Raj Ghat- memorial to Mahatma Gandhi
Raj Ghat is one of the most historical and must visit place in India and is situated in Capital city of India. In Hindi Raj Ghat can written as राज घाट. It is memorial to Mahatma Gandhi and also to some other famous personalities of India (whose memorial is situated very near to Raj Ghat). In this article I am going to explain every thing about this famous place Raj Ghat. So read it carefully.
History of Raj Ghat
As said above Raj Ghat is the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi who is also known as Father of Nation. Raj Ghat is basically a black marble platform that reminds the beautiful memories of Rashtarpita Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi left this world on 31 January 1948. Raj Ghat is built to show the respect that every Indian gives to Mahatma Gandhi.
Location and Structure of Raj Ghat
Raj Ghat is not any closed structure it is open structure at which eternal flame burns perpetually at one end. Raj Ghat is situated in Delhi. In Delhi Raj Ghat is situated across the beautiful banks of the Yamuna river at Ring Road. But due to Mahatma Gandhi Ring road is also officially known as Mahatma Gandhi Road.
Other basic information about Raj Ghat Delhi
What to say more, I can just say that Raj Ghat is the most historical and must visit place to every Indian and Bapu lovers. Raj Ghat has the epitaph He Ram, which were very close to Mahatma Gandhi. He Ram literally means O Ram. Ram is the name of great Indian God so He Ram reveals the memory of God. These are very special words because these are the last words by Mahatma Gandhi. Raj Ghat was designed by Vanu G. Bhuta. Raj Ghat is not very well and fantastic structure but it is very simple and shows the simplicity of Mahatma Gandhi. Raj Ghat has good through a large number of changes which were made for the betterment of Raj Ghat.
What to do in Raj Ghat
Generoully peoples visits Raj Ghat for finding peace and some relaxation from this crowedy world. For showing respect to Mahatma Gandhi visitors should remove their footwears before going to the memorial. One ceremony is held every Friday so interseted can join that amazing ceremony at Raj Ghat. Along with these ceremony there are some other special things like prayers, which are held on Mahatma Gandhi's birth and
Some quick facts about Raj Ghat Delhi
Best time to visit- All across the year.
Best timings to visit Raj Ghat- During summer- 5.00 am-7.30 pm.
During Winter- 5.30 am-7.00 pm. These times are best time however Raj Ghat is open on all days. There is no entry fee and photography is free of charge.
Nearest Railway Station to Raj Ghat- nearest Railway station to Raj Ghat in Delhi is Old Delhi Railway Station whereas nearest Metro station to Raj Ghat is Kashmiri Gate.
Nearest Airport to Raj Ghat- nearest airport to Raj Ghat is Indira Gandhi International Airport.