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157 Historical & Patriotic Places to visit in (early) India

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76. Fernandes Bridge

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  • Now changed in the name of Shahid Bhagat Singh, a freedom fighter against British rule

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77. Kaba Gandhi No Delo

About

  • The house is very nicely maintained and gives a picture of his life, his thought process and the journey of Indian freedom struggle.

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9:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.

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78. Statue of Unity

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  • A magnificent piece of art along with exhaustive materials related to Sardar Patel, the man who united India in the need

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8:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.

Monday Holiday

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79. Sardar Patel and Vittalbhai Fort

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  • Very nicely demonstrated memorable pictures and history of India’s freedom fight. Its well maintained.

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10:00 hrs. – 12:30 hrs.

14:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

Monday Holiday

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80. Tirupati Rushivan

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  • Apart from all the statues, an importance is given to the Indian Freedom Fighters in the form of statues

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9:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.

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81. Hiralaxmi Memorial Craft Park

About

  • A parliament house ins built inside which there is an audiovisual screening of the Indian Freedom fighters

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10:00 hrs. – 20:30 hrs.

Monday Holiday

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82. Kranti Tirth for Shyamji Krishna Varma

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  • Extremely useful stuff stuffed with so much history to learn from. Many unsung heroes who were instrumental in getting us freedom are depicted here

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10:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.

Thursday Holiday

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83. Sabarmati Ashram

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  • It is considered the birthplace of freedom movement of its own kind that takes at least 3-4 hrs. to view

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8:30 hrs. – 18:30 hrs.

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84. Vande Mataram Memorial

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  • A memorial that is trying hard to immortalize the most momentous episode of the first war of Indian Independence

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10:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.

Monday Holiday

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85. Lokamanya Tilak Birthplace

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  • Being the birthplace of Tilak, it has a lot of photographs and artifacts of him, which is neatly maintained

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10:00 hrs. – 17:30 hrs,

Monday Holiday

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86. Zero Mile Marker

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  • A place close to the railway station that has many statues of local freedom fighters in a row

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24 hrs.

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87. Nehru Centre

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  • Anyone doing research on Indian freedom struggle can visit this place and gather most of the information beautifully depicted

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88. Char Bhinti

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  • Constructed by Chatrapati Pratapsinh Maharaj in 1830, a small memorial dedicated to the freedom fighters of the first war of Indian Independence like Rani Laxmibai and Tatya Tope

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89. Wax Museum

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  • An interesting mixture ranging from Bollywood stars to Freedom Fighters can be found in this place

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9:00 hrs. – 21:00 hrs.

90. Thiba Palace

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  • It is the residing place of Brahmadesha’s King called Thiba. This is the place where many freedom fighters including Veer Sawarkar were imprisoned

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10:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

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91. Pune Tribal Museum

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  • A part of the museum is dedicated to the Freedom Fighter Birsa Munda who was a folk hero and a tribal freedom fighter

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10:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.

Sunday Holiday

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92. Cavalry Tank Museum

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  • A major part of the museum is a fantastic collection of different types of tanks from across the world since world war 2

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9:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

Monday Holiday

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93. Kaneri Math

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  • It depicts lesser-known facts about this great country, its backbone and notable freedom fighters

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9:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.

94. National Flag Garden

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  • A unique concept is that of the tallest flagpole in a garden, which also hosts a small memorial for freedom fighters

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6:30 hrs. – 20:00 hrs.

95. Gateway of India

About

  • A place that speaks of history and our freedom struggle achievement. Also can be seen in the background the premium hotel of the country “The Tak”

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Timings

24 hrs.

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96. Ahmednagar Fort

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  • A historic place where many freedom fighters were imprisoned during the freedom struggle, 1942. Their rooms are preserved till date

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9:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

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97. Sunil’s Celebrity Wax Museum

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  • Statues made are of many freedom fighters along with national and international celebrities

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9:00 hrs. – 21:30 hrs.

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98. Gandhi Research Foundation     

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  • The history of Gandhi and Indian freedom struggle are taken through a different technological experience, that can only be experienced

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9:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.

