About Mahatma Gandhi Mandapam

This is a Memorial to Mahatma Gandhi who had visited Kanyakumari in 1925 and 1937. It is constructedat a place on the seashore, near to Kumari Amman Temple, where his ashes were kept for public darshan before immersion in the sea on February 12, 1948. The Mandapam is built in Orrisa style of architecture and designed in such a way that on his birthday, 2 October, the rays of the sun, through a hole on the roof, falls exactly on the place where the urn was kept. he beautiful Gandhi Memorial completed in 1956, is situated as a memorial to the Father of the Nation. Its central shape is 79 feet high representing the age of the Mahatma.

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Timings 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM

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Address: Mahatma Gandhi Mandapam, NH 44, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu 629702, India


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