Gandhi Ashram (Sabarmati Ashram), Gujarat

Gandhi Ashram (Sabarmati Ashram)

Built around 1915, Gandhi Ashram commonly renowned as Sabarmati Ashram is recognized as the dwelling of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

The ashram is located besides the bank of Sabarmati River from which it got its name. Gandhi ji spent 12 years of his life here and set out the struggle for India's Independence and famous Dandi March from this central point in 1930.

During the struggles for India’s independence, the ashram came to be known as Satyagrah Ashram. Today it has a museum, where living quarters of Gandhi ji are preserved including letters, photo galleries, library where several books and quotations based on his life exhibit his presence even today.

The place is a gem for those who have keen interest in understanding and exploring about the struggle of India for freedom. In fact, it is the only storehouse which has an amazing collection  of paintings, films and video records and the famous charkha used for weaving khadi.

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