Gandhi Hall

  • Address: Indore GPO, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452007, India
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  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Architecture , Hall

Formerly known as King Edward Hall, this structure is one of the best in the city. Displaying an Indo-Gothic style if architecture, the structure is made of white and red sandstone. The magnificence of the structure is added by the beautiful domes and minarets, that give it an exotic look and feel. The central area inside can easily accomodate 2000 people at a time, and has played host to many cultural and art event. The main highlight of the Hall is the Clock Tower, locally known as 'Ghantaghar'. The structure is lit up in the colours of the Indian flag, on the three national festivals, namely, Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday. So if you are lucky to be visiting the city on any of these three days, do get a glimpse of this marvel.

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  • Gandhi Hall Address: Indore GPO, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452007, India
  • Gandhi Hall Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Gandhi Hall: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 55.36% of people who visit Indore include Gandhi Hall in their plan

  • 45.65% of people start their Gandhi Hall visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Gandhi Hall

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gandhi Hall

People normally club together Holkar Stadium and Bada Ganpati while planning their visit to Gandhi Hall.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • One of the great Place of Indore. You must Visit Gandhi hall. A great place for Photography and shooting also. After renovation it looks fabulous. There are good parking facilities and there is also many food Restaurants near by this.a garden is available.

  • Superb place for historical place lovers and photographers. Currently getting reconstructed by govt. It's also servers as a community Hall for seminars, gatherings and of the sort. But the artistry is amazing!

  • One of oldest historic building of indore which in 2017 redesign under Smart City project program.

  • Indore was founded in 1715 as a trade market on the Narmada River valley route by local landowners, who erected Indreshwar Temple (1741), from which the name Indore is derived. It became the capital of the Indore princely state of the MarathaHolkars, and it was the headquarters of the British Central India Agency and the summer capital of Madhya Bharat (1948–56) state before its incorporation into Madhya Pradesh. Krishnapura chhatris (cenotaphs) situated on the bank of the Khan River are dedicated to the Holkar rulers of the city. ADVERTISEMENT Indore is the most-populous city in the state. It is the chief collecting and distributing centre for western Madhya Pradesh as well as a commercial and industrial centre. Major industries include the manufacture of textiles, tile, cement, chemicals, tents, furniture, and sporting goods; grain milling; and metalworking. There are auto and cycle workshops and engineering works. Such traditional industries as pottery making and hand-loom weaving continue. The city is a major trunk road and rail junction and has an airport for domestic flights. Indore is the seat of Devi Ahilya University (founded in 1964 as the University of Indore), with numerous constituent and affiliated colleges in the city, including Holkar Science College and Indore Christian College. Indore also has a number of Ayurvedic and allopathic hospitals and training institutes, the Atomic Centre for Advanced Technology, and the Indian Institute of Management. Places of cultural interest in the city include Indreshwar and Harsiddhi temples; Bada Ganapati Temple, with a 26-foot- (8-metre- ) tall replica of Lord Ganesh, the Hindu elephant god; the Kanch Mandir, a Jain temple built of glass inlays and mirrors; the Lal Bagh Palace, constructed during the Holkar dynasty; and Rajwada, a seven-story Holkar palace. Mahatma Gandhi Hall (built in 1904 and originally named King Edward Hall) has a notable clock tower. The Indore, or Central, Museum houses a fine collection of Paramar sculptures. Well-known Indian painters Narayan Shridhar Bendre and Muqbool Fida Husain attended the Vishnu Deolalikar Art School in Indore, one of the oldest art schools in the country. Indore is also a centre of Hindustani classical music. Nehru Park, the oldest park in the city, has a swimming pool, library, and recreation centre. Just outside the city is Gomatgiri, a major pilgrimage site with a cluster of 24 marble temples and a 21-foot (6-metre) statue of Lord Gommateshvara, a replica of the Bahubali statue of Shravanabelagola. Also nearby is Patalpani, a hilly area with a 250-foot (76-metre) waterfall. Pop. (2001) 1,474,968; (2011) 1,964,086. LEARN MORE in these related Britannica articles: Malwa Plateau …Ujjain have engineering industries, and Indore has a foundry. Many trunk roads pass through the region.…  Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh, state of India. As its name implies—madhya means “central” and…  India India, country that occupies the greater part of South Asia. It is a constitutional republic…  Narmada River Narmada River, river in central India that has always been an important route between… Holkar dynasty Holkar dynasty, Maratha rulers of Indorein India. The family, of peasant origin and of… MORE ABOUT Indore 1 REFERENCE FOUND IN BRITANNICA ARTICLES Assorted References industry In Malwa Plateau

  • Nice place and a huge campus enclosing..the Indore court and Indian coffee house ,( ICH)

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