"I am filled with hope and inspiration as I have the privilege to view this testament to Gandhi's life. He is a hero not just to India but to the world," Obama wrote in the visitor's book at the Mani Bhavan in Mumbai.
First lady Michelle Obama wrote in the visitors book, "The visit will be one that I will always treasure. Life and teachings of Gandhi must be shared with our children around the world."
On his own book, Dreams from My Father, stocked at the Mani Bhavan library, Barack Obama wrote, "I continue to find inspiration from Gandhi's teaching."
Obama visited the Gandhi Museum at Mani Bhavan to honour the Father of the Nation.
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