Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Mohandas Gandhi High School, Rajkot

The Alfred High School at Rajkot is also known as Mohandas Gandhi High School as Gandhiji completed his high school education in this school.



This is one of the oldest institution in India and it was opened during British rule in the year 1875. 



The present school building were built for Kathiawar by the Nawab of Junagadh in memory of Prince Alfred, the Duke of Edinburgh. Constructed using stone masnory it has elements of Gothic Norman architecture.

27 comments:

rupam sarma said...

Great pics, Thanks for sharing.

Vineeta Yashswi said...

Nice...

Sharon Wagner said...

I wouldn't have guessed it was that old. It looks like a castle though.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

If hope it graduates some current students as wonderful as its namesake .

joshidaniel.com said...

kind of looks like a church ;)

Jeevan said...

Great know about this school, where Gandhi studied! Nice capture on the stone construction

Sylvia K said...

Such a historic place and lovely, peaceful skies for a backdrop! Great captures for the day, Rajesh!! I hope you and your family have a lovely weekend!!

carol l mckenna said...

Majestic looking buildings ~ great shots!


Happy Weekend coming to you,
artmusedog and carol

Leovi - La FotografĂ­a Efectista Abstracta said...

Wonderfully beautiful school building. Excellent photos!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Thanks for this great view of the school that the Mahatma attended. He is one of my inspirations.

Sky over Phoenix

Barb said...

Rajesh, This reminds me of a cathedral. Who attends this school? Is it private and exclusive? I'm amazed that no people are nearby.

Al said...

That's an imposing school building, and what a history!

amo sin blogg said...

Powerful and beautiful building !

LifeRamblings said...

Beautiful building and lovely architecture.

Pietro and Cynthia said...

Great school building, full of history.
Beautiful puctures.

Lay Hoon Chua said...

such an inspiring building

Norma Ruttan said...

such a regal building! lots of history here

Gemma Wiseman said...

Thde tower framed entrance is stunning. Beautiful piece of architecture.

Jeannie Marie said...

Quite a lot of history behind those massive walls.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

As someone else said, it looks like a castle--quite sturdy!

Shady Stones

Kathe W. said...

thanks once again for showing us such lovely buildings and places!

Easwar Arumugam said...

Nice pictures

ArchanaC Kapoor said...

Very nice pics!

purba chakraborty said...

Great captures :)

Prasad Np said...

Beautiful building...

Bushra Muzaffar said...

Very historical educational institute...thanks for sharing this with us!

Ravish Mani said...

Lovely building :)