India is a marvellous land of numerous saints, great men and patriots. One such patriot is the ‘Father of the nation’ Mahatma Gandhi who belonged to Gujarat.
Gujarat – the land of Mahatma Gandhi – welcomes you to walk on foot steps on Bapu and change your mind set following the principles of the great leader revered and respected by the entire world.
Kirti Mandir in Gujarat
You may start your journey from Porbandar, a city which is famous for it gave birth to legend of our times Monhandas Karamchand Gandhi and visit the kirti mandir, the site of Gandhi’s birth know famous as kirti mandir and pay your respects and then walk in to the museum housing exhibit of old photographs and library of books authored by Gandhiji or books related to Gandhian philosophy known as Gandhigiri, made famous in the Hindi film- Lage raho Munnabhai.
Rajkot Kaba Gandhi de Delo
Next day you may proceed to Rajkot and visit Kaba Gandhi de Delo which means Kaba Gandhi’s residence and Bapu stayed here in his early years of life and now the monument is known as Gandhi Smriti and a visit to Gandhi shala, a school imparting education of Bapu is a must. You may spent your evening shopping at the Bangdi Bazaar displaying a vast array of embroidered fabrics, bead work to the colourful riot of bangles in different styles and shape.
Takhteshwar Temple in Bhavnagar
If you need spiritual solace visit the Takhteshwar temple in Bhavnagar and then proceed to Ahmedabad.
Sabarmati Ashram In Ahmedabad
In Ahmedabad, it is imperative to visit The Sabarmati Ashram, the residence of Gandhiji, and this historical place played a very important role in the struggle for freedom from the Britishers. You may bid farewell to your journey on Gandhiji’s footsteps in India and feel calm and relaxed.