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The Rajiv Gandhi Memorial

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Address: Sriperumbudur | Near Bus Stand, Chennai, India
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Well worth visiting, especially if you're heading for Kanchipuram

The world has many memorials for Leaders, who have died or been killed but this is definitely one of the best I've seen. It's an impressive sight, right from the gigantic Indian... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Peace. .... you really will get the feel of Rajiv when you are in this place. Peaceful. Just away from the highway. A must visit place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The world has many memorials for Leaders, who have died or been killed but this is definitely one of the best I've seen. It's an impressive sight, right from the gigantic Indian flag that adorns the flagpole through to the path which trace his last steps and an engaging series of plaques which tell his story. I'd have no hesitation... More 

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Chennai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

As everyone knows, this is the place, where Rajeev Gandhi was assassinated. Memorial is maintained very well. Its fully green. In spite of road outside, busy with traffic, it is a peaceful place. There is tight security present in this place. Don't visit this place as picnic spot. Visit it as memorial. No entry free, cameras allowed. Working Time 6AM... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

we can get this place easily from the road leads to kanchipuram from chennai.this is the place where our ex pm rajiv gandhi was killed in bomb blast.no crowd here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Rajiv Gandhi memorial is built in the place where he was assassinated when he came for election purpose. worth to visit. this is in sriperumpudur i.e, outskirts of chennai

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Memorial was built in the place where late Indian prime minister Mr Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by LTTE on 21st May 1991. It has a centre stone where he was assassinated and seven pillars surrounding the stone. Memorial was maintained very cleanly. You can also visit Adikesavaperumal Temple which is nearby to this memorial.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

A great promising leader sad to meet the gory and untimely death. Cowardice used by terrorists to deal with intolerance of reconciliatory steps.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Free entry with high security, there's also a security guard next yo the monument. The place is so clean and well maintained. Great pics can be taken. The vision of Rajiv Ghandi was sculpted in Mamallapuram.. very nice sculpture.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a suicide bomber in this location. It is quite far from Chennai and best visited on the way to Kanchipuram or Bangalore

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

While travelling to Vellore I visited this Rajiv Gandhi Memorial. A place, silent and surrounded by lush green grass with a path way leading to the pluague where a stone is placed indicating the spot where our late Prime Minister lay dead. Its indeed a towering momument with large tall pillars indicating the rivers of India.

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