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Kirti Mandir Temple

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Address: Porbandar, India
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Bapu's Birthplace

It is not a temple rather a big house which is extremely clean and peaceful. There is no entry fee & one needs to remove shoes before entering inside. Place gives you insight... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Swatitiwana
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Noida, India
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Noida, India
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is not a temple rather a big house which is extremely clean and peaceful. There is no entry fee & one needs to remove shoes before entering inside. Place gives you insight about bapu's life from child to youth.

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London
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Loved this place No entry fee Need take shoes off Lots of little rooms old house Couple of steep stair cases with rope bannister- nice history- imagination how Ghandhi and his family may have lived My mums and dad mobility problems but went slow and went to top Inspirational place

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Thank Janath
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

I was mesmerized to see the birthplace of Gandhiji. After waiting for so long years, I got this opportunity of seeing this temple. The pictures, mementos, of Gandhiji are worth seeing and reading. But I was shocked to see the environment outside, road condition, worst market area are making the area hell. The monument of International repute require great attention... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Journey through narrow lanes of Porbandar takes you to the place where Mahatma Gandhi spent the best years of life. Kept in original state. Very peaceful surroundings.

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Ahmedabad, India
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

EXCELLENT. A must visit place in Porbandar. However, since it is in old city, there is NO parking. Lot of roads around Kirti Mandir are one ways. The approach roads are very narrow. Take care. There is also a Suvienoer shop.

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Carlstadt, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

BirthPlace of Mahatma Gandhi, in dire need of upgrade, a national heritage place is not kept well according to me. The surrounding buildings and area should be more accessible to tourists and vehicles, Area should be properly cleaned up and must make a must wanted place to visit. There are no new videos, souvenirs, or guide available, restroom facilities should... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The father of the nation took birth here at this place, a sprawling spacious three storey bungalow in late eighteenth century talks about the luxury a kid had, but the seeds of satyagraha, non violence, equanimity, Swadeshi, took wild imaginations here that took him to Britain to study law and then South Africa to practice law, which later galvanised a... More 

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Thank samsamal
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Its very nice place to see because of birthplce to our Nation Father.. very beautifull home of Gandhiji also good museum and photos collection

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Pune, India
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

- Divine Place - Calm, non croudy, free place to visit - surrounded by slum area, short narrow roads, - No parking available

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Kiriti Mandir is a temple built in memory of Gandhiji. Next to the mandir is the ancestral home of Gandhiji and about a kilometer away is Kasturba's ancestral home. The Kirti Mandir is one of the main tourist attraction in the area. The place is maintained well. It hosts a gallery with numerous photos, letters, relics from the life of... More 

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