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The Rajiv Gandhi Memorial

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Address: Sriperumbudur | Near Bus Stand, Chennai (Madras), India
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well maintained place tilldate

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hyderabad, India
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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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trichirappalli
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 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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Thank annathurai
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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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Thank Muralikrishnan B
Chennai (Madras), India
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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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Thank Mohan2013
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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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Thank Lesbia G
Chennai (Madras), India
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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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Chennai
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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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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

The place where former Prime Minister of India met his tragic death is well kept with green trees and flower beds.

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Thank Raviram19
Dibrugarh, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

This memorial commemorates a great leader who died an unnatural death at Sriperumbadur.It is well maintained and full of greenery.Food is not allowed inside the park.

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Kovilpatti, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Unlike other memorials in Chennai, this is the actual point where the bomb blast too place, visible from the main road you can easily spot it. Quite away from the main city on the Bangalore highway.

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