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Sabarmati Ashram
 

Sabarmati (Gandhi) Ashram, AhmedabadThe Sabarmati Ashram is located on the west bank of the Sabarmati river at a distance of 7km from the centre town. It was founded by Mahatma Gandhi in the year 1915 and was also known as Satyagraha Ashram. It is from here that Mahatma Gandhi began his famous 'Dandi March' to the sea to protest against the Salt Tax imposed by the British. The Ashram has a memorial centre, library and a Sound-and Light (Son et Lumiere) show depicting the life and teachings of Gandhiji is also held here. There is a bookshop which sells books on and by Gandhiji. It also

houses a museum displaying the belongings of Mahatma Gandhi. The small cottage in which Mahatma Gandhi used to live is called Hrydaya Kunj is situated in the ashram. The ashram still makes handicrafts, handmade paper and spinning wheels. The ashram is open from 8.30am to 6.30pm.


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