This is the same place where the Father of the Nation”, Mahatma Gandhi was shot Dead by Nathu Ram Godse, on the 30th of January, 1948. This is frequented by people who would like to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi. This is situated on the Tees January Marg. There is no entry fee and photography is strictly prohibited. The visiting hours are 10:00am- 1:30pm and 2pm- 5pm. Closed on Tuesday and Sunday and on the 2nd Saturday of every month.
Concrete footsteps have been made to depict Gandhi ji’s footsteps, which lead to the area where he died, this is marked by a small pavilion which is known as the Martyr’s column. A indoor museum is also located which runs an animated multimedia exhibitions which showcases the “Pillar of Castelessness’, which is lit up each time people join hands. There is another portion of the museum where there is series of glass-encased minifigurines which depict the scenes from Gandhi’s life, also showcasing the historic 1931 meeting with the king at Buckingham Palace. One can even see the room where Gandhiji had spent his final 144 days, this is also open to the general public. You can see Gandhi ji’s walking stick, spectacles, spinning wheel, chappals (sandals) and other personal items.
|Entry Fee||No Entry Fee|
|Timings||10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Closed : Monday|
|Visit Duration||1-2 hours|