Gandhi Hill, Vijayawada

Gandhi Hill | One of the best places to visit in Vijayawada

LocationJawaharlal Nehru Road, K. R. Market, Tarapet, Vijayawada, Vijayawada (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsGandhi Hill open from 04:30 pm to 08:30 pm all days in week (Tuesday close), Entry fee Rs 10, Toy train ride Rs 20 per person.
Place TypeCaves, Nature Sites and Parks
Place visit withFamily, Kids, Friends, Solo, Parants, Siblings, Youngsters
Best time to visitJanuary, February, March, April, May, June

About Gandhi Hill

Gandhi Hill, located in Vijayawada, is a 15.8 meter high monument built in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi Hill is named after our Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It was unveiled on 6 October 1968 by the then President of India, Dr. Zakir Hussain. Gandhi Memorial Library, sound and light show, planetarium are the places that attract tourists.

Architecture of Gandhi Hill

Gandhi Memorial was designed by Nandlal Bose which is 52 feet in height.

Interesting facts about Gandhi Hill

  1. The Gandhi Hill Memorial has a stone slab with Gandhi's quotes engraved on it.
  2. Gandhi Memorial Library with a good collection of books, a sound and light show depicting the life of Mahatma Gandhi, and a planetarium are other attractions here.
  3. Gandhi Memorial built on this mountain is the first monument in the country to have seven stupas.
  4. Gandhi Hill offers a spectacular view of the city of Vijayawada, and you can also enjoy a ride on a toy train.
  5. There is also a library which is stocked with important documents and texts related to the life and times of Mahatma Gandhi.

How to reach Gandhi Hill

By Air:- Vijayawada airport is 5 km away from Gandhi Hill, you can take auto from here to the hill.

By Train:- Gandhi Hill and Vijayawada railway station is 1 km away, you can take rickshaw.

By Bus:- Nearest Bus Stand to Gandhi Hill is Vijayawada Bus Station which is at a distance of 1.8 Kms.

Nearby famous places

  • Golden Biryani House 37 m away
  • Shirdi Canteen 0.6 km away
  • Southern Spice 0.9 km away
  • Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam 1 km away
  • Undavalli Caves 1.6 km away
  • Bhavani Island 1.3 km away

Gandhi Hill FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Jawaharlal Nehru Road, K. R. Market, Tarapet, Vijayawada, Vijayawada.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Gandhi Hill: Gandhi Hill open from 04:30 pm to 08:30 pm all days in week (Tuesday close), Entry fee Rs 10, Toy train ride Rs 20 per person..

𝒜. You should visit Gandhi Hill during January, February, March, April, May, June months for best experience.

🛑Note: We don't guarantee for info accuracy.