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Raj Ghat

A Memorial Dedicated To Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi Smriti, Delhi
Monument > Cenotaph
The location of Rajghat is quite close to the Yamuna River and was originally known as a historic ghat. It holds the cremation spot of many notable people other than Gandhi. Jawaharlal Nehru’s memorial is located at the northern part of Raj Ghat. It is called as the forest of peace. Adjacent to it, the cremation spot of K R Narayan is located. Other notable people’s memorials found here are Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, GianiZail Singh, Chandra Shekar, I K Gujral and others.

Something unique

Raj Ghat has a black marble platform in honour to the Gandhi's contribution along with an eternal flame.

Tips from insiders

  • Maintain proper decorum.
  • Do not litter the park as it's a punishable offence.
  • Do remember to remove your shoes as a mark of honour.