Mahatma Gandhi Hall


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Distance (From Indore Junction): 1 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr

Transportation Options: Cab / Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 1 km from Indore Junction, Gandhi Hall is a historical building located in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Situated in the heart of the city, it is one of the best places to visit in Indore as part of Indore sightseeing packages.

Built-in the year 1904, Gandhi Hall, commonly known as the Town Hall, is one of the most historical buildings and greatest landmarks of the Indore. This town hall was designed & constructed by architect Mr. Charles Frederick Stevens from Mumbai at a cost of Rs. 2,50,000 and was inaugurated by Prince of Wales, George V in 1905. The Gandhi Hall was originally known as King Edward Hall, but H. H. Yeshwant Rao Holkar II (reign: 1926 - 1948) renamed it in 1948, after the death of Mahatma Gandhi.

The Gandhi Hall has a unique Indo-Gothic architecture which makes it different from other historical monuments in Indore. The hall has domes and minarets which are made from white and red sandstone. The main highlight of the Town Hall is the Clock Tower, locally known as 'Ghantaghar'. The structure is lit up in the colors of the Indian flag, on the three national festivals, namely, Republic Day, Independence Day, and Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday. Besides, the structure also houses a library, children's park, and a temple. The central hall can easily accommodate 2000 people at a time and is a major venue for art and cultural exhibitions. The grounds are also available for bigger events like Jatra, Books exhibition, handicraft, Mango fair.

Timings: 10 AM - 8 PM

Entry: Free