Raj Ghat Delhi, Delhi

  • Spend Time

    45 Min

  • Best Time To Visit

    Any Time During The Year

  • Timings

    06:30 Am To 06:00 Pm

Delhi

New Delhi

Raj Ghat Delhi

Due to its historical and national significance, Raj Ghat is one of the best locations to visit in Delhi. Every day, fresh flowers are placed on the memorial. This place is frequented by both Indian and foreign tourists. Delegates, dignitaries, and VIPs from various countries make it a point to pay their respects to Mahatma Gandhi's departed soul.

Apart from the memorial, Raj Ghat also houses a museum dedicated to the great leader's memory. Every Friday, a prayer assembly is held at Raj Ghat in honor of the nation's father. On the anniversaries of Gandhiji's birth and death, prayer ceremonies are organized.

Raj Ghat Museum

The Gandhi Memorial Museum at Raj Ghat honors Mahatma Gandhi's life and philosophy. They commemorated Gandhiji's life with a collection of photographs, sculptures, books, films, and other mementos. It also has 23 charkhas, or spinning wheels, as well as some of his personal belongings. At the museum, there is an audio-visual part. Films about Gandhiji's life and work are shown here in a 75-seat theater.

  • Timings of Film Show: Every Saturday and Sunday from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Fee for Film Show: Free

Best time to visit Raj Ghat, Delhi

Raj Ghat is open every day of the year and is open 24 hours a day. Visitors are not charged an entrance fee or a fee for taking photographs. Every day, the Raj Ghat opens at 6:30 a.m. and closes at 6:00 p.m. Every week on Friday at 5.30 p.m., a special prayer meet is held at the Raj Ghat.

Interesting and important information about Raj Ghat

  1. Black stone was used to construct Mahatma Gandhi's Samadhi Raj Ghat. Mahatma Gandhi's last rites were performed at the site where this Samadhi was built.
  2. A square construction makes up this monument. Near this tombstone, a flame is always burning.
  3. The museum must be visited. Every facet of India's freedom will excite you at this museum.
  4. On the black stone and those embellished with yellow marigold, Gandhiji's final words, "Hey Ram," are inscribed.
  5. Every year on Gandhi's birthday and death anniversary, a significant function is held.
  6. A film depicting Gandhi's life and philosophy is screened at the Gandhi Memorial Museum. Except on Thursday, the hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. On Sundays at 4 p.m., it is also broadcast in Hindi. It is also broadcast in English at 5 p.m.
  7. On the 2nd of October, the country's top leaders, from the Prime Minister to the President, visit to pay homage to Bapu.
  8. Many world leaders including Queen Elizabeth II, US President Eisenhower, Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitman, and Vietnam's big leader Ho Chi Minh have planted trees here.
  9. Apart from Mahatma Gandhi's samadhi, Raj Ghat also houses the tombs of other renowned Indian leaders. The samadhi of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, is located in the north of Raj Ghat.

Attractions near Raj Ghat, Delhi

You can also explore more tourist attractions near Raj Ghat after roaming around Raj Ghat:

  • Red Fort (2.1 km)
  • Jama Masjid (2.5 km)
  • National Museum of Natural History (3.7 km)
  • Agrasen ki Baoli (3.7 km)
  • Connaught Place (4.2 km)
  • Jantar Mantar (4.4 km)
  • Purana Qila (5.1 km)
  • India Gate (5.3 km)

Mahatma Gandhi was a leader who dedicated his entire life to ensure that we live in a free country. Do not forget to pay your homage to the great leader while you're in Delhi. Spend some time visiting his memorial, relishing in the peaceful atmosphere.


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Frequently Asked Question

Q1. Why is Raj Ghat so well-known?

A1. Raj Ghat is on the west bank of the Yamuna River. On the evening of January 31, 1948, Mahatma Gandhi, Indias Father of the Nation, was cremated there. A park with fountains and a variety of exotic trees surrounds a simple open platform inscribed with his final words, Hey Ram (Oh God).

Q2. What is the location of Raj Ghat?

A2. Mahatma Gandhi's memorial, Raj Ghat, is located in Delhi, India. Originally, it was the name of a famous Old Delhi Ghat (Shahjahanabad). The walled city's Raj Ghat Gate opened at Raj Ghat to the west bank of the Yamuna River. This was close by and east of Daryaganj.

Q3. Can Any Day visit Raj Ghat?

A3. yes, Raj Ghat is open from 6:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. It's open every day of the week.

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