The Gandhi Hill is one of the popular attractions in Vijayawada and is also known as the Gandhi Stupa features a mammoth Gandhi statue 16 mts tall that was unveiled by the then President of India Dr. Zakir Hussain on 6th October 1968. The hill also features seven stupas that are almost 150 mts tall.
The Gandhi Hill is named after the father of our nation Mahatma Gandhi. It was earlier known as the ORR Hill. This is the first Gandhi Memorial with a huge stupa dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. Along with this there are 6 other subsidiary shrines that are dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi as well. The memorial is perched on the hill top which is about 500 ft above the main city of Vijayawada. The walls are beautifully inscribed with the teachings of the great man, Mahatma Gandhi.
This apart, there is a well-stocked library that houses a large collection of books, a planetarium as well as the Light and Sound show that portrays the life and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.
The Gandhi hill offers a spectacular view of the city of Vijayawada, and you may also enjoy a toy train ride as well.
Loacation : Tarapet main road, Back side of Railway Station, Vijayawada Onetown.
Timings: 4pm - 8:30pm (Tuesday Holly day)