Monday Holiday

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99. Veer Savarkar Udhyan                           

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  • A park dedicated to Veer Sawarkar, of which yoga area, grandparents’ corner is all a part of

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24 hrs.

100. Regiment of Artillery Museum

About

  • This is a place where we can experience what it takes to become a soldier, protecting the country. It includes
    • Battles
    • Stories
    • Models

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10:00 hrs. – 13:30 hrs.

16:30 hrs. – 18:30 hrs.

Thursday Holiday

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101. Sevagram Ashram

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  • A place that teaches us about the very thought about life, being simple and egoless.

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24 hrs.

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https://www.gandhiashramsevagram.org/

102. Aga Khan Palace                                                 

About

  • Mahatma Gandhi was kept under detention here during the Indian freedom struggle, which is well maintained.

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9:00 hrs. – 17:30 hrs.

Details
https://www.mkgandhi.org/gandhiyatra/agakhan.htm

103. Bharat Mata Mandir                                       

About

  • The temple showcases the glorious history of India and speaks of the brave sons and daughters of India soil
  • Stories of India gems like
    • Rani Lakshmi Bai
    • Tatya Tope
    • Bhagat Singh
    • Udham Singh and other freedom fighters are described here.

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104. Swatantryaveer Savarkar Rashtriya Smarak  

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  • Memorial on Veer Sawarkar along with Light and Show

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Timings

7:00 hrs. – 21:00 hrs.

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105. Cellular Jail  

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  • The isolated prison where freedom fighters were put behind. Famous personality includes Veer Sawarkar

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9:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs.

14:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

Monday Holiday

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106. Viper Island                                                                   

About

  • Worth a visit to feel the plight of the poor and brave Indian Freedom Fighters who were captured by the British

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24 hrs.

Details
https://www.andamans.gov.in/html/reach.html

107. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island 

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  • Ross island that was named by Britishers is now called by the above name

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Timings

24 hrs.

Details
https://southandaman.nic.in/tourist-place/netaji-subhash-chandra-bose-island/

108. Kalapani Museum 

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  • A privately-owned museum laid out over three floors having an auditorium on the top floor
  • It has photos of the Island and its inhabitants neatly preserved

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9:00 hrs. – 19:00 hrs.

109. Veer Savarkar Park              

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  • A park that is situated right before the jail, where statues of the people who suffered in the jail are installed

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110. Tawang War Memorial                            

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  • The beauty of this place is that it is a built-in local style
  • Indo-China war sacrifices display is the reason for the construction of this place

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7:45 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.

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https://tawang.nic.in/tourist-place/war-memorial-tawang/

111. Jaswant Garh                                                             

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  • A memorial to a brave warrior of Indo-China war

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112. National Military Memorial

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  • The main attraction is the poem written by the child of a martyred soldier, which is heart-breaking and true

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6:00 hrs. – 21:00 hrs.

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113. Hampi   

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  • Established in the time of the Vijayanagara empire, this is considered as the golden period in some parts of South India

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https://www.kstdc.co/en/

114. Srirangapatnam Fort                      

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  • An old fort that is a part of Srirangapatna, Mandya district. This fort is the second most formidable fort

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8:30 hrs. – 17:30 hrs.

Sunday Holiday

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115. Omthara Kalakutheera                            

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  • Best for patriots and nature lovers. A must visit by an Indian for the wonderful experience

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116. Lalbagh Botanical Garden               

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  • Famous for flower show arranged on two occasions”
    • Republic Day
    • Independence Day

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9:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.

Details
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lal_Bagh

117. Viduraswatha

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  • Known as the Jallianwala Bagh of the South, where a group of villagers was fired indiscriminately resulting in the death of around 35 people

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http://vifreeindia.com/

118. Kittur Rani Chennamma Circle

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  • A statue of the freedom fighter Kittur Rani Chennamma in her memory, amidst a local busy junction

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Timings

24 hrs.

