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Gandhi Memorial Museum, Madurai

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At Gandhi Memorial Museum, explore one of the five museums in India dedicated to Gandhi, located in the impressive Tamukkam Palace. The memorial museum was established in 1959, after an appeal by the citizens of India, who wanted to see memorials built in Gandhi’s honor. Wander through the historic palace, and discover the blood-stained clothes worn by Gandhi when he was assassinated in 1948. You’ll also find many letters of interest on display, as well as collections relating to India's fight for freedom, Gandhi's life story, and the nation's political history. With our world travel planner, Madurai attractions like Gandhi Memorial Museum 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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  • even if tedious, take the time to read the panels devoted to Gandhi. you learn a lot and we don't get out of this unscathed place
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  • This is located in nearly center of the city. Must visit. because Mahatma Gandhi memorial is lot of things here. 
  • full details on the desire for independence of the India ideas and men who have contributed, many things to learn and full of schoolchildren visiting Nice on
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  • A must see place in Madurai. A palace turned memorial with no note for exposing it's previous history. Very poor lighting and poor display design Blood stained cloth of mahatma's dress in his final minutes of life induce tears
  • Ho ho ho