Raj Ghat Delhi

Raj Ghat

“Gandhi’s Memorial”

Rajghat is the place where Mahatma Gandhi, revered as the “Father of Nation” was cremated in 31 January 1948. This is located between the main Ring Road and the banks of Yamuna River, towards the southeast of Red Fort.

At Rajghat, there is a black memorial stone with (Gandhi’s) his last words "Hey Ram" inscribed on it. Visitors from India and abroad, all come at this place and pay homage to the father of the nation.

Every Friday, the day when he died, a prayer is held at Rajghat. Daily, except Monday, Gandhi's philosophy is projected here in the picture, sculpture and photos form between 10 am till 5 pm. There is a Gandhi Memorial Museum where Gandhi’s life and philosophy are projected in the film.

North to the Rajghat is Jawaharlal Nehru’s Samadhi. It is known as Shanti Vana. The Samadhi of Sanjay Gandhi, son of former Prime Minister of India Mrs. Indira Gandhi, is adjacent to it. The other memorials at Rajghat are of Lal Bahadur Shashtri, Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram, Choudhary Charan Singh, Rajiv Gandhi, Giani Zail Singh, Shankar Dayal Sharma and Devi Lal.

Entry Fee: Free

Opening Time: 6:00 am – 6:00 pm

Photography: Free

Phone: 011 2336 3607


Mode of Travel:
Raj Ghat
Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road.), New Delhi 110006
Near by Metro
Kashmere Gate
Civil Lines

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