Mahatma Gandhi Ashram Noakhali is at Jayag under Sonaimuri Upazila. Mahatma Gandhi had come here in 1946. It is now a Trust. It is a social and development organisation that works in the Noakhali district of Bangladesh.
About Mahatma Gandhi Ashram Noakhali
Mahatma Gandhi Ashram at Jayag had established in the year 1946 with the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi. It was established for the purpose of rural development. The ashram was established in the memory of the historic visit of Mahatma Gandhi to Noakhali. Every year thousands of peoples from all over the world come to visit this tourist spot and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
Major Attractions of the Tourist Spot
When you enter the Ashram, you will see a mind-blowing sculpture of the great leader Mahatma Gandhi. Many objects used by Gandhi have been preserved with a large care in this ashram. You will find historical Chakra and may old and valuable pictures of Gandhi. They have been preserved in the memories of the great soul. There are also ponds, trees and charming surroundings in the ashram area which will fascinate you.
Transportation and Communication
It is 23 kilometres north-west of the town Choumuhani and 2 Kilometres east of Chatkhil of the Noakhal district. The spot is 138 Kilometres away from Dhaka and may take up to 3 hours and 9 minutes by bus though Dhaka-Chittagong highway.
You can also visit the spot by train. A train named Upaku Express leaves Dhaka for Noakhali from Kamalapur Railway Station. In this case, you will have to get down in Chowmuhani station of Noakhali.
Nearest Tourist Spots
You may visit Nijhum Dweep in the Hatia Upazila of Noakhali. You may also visit Bazra Shahi Mosque and Queen Luther’s Catholic Church.
Accommodation and Food
There are many hotels, resorts and restaurants in Noakahli district. They are very affordable and of high quality. You will find all kinds of local and foreign foods in these restaurants. Some well-known hotels and resorts are as follows:
Good Hill Complex Rest House
Al-Amin Guest House
Hotel Ar Farhan
Location of the Spot
Gandhi Road, Noakhali, Bangladesh
Near to Chaumuhoni Town, and Chatkhil