Gandhi Mandapam or Mahatma Gandhi Memorial was built in the honour of Mahatma Gandhi, located at Kanyakumari, near Kanyakumari temple and beach. The place is an important attraction of Kanyakumari tour. Mahatma Gandhi has visited Kanyakumari two times at Kanyakumari, in the year of 1925 and then in 1937. After his demise, his ashes were kept in 12 different pots so as to transfer them to different parts of the country. One pot was brought to Kanyakumari to immerse the holy water of Kanyakumari. Before immersions, the pot was kept at the spot where the memorial is built to pay homage to the public. Later the ashes were immersed in the sea waters of Kanyakumari. After that Gandhi Mandapam was built at the same place.
India being a country of rich tradition, it has it’s own different cultures. People belonging to these divergent cultures believing in distinct religion gather to celebrate their rich harmony. These colourful celebrations profess India’s heritage and tradition.
Natural allure is another attractive element which makes India an incredible place to visit. Mountains wrapped in green, white springs emerging from it and the cold and mind soothing gentle breeze floating in the air are a very few must experience sights in India. Varying location, the natural beauty differs. Differing seasons, India’s scenic beauty varies. Kerala wears its utmost beauty during monsoon. Whereas, Karnataka is a must watch place in winter.
Smiling, pure hearted Indians also make India a must watch sight. Their dressing style, customs and tastes are world famous. Mundu and dhothi worn by men, meters long cloth wearing as sari by women, variety in ornaments are the specialties accredited only to Indians. Mind capturing architectural beauty are India’s another must watch beauty spot. The design varieties applied in construction are known worldwide.
Spicy, oily and coconut flavored food varieties in the Indian menu like dosa and vada holds an evergreen position in Indian diet. Numerous temples with historic importance are India’s another attraction. They proclaim India’s once rich tradition. Overall, India offers a real feast for body and soul.