119. Naval Aviation Museum

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  • Everyone will enjoy and learn about the historical evidenced and walkthrough the Indian history
  • Attractions are the helicopters and fighter jets

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9:30 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

Monday Holiday

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120. 18th June Road                                                      

About

  • This road is named after the date June 18th in 1946 when Freedom Fighter Ram Manohar Lohia had called a meeting to put an end to the Portuguese rule in Goa

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/18th_June_Road

121. Azad Maidan                                                              

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  • A popular spot in Goa where many public meetings are protests was held in Goa

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24 hrs.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azad_Maidan_(monument)  

122. Reis Magos Fort  

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  • Paintings are inscribed at the top of the fort depicting the events during the freedom struggle and exemplary personalities

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9:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

Monday Holiday

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123. Anasakti Ashram                                                

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  • The guest house that Mahatma Gandhi had stayed on his visit is now converted to an Ashram and called it the “Switzerland of India”

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http://himalayadarshankausani.com/anasakti-ashram/

124. Bharat Mata Mandir                                       

About

  • Neatly built temple of patriotism with different floors dedicated to different personality
    • Veermandir for Freedom-fighters
    • Shakti Mandir for Devis
    • Sati Mandir for Women
    • Matamandir for great Mothers
    • Specialty of states

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5:00 hrs. – 21:00 hrs.

125. Pazhassi Raja Tomb                                      

About

  • Pazhassi Raja, a Lion of Kerala and Freedom Fighter who revolted against the British for the independence of India

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9:00 hrs. – 17:30 hrs.

Details
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pazhassi_Raja

126. Maritim Museum                                                

About

  • Evolution of Naval body, their influencing on the cultures of the population

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Mon – Fri: 11:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.

Sat – 14:00 hrs. – 19:00 hrs.

Sun – 16:00 hrs. – 19:00 hrs.

Details

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maritime_museum

127. Veluthampi Dalawa Memorial Museum

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  • Hosts the last days of Keralas first renowned freedom fighter Veluthambi Dalawa, he committed suicide in the nearby temple when British surrounded him

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8:00 hrs. – 16:30 hrs.

Monday Holiday

Details

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Velu_Thampi_Dalawa

128. Payyoli Beach                                                            

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  • A big rock in this beach has a historic connection to the freedom fighter “Kunjali Marakkar”

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kunjali_Marakkar

129. Krishna Menon Museum                     

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  • Constructed and dedicated to Krishna Menon who started his work in the UK and later extended
  • His belongings are kept in public at this place

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10:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

Monday Holiday

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130. Napier Museum                                                    

About

  • History of freedom fighters and their weapons, the sword of Velu Thambi with artworks from Bali, Indonesia, Mongolia, etc.

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10:00 hrs. – 16:30 hrs.

Monday Holiday

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131. Kattabomman Memorial Fort     

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  • The history and lifetime achievements of the freedom fighter Kattabomman is well explained by a series of paintings and explanations in Tamil and English

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https://thoothukudi.nic.in/tourist-place/panchalankurichi/

132. Abdul Kalam House                                       

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  • The house where all the pictures of his Inventions are displayed

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https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/travel/rameswaram/kalam-house-museum/ps58104329.cms    

133. Rajaji Memorial                                                       

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  • The memorial is the house of Rajagopalachari, the great freedom fighter

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._Rajagopalachari

134. Gandhi Memorial                                               

About

  • Includes several photographs of Indian Freedom Movement
  • Remains of things used by Mahatma Gandhi
  • Gandhi’s history of coming to Tamil Nadu

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10:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs.

14:00 hrs. – 17:45 hrs.

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135. Gandhi Mandapam

About

  • A place built for the Mahatma who had visited Kanyakumari
  • His ash is also kept here before submerging in the sea

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10:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

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136. Tiruppur Kumaran Memorial Statue

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  • In the center of Tirupur, the statue of the freedom fighter Kumarn’s statue is erected

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiruppur_Kumaran

137. Kamarajar Mani Mantapa Monument

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  • Dedicated to the veteran Tamil Freedom Fighter and ex-Chief Minister of TN, with his statue and photographs depicting his life

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Kamaraj                                    

138. Dheeran Chinnamalai Statue                      

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  • A statue of the freedom fighter and a Tamil Chieftain of Kongu Nadu who fought against the British East India Company

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24 hrs.

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139. Subramanya Siva Memorial        

About

  • Artifacts used by Subramanian Shiva a freedom fighter from Tamil Nadu are available in this museum to ee

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Details
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subramaniya_Siva  

140. Visakha Museum                                              

About

  • Materials and ships used by Navy personnel in the war against Pakistan

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11:00 hrs. – 19:00 hrs.

Sat-Sun: 12:00 hrs. – 20:00 hrs.

Friday Holiday

Details
https://vizagtourism.org.in/visakha-museum-vizag

141. Tank Bund 

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  • A road where statues of a lot of freedom fighters, great personalities, etc. are displayed

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https://www.hyderabadtourism.travel/tank-bund-hyderabad 

142. Victory at Sea War Memorial                        

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  • A tribute to our brave soldiers who during the tome of 1971, when we had one the war fought in the sea

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24 hrs.

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143. Shahid Minar

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  • Dedicated to the valiant warriors who sacrificed their lives during the freedom struggle against Britishers.

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10:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

Details
https://imphalwest.nic.in/tourist-place/shaheed-minar/

144. Redhill Lokpaching

About

  • History occurred and events changed a lot of things for India from here

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Timings

24 hrs.

Details
http://www.warinasia.com/india-peace-memorial-tiddim-road-lokpaching-imphal-manipur

145. INA Museum                                                                

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  • Indian National Army led by Subhash Chandra Bose hoisted its first flag here and set up their temporary headquarters

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10:00 hrs. – 16:00 hrs.

Monday Holiday

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146. Captain Williamson Sangma State Museum

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  • Monuments of great patriots have been erected along with the statue of Subhash Chandra Bose and Indira Gandhi

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10:00 hrs. – 16:00 hrs.

Sat. Sun. Holiday

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147. Madan Mahal Fort

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  • A fort where a patriot queen was betrayed by her own courtesans

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https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/travel/jabalpur/madan-mahal/ps59595040.cms

148. Samadhi of Lakshmi Bai 

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  • A well maintained Samadhi of Rani Lakshmi Bai that everyone close by must visit

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rani_of_Jhansi#Death

149. Shri Badal Bhoi State Tribal Museum 

About

  • Named after the great tribal freedom fighter Badal Bhoi
  • Gives a glimpse of the lifestyle and culture of Schedule Tribes of Madhya Pradesh

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11:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

150. Tatya Tope Memorial

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  • A place where the freedom fighter, Tatya Tope, who was betrayed by his friend was hanged to death here in this place

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Timings

5:00 hrs, – 19:00 hrs.

Details
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tantia_Tope

151. Netaji Birthplace Museum

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  • The place where the legend Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was born

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10:00 hrs. – 16:30 hrs.

Monday Holiday

Details
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/travel/cuttack/netaji-subhash-chandra-bose-museum/ps47642573.cms                       

152. Bharatiyar Museum

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  • British era collections along with the Indian freedom fighters are displayed in the museum named after the nationalist Subramanya Bharati

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10:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs.

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153. Sri Aurobindo Ashram

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  • Last days of the noted freedom fighter, philosopher and saint Sri Aurobindo spent his last days here in this place

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8:00 hrs. – 12:00 hrs.

14:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs.

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154. Gandhi Sangrahalaya

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  • This is the place that Gandhi Ji started his freedom struggle.
  • It is a knowledge bank and has some rare pictures of those times

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10:00 hrs. – 13:00 hrs.

14:00 hrs. – 17:45 hrs.

Saturday Holiday

Details
http://gandhimuseum.org/site/gandian-institute/national/gandhi-sharan-patna/

155. Jubba Sahni Park 

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  • A park named after a local freedom fighter of Bihar, named Jubba Sahni

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Monday: 6:00 hrs. – 19:00 hrs.
Tuesday: 6:00 hrs. – 19:30 hrs.

Thursday: 8:00 hrs. – 19:00 hrs.

Saturday: 13:30 hrs. – 16:00 hrs.

Friday, Sunday, Wednesday – Closed

156. Kargil Chowk

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  • A big piece of sculpture to showcase the freedom fighters who lost their lives in wars

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157. Obavvana Kindi

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  • A crevice that Obavva gaurrded against Hyder Ali’s soldiers by killing them one by one around at least a couple of dozens of them

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