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Vivekananda House

Main Road | Front Of Marina Beach, Chennai (Madras), India
+91 44 2844 6188
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Must Visit place and Historical museum of Swami Vivekananda house

This place is a historical building situated near Marina beach and significant historical tie to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hingarajiya s
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Rajkot, India
Vivekanad..

Place where Vivekananda lived during his span in Chennai. Located bang on Marina beach and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Umang A
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Main Road | Front Of Marina Beach, Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a historical building situated near Marina beach and significant historical tie to Swami Vivekananda's life and Must Visit place.

Thank hingarajiya s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place where Vivekananda lived during his span in Chennai. Located bang on Marina beach and maintained by Ramakrishna.

Thank Umang A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It would be of interest to know that this place was known as “ Ice House “, since it was a building used during the East India Company to store huge chunks of Ice from America. It is a circular shaped building constructed in 1842...More

Thank Jagmohan Singh D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right on the Marina Beach. There is a vivekananda museum attached to it, which will take about 30 minutes . The institute conducts many short term courses which could be useful.

Thank MumbaiIndia
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

it is meomorial of vivekananda stayed place in chennai.nice viedos on vivekandna speeches .swamy vivekananda chicago speech is special attraction which created in 3d

1  Thank ravikumartalara
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Good to escape the hot sun. It have an interesting Exhibition with 3 D movie! Pay Rp20 as the entrance ticket

1  Thank alantan8
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Its a pleasant place and nice to see .Meditations do happen here sometimes.One of the must see places for tourists and to be seen for people staying the city.This place is easily accessible as well

1  Thank SRIKAKOLAPU
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Vivekananda Museum is a historical building situated near Marina beach. The museum is a significant historical tie to Swami Vivekananda's life. It gives a glimpse of the history of Indian culture. The place is well maintained and kept clean.

Thank worldwomantourist
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

A wonderful presentation of the glorious life and teachings of Swami Vivekananda that also showcases India's rich culture and heritage. Powerful messages depicted with some excellent presentations - still pictures, 2d and 3d videos add a variety and make it interesting especially for children. Located...More

Thank JoyOfTravellingIndia
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Vivekananda house is a must visit place in chennai. The bullying was originally used to store ice by the British. Swami Vivekananda lived here for nine days and now it is maintained by the ramakrishna ashram trust . You will surely be astonished at the...More

Thank hareesha1
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