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Gandhi Memorial @ Kanyakumari

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by SophiesNotinKansas (subscribe)
I'm a London-dwelling northern lass who swapped the East End for Far East on the trip of a lifetime. I blog about food, travel, yoga and spirituality. www.sophiesnotinkansas.com
Published April 5th 2013
An incongruous pink building resembling a wedding cake, you wouldn't immediately think 'Gandhi', but this wacky building is, in fact, a memorial to him. Located in Kanyakumari, the most southerly tip of India, the memorial stands at 79 feet - the exact age when Gandhi died. There is a hole in the roof through which, apparently, no rain will ever fall. Legend has it that at midday on his birthday every year the sun shines through this hole.
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