Standing at a height of 500 feet, Gandhi Hill is a hillock that is named after the 'Father of the Nation', Mahatma Gandhi. Naming this hill after Gandhi is a noble gesture to show respect for Mahatma Gandhi and his selfless efforts for the freedom of the country. Gandhi Hill is a major tourist attraction in Vijayawada.
It Is Known For:-
1) Gandhi Hill houses 7 pillars that are carved beautifully
2) A memorial atop the hillock is the place that showcases the early life and freedom movements led by M.K. Gandhi
3) A stone slab is present on the hillock that contains the quotations of M.K. Gandhi
4) There's also a planetarium on the hillock for those having a special interest in the solar system
Best Time To Visit:-
The best time to visit Gandhi Hill is throughout the year, excluding monsoons. During monsoons, the hillock becomes unsuitable for spending a good quality time. Rest of the year is considered as apt for relishing a jovial time at the hillock and learning about the untouched facts of the life of Mahatma Gandhi. To enter the memorial, one has to pay the fee of 10 INR per head.
Being a renowned attraction in Vijayawada, Gandhi Hill is frequented by a sizable population of the city. It can be reached easily by hiring the services of the local transit like the buses, auto rickshaws, cabs etc. They charge a minimal amount for the services provided.
Nearest Railway Station- Vijayawada Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Vijayawada Airport
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