, king room and quine room, etc.  more »
  • The Mahatma Gandhi memorial is loacted adjacent to the beach in Kanyakumari. Gandhiji's ashes were kept here on his demise. The memorial has a few photographs of Mahatma Gandhi and otherwise does not ...  more »

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