Rajghat

Rajghat is a memorial that has been made in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi and built in a very serene and quiet atmosphere. The structure of the Rajghat is similar to the tranquil and simple nature of the impactful leaders of the country. It is located near the banks of the river where the cremation of Gandhi Ji took place and the place has become the major tourists’ attraction for local as well as foreign tourists. The black marble platform has ‘Hey Ram’ inscribed on it those were the last words of him.

Things to do at Rajghat

Many political leaders visit Rajghat on the anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and offer flowers and special prayers to him. People loved the pure soul of Mahatma Gandhi who followed the path of non-violence his entire life. And Rajghat has become a spot for the tourists to offer thanks and respect to Mahatma Gandhi.

  • The platform has trees all around it that was planted by the famous leaders from around the world and it is one of the famous sightseeing attraction in Delhi for the travellers.
  • You will find an eternal flame that keeps burning all the time at the one end of the platform that signifies the eternity of the great leader and passes on the tranquility to the visitors.
  • You can visit the Gandhi Memorial Museum that displays a show on the life and principals of Mahatma Gandhi between 9:30 am – 5:30 pm every day for free.
  • There are other samadhis are built over the years in the Rajghat area that you can visit in the memory of several other leaders of the country including the preceding president and prime minister of the country.
  • The locals of the capital also visit the place to take morning walks and witness morning peace in the environment.

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Quick Facts about Rajghat Delhi

Type: Memorial
Dedicated to: The Father of the Nation – Mahatma Gandhi
Nearest Metro station to RajGhat: Kashmiri Gate
Rajghat Location: It lies between ring road and the Yamuna River banks
Rajghat Address: Gandhi Smriti, Raj Ghat, New Delhi – 110006

Rajghat Delhi Timings

Monday 6:30 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 6:30 am – 6:00 pm

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Rajghat