Gandhi Memorial Mandapam Kanyakumari Timings


Gandhi Memorial Mandapam Kanyakumari

Amongst its all the scenic beauty of beaches and the churches, Kanyakumari is also of being home to a large memorial that is dedicated to the greatest sons of the country and the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. This Gandhi Memorial is located near the shores of Kanyakumari.

Gandhi had close connections with Kanyakumari, and due to these associations, it was necessary to construct Mahatma Gandhi Memorial in the honor of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of our nation. Mahatma Gandhi visited Kanyakumari twice in his lifetime, one in 1925 and then later he visited in 1937.

And after his tragic death in January 1948, when his body was disposed of, his ashes were kept in 12 different urns and these urns were transferred to the different parts of the country One of these urns was brought to Kanyakumari. Before immersions, the ashes were kept at the spot where the memorial is built now for the public so that they can pay their last honor to the greatest leader of India.

Later the ashes were immersed in the Triveni Sea on February 12, 1948, at Kanyakumari. Later Mahatma Gandhi Memorial or Gandhi Mandapam was built at the same place.

Gandhi Memorial Mandapam Kanyakumari Timings

The opening timings of Gandhi Memorial are from 7 AM to 7 PM. It remains open every day of the week. There is no entry fee for Mahatma Gandhi Memorial. But you have to to pay a minimal amount of Rs.1 for keeping the footwear outside the memorial as footwears are not permitted inside the memorial.

 

 

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