Delhi : Raj Ghat


Raj Ghat

Raj Ghat is on north-east of Feroz Shah Kotla, which in 1354 erected by Feroz Shah Tughlaq, after the ruins of Ferozabad, and the fifth city of Delhi, found at Feroz Shah Kotla, off Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg in between New and Old Delhi. In the fortress-palace there is 13 meters high sandstone, 'Ashoka Pillar' inscribed with Ashoka's edicts is located.

Raj Ghat is on the banks of the Yamuna, and it is simple square platform of black marble marks the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated after his assassination in the year 1948. This Raj Ghat area is now days beautiful park. Here the 'Gandhi Memorial Museum' is also worth visiting place.

Raj Ghat Delhi

It is open form 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM and the memorials of other leaders include 'Jawaharlal Nehru' located at Shanti Van, 'Indira Gandhi' and 'Sanjay Gandhi' and 'Rajiv Gandhi' are also cremated in the same vicinity.