Kirti Mandir, Porbandar
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Kirti Mandir

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Kirti Mandir, also known as the ‘Temple of Fame’ is an important structure as well as popular religious sightseeing attraction of Porbandar. It was built by Maharaja Sayaji Rao III in 1936 AD. This temple is adjacent to the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and comprises his memorial along with a library having books on Gandhism, a prayer hall, a children’s nursery, and a spinning hall. At this temple, prayers of all faiths are organized on a regular basis.

The complete structure of this temple is E-shaped and comprises domes, terraces, balconies, and a sikhara. This sikhara is 33 m high and is constructed in Hindu style of architecture. The temple interiors are marble finished and said to be the cenotaph of the Gaekwads. At the planetarium, regular shows are held to pay tribute to the India’s Non-Alignment policy. It also includes regular programs on astronomy. At its entrance, there is also a photo panel that displays pictures of several historic events.

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
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Tushar Mehta

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  • Tushar Mehta
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  • Lives in Ahmedabad
  • 169 photos
  • 43 Reviews
  •  53 helpful votes
  •  14410 readers

"Every things here gives the feel of Gandhi"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
Satya, Sadgi & Ahinsha. Three success life formula, we felt here. Lovely & emotional place. A complete Mahatma jivan yatra all posters, photo gallery, museum, books, full with Gandhism. Peaceful place to feel the Father of India.
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Ashwin Taware

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  • Ashwin Taware
  • Lives in Bhiwandi
  • 3 photos
  • 15 Reviews
  •  84 helpful votes
  •  9490 readers

"A revolution place"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
You shall have the feeling about ahimsa and revolution which took in India during british raj. And about our independence. An illiterate can also know the whole life and the struggle of bapu, the way pictures are arrange.
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Kavit vaishnav

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  • Kavit vaishnav
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  • 5 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  2412 readers

"Place of Mahatma"

  • 6.50/7
  • Posted Mar 20, 2014
It is a historical and peaceful place. This is the place of Mahatma, the father of the nation. You must visit this place when you go to Porbandar.
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Vijay

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  • Vijay
  • 2 Reviews
  •  1 helpful vote
  •  1216 readers

"Peaceful"

  • 4.50/7
  • Posted Nov 1, 2013
Very good and peaceful mandir. I felt peace in mind and heart
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Vinay yadav

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  • Vinay yadav
  • 3 Reviews
  •  1933 readers

"Impressive and inspiring"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Sep 30, 2013
Place has got good historic value , needs better maintenance.
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Vimal ganatra

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"Amazing Experience"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted Sep 25, 2013
I would like to share with you of my Excellent Experience to visit Kriti Mandir, Porbandar. The Kriti Mandir is birth place of our respected Mahatma Gandhi ji, & when i entered in Kriti Mandir the feel was really amazing & so peace full. It felt like jannat wow..
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