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The focus of this open-air memorial to Mahatma Gandhi is a black marble platform marking the place where the peace leader was cremated after his assassination in 1948. It's a peaceful, beautiful site; memorial ceremonies are held on Fridays.
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This is the place Ghandi was cremated the day after he was assassinated. You can take your shoes off and go to the lower level, or leave them on and walk around the top.There is basically only a garden, a black slab and an eternal...More
This is a simple monument for a great man
The monument looks well looked after and is within a raised walkway which Shields it from the worse of the Delhi bedlam beyond
There is shoe storage at the entrance for 1 - yes one -...More
Our great guide explained everything that had happened to this great man and then to visit the area where he was cremated was an honour. Even though it was very busy everyone showed great respect and it was all very quiet around the flame. The...More
This is one of the best place in Delhi. Very nice and very well maintained place. You can spend your whole evening in this place. Best to visit in winter. No food joints inside. Security is very tight also. very clean place.
Mahatma Gandhi's funeral pyre after his assassination in 1948. It is beautifully preserved as a modern garden. It is clearly a place of pilgrimage for many. So much history that we British have much to answer for.
The focus of this open-air memorial to Mahatma Gandhi is a black marble platform marking the place where the peace leader was cremated after his assassination on Jan 30, 1948. I visited on Jan 31, the day after India celebrates Martyrs' Day, and Gandhi’s memorial...More
The key aspect of this memorial is the great significance of Mahatma Gandhi. You would not expect it to be very exciting, rather a very calm and peaceful site, as it should be. It is decently quiet, and does not shout politics or preach indfependance.