Gandhi Hill

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  • Address: Backside railway Station, Tarapet Main Road, One Town, Vijayawada- 520001, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Timings: 04:00 pm - 08:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-8662568098
  • Ticket Price: 3 INR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Library, Outdoors, View Point, Memorial, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Hill

Gandhi Hill - Review

The Gandhi Hill is named after the father of our nation Mahatma Gandhi. It was earlier known as the Orr Hill. This is the first Gandhi Memorial with a huge stupa dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Along with this there are 6 other subsidiary shrines that are dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi as well. The memorial is perched on the hill top which is about 500 ft above the main city of Vijayawada. The walls are beautifully inscribed with the teachings of the great man, Mahatma Gandhi.

The Gandhi Hill in Vijayawada has a fantastic library and the city’s only planetarium. The library is stocked with important documents and scriptures related to the life and times of Mahatma Gandhi. The view of the whole city from the top of the Gandhi Hill is also amazing. The scene of crowds, lights and busy streets look like a page from our story books. All these put together has made the Gandhi Hills an important tourist attraction.

Gandhi Hill Information

  • The memorial also hosts light & sound shows every evening based on the life and incidents of Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Maintain proper discipline here.
  • Photography is not allowed inside.

Gandhi Hill Ticket Prices

  • The Exhibition Train fee: Rs 5 person
  • Entry to Planetarium: Rs 10 person (children below 5 years not allowed)

Gandhi Hill Opening and Closing Hours

  • The memorial remains closed on Tuesdays.

How To reach Gandhi Hill by Public Transport

  • The nearest railway station is the Kakinada Port Railway Station Junction.
  • The nearest airport is the Rajahmundry Airport.

Restaurants Near Gandhi Hill

  • Sweet Magic
  • Subway
  • Open House
  • Sri Satya Sai Hotel
  • Manor Food Plaza
  • Southern Spice Takeaway
  • My House Restaurant
  • Vineesha Flavours
  • NR Fast Food
  • Influence Multicuisine Restaurant

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TripHobo Highlights for Gandhi Hill

  • Gandhi Hill Address: Backside railway Station, Tarapet Main Road, One Town, Vijayawada- 520001, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Gandhi Hill Contact Number: +91-8662568098
  • Gandhi Hill Timing: 04:00 pm - 08:30 pm
  • Gandhi Hill Price: 3 INR
  • Best time to visit Gandhi Hill(preferred time): 05:00 pm - 07:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Gandhi Hill: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Gandhi Hill

  • 95% of people who visit Vijayawada include Gandhi Hill in their plan

  • 90.25% of people start their Gandhi Hill visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Gandhi Hill

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

90.2% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gandhi Hill

People normally club together Rajiv Gandhi Park and Sri Ramalingeswara Swami Vari Devasthanam while planning their visit to Gandhi Hill.

People also prefer to end their day with Gandhi Hill.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • Nice place to sit in the evening. City view is good. There is a toy train to run around the hill.

  • Any one who find it hard to spend with their girlfriend/boyfriend personally,this spot can help them a little.Rather than choosing raghavayya park(which you may find police ridings at any instant)or any other shopping malls(you won’t get privacy at these malls as you always find public floating here)Gandhi hill would be a better choice.i won’t recommend this place to families and aged people as it is hard to climb the steps and they may find it uncomfortable mingling with all lovers at the spot. Also diabetic patients should be careful as there is no proper toilets(under construction for a long period of time)But families can enjoy the joy train ride with their kids.

  • The Gandhi Hill (elevation 500 ft (150 m)) is a hill in Vijayawada, situated behind the Vijayawada railway station in the Tarapet area. A Gandhi Memorial, built on this hill, is the first in the country to have seven stupas. The hill is also popularly known by the name of Gandhi.The hill was formerly known as ORR hill Gandhi Hill is considered as a monument of Indian Independence struggle and pays homage to Father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. The Gandhi Hill Memorial has a stone slab with inscriptions of Gandhi quotations. The facility has a library and a planetarium, and offers a show on the father of the nation. On 6 October 1968, a stupa 52 ft (16 m) tall was unveiled by former President of India, Dr. Zakir Hussain. There are also seven tall pillars, each 150 m (490 ft) tall

  • A beautiful hill point in vijayawada, road ia availble on hill vehicles allowed, planetarium is under reconstruction, steps are also reconstruction, children train is awesome but train also need to care, the tracks are not well ,train take 10-15min around to complete 1km hill, the gandhi stupa and the area is peacefull to watch the vijayawada, the government must develop this gandhi hill. The children park available to play.

  • Nice place to know some interesting facts . Govt should take care about its maintainance

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