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Kaba Gandhi No Delo, Rajkot in Rajkot

Summer: March-June(33°C - 43°C)

Winter: October-January (19°C - 27°C)

Monsoon: June-September

Best time to visit:  July-February

Opening Time: 09:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 05:00 p.m. (closed from 12:00 p.m. to 03:00 p.m.)
Weekly Holiday: Sunday

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Every place associated with Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, better known as Mahatma Gandhi and Father of the Nation, has special significance for the people of India. Kaba Gandhi No Delo (meaning Kaba Gandhi’s Residence) is a traditional house that belonged to Gandhi’s father Karamchand Gandhi, better known as Kaba Gandhi. Built in 1880, the house was inhabited by young Gandhi along with his family from 1881 to 1887 when his father served as Prime Minister to the local king.
It is a typical Saurashtra house with arched gateway, a black gate a small courtyard where Gandhi would play during his childhood days. Today, the house serves as a museum displaying photographs portraying different events of Gandhi’s life and journey. Personal items and belongings of the greatest Indian leader are also put on display in the museum. History lovers can definitely extract a lot from the trip to this museum.  


Road: The Ghee Kanta Road, which stays busy throughout the day, offers the most convenient route to access this museum. You can walk from the main bus station of Rajkot to reach the place or depend on local transportation modes like cabs, auto-rickshaws and cycle-rickshaws.

Railway: Only about 2 km. from the museum is Rajkot Junction which boasts of good rail connectivity with numerous destinations. Hire a cycle-rickshaw or walk from here to reach the place hassle-free.

Airway: The distance of only about 4 km. between Rajkot Airport and the museum makes it easy for the air travellers to access the place. You can hire a taxi or an auto-rickshaw from the airport to the museum.