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Raj Ghat is a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi in Delhi, India. Originally it was the name of a historic ghat of Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad). Close to it, and east of Daryaganj was Raj Ghat Gate of the walled city, opening at Raj Ghat to the west bank of the Yamuna River. Later the memorial area was also called Raj ghat. It is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Mahatma Gandhi's cremation, Antyeshti (Antim Sanskar) on 31 January 1948, a day after his assassination. It is left open to the sky while an eternal flame burns at one end. Located on Delhi's Ring Road, officially known as Mahatma Gandhi Road, a stone footpath flanked by lawns leads to the walled enclosure that houses the memorial.

Phone

+91 11 2567 5609

Website

http://www.delhitourism.gov.in/

Opening hours

  • Sunday 06:30 - 18:00
  • Monday 06:30 - 18:00
  • Tuesday 06:30 - 18:00
  • Wednesday 06:30 - 18:00
  • Thursday 06:30 - 18:00
  • Friday 06:30 - 18:00
  • Saturday 06:30 - 18:00
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