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Gandhi Memorial was built in remembrance of Mahatma Gandhi in Orissa style of architecture. The position of urn is such that rays of sun directly fall on it.
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january - december
Gandhi Memorial is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi who visited this Kanyakumari in 1925 and 1937. His ashes were kept for public darshan on the seashore, near to Kumari Amman Temple, before immersion in the sea on February 12, 1948.
The Mandapam is built in Orissa style of architecture and designed in such a way that on 2 October, the rays of the sun, falls exactly on the place where the urn was kept through a hole on the roof.
The memorial was transferred to the administrative control of the Public (Information and Public Relations) Department from Public Works Department of Government of Tamil Nadu in the year 1978.
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National Highway 44 Kanyakumari Kanyakumari Tamil Nadu India 629702
Trivandrum International Airport